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Designer

Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

name

 

company designation

company number

 

 

 

1549

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. 3NM  / 3NMT

 

 

D-18S

CA 149

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 April 1952 - Taken on strength by Training Command

 

Delivered to RCAF Station Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on 17 April 1952.  To Bristol Aerospace at Winnipeg for overhaul.  To No. 403 Squadron (Auxiliary) at Calgary, Alberta on 23 November 1956.  To No. 4 Flying Training School at RCAF Station Penhold, Alberta on 13 February 1961.  To Bristol Aerospace for overhaul on 12 June 1962.  To Central Flying School at RCAF Station Gimli, Manitoba on 16 October 1962.  To Air Transport Command on 22 November 1963, for use by No. 438 Squadron (Auxiliary) at RCAF Station St. Hubert, PQ.  To No. 1 Advanced Flying School at CJATC, Rivers Camp, Manitoba on 30 June 1964.  Moved to RCAF Station Portage la Prairie, Manitoba with this unit on 31 July 1964.  To Bristol Aerospace for installation of TACAN, back to No. 1 AFS on 12 October 1965.  Still with this school when it crashed.  Converted to Mk. 3NMT, date unknown.

 

last date: 12 May 1967 - Struck off after Category A crash

1550

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. 3NM / 3NMT

 

 

D-18S

CA 150

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 April 1952 - Taken on strength at No. 6 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario

 

Delivered to Training Command at RCAF Station Saskatchewan on 24 April 1952.  To storage at No. 6 RD on 13 October 1953.  AT No. 6 Repair Depot on 29 June 1955 for major inspection, incorporation of outstanding modifications, and application of RCN markings.  Indefinite loan to RCN on that date.  Used by VT 40 at Dartmouth, NS.  Back to No. 6 RD on 5 June 1961 for overhaul.  To RCAF Station Winnipeg, Manitoba on 25 April 1962.  To storage at Calgary, Alberta on 14 September 1962.  To the Air Navigation School at Winnipeg on 9 April 1963.  Back to storage at Calgary on 30 January 1964, then to storage at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan in March 1964.  Still there in January 1965, by which time it had been converted to Mk. 3NMT.  To RCAF Station St. Jean, PQ on 19 May 1966 for summer training, back to Saskatoon on 26 August 1966.  To Bristol Aerospace in Winnipeg for overhaul, back to Saskatoon on 20 July 1967, still there when renumbered.

 

last date: 28 July 1967 - Renumbered as Canadian Forces 5188 (which see)

1551

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. 3NM

 

 

D-18S

CA 151

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 April 1952 - Taken on strength at No. 6 Repair Depot at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario

 

Delivered to Training Command at RCAF Station Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on 25 April 1952.  Back to No. 6 RD on 13 October 1953, for storage.  To inactive reserve on 21 November 1956 for modifications, to serviceable reserve on 18 April 1957.  To No. 400 Squadron (Auxiliary) at RCAF Station Downsview, Ontario on 6 August 1958.  Redesignated as Mk. 3NMT(Spec) on 8 January 1960.  To No. 424 Squadron (Auxiliary) at Hamilton on 10 January 1961.  Reported as a Mk. 3NMT in this units records.  To storage at Saskatoon on 13 March 1964, converted to Mk. 3NMT while there.  To No. 1 Advanced Flying School at CJATC, Rivers Camp, Manitoba on 13 July 1964.  Moved with this unit to RCAF Station Portage la Prairie on 31 July 1964.  At Bristol Aerospace at Winnipeg on 13 December 1966 for reupholstering, to No. 3 Flying Training School at Portage same date.  Back to Bristol spring on 1967 for magnetic particle inspection and spar modifications, back to No. 3 FTS on 18 May 1967.  With this unit when renumbered.

 

last date: 28 July 1967 - Renumbered as Canadian Forces 5189 (which see)

1552

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. 3NM

 

 

D-18S

CA 152

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 April 1952 - Taken on strength at No. 6 Repair Depot

 

Transferred to Training Command for use at RCAF Station Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on 12 April 1952, may have been delivered there on 25 April 1952.  To storage at RCAF Station Lincoln Park, Alberta on 13 May 1959.  To Central Experimental and Proving Establishment detachment at RCAF Station Namao, Alberta on 25 September 1959.  To Training Command at RCAF Station Winnipeg, Manitoba in august 1960.  To Bristol Aerospace in Winnipeg on 14 November 1960.  To RCAF Station Centralia, Ontario on 8 February 1961, for use by Primary Training School.  To RCAF Station Portage la Prairie, Manitoba on 15 June 1965, for use at No. 3 Flying Training School.  To Storage at Saskatoon on 1 November 1966.  Pending disposal at Saskatoon from 7 July 1967.  Sold to Hamilton Aircraft Company of Tucson, Arizona.  Registered as N6671.  Reported displayed in Ozark Military Museum, Fayetteville, Arkansas.  Registered as N6671, with Ozark Military Museum in Fayetteville, Arkansas from December 2003.

