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Canadian Military Aircraft
Serial Numbers
RCAF owned, RAF
  serials V9508 to X6538
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Designer

Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

name

 

company designation

company number

 

 

 

V9508

Westland

 

Lysander

Mk. IIITT

 

 

first date: 22 April 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Taken on strength at Fleet Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario. Converted to target tug during assembly at Fleet / Central Aircraft. To storage with No. 1 Training Command on 10 November 1942. Issued from storage on 2 March 1943. To No. 3 Training Command on 16 February 1944, for use by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario. To storage on 13 July 1944. Pending disposal from 12 January 1945. To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal. Stored by No. 9 Repair Depot at No. 5 Warehouse at St. Jean, PQ, where it was noted with 418:35 total time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 7 November 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

V9519

Westland

 

Lysander

Mk. IIITT

 

 

first date: 8 April 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Taken on strength at Fleet Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario. Converted to target tug during assembly at Fleet / Central Aircraft. To storage with Eastern Air Command on 9 December 1942. Issued from storage on 25 January 1943. Used by No. 121 (K) Squadron as a target tug, RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS. To No. 3 Training Command on 9 December 1943, for use by No. 1 Wireless School at Montreal, PQ. To storage from 19 June to 8 November 1944. To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945. Pending disposal from 1 May 1945. Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 427:05 total time, 315:15 since overhaul.

 

last date: 2 May 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

V9520

Westland

 

Lysander

Mk. IIITT

 

 

first date: 30 June 1942 - Taken on strength at Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario

 

To stored reserve with Eastern Air Command on 9 December 1942, noted as converted to target tug on that date. Issued from storage on 13 January 1943, on loan to Home War Establishment, delivered on 31 April 1943. To storage with No. 1 Training Command on 26 April 1944, noted as returned to BCATP. Pending disposal from 12 January 1945. to No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal. Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 221:55 total time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 25 April 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

V9546

Westland

 

Lysander

Mk. IIITT

 

 

first date: 22 October 1942 - Taken on strength at Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario

 

Converted to target tug during erection at Central Aircraft. Assigned to No. 4 Training Command on 26 February 1943, for use by No. 8 Bombing & Gunnery School at Lethbridge, Alberta. Delivered on 22 April 1943. To storage on 5 August 1943. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage. Pending disposal from 22 December 1944. Stored at No. 3 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 342:55 total time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 1 October 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

V9553

Westland

 

Lysander

Mk. IIITT

 

 

first date: 10 September 1942 - Taken on strength at Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario

 

Converted to target tug during erection at Central Aircraft. Assigned to storage with No. 1 Training Command on 10 November 1942, delivered on 17 November 1942. Issued from storage on 2 March 1943. To No. 3 Training Command on 16 February 1944, for use by No. 31 Service Flying Training School at Kingston, Ontario. Pending disposal from 18 November 1944. To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal. Stored by No. 9 Repair Depot at St. Jeans, PQ, where it was noted with 757:40 total time, 477:55 since overhaul.

 

last date: 8 November 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

V9556

Westland

 

Lysander

Mk. IIITT

 

 

first date: 8 June 1942 - Taken on strength at Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario

 

Converted to target tug during erection at Central Aircraft. Assigned to storage with Eastern Air Command on 25 January 1943. Issued from storage on 4 February 1943, for use by a Home War Establishment unit. Back to storage on 1 November 1943. To No. 2 Training Command on 1 December 1943. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage. Pending disposal from 5 January 1945. Stored at No. 206 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Satellite at Weyburn, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 213:25 total time, 29:45 since overhaul.

 

last date: 22 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

V9570

Westland

 

Lysander

Mk. IIITT

 

 

first date: 14 October 1942 - Taken on strength at Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario

 

Converted to target tug during erection at Central Aircraft. To storage with No. 4 Training Command on 23 January 1943. Assigned to Western Air Command on 15 May 1943, delivered on 30 May 1943. To No. 2 Training Command on 7 January 1944, for use by No. 3 Bombing & Gunnery School at MacDonald, Manitoba. To No. 2 Air Command on 15 January 1945. Pending disposal from 10 February 1945. Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at MacDonald, where it was noted with 915:80 total time, 610:25 since overhaul.

