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Note: these are pennant numbers that were not based on the basic aircraft serial number.  The list is not meant to be exhaustive, but only to show typical uses of the pennant numbers.

  Designer Manufacturer basic
designation
variant or model name comments
100 McDonnell   F2H F2H-3 Banshee  
102 McDonnell   F2H F2H-3 Banshee  
103 McDonnell   F2H F2H-3 Banshee  
112 McDonnell   F2H F2H-3 Banshee  
200 Bell   HTL HTL-4   VH 21.  Onboard HMCS Labrador.
202 Bell   HTL HTL-4   VH 21.  Onboard HMCS Labrador.
205 Bell   HTL HTL-6   VH 21.  Onboard HMCS Labrador for Artic cruise of 1957.  Crashed on Peter Point, near Frobisher Bay, while landing surveyors, 23 July 1957.
221 Sikorsky   H04S HO4S-1 Horse Renumbered from 961 in June 1955.
226 Sikorsky   H04S HO4S-3 Horse Landing trials on HMCS Buckingham.
246 Piasecki   HUP HUP-3   Renumberred in 1955 from 946.  Onboard HMCS Labrador for part of 1957 Artic cruise.
247 Piasecki   HUP HUP-3   Renumberred in 1955 from 947.
247 Piasecki   HUP HUP-3   Renumbered from 947 in June 1955.
250 Sikorsky   H04S HO4S-3 Horse Used by HS50 to support Mid-Canada Line construction, 1956.
251 Sikorsky   H04S HO4S-3 Horse Used by HS50 to support Mid-Canada Line construction, 1956.
253 Sikorsky   H04S HO4S-3 Horse HS50
254 Sikorsky   H04S HO4S-3 Horse HS50
255 Sikorsky   H04S HO4S-3 Horse Used by HS50 to support Mid-Canada Line construction, 1956.
312 Beechcraft   Expeditor  
324 Grumman   Avenger AS.3  
335 Grumman   Avenger AS.3   881 Squadron
341 Grumman   Avenger AS.3   881 Squadron
343 Grumman   Avenger AS.3   881 Squadron
405 Piasecki   HUP HUP-3   VU33, NAF Patricia Bay, BC.
406 Piasecki   HUP HUP-3   VU33, NAF Patricia Bay, BC.
407 Piasecki   HUP HUP-3   VU33, NAF Patricia Bay, BC.
621 Piasecki   HUP HUP-3   Renumbered from 945 when transferred to VU33 on west coast.
622 Piasecki   HUP HUP-3   Renumbered from 946 when transferred to VU33 on west coast.
623 Piasecki   HUP HUP-3   Renumbered from 947 when transferred to VU33 on west coast.
700 McDonnell   F2H F2H-3 Banshee Operated from HMCS Bonaventure
826 North American   Harvard   Reserve Squadron
827 North American   Harvard   Reserve Squadron
880 Lockheed Canadair T-33   Silver Star Based at HMCS Shearwater, Nova Scotia.
921 Piasecki   HUP HUP-3   VU33, NAF Patricia Bay, BC.
922 Piasecki   HUP HUP-3   VU33, NAF Patricia Bay, BC.
923 Piasecki   HUP HUP-3   VU33, NAF Patricia Bay, BC.
945 Piasecki   HUP HUP-3   Ex US Army 51-16621.  To VH 21 1954.
946 Piasecki   HUP HUP-3   Ex US Army 51-16622.  To VH 21 1954.
947 Piasecki   HUP HUP-3   Ex US Army 51-16623.  To VH 21 1954.  With HU-21 Detachment (Det) 2 onboard HMCS Labrador for Artic cruise of 1955.  Renumbered 247 in June 1955.
961 Sikorsky   H04S HO4S-1 Horse Renumbered  221 in June 1955














 
This data has come from a variety of sources, and may contain all sorts of errors. In the future, I will add a complete list of references. For now, some recent Internet references can be found at the links below.  I would welcome any corrections or additions you may have. Contact me using the link below.

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