 

last date: 29 July 1968 - Struck off, to Crown assets disposal Corporation for sale

1553

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. 3NM

 

 

D-18S

CA 153

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 April 1952 - Taken on strength by Training Command

 

First used by Training Command at RCAF Station Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  To storage at No. 6 Repair Depot on 13 October 1953.  To No. 403 Squadron (Auxiliary) at RCAF Station Winnipeg, Manitoba on 23 January 1957.  To NO. 104 (Comm) Flight at RCAF Station St. Hubert, PQ on 12 August 1958.  Stored by No. 6 Repair Depot at Dunnville, Ontario from 6 March 1962.  To Rivers Camp, Manitoba on 7 March 1963, for use by No. 1 Advanced Flying School.  To storage at Saskatoon on 30 June 1964.  To RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario for use by Headquarters Flight Training Unit, 21 September 1964 to 19 May 1966, then back to storage at Saskatoon.  Pending disposal there from 7 April 1967.  Sold to Luferson (?) Airways of Fort William, Ontario.  Registered as CF-YQB in 1976, to Severn Enterprises of Sioux Lookout, Ontario.  Registered in 1982 to Apache Rentals of Thunder Bay, Ontario, registration cancelled on 24 February 1983.  To 502020 Ontario Limited of Thunder Bay, cancelled 9 March 1983.  To Lakehead Flying Schools of Thunder Bay, last registration cancelled on 4 June 1987, when aircraft was removed from register.  To US civil register as N9062Z, this registration cancelled on 21 July 1988.  Back on Canadian register 8 August 1988, as C-FYQB, to Western Artic Air of Inuvik, NWT.  This registration cancelled on 23 July 1990.  To Aklak Air of Inuvik from 12 July to 12 September 1990.  To Arctic Wings & Rotors on Inuvik on 27 November 1991, aircraft deleted from register on 19 July 1994.

 

last date: 3 September 1968 - Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for sale

1554

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. 3NM

 

 

D-18S

CA 154

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 April 1952 - Taken on strength by Training Command

 

First used by Training Command at RCAF Station Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  To storage at No. 6 Repair Depot on 6 May 1954.  Registered as CF-GXI to Minto Airways of Edmonton, Alberta in 1976.  Off register by 1982.

 

last date: 7 June 1954 - Free issued to Department of Transportation.

1555

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. 3NM / 3NMT

 

 

D-18S

CA 155

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 April 1952 - Taken on strength by Training Command

 

Delivered to RCAF Station Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on 17 April 1952.  At MacDonald Brother Aircraft (later Bristol Aerospace) in Winnipeg on 22 September 1953, for modifications per Beech drawings.  To No. 6 Repair Depot fop long term storage on 5 November 1953.  To No. 443 Squadron (Auxiliary) at RCAF Station Sea Island, BC on 31 October 1958.  Redesignated as Mk. 3NMT(Spec) on 8 January 1960.  To Saskatoon on 13 March 1964, for conversion to Mk. 3NMT.  To No. 3 Flying Training School at RCAF Station Portage la Prairie on 10 June 1964.  At Bristol Aerospace at Winnipeg on 18 May 1967 for magnetic particle inspection and spar reinforcement, back to No. 3 FTS same date.  With this school when renumbered.

 

last date: 28 July 1967 - Renumbered as Canadian Forces 5190 (which see)

1556

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. 3TM

 

 

D-18S

CA 156

 

 

 

 

first date: 15 April 1952 - Taken on strength by Training Command

 

First used by (C&R) Flight at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario.  To Bristol Aerospace in Winnipeg for overhaul, had 3094:40 airframe time when it arrived.  Back to Trenton on 23 November 1956, by which time the C&R Flight had become No. 102 (K) Unit.  Still with this unit on 25 August 1959, when it was transferred from Training Command to Air Transport Command.  To No. 424 Squadron (Auxiliary) at Hamilton, Ontario on 10 February 1960.  To CP Airlines on 20 December 1963 for inspection and overhaul.  Served with No. 402 Squadron (Auxiliary), at Stevenson Field, Manitoba from 28 January 1964.  To storage at No. 1005 Technical Services Detachment at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on 31 October 1966.  Pending disposal there from 7 July 1967.  Sold to Hamilton Aircraft Company of Tucson, Arizona.  To US civil register as N6687.

 

last date: 6 August 1968 - Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for sale

1557

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. 3TM

 

 

D-18S

CA 157

 

 

 

 

first date: 31 May 1952 - Taken on strength by Training Command

 

First delivered to C&R Flight at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario, possibly on 7 May 1952.  To Bristol Aerospace at Winnipeg for overhaul, to No. 102 (K) Unit at Trenton on 23 November 1956.  Still there in 1959.  To Air Transport Command at CJATC, Rivers Camp, Manitoba on 10 February 1960.  To Primary Flying School at RCAF Station Centralia, Ontario on 29 February 1962.  To RCAF Station St. Jean, PQ on 11 June 1962.  To workshop reserve at RCAF Station Lincoln Park, Alberta on 27 September 1962.  To storage there on 28 November 1962.  Back to PFS at Centralia on 21 March 1963.  To No. 400 Squadron (Auxiliary) at RCAF Station Downsview, Ontario on 22 November 1962, first delivered to this unit at Trenton.  At Bristol Aerospace for reupholstery, back to No. 400 Sdn. on 7 April 1966.  To No. 3 Flying Training School at RCAF Station Portage la Prairie, Manitoba on 31 October 1966.  To Bristol aerospace for magnetic particle inspection and spar reinforcement, back to No. 3 FTS on 18 May 1967.  With this school when renumbered.