 

last date: 25 April 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

V9577

Westland

 

Lysander

Mk. IIITT

 

 

first date: 9 April 1942 - Taken on strength

 

Assembled by Fleet Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario. To storage with No. 1 Training Command on 8 October 1942. Pending disposal from 12 January 1945. To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal. Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 84:05 total time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 15 May 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

V9589

Westland

 

Lysander

Mk. IIITT

 

 

first date: 8 June 1942 - Taken on strength at Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario

 

Converted to target tug during erection at Central Aircraft. Assigned to storage with No. 2 Training Command on 25 December 1942. Category C damage on 18 January 1943, while being operated by No. 124 (Ferry) Squadron. Issued from storage on 4 January 1944, for use by No. 3 Bombing & Gunnery School at MacDonald, Manitoba. To storage on 17 May 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage. Pending disposal from 22 December 1944. Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at MacDonald, where it was reported with 253:45 total time.

 

last date: 25 April 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

V9607

Westland

 

Lysander

Mk. IIITT

 

 

first date: 1 October 1942 - Taken on strength at Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario

 

Converted to target tug during erection at Central Aircraft. To storage with No. 2 Training Command on 27 December 1942. Issued from storage on 4 January 1944, for use by No. 3 Bombing & Gunnery School at MacDonald, Manitoba. To No. 2 Air command on 1 December 1944. Pending disposal from 10 February 1945. Stored at MacDonald, where it was noted with 641:15 total time.

 

last date: 25 November 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

V9642

Westland

 

Lysander

Mk. IIITT

 

 

first date: 14 October 1942 - Taken on strength at Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario

 

Converted to target tug during erection at Central Aircraft. To storage with No. 4 Training Command on 23 January 1943. To storage with No. 2 Training Command on 27 January 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage. Pending disposal from 12 February 1945. Stored at No. 3 Bombing & Gunnery School at MacDonald, Manitoba, where it was noted with 326:05 total time. Status changed to stored reserve on 15 April 1946, still at MacDonald. Noted on 18 April 1946 as "to be retained in the RCAF for purposes of public display." Pending disposal from 11 September 1951. Sold to Ajax Aircraft Parts.

 

last date: 22 October 1953 - Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for sale

V9651

Westland

 

Lysander

Mk. IIITT

 

 

first date: 30 June 1942 - Taken on strength at Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario

 

Converted to target tug during erection at Central Aircraft. To storage with No. 1 Training Command on 23 November 1942, issued from storage on 16 March 1943. To No. 6 Repair Depot on 29 February 1944 for "such repairs as may be required". To storage with no. 1 Training Command on 9 June 1944. Pending disposal from 12 January 1945. To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal. Stored at No. 6 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 415:50 total time.

 

last date: 25 April 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

V9676

Westland

 

Lysander

Mk. IIITT

 

 

first date: 1 October 1942 - Taken on strength at Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario

 

Converted to target tug during erection at Central Aircraft. To storage with No. 4 Training Command on 19 January 1943, issued from storage on 27 May 1943. Noted on that date as on loan from Central Training Establishment to Home War Establishment. Back to storage on 28 September 1943. To No. 2 Training Command on 28 January 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944. Pending disposal from 12 February 1945. Stored at No. 3 Bombing & Gunnery School at MacDonald, Manitoba, where it was noted with 729:50 total time.

 

last date: 12 June 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

V9678

Westland

 

Lysander

Mk. IIITT

 

 

first date: 22 April 1942 - Taken on strength at Fleet Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario

 

Converted to target tug during erection at Fleet Aircraft. Assigned to No. 2 Training Command on 23 September 1942, delivered on 9 October 1942. To storage, 9 January to 9 March 1943. To storage again on 2 August 1943. Issued from storage on 4 January 1944, for use by No. 3 Bombing & Gunnery School at MacDonald, Manitoba. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944. Pending disposal from 4 January 1945. Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at MacDonald, where it was noted with 630:05 total time.

 

last date: 11 June 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

V9712

Westland

 

Lysander

Mk. IIITT

 

 

first date: 21 April 1942 - Taken on strength at Fleet Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario

 

Converted to target tug during erection at Fleet Aircraft. To storage with No. 1 Training Command on 22 October 1942. To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage. Pending disposal from 26 January 1945. Stored at No. 6 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 40:35 logged time. Originally assigned to War Assets Corporation in Montreal, for delivery to War Assets Experimental Division in Toronto.

