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RCAF 1945 to 1968
Some WW II serials, re-used
9101 to 9850 detailed list

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Designer

Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

name

 

company designation

company number

 

 

 

9101

de Havilland Canada

 

Otter

 

 

 

DHC-3

451

 

 

 

 

Ordered new for Tanzania, with this serial number.  On RCAF books for acceptance testing, training and delivery, with this serial number.  Delivered to Tanzania in early 1966.  Marked as JW-9101.  Back to Canada by 1972, when it was registered to Athabaska Airways Ltd. of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan as C-FAZW.  Subsequent owners included Cargair and Air Saguenay.  Registered most recently as C-FAZW with Labrador Air Safari of Jonguiere, PQ from 24 October 2003.

9102

de Havilland Canada

 

Otter

 

 

 

DHC-3

452

 

 

 

 

Ordered new for Tanzania, with this serial number.  On RCAF books for acceptance testing, training and delivery, with this serial number.  Delivered to Tanzania on 28 February 1966.  Back to Canada, registered to Direquair of Chibougamau, PQ as CF-DIO in 1976.  Other owners up to 1982 included Air Mistassini of Chibougamau, PQ; and Soc Tourisme Baie James of Montreal, PQ to August 1982.  Registered as C-FDIO to P. Petawabano of Quebec City 1984 to 1989; and Waasheshkun Airways Ltd of Baie-du-Poste, PQ from 11 October 1989.  Their latest Certificate of Registration issued on 4 February 2003.  Vazar turboprop conversion number 80, completed November 2006.

9103

de Havilland Canada

 

Otter

 

 

 

DHC-3

453

 

 

 

 

Ordered new for Tanzania, with this serial number.  On RCAF books for acceptance testing, training and delivery, with this serial number.  Delivered to Tanzania on 4 March 1966.  Back to Canada, registered as CF-DIV to Bradley Air Services of Carp, Ontario in 1976.  Later registered as C-FDIV to Tobin Lake Air Services of Nipawin, Saskatchewan, their last registration canceled on 11 February 1986.

9104

de Havilland Canada

 

Otter

 

 

 

DHC-3

454

 

 

 

 

Ordered new for Tanzania, with this serial number.  Carried registration CF-DIY for manufacturer's tests.  On RCAF books for acceptance testing, training and delivery, with this serial number.  Delivered to Tanzania on 7 April 1966.  Back to Canada, registered as CF-DIY to BC Yukon Air Services of Watson Lake, BC in 1976.  Registered as C-FDIY to BC Yukon Air Services of Dease Lake, BC from 1985 to 8 February 1989, when it was deleted from the Canadian register.  Converted to turboprop by Kal Air of Vernon, BC in 2005.  Most recently on US register, as N339AK, with Alaska Coastal Airlines of Juneau, Alaska.

9105

de Havilland Canada

 

Otter

 

 

 

DHC-3

455

 

 

 

 

Ordered new for Tanzania, with this serial number.  On RCAF books for acceptance testing, training and delivery, with this serial number.  Back to Canada, as CF-RWU.  Off Canadian register by 1976.  Most recently on US register, as N90758, registered to J.B. Hayton of Skagit, Washington since 1990.

9106

de Havilland Canada

 

Otter

 

 

 

DHC-3

459

 

 

 

 

Ordered new for Tanzania, with this serial number.  On RCAF books for acceptance testing, training and delivery, with this serial number.  Delivered to Tanzania on 17 March 1966.  Back to Canada by 1974, registered as CF-DJA to Sardis Land Development of Chilliwack BC in 1976.  Reported in some sources as ex-Kenyan AF at this time, not confirmed.  Crashed at Two Bridges Lake, BC in 1982, while registered to Central Mountain Air Services of Smithers, BC as C-FDJA.  Registration canceled on 16 January 1989.

9107

de Havilland Canada

 

Otter

 

 

 

DHC-3

460

 

 

 

 

Ordered new for Tanzania, with this serial number.  On RCAF books for acceptance testing, training and delivery, with this serial number.  Delivered to Tanzania on 25 March 1966.  Back to Canada, registered as CF-DIZ to Parsons Airways of Flin Flon, Manitoba in 1976.  Most recently with Osprey Wings Ltd. of La Ronge, Saskatchewan from 9 May 2000 as C-FDIZ.

9108

de Havilland Canada

 

Otter

 

 

 

DHC-3

458

 

 

 

 

Ordered new for Tanzania, with this serial number.  On RCAF books for acceptance testing, training and delivery, with this serial number.  Back to Canada, registered as CF-AZX to Northern Wings of Sept-Isles, PQ in 1876.  Other owners included Propair of Rouyn, PQ from 1982 to 1988 as C-FAZX; Alexandair of Sept-Isles, PQ from 1988 to 1994; Air Wilga of Laval, PQ in 1994; Aviation Portneuf of Lac St-Augustin Nord, PQ from 1994 to 1997; Air Saguenay of Chicoutimi, PQ from 1997 to 1998; Aero Gulfe of Havre St-Pierre, PQ from June to September 1998;  Johnny May's Air Charter of Kuujjuaq, PQ for 5 days in October 1998; Air Wilga again from 1998 to 2002; Air Saguenay again from August to November 2002; Laval Aviation of Laval, PQ from November 2002 to January 2003; Propair again from 10 January 2003 to 17 May 2003, and Laval Aviation again from 18 November 2003  Seen in markings of Air Wemindji, Orenda engine conversion, date uncertain.  The current fate of this aircraft is unknown, given the uncertain status of the Orenda program.