 

last date: 28 July 1967 - Renumbered as Canadian Forces 5191 (which see)

1558

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. 3TM

 

 

D-18S

CA 158

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 May 1952 - Taken on strength by No. 6 Repair Depot

 

Delivered to storage at No. 6 Repair Depot.  Transferred to Maritime Group on 6 October 1952, for use at RCAF Station Greenwood, NS.  Delivered there on 21 October 1952.  To Bristol Aerospace in Winnipeg for overhaul, back to Greenwood on 16 June 1959 for use by No. 405 (MP) Squadron.  Category A crash at Foymount, Ontario on 21 September 1962.  Struck off at site.

 

last date: 15 October 1962 - Struck off after crash, see comments

1559

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. 3TM

 

 

D-18S

CA 159

 

 

 

 

first date: 15 April 1952 - Taken on strength by Air Defence Command

 

First used by Air Defence Command at RCAF Station Chatham, NB, delivered there on 22 April 1952.  To Bristol Aerospace in Winnipeg for overhaul with 3545:40 airframe time, back to ADC at RCAF Station St. Hubert, PQ on 3 March 1958, for use by No. 104 (Comm) Flight.  To RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario on 3 May 1963.  To Air Transport Command on 22 November 1963, for use No. 400 and 411 (Aux) Squadrons at RCAF Station Downsview, Ontario.  To No. 6 Repair Depot on 26 April 1965, probably for inspection.  To storage at Saskatoon on 31 October 1966.  Pending disposal there from 11 April 1967.  sold to Hamilton Aircraft Company of Tucson, Arizona.  To US civil register as N6123.  Registered as N96240.  To Edwards Worldwide Aviation of New Castle, Delaware on 6 July 2005.

 

last date: 18 July 1968 - Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for sale

1560

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. 3TM

 

 

D-18S

CA 160

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 April 1952 - Taken on strength by Training Command at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario

 

Probably first used by base flight at Trenton.  To North West Industries in Edmonton, Alberta for overhaul with 3429:30 airframe time, back to No. 102 (KU) at Trenton on 23 November 1956.  Still with this unit when it transferred from Training Command to Air Transport Command on 25 August 1959.  To storage at No. 6 Repair Depot at Dunnville, Ontario on 26 January 1960.  To Training Command for use by Primary Flying School at RCAF Station Borden, Ontario on 5 February 1960.  To storage at Saskatoon on 1 November 1966.  Pending disposal there from 7 July 1967.  Sold to Ontario Central Airlines of Redditt, Ontario.  Later mounted on pedestal in front of recreation centre at CFB Portage, Manitoba.

 

last date: 14 June 1968 - Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for sale

1561

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. 3TM

 

 

D-18S

CA 161

 

 

 

 

first date: 15 April 1952 - Taken on strength by Tactical Air Group

 

Delivered to Tactical Air Group at Edmonton, Alberta on 19 April 1952.  At Bristol Aerospace in Winnipeg for overhaul on 22 March 1957, to No. 105 (CR) Flight at RCAF Station Namao, Alberta on same date.  To No. 435 (T) Squadron at Namao on 13 January 1959.  To No. 411 Squadron (Auxiliary) at RCAF Station Downsview, Ontario on 28 January 1964.  To Bristol for reupholstery, back to No. 411 Sdn. on 15 March 1966.  To No. 3 Flying Training School at RCAF Station Portage la Prairie on 31 October 1966.  To Bristol for magnetic particle inspection and spar reinforcement, back to No. 3 FTS on 18 May 1967.  Still with this school when renumbered.

 

last date: 28 July 1967 - Renumbered as Canadian Forces 5192 (which see)

1562

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. 3TM

 

 

D-18S

CA 162

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 April 1952 - Taken on strength by Training Command at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario

 

Probably first used by base flight at Trenton.  To Bristol Aerospace in Winnipeg for overhaul with 3143:00 airframe time, completed by 23 November 1956.  Back to Training Command when completed, for use by No. 102 (K) Unit.  Still with this unit in August 1959.  To Air Force Headquarters Practice Flight at RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario on 19 January 1960.  To Timmins Aircraft in Montreal for overhaul on 7 September 1961, back to Rockcliffe on 31 January 1962.  Still with Practice Flight on 31 March 1964, when it transferred to RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario.  Still there when transferred to Canadian Forces on 20 May 1966.  To Storage at Saskatoon on 31 October 1966.  Pending disposal there from 7 April 1967.  Sold to Hamilton Aircraft Company of Tucson, Arizona.  To US civil register as N6674.