 

last date: 27 January 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

V9716

Westland

 

Lysander

Mk. IIITT

 

 

first date: 8 September 1942 - Taken on strength at Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario

 

Converted to target tug during erection at Central Aircraft. To storage with No. 1 Training Command on 13 November 1942, issued from storage on 16 March 1943. Delivered from storage on 21 March 1943. To No. 6 Repair Depot on 29 February 1944, for "such repairs as may be required prior to re-allotment". Back to No. 6 Repair Depot on 10 March 1944, for inspection following a Category B crash. Scrapped at No. 6 Repair Depot.

 

last date: 14 April 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

V9733

Westland

 

Lysander

Mk. IIITT

 

 

first date: 25 February 1942 - Taken on strength at Fleet Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario

 

Converted to target tug during erection at Fleet Aircraft. Assigned to No. 2 Training Command on 19 September 1942, delivered on 10 October 1942. To storage on 2 August 1943. Issued from storage on 4 January 1944, for use by No. 3 Bombing & Gunnery School at MacDonald, Manitoba. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944. Pending disposal from 10 February 1945. Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at MacDonald, where it was noted with 592:30 total time.

 

last date: 12 June 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

V9739

Westland

 

Lysander

Mk. IIITT

 

 

first date: 30 June 1942 - Taken on strength at Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario

 

Converted to target tug during erection at Central Aircraft. To storage with No. 4 Training Command on 15 January 1943. Assigned to Western Air Command on 15 May 1943, delivered on 30 May 1943. To No. 2 Training Command on 7 January 1944, for use by No. 3 Bombing & Gunnery School at MacDonald, Manitoba. To stored reserve on 17 May 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage. Pending disposal from 22 December 1944. Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at MacDonald, where it was noted with 190:40 total time, 168:00 since overhaul.

 

last date: 25 November 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

W1654

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 May 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry

 

To No. 3 Training Command on 8 July 1941, for use by No. 31 General Reconnaissance School at Charlottetown, PEI. To Eastern Air Command with this School on 5 November 1941. To Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS for overhaul and conversion to Mk. IV, 4 March to 9 September 1943. To No. 1 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 1 Air Observer School at Malton, Ontario. Pending disposal from 17 November 1944. To No. 1 air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal. Stored by No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 676:15 total time.

 

last date: 7 March 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

W1672

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 September 1941 - Taken on strength at Ottawa Car & Aircraft

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 27 September 1941, for use by No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mount Hope, Ontario. Crashed at 1200 foot level on Caledon Mountain (a large hill about 50 miles north of Mount Hope airfield, part of the Niagara Escarpment) at 01:00 on 13 November 1941, after becoming lost in deteriorating weather while on a cross country exercise. Was coded "501" at that time. Classified as Category A. 2 crew injured, 3 killed. Ownership to No. 6 Repair Depot for scrapping.

 

last date: 25 February 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

W1729

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 27 May 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry

 

To No. 3 Training Command on 10 July 1941, for use by No. 31 General Reconnaissance School at Charlottetown, PEI. To Eastern Air Command with this School on 5 November 1941. Category C14 damage at Charlottetown at 14:35 on 11 March 1942. Anson N9938 was swung by a heavy gust of wind while taxiing, and struck this unoccupied aircraft. To Canada Car & Foundry for overhaul and conversion to Mk. IV, 10 March to 8 September 1943. To No. 1 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 1 Air Observer School at Malton, Ontario. Still with this School when it suffered a Category A crash on 7 August 1944. Ownership to No. 6 Repair Depot on 11 August 1944 for scrapping.

 

last date: 15 September 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

W1768

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 August 1941 - Taken on strength at de Havilland Canada

 

To No. 1 Training Command on 15 September 1941, for use by No. 33 Air Navigation School at Mount Hope, Ontario. To de Havilland Aircraft for repairs on 16 June 1942, with 627:30 logged time. Assigned to No. 1 Training Command on 28 September 1942, delivered on 10 October 1942. Pending disposal from 17 August 1944. To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal. Stored at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 1513:50 total time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 22 January 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

W2617

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 November 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry

 

To Eastern Air Command on 26 November 1941, for use by No. 31 General Reconnaissance School at Charlottetown, PEI. To No. 1 Training Command on 5 August 1943. To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario for overhaul and conversion to Mk. IV, 26 August to 12 October 1943. To No. 1 Training Command when completed. Pending disposal from 28 October 1944. To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal. Stored at No. 5 Service Flying Training School at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 2083:00 total time, 682:30 since overhaul.