9591

Vertol

 

H-44/CH-127

H-44A

 

 

Model 44

601

 

 

 

 

first date: 24 March 1960 - Taken on strength by RCAF

 

USAF serial 60-5445 reported by Baugher, not confirmed.  Slung out 9611 after a crash, date unknown.  Both aircraft in red and blue finish by then.  Re-designated CH-127 after Integration, February 1968.  Category A crash at CFB Chatham, NB on 25 May 1968, while with the CFB Chatham Base Rescue Flight.

 

last date: 26 July 1968 - Struck off by Canadian Armed Forces after crash, see comments

9592

Vertol

 

H-44/CH-127

H-44A

 

 

Model 44

602

 

 

 

 

first date: 24 March 1960 - Taken on strength

 

USAF serial 60-5446 reported by Baugher, not confirmed.  Lifted wreckage of Fleet 50 CF-BXP at Sandgirt Lake, Labrador in 1964, for National Aeronautical Collection.  Re-designated as CH-127 after Integration.  With CFB Chatham Base Rescue Flight.  To CFD Mountain View, Ontario for storage on 22 November 1971.  To civil register as CF-BSG.

 

last date: 12 January 1972 - Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for sale

9594

Vertol

 

H-21/H-44/CH-127

H-21B/H-44A

 

 

Model 44

439

 

 

 

 

first date: 31 March 1958 - Taken on strength

 

USAF serial 60-5448 reported by Baugher, but seems unlikely given acceptance date.  Never operated by RCAF.  To civil register as CF-JJV on 21 April 1958, loaned to Dominion Helicopters for use on Mid-Canada Line construction.  Returned to RCAF on 15 September 1965, then brought up to 44B standards on 17 September 1965.  Stored as reserve for Rescue Flight helicopters.  Re-designated CH-127 after Integration.  In storage at CFD Mountain View, Ontario by 1969.

 

last date: 4 March 1971 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

9595

Vertol

 

H-21/H-44/CH-127

H-21B/H-44A

 

 

Model 44

459

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 March 1958 - Taken on strength

 

USAF serial 60-5449 reported by Baugher, but seems unlikely given acceptance date.  Never operated by RCAF.  To civil register as CF-JJW on 21 April 1958, loaned to Dominion Helicopters for use on Mid-Canada Line construction.  Returned to RCAF on 15 September 1965, then brought up to 44B standards on 17 September 1965.  Stored as reserve for Rescue Flight helicopters.  Re-designated CH-127 after Integration.  In storage at CFD Mountain View, Ontario by 1969.

 

last date: 4 March 1971 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

9596

Vertol

 

H-21/H-44/CH-127

H-21B/H-44A

 

 

Model 44

460

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 March 1958 - Taken on strength

 

Never operated by RCAF.  To civil register as CF-JJX on 21 April 1958, loaned to Dominion Helicopters for use on Mid-Canada Line construction.  Returned to RCAF on 15 September 1965, then brought up to 44B standards on 17 September 1965.  Stored as reserve for Rescue Flight helicopters.  Re-designated CH-127 after Integration.  In storage at CFD Mountain View, Ontario by 1969.

 

last date: 4 March 1971 - Struck off, reduced to spares and produce

9597

Sikorsky

 

H-19

H-19A

 

 

S-55

551165

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 February 1958 - Taken on strength

 

Loaned to Okanagan Helicopters for use in radar line construction, may have been registered as CF-JJK at that time.

 

last date: 17 August 1964 - Struck off, to Crown assets Disposal Corporation for sale

9598

Sikorsky

 

H-19

H-19A

 

 

S-55

551166

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 February 1958 - Taken on strength

 

Loaned to Okanagan Helicopters for use in radar line construction, may have been registered as CF-JJL at that time.

 

last date: 17 August 1964 - Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for sale

9599

Sikorsky

 

H-19

H-19A

 

 

S-55

551175

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 February 1958 - Taken on strength

 

Loaned to Okanagan Helicopters for use in radar line construction, may have been registered as CF-JJM at that time.  Later to civil register as C-FJJM, ZS-HBZ.  Reported withdrawn from service in South Africa.

 

last date: 17 August 1964 - Struck off, to Crown assets Disposal Corporation for sale

9600

Sikorsky

 

H-19

H-19A

 

 

S-55

551183

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 February 1958 - Taken on strength

 

Loaned to Okanagan Helicopters for use in radar line construction, may have been registered as CF-JJN at that time.

 

last date: 17 August 1964 - Struck off, to Crown Assets Disposal Corporation for sale

9850

Bristol

Bristol, Weston super Mare

Freighter

Mk. 31

 

 

Type 170 Mk. 31M

13253

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 April 1956 - Taken on strength

 

Company tests registered as G-18-200.  Purchased to replace RCAF 9696 after it crashed in 1955.  Also reported as delivered in 1957.  Operated by 137 Transport Flight, from RAF Langar, UK, in support of 1 Air Division in Europe, in the 1950s and 1960s.  To No. 109 (K) Unit at RCAF Station Grostenquin, France in August 1963.  Moved with this unit to RCAF Station Marville, France in March 1964.  Used to prototype VOR/ILS/TACAN and weather radar installation for Freighter fleet.  Conversion performed by Western Airways Ltd in the UK, June to August 1965.  Withdrawn from use by October 1966.  To Wardair, registered as CF-WAD, on 26 September 1967.  In use in northern Canada as late as 1974.  Later registered as C-FWAD.  Off register by 1976.  Note that the company number quoted in Griffin's first book appears to be in error, this number never assigned to a Freighter.

 

last date: 16 May 1967 - Struck off strength, to Crown Assets Disposal for sale


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