 

last date: 6 August 1968 - Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for sale

1563

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. 3TM

 

 

D-18S

CA 163

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 April 1952 - Taken on strength by Air Defence Command at RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario

 

At Bristol Aerospace in Winnipeg for overhaul on 3 March 1958, to No. 104 (Comm) Flight at RCAF Station St. Hubert, PQ same day.  To storage with No. 6 Repair Depot at Dunnville, Ontario on 2 October 1963.  To Air Transport Command on 11 August 1964, for use by No. 102 (K) Unit at RCAF Station Trenton, Ontario.  To Training Command on 4 December 1964, for use at RCAF Station Gimli, Manitoba.  To storage with No. 1005 Technical Services Detachment at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on 1 November 1966.  Pending disposal from 7 July 1967.  Sold to Hamilton Aircraft Company of Tucson, Arizona.  To US civil register as N516PA.  Last Certificate of Airworthiness issued to Lowery Aircraft Parts of Miami, Florida on 2 January 1979.

 

last date: 24 July 1968 - Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for sale

1564

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. 3TM

 

 

D-18S

CA 164

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 April 1952 - Taken on strength by Air Defence Command

 

Delivered to Air Defence Command at RCAF Station Chatham, NB on 6 May 1952.  To Bristol in Winnipeg for reconditioning, back to No. 104 (Comm) Flight at RCAF Station St. Hubert, PQ on 3 March 1958.  At Bristol for reupholstery on 12 April 1966.  Still with No. 104 (K) Unit at St. Hubert when it transferred to Mobile Command on 16 September 1966.  To No. 3 Flying Training School at RCAF Station Portage la Prairie, Manitoba on 31 October 1966.  To Bristol Aerospace for magnetic particle inspection and spar reinforcement, back to No. 3 FTS on 18 May 1967.  Still with this school when renumbered.

 

last date: 28 July 1967 - Renumbered as Canadian Forces 5193 (which see)

1565

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. 3TM

 

 

D-18S

CA 165

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 April 1952 - Taken on strength by Air Defence Command at RCAF Station Chatham, NB

 

Free issue, on loan, to Director of Air Services, Department of Transport, Ottawa.  Off register by 1976.

 

last date: 31 July 1953 - Free issue to Department of Transport

1566

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. 3TM

 

 

D-18S

CA 166

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 April 1952 - Taken on strength by Air Defence Command

 

To No. 121 Flight at RCAF Station Sea Island, BC in May 1952.  Category B crash at Sea Island on 17 February 1953.  To MacDonald Brothers Aircraft in Winnipeg, Manitoba for repairs, 3 March to 30 October 1953.  To stored reserve when completed.  Issued to No. 1 Air Division on 9 April 1954, for use in Europe.  To Scottish Aviation at Prestwick 2 June 1964, for installation of VOR/ILS.  To No. 4 Wing at RCAF Station Baden-Soellingen, Germany on 31 July 1964.  To RCAF Station Zweibrucken, Germany on 1 September 1964, still with No. 3 Wing.  Back to Prestwick on 8 September 1965, for inspection and storage.  Pending disposal there from 27 February 1967.  Sold to Warren Speed Shop in Toronto, Ontario, probably scrapped.

 

last date: 13 October 1967 - Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for sale

1567

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. 3TM

 

 

D-18S

CA 167

 

 

 

 

first date: 30 May 1952 - Taken on strength by Training Command

 

First used at RCAF Station Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Later with No. 111 (Comm) Flight at RCAF Station Stevenson Park, Manitoba.  Category B crash there on 12 October 1956.  To Bristol Aerospace in Winnipeg, Manitoba for repairs on 29 October 1956.  Back to Training Command on 15 April 1957.  To Bristol again for overhaul with 2933:15 airframe time, back to No. 111 (K) Unit at Winnipeg on 7 January 1958.  To CP Airlines Repair for inspection on 17 December 1963.  To Saskatoon for storage on 1 November 1966.  Pending disposal there from 7 April 1967.  Sold to Hamilton Aircraft Company of Tucson, Arizona.  To US civil register as N1171X.  Registered to Rhoades Aviation of Columbus, Indiana from 6 September 1973 to 6 June 1981.

 

last date: 19 July 1968 - Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for sale

1568

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. 3TM

 

 

D-18S

CA 168

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 June 1952 - Taken on strength at No. 6 Repair Depot

 

First issued to Air Defence Command at RCAF Station Sea Island, BC.  Used at Air Cadet summer camp at Abbotsford, BC that year.  Destroyed by fire at Sea Island in May 1954.

 

last date: 19 May 1954 - Struck off

1569

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. 3TM

 

 

D-18S

CA 169

 

 

 

 

first date: 30 May 1952 - Taken on strength by Training Command

 

First used at RCAF Station Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  To Maritime Group on 12 December 1952, for use by No. 405 (MP) Squadron at RCAF Station Greenwood, NS.  To Bristol Aerospace for overhaul with 2999:00 airframe time, back to No. 405 Squadron on 16 June 1959.  to No. 101 (K) Unit at RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS on 21 November 1962, still there in 1965.  To storage at Saskatoon on 1 November 1966.  Pending disposal there from 7 April 1967.  Sold to Centennial College, Transportation and Industrial Power Technology Division, in Scarborough, Ontario.  Reported on display there in 1998.