 

last date: 7 March 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

W2621

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 November 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry

 

To Eastern Air Command on 1 December 1941, for use by No. 31 General Reconnaissance School at Charlottetown, PEI. Noted on 26 February 1943 with 965:45 logged time. To Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS for overhaul, 27 April to 5 August 1943. To No. 3 Training Command when completed, for use by No. 10 Air Observers School at Chatham, NB. Caught fire after a forced landing near Chatham in fall of 1943. To No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB on 1 November 1943 for scrapping.

 

last date: 1 December 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

W2623

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 November 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry

 

To Eastern Air Command on 1 December 1941, for use by No. 31 General Reconnaissance School at Charlottetown, PEI. Noted on 22 February 1943 with 844:20 logged time. Assigned to Canada Car & Foundry on 27 April 1943, converted to Mk. IV by December 1943. Allocated to No. 9 Repair Depot on 1 April 1944, for salvage. To workshop reserve at No. 9 Repair Depot for repairs, 18 May 1944. To storage with No. 1 Training Command when completed. To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage, pending disposal from that date. Stored by No. 6 Repair depot, where it was noted with 936:30 total time, 14:20 since overhaul.

 

last date: 12 February 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

W2624

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 November 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry

 

To Eastern Air Command on 1 December 1941, for use by No. 31 General Reconnaissance School at Charlottetown, PEI. To Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS for overhaul, 24 February to 10 April 1943. To storage with Eastern Air Command when completed. Issued from storage on 10 May 1943, for use by No. 31 General Reconnaissance School. To No. 3 Training Command on 1 September 1943. Allocated to Canada Car & Foundry for overhaul on 3 February 1944. To storage with No. 1 Training Command on 27 May 1944. To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still in storage. Pending disposal from 28 March 1945. Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 1469:40 total time, 8:00 since overhaul.

 

last date: 15 May 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

W2640

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 3 December 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS

 

To Eastern Air Command on 5 February 1942, for use at Charlottetown, PEI. Later with No. 31 Operational Training Unit at Debert, NS. Still with this Unit when it received wing damage during unauthorized low flying near Truro, NS on 17 June 1942. To Canada Car & Foundry for overhaul, 28 April to 30 July 1943. To No. 1 Training Command when completed. Pending disposal from 15 September 1944. To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal. Stored at No. 5 Service Flying Training School at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 1587:00 logged time, and with 1604:25 logged time (?).

 

last date: 22 January 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

W2643

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 3 December 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS

 

To Eastern Air Command on 30 January 1942, for use at Charlottetown, PEI. To No. 1 Training Command on 3 August 1943. To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario for overhaul and conversion to Mk. IV, 31 August to 22 October 1943. To No. 1 Training Command when completed. Pending disposal from 19 December 1944. To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal. Stored by No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit, where it was noted with 1764:30 total time, 670:55 since overhaul.

 

last date: 19 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

W2653

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 24 December 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS

 

Winter conversion kit installed by Canada Car & Foundry by 19 February 1942. To storage with Eastern Air Command on 19 March 1942. Issued from storage on 24 April 1942, delivered on 29 May 1942. To No. 1 Training Command on 3 August 1943. To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario for overhaul and conversion to Mk. IV, 31 August to 22 October 1943. To No. 1 Training Command when completed. With No. 1 Air Observer School at Malton, Ontario when it suffered a Category A crash on 2 August 1944. To No. 6 Repair Depot on 8 November 1944, for scrapping.

 

last date: 27 November 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

W2654

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 24 December 1941 - Taken on strength at Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS

 

To Eastern Air Command on 30 January 1942, for use at Charlottetown, PEI. Winter conversion kit installed by Canada Car & Foundry by 19 February 1942. To No. 1 Training Command on 11 July 1943. To Central Aircraft at Crumlin, Ontario for overhaul and conversion to Mk. IV, 16 August to 1 October 1943. To No. 1 Training Command when completed. Pending disposal from 19 December 1944. To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal. Stored by No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit, where it was noted with 1543:30 total time, 563:00 since overhaul. Sold to Aircraft Industries of Canada, Montreal.