 

last date: 6 January 1969 - Struck off, to Crown Assets disposal Corporation for sale

1570

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. 3TM

 

 

D-18S

CA 170

 

 

 

 

first date: 30 May 1952 - Taken on strength by Air Defence Command

 

Delivered to Air Defence Command at RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario on 17 June 1952.  May have been used by No. 412 (T) Squadron there.  To Bristol Aerospace in Winnipeg for overhaul, April of 1959, with 3331:50 airframe time.  To No. 424 (Aux) Squadron at Hamilton, Ontario on 10 August 1959.  Still there on 21 January 1964.  To No. 438 Squadron (Auxiliary) at St. Hubert, PQ, on 28 January 1964.  To storage at Saskatoon on 31 October 1966. Pending disposal there from 7 July 1967.  Sold to Hamilton Aircraft company of Tucson, Arizona.  To US civil register as N586PA.

 

last date: 19 July 1968 - Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for sale

1571

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. 3TM

 

 

D-18S

CA 171

 

 

 

 

first date: 30 May 1952 - Taken on strength by Air Defence Command

 

Delivered to RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ on 17 June 1952.  To Bristol Aerospace in Winnipeg for overhaul on 4 May 1959.  To Training Command on 8 September 1959, for use by No. 1 Advanced Flying School at RCAF Station Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  To No. 3 Advanced Flying School at Rivers Camp, Manitoba on 11 September 1962.  With No. 1 Advanced Flying School at Rivers Camp later in 1962.  To workshop reserve at Calgary, Alberta on 19 April 1963 for overhaul, then to storage there on 9 August 1963.  To No. 424 Squadron (Auxiliary) at Hamilton, Ontario on 3 December 1963.  To storage at Saskatoon on 13 March 1964, pending disposal there from 7 July 1967.  Sold to S.A. Richards of Indiana.

 

last date: 20 November 1967 - Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for sale

1572

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. 3TM

 

 

D-18S

CA 172

 

 

 

 

first date: 30 May 1952 - Taken on strength by Maritime Group

 

Delivered to No. 101 (K) Flight at RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS on 11 June 1952.  To Bristol Aerospace in Winnipeg for overhaul, back to No. 101 (Comm) Flight at Dartmouth on 4 November 1958.  Seen at RCAF Station Downsview, Ontario c.1960, coded "NH*572".  To Calgary, Alberta for overhaul, left there on 25 November 1963.  To storage at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on 1 November 1966, pending disposal there from 7 April 1967.  Sold to Hamilton Aircraft company of Tucson, Arizona.  To US civil register as N7598, sale recently reported to FAA.

 

last date: 6 August 1968 - Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for sale.

1573

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. 3TM

 

 

D-18S

CA 173

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 June 1952 - Taken on strength by No. 6 Repair Depot

 

Delivered to Air Defence Command at RCAF Station Comox, BC on 4 July 1952.  Detached to RCAF Station Sea Island, BC shortly after, exact dates not clear.  To Maritime Air Command on 18 October 1954, for use by No. 407 (MR) Squadron at Comox.  Damaged at Comox on 15 December 1954.  Originally classified as Category B, downgraded to Category D two days later.  To Bristol Aerospace in Winnipeg for overhaul on 24 August 1961 with 2851:20 airframe time, back to No. 407 Squadron at Comox on 4 December 1961.  To No. 442 Squadron (Auxiliary) in Vancouver in 1962.  To Air Transport Command on 14 February 1963, for use by No. 121 (K) Unit at Vancouver.  Moved with this unit to Comox on 16 June 1964.  To storage at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on 22 June 1965.  Pending disposal there from 7 April 1967.  Sold to Vercola Air Service of Danville, Illinois.  To US civil register as N3128B.

 

last date: 5 November 1968 - Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for sale

1574

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. 3TM

 

 

D-18S

CA 174

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 June 1952 - Taken on strength at No. 6 Repair Depot

 

Delivered to Air Defence Command at RCAF Station Comox, BC.  Detached to RCAF Station Sea Island, BC on 24 October 1952.  To Maritime Air Command on 18 October 1954, for use by No. 407 (MR) Squadron at Comox.  To Timmins Aviation in Montreal on 6 December 1961 for overhaul.  Back to No. 407 Squadron at Comox on 9 April 1962.  To Air Transport Command on 30 June 1964, for use by No. 418 Squadron (Auxiliary) at RCAF Station Namao, Alberta.  To storage at Saskatoon on 31 October 1966.  Pending disposal there from 7 July 1967.  Sold to Hamilton Aircraft Company of Tucson, Arizona.  To US civil register as N16138.  Latest registration issued to J.R. Hansen of San Francisco, California on 12 November 1974, later revoked.

 

last date: 15 July 1968 - Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for sale

1575

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. 3TM

 

 

D-18S

CA 175

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 June 1952 - Taken on strength at No. 6 Repair Depot

 

First used by Air Defence Command at RCAF Station Sea Island, BC.  To Air Cadet summer camp at Abbotsford, BC, summer of 1952.  To Training Command on 21 August 1952, for use at RCAF Station Claresholm, Alberta.  Category A crash west of Malton, Ontario on 8 May 1954.  Reported as "Winnipeg aircraft" at time of crash.  To No. 6 Repair Depot for scrapping.