 

last date: 18 March 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

W2658

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 January 1942 - Taken on strength at Aircraft Repair Ltd. in Edmonton

 

To No. 2 Training Command on 23 April 1942. To MacDonald Brothers for overhaul, 11 November 1943 to 3 January 1944. To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed. Issued from storage on 18 February 1944, for use by No. 5 Bombing & Gunnery School at Dafoe, Saskatchewan. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944. Pending disposal from 12 February 1945. Stored at No. 3 Satellite Equipment Holding Unit at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 2639:20 total time,737:05 since overhaul.

 

last date: 8 October 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

W2661

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 January 1942 - Taken on strength at Aircraft Repair Ltd. in Edmonton

 

To No. 2 Training Command on 11 February 1942. May have been used by No. 7 Air Observer School at Portage la Prairie, Manitoba. Pending disposal from 20 June 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal. Stored by No. 8 Repair Depot, where it was noted with 2096:10 total time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 21 August 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

W2665

Avro

 

Anson

Mk. I / IV

 

 

652A

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 January 1942 - Taken on strength at Aircraft Repair Ltd. in Edmonton

 

To No. 2 Training Command on 11 February 1942. To workshop reserve at No. 8 Repair Depot at Winnipeg on 2 October 1942, to be prepared for use at an OTU. Assigned to Eastern Air Command on 17 October 1942, delivered on 4 November 1942. To workshop reserve at No. 4 Repair Depot at Scoudouc, NB on 2 March 1943, following a Category B crash. To Canada Car & Foundry at Amherst, NS for crash repairs on 24 March 1943. To stored reserve with No. 1 Training Command on 6 October 1943. Allocated to Canada Car & Foundry at Cartierville, PQ on 3 November 1943, for conversion to Mk. IV. To No. 1 Training Command on 31 January 1944, for use by No. 4 Air Observers School at London, Ontario. Pending disposal from 17 November 1944. To No. 1 Air Command on 15 January 1945, still pending disposal. Stored by No. 4 Reserve Equipment Maintenance Unit at Brantford, Ontario, where it was noted with 800:10 total time, 397:45 since overhaul.

 

last date: 15 August 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

W3089

Supermarine

 

Walrus

Mk. I

 

 

first date: 20 March 1946 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command, for use of RCN.

 

Previously served with RN as ship based spotter aircraft, having been stationed at Cowes and Hamble, UK; also based at Beirut and Bermuda. Had been based at RN facility HMS Seaborn at Halifax, NS to serve on ships of the Third Battle Squadron, on North Atlantic duties. Arrived there in 1944, coded "Z2". This facility closed on 28 January 1946, and aircraft was left there. On RCAF books 16 days, no record of use.

 

last date: 5 April 1946 - struck off

W5856

Fairey

Blackburn, Dumbarton

Swordfish

Mk. II

 

 

first date: 15 December 1944 - Taken on strength

 

Used by No. 1 Naval Air Gunners School at RCAF Station Yarmouth, NS. Returned to the UK after the war, where it survived for many years with the Royal Navy Historical Flight, registered as G-BMGC.

 

last date: 21 August 1946 - Struck off

W6473

Bristol

 

Beaufort

Mk. I

 

 

Type 152

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 August 1941 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 32 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC. Coded "OP*N". Written off in forced landing at Rodeo, New Mexico on 27 March 1942. Port engine failed, and then fell off.

 

last date: 14 May 1942 - Struck off

W6484

Bristol

 

Beaufort

Mk. I

 

 

Type 152

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 August 1941 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 32 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC. Coded "RD*N" and later "OP*N". Ground looped while taking off at Patricia Bay on 20 June 1942, landing gear collapsed. Starboard propeller and gear box came off when aircraft struck the ground. With No. 149 (TB) Squadron at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC in 1942/43. Coded "M", date not known. Classified as Instructional Airframe A384 on 9 March 1944.

 

last date: 28 March 1947 - Struck off

W8430

Consolidated

 

Catalina

Mk. I

 

 

Model 28

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 13 June 1941 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command at Dartmouth

 

Loaned from RAF stock in the US or Bermuda, waiting for ferry flight to the UK in summer of 1941. First used by No. 5 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS, in summer of 1941. Later passed to No. 116 (BR) Squadron, same base. Eventually returned to the RAF, in exchange for Catalina DP202.

 

last date: 27 November 1941 - Returned to British Air Ministry

W8431

Consolidated

 

Catalina

Mk. I

 

 

Model 28

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 13 June 1941 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command at Dartmouth

 

Loaned from RAF stock in the US or Bermuda, waiting for ferry flight to the UK in summer of 1941. First used by No. 5 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS, in summer of 1941. Later passed to No. 116 (BR) Squadron, same base. Coded "H" with this unit. Detached to Botwood, Newfoundland on 23 July 1941. Category D10 damage at Botwood Harbour at 16:35 on 12 October 1942, drifted onto a reef. To Clark Ruse Aircraft for overhaul, 12 July 1943 to 12 February 1944. To workshop reserve at Dartmouth when completed, for installation of "radar, dinghies, etc.". To Western Air Command on 24 March 1944. Allocated to Canadian Pacific Airlines at Vancouver on 20 July 1944. To storage at No. 22 Sub Repair Depot on 28 October 1944, transferred from Western Hemisphere Organization account to BCATP account on the same date. Issued from storage to Western Air Command on 11 April 1945, for use by No. 3 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC. To workshop reserve at No. 3 Repair Depot for overhaul, 15 May to 12 June 1945. Back to No. 3 OTU when completed. To storage on 26 June 1945. Pending disposal from 10 July 1945. By 1 May 1946 on the books of Material Command, stored at No. 10 Repair Depot at Patricia Bay, where it was noted with 1877:40 total time, 102:05 since overhaul.

 

last date: 3 September 1946 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for sale

W8432

Consolidated

 

Catalina

Mk. I

 

 

Model 28

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 13 June 1941 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command at Dartmouth

 

Loaned from RAF stock in the US or Bermuda, waiting for ferry flight to the UK in summer of 1941. First assigned to No. 5 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS. With No. 116 (BR) Squadron in Nova Scotia, c. 1941 to 1943, coded "J". Flew this unit's first operation, a convoy escort out of Dartmouth, NS, on 22 July 1941. Returned to base without finding convoy. Briefly with No. 117 (BR) Squadron in Nova Scotia and Quebec, mid 1943, coded "W". To Clark Ruse Aircraft for overhaul, 7 June to 1 December 1943. To Eastern Air Command when completed. To Western Air Command on 12 January 1944. To No. 3 Repair Depot from 4 April to 24 May 1944 for inspection and repairs as necessary. Operated by No. 9 (BR) Squadron, RCAF Station Bella Bella, BC, in 1944. Crashed near Bella Bella at the end of a patrol on 8 June 1944. Ownership to No. 3 Repair Depot for scrapping on 14 June 1944.

 

last date: 26 July 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

X3137

Handley Page

English Electric

Hampden

Mk. I

 

 

H.P.52

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 22 October 1943 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 32 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC. Reported as a T.B. Mk. I.

 

last date: 2 August 1944 - Struck off

X3149

Handley Page

English Electric

Hampden

Mk. I

 

 

H.P.52

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 October 1943 - Taken on strength

 

With No. 32 Operational Training Unit at RCAF Station Patricia Bay, BC. Reported as a T.B. Mk. I.

 

last date: 2 August 1944 - Struck off

X4492

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. VA

 

 

Type 349

1296

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 February 1943 - Taken on strength

 

First flight on 14 September 1940, as a Mk. I. Progressively modified in RAF service, as PR.IV, then F.VI. Delivered to Canada onboard "Manchester Progress", leaving UK on 16 January 1942, and arriving at Rockcliffe on 17 February 1942. Used by Photographic Flight, RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario for camera development work. Fitted with 36 inch telephoto camera by July 1943. Used to photograph total eclipse of the sun on 9 July 1945, using F24 camera modified to shot upwards. Flown by F/L Percival for this mission, out of Rivers Camp, Manitoba. With No. 9 (T) Group at Rockcliffe post war.

 

last date: 2 September 1947 - Struck off

X4555

Supermarine

 

Spitfire

Mk. VA

 

 

Type 349

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 April 1943 - Taken on strength

 

First flight on 25 September 1940, as a Mk. I. Modified to PR.IV, and then PR.VII (G) in 1942, after being used operationally by No. 92 and No. 132 Squadrons. Shipped to Canada on the "Tom Couston", leaving the UK on 10 March 1943, arriving in Canada on 4 April 1943. Used by Photographic Flight, RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario for camera development tests. Fitted with 36 inch telephoto camera. With No. 9 (T) Group at Rockcliffe post war.