 

last date: 21 May 1954 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

1576

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. 3NM / 3NMT

 

 

D-18S

CA 176

 

 

 

 

first date: 2 January 1952 - Taken on strength for No. 25 Air Material Base

 

Delivered to No. 25 AMB on 31 June 1953.  To inactive reserve at RCAF Station Lincoln Park, Alberta on 11 January 1957.  Converted to Mk. 3NMT while there.  To RCAF Station Sea Island, BC on 2 June 1958.  To Air Defence Command at RCAF Station North Bay, Ontario on 28 October 1958.  To storage at No. 6 Repair Depot, Dunnville, Ontario on 10 April 1964.  To Advanced Flying School (?) at RCAF Station Centralia, Ontario on 27 April 1964.  To storage at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on 28 June 1966.  Still in storage when renumbered.

 

last date: 28 July 1967 - Renumbered as Canadian Forces 5194 (which see)

1577

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. 3NM / 3NMT

 

 

D-18S

CA263

 

 

 

 

first date: 22 January 1953 - Taken on strength at No. 25 Air Material Base

 

Delivered to stored reserve.  To Air Defence Command on 15 May 1953, for use at RCAF Station Comox, BC.  To Bristol Aerospace in Winnipeg for overhaul on 12 August 1958, with 2920:55 airframe time.  To No. 104 (Comm) Flight at RCAF Station St. Hubert, PQ on 27 November 1958.  To storage with No. 6 Repair Depot at Dunnville, Ontario on 2 October 1963, converted to Mk. 3NMT while there.  To Training Command on 27 April 1964, for use at Primary Flying Training School at RCAF Station Centralia, Ontario.  To No. 3 Flying Training School at RCAF Station Portage la Prairie, Manitoba on 15 June 1965.  To storage at Saskatoon on 1 November 1966.  To No. 6 Repair Depot on 7 December 1966, for use as non-destructive testing training aid.  Later displayed adjacent to parade square at CFB Winnipeg, Manitoba.  Reported derelict at Winnipeg, 2002, but apparently still on Canadian Forces books.

1578

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. 3NM / 3NMT

 

 

D-18S

CA 264

 

 

 

 

first date: 22 January 1953 - Taken on strength at No. 25 Air Material Base

 

Delivered to stored reserve.  Still in storage in 1957, to workshop reserve at RCAF Station Lincoln Park, Alberta on 5 July 1957, probably converted to Mk. 3NMT at this time.  To RCAF Station Sea Island, BC on 2 June 1958.  To RCAF Station Winnipeg, Manitoba on 29 October 1958.  To RCAF Station Centralia, Ontario on 17 December 1958, for use at Primary Flying Training School.  Category B damage at RCAF Station Summerside, PEI on 18 July 1964, when aircraft ran off runway on landing.  Still assigned to Centralia at this time.  Struck off without being repaired.

 

last date: 28 August 1964 - Struck off

1579

Beechcraft

 

Expeditor

Mk. 3NM / 3NMT

 

 

D-18S

CA 265

 

 

 

 

first date: 22 January 1953 - Taken on strength at No. 25 Air Material Base

 

To Air Defence Command on 23 April 1953, for use at RCAF Station Comox, BC.  To Bristol Aerospace at Winnipeg on 21 March 1960 for overhaul, with 2975:00 airframe time.  Converted to Mk. 3NMT at this time.  To ADC at RCAF Station Uplands, Ontario on 12 August 1960.  To RCAF Station Bagotville, PQ on 16 January 1962.  To No. 6 Repair Depot for inspection in late 1964, back to Bagotville when completed.  To storage at Saskatoon on 31 October 1966.  Pending disposal there from 11 April 1967.  Sold to Hamilton Aircraft Company of Tucson, Arizona.  To US civil register as N476PA.  Latest registration issued to D.G. Evans of Perris, California on 14 October 1986.

 

last date: 19 July 1968 - Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for sale

1580

Beechcraft

 

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D-18S

CA 266

 

 

 

 

first date: 22 January 1953 - Taken on strength at No. 25 Air Material Base

 

Delivered to storage.  Issued to Training Command on 5 June 1953, for use at RCAF Station Summerside, PEI.  Category A crash at North Bay, Ontario on 13 October 1953.

 

last date: 19 November 1953 - Struck off, scrapped on site by No. 6 Repair Depot

1581

Beechcraft

 

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D-18S

CA 267

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 February 1953 - Taken on strength at No. 25 Air Material Base

 

Delivered to stored reserve.  To storage at RCAF Station Lincoln Park, Alberta on 11 January 1957.  To No. 406 Squadron (Auxiliary) at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on 7 February 1958.  Converted to Mk. 3NMT on 9 June 1959.  To storage at Saskatoon on 13 March 1964.  To Flying Instructors School at RCAF Station Portage la Prairie, Manitoba on 4 November 1964.  To Bristol in Winnipeg for installation of TACAN, back to FIS on 12 October 1965.  To Bristol for magnetic particle inspection and spar reinforcement, back to Canadian Forces Navigation School Detachment at CFB Portage, Manitoba on 18 May 1967.  Still there when renumbered.