 

last date: 1 August 1947 - Struck off

X6520

Airspeed

 

Oxford

Mk. I

 

 

A.S.10

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

Erected and taken on strength at No. 2 Elementary Flying Training School at Fort William, Ontario. To No. 4 Training Command on 11 September 1941, assigned to No. 36 Service Flying Training School at Penhold, Alberta, pending allocation to No. 35 Service Flying Training School at North Battleford, Saskatchewan. Winter conversion kit installed by Aircraft Repair by 15 May 1942. To Aircraft Repair for crash repairs, 11 September to 29 December 1942. To storage with No. 4 Training Command when completed, issued from storage on 25 March 1943. To Aircraft Repair for overhaul, 15 November 1943 to 6 January 1944. To storage with No. 4 Training Command when completed. Transferred to No. 2 Training Command and pending disposal from 25 April 1944, still in storage. To stored reserve with No. 4 Training Command on 3 June 1944. Pending disposal again from 11 August 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal. Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at Calgary, Alberta, where it was noted with 2739:45 total time, 4:15 since overhaul.

 

last date: 14 May 1947 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

X6521

Airspeed

 

Oxford

Mk. I

 

 

A.S.10

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 July 1941 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

Taken on strength by No. 1 Port Detachment at Halifax, NS. To No. 2 Training Command on 8 September 1941, for use by No. 35 Service Flying Training School at North Battleford, Saskatchewan. To No. 4 Training Command with this School on 10 November 1941. With No. 36 Service Flying Training School at Penhold, Alberta when it suffered a Category A crash, at 09:10 on 30 June 1942, near Ferintosh, Alberta (on Little Beaver Lake, about 40 miles north-east of Penhold). Both engines quit after fuel flow from auxiliary tank failed, aircraft turned over during forced landing. Scrapped by No. 10 Repair Depot.

 

last date: 28 November 1942 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

X6529

Airspeed

 

Oxford

Mk. I

 

 

A.S.10

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 July 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

Erected and taken on strength at No. 2 Elementary Flying Training School at Fort William, Ontario. To No. 4 Training Command on 1 August 1941, for use by No. 34 Service Flying Training School at Medicine Hat, Alberta. Pending disposal from 8 June 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal. Stored by No. 10 Repair Depot at Calgary, Alberta, where it was noted with 1493:30 total time, never overhauled.

 

last date: 23 January 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

X6534

Airspeed

 

Oxford

Mk. I

 

 

A.S.10

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

Erected and taken on strength at No. 2 Elementary Flying Training School at Fort William, Ontario. To No. 2 Training Command on 8 September 1941, assigned to No. 35 Service Flying Training School at North Battleford, Saskatchewan. To No. 4 Training Command with this School on 10 November 1941. To Aircraft Repair for overhaul, 10 August to 12 October 1943. To No. 4 Training Command when completed. Pending disposal from 17 October 1944. To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still pending disposal. Stored at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, where it was noted with 2387:45 total time, 1023:40 since overhaul.

 

last date: 19 February 1945 - Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

X6536

Airspeed

 

Oxford

Mk. I

 

 

A.S.10

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 August 1941 - Taken on strength by No. 2 Training Command

 

Erected and taken on strength at No. 2 Elementary Flying Training School at Fort William, Ontario. To No. 2 Training Command on 8 September 1941, assigned to No. 35 Service Flying Training School at North Battleford, Saskatchewan. To No. 4 Training Command with this School on 10 November 1941. Assigned to Aircraft Repair for overhaul on 20 May 1943, but this was cancelled. Re-allocated to Aircraft Repair on 3 August 1943. To No. 4 Training Command on 3 October 1943. To No. 10 Repair Depot for scrapping on 16 March 1944, following a Category B crash at No. 36 Service Flying Training School at Penhold, Alberta.

 

last date: 8 May 1944 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

X6538

Airspeed

 

Oxford

Mk. I

 

 

A.S.10

 

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 September 1941 - Taken on strength by Eastern Air Command

 

Taken on strength by No. 1 Port Detachment at Halifax, NS. To No. 4 Training Command on 18 September 1941, for use by No. 36 Service Flying Training School at Penhold, Alberta. Category B crash at Penhold, Alberta at 09:45 on 23 December 1941. Winter conversion kit installed at No. 37 Service Flying Training School at Calgary, Alberta by 30 April 1942. Category A crash on 30 July 1943, while with No. 39 Service Flying Training School at Swift Current, Saskatchewan. Scrapped by No. 39 SFTS.

 

last date: 6 September 1943 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce


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