 

last date: 28 July 1967 - Renumbered as Canadian Forces 5195 (which see)

1582

Beechcraft

 

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D-18S

CA 268

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 February 1953 - Taken on strength

 

Delivered to stored reserve at No. 25 Air Material Base.  Stored at RCAF Station Lincoln Park, Alberta from 11 January 1957.  Believed to be converted to Mk. 3NMT while at Lincoln Park.  To RCAF Station Sea Island, BC on 10 May 1957.  Back to Lincoln Park on 20 September 1957, then back to Sea Island on 2 June 1958.  To Air Defence Command at RCAF Station Comox, BC on 4 November 1958.  Transferred to Maritime Air Command at Comox on 17 October 1961.  To inactive reserve at Calgary, Alberta on 21 November 1962.  To Central Flying School at RCAF Station Gimli, Manitoba on 6 June 1963.  To Advanced Flying School at RCAF Station Centralia, Ontario on 8 April 1964.  To Central Flying School at RCAF Station Winnipeg, Manitoba on 24 June 1964.  At Bristol Aerospace, Winnipeg for magnetic particle inspection and spar reinforcement, back to CFS on 18 May 1967.  Still with this school when renumbered.

 

last date: 28 July 1967 - Renumbered as Canadian Forces 5196 (which see)

1583

Beechcraft

 

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Mk. 3NM

 

 

D-18S

CA 269

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 February 1953 - Taken on strength at No. 25 Air Material Base

 

Delivered to stored reserve.  Still in storage at RCAF Station Lincoln Park, Alberta in February 1957, when it was under modification  there.  To Training Command on 16 August 1957, for use at No. 2 Air Observers School at RCAF Station Winnipeg, Manitoba.  Category B crash at Winnipeg on 8 July 1960.  Ownership transferred to workshop reserve at Lincoln Park, scrapped there.

 

last date: 21 July 1960 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

1584

Beechcraft

 

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D-18S

CA 270

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 February 1953 - Taken on strength

 

Delivered to stored reserve at No. 25 Air Material Base.  In storage at RCAF Station Lincoln Park, Alberta from 11 January 1957.  To Training Command on 16 April 1957.  To RCAF Station Sea Island, BC on 10 May 1957.  Back to storage at Lincoln Park on 20 September 1957.  To CJATC at Rivers Camp, Manitoba on 16 October 1957.  To Air Transport Command at RCAF Station Downsview, Ontario on 23 April 1959, possibly for use by No. 435 (T) Squadron.  Converted to Mk. 3NMT on 26 January 1961.  To Training Command at CFB St. Jean, PQ on 19 May 1966.  To storage at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on 26 August 1966.  To Bristol Aerospace at Winnipeg for magnetic particle inspection and spar reinforcement, back to Saskatoon on 20 July 1967.  Still in storage when renumbered.

 

last date: 28 July 1967 - Renumbered as Canadian Forces 5197 (which see)

1585

Beechcraft

 

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Mk. 3NM

 

 

D-18S

CA 271

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 February 1953 - Taken on strength by Tactical Air Group

 

Delivered to RCAF Station Namao, Alberta by No. 129 (A&F) Flight on 18 February 1953, for the Tactical Air Group.  Probably used by Auxiliary squadrons.  Category A crash at Edmonton, Alberta on 22 June 1953.  To workshop reserve at 25 AMB on 10 July 1953 for detailed inspection and report on damage.  Eventually scrapped by Canadian Pacific Airlines Repair.

 

last date: October 1953 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

1586

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D-18S

CA 272

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 February 1953 - Taken on strength by Training Command

 

Used at No. 2 Air Navigation School at RCAF Station Winnipeg in 1953.  To No. 6 Repair Depot before transfer to Department of Transport.

 

last date: 17 January 1954 - Free issue to Department of Transport

1587

Beechcraft

 

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Mk. 3NM / 3NMT

 

 

D-18S

CA 273

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 February 1953 - Taken on strength at No. 25 Air Material Base

 

Delivered to storage.  Under modification at RCAF Station Lincoln Park, Alberta in July 1957.  To AMCJS in Washington, DC on 8 November 1957.  Converted to transport configuration Mk. 3NMT on 7 March 1960.  To Air Force Headquarters Practice Flight at RCAF Station Rockcliffe, Ontario on 6 October 1960.  To Training Command at RCAF Station Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on 13 December 1960.  To Bristol Aerospace in Winnipeg for installation of Collins VOR/ILS, to Central Flying School at Saskatoon on 24 January 1962 when complete.  To RCAF Station Gimli, Manitoba, still with Training Command, on 4 September 1962.  To workshop reserve at Calgary, Alberta on 23 January 1963.  To Air Transport Command on 16 July 1963, for use at RCAF Station Downsview, Ontario.  To storage with No. 6 Repair Depot at Dunnsville, Ontario on 21 November 1963, pending disposal there from 20 July 1964.  Sold to Chillkfa (?) Airways of Lynn Lake, Manitoba.  Registered as CF-RYK to Rainey Lake Airways of Fort Frances, Ontario on 8 November 1973, still on register in 2007.

 

last date: 8 December 1964 - Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for sale

1588

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D-18S

CA 274

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 March 1953 - Delivered to RCN at Dartmouth, NS by No. 129 (A&F) Flight

 

Taken on strength by RCN on 12 March 1953.  Used by VU 32, and VT 40 coded as "853", at Dartmouth, NS.  Damaged in hard landing at Dartmouth on 28 September 1959, while with VT 40.  Later used by reserve squadron VC 922 at Victoria, BC.  Still with this unit on 18 August 1960, and in 1963.  To Bristol Aerospace in Winnipeg for overhaul on 21 January 1960, back to RCN on 21 April 1960.  To stored reserve at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on 17 January 1964.  Converted to Mk. 3NMT while there, completed by 12 January 1965.  To Training Command at RCAF Station St. Jean, PQ on 6 May 1965, for summer training.  To storage with No. 1005 Technical Services Detachment at Saskatoon on 31 August 1965, pending disposal there from 7 July 1967.  Sold to Hamilton Aircraft Company of Tucson, Arizona.  To US civil register as N6134.  Latest registration issued to G.M. Brown of Riverside, California on 28 February 2006.

 

last date: 19 July 1968 - Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for sale

1589

Beechcraft

 

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D-18S

CA 275

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 February 1953 - Taken on strength

 

Delivered to stored reserve at No. 25 Air Material Base.  In storage at RCAF Station Lincoln Park, Alberta on 11 January 1957.  Probably converted to Mk. 3NMT while there.  To Tactical Air Command on 7 February 1958, for use by No. 418 Squadron (Auxiliary) at RCAF Station Namao, Alberta.  To RCAF Station Aylmer, Ontario on 19 July 1960.  To Training Command at RCAF Station Penhold, Alberta on 19 July 1961.  To Timmins Aviation at Dorval, PQ for engine change, back to No. 4 Flying Training School at Penhold on 12 September 1961.  To No. 3 Flying Training School at RCAF Station Portage la Prairie, Manitoba on 3 November 1965.  To Training Command at RCAF Station Gimli, Manitoba on 15 February 1966.  To storage at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on 1 November 1966.  To Bristol Aerospace at Winnipeg for magnetic particle inspection and spar reinforcement, to CFB Borden, Ontario on 20 July 1967 after completion.

 

last date: 28 July 1967 - Renumbered as Canadian Forces 5198 (which see)

1590

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Mk. 3NM

 

 

D-18S

CA 276

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 March 1953 - Delivered to RCN at Dartmouth, NS by No. 129 (A&F) Flight

 

Taken on strength by RCN on 12 March 1953, on indefinite loan.  Used by VT 40 at HMCS Shearwater, NS.  Category A crash at Shearwater in March 1956, while with RCN.  May have been Mk. 3NM(Spec) while with RCN.

 

last date: 5 April 1956 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

1591

Beechcraft

 

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D-18S

CA 277

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 February 1953 - Taken on strength

 

Delivered to stored reserve at No. 25 Air Material Base.  In storage at RCAF Lincoln Park, Alberta by 11 January 1957.  To No. 406 Squadron (Auxiliary) at Saskatoon on 7 February 1958.  May have been a Mk. 3NMT(Spec) by then, but not clear.  Converted to Mk. 3 NMT on 9 June 1959.  Still with 406 Sdn. in 1961.  To storage at Saskatoon on 13 October 1964.  To No. 3 Flying Training School at RCAF Station Portage la Prairie, Manitoba on 5 February 1965.  To Bristol Aerospace at Winnipeg for magnetic particle inspection and spar reinforcement, back to No. 3 FTS on 18 May 1967.  Still there when renumbered.

 

last date: 28 July 1967 - Renumbered as Canadian Forces 5199 (which see)

1592

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Mk. 3NM

 

 

D-18S

CA 278

 

 

 

 

first date: 26 February 1953 - Taken on strength at No. 25 Air Materials Base

 

Delivered to stored reserve.  Under modification at RCAF Station Lincoln Park, Alberta in January 1957.  To Tactical Air Command on 22 March 1957, for use by No. 105 (CR) Flight at RCAF Station Namao, Alberta.  To Maritime Air Command on 5 January 1959, for use by No. 101 (KU) At RCAF Station Dartmouth, NS.  To Timmins Aviation in Montreal for overhaul on 25 January 1963.  To Air Navigation School at Winnipeg on 30 April 1963.  To No. 1 Advanced Flying School at CJATC, Rivers, Manitoba on 26 August 1963.  To storage at Calgary, Alberta on 6 September 1963.  Stored at Saskatoon by 30 January 1964.  To Air Defence Command on 13 October 1964, for use by No. 104 (K) Unit at RCAF Station St. Hubert, PQ.  Struck off on site by No. 6 Repair Depot, probably following crash.

 

last date: 18 March 1966 - Struck off at St. Hubert, see comments


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