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The RFC/RAF in Canada
C777 to C2000
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  Designer Manufacturer basic designation variant or model comments
C

C
777
to
779
Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) To Texas for winter training 1917 / 1918.  Transferred to US ASC July 1918, retained RFC serial number in US service.
C

C
780
to
783
Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) To Texas for winter training 1917 / 1918.  Transferred to US ASC July 1918, retained RFC serial number in US service; sold back to Curtiss postwar.
C 784 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) To Texas for winter training 1917 / 1918.  Transferred to US ASC July 1918, retained RFC serial number in US service.
C 785 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) To Texas for winter training 1917 / 1918.  Transferred to US ASC July 1918, retained RFC serial number in US service.
C 786 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) To Texas for winter training 1917 / 1918.  Transferred to US ASC July 1918, retained RFC serial number in US service; sold back to Curtiss postwar.
C 787 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) To Texas for winter training 1917 / 1918.  Transferred to US ASC July 1918, retained RFC serial number in US service.
C

C
788
to
790
Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) To Texas for winter training 1917 / 1918.  Transferred to US ASC July 1918, retained RFC serial number in US service; sold back to Curtiss postwar.
C 791 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) To Texas for winter training 1917 / 1918.  Transferred to US ASC July 1918, retained RFC serial number in US service.
C

C
792
to
797
Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) To Texas for winter training 1917 / 1918.  Transferred to US ASC July 1918, retained RFC serial number in US service; sold back to Curtiss postwar.
C 798 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) To Texas for winter training 1917 / 1918.  Transferred to US ASC July 1918, retained RFC serial number in US service.
C 799 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) To Texas for winter training 1917 / 1918.  Transferred to US ASC July 1918, retained RFC serial number in US service.
C

C
800
to
803
Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) To Texas for winter training 1917 / 1918.  Transferred to US ASC July 1918, retained RFC serial number in US service; sold back to Curtiss postwar.
C

C
804
to
807
Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) To Texas for winter training 1917 / 1918.  Transferred to US ASC July 1918, retained RFC serial number in US service.
C 808 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) To Texas for winter training 1917 / 1918.  Transferred to US ASC July 1918, retained RFC serial number in US service; sold back to Curtiss postwar.
C 809 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) To Texas for winter training 1917 / 1918.  Transferred to US ASC July 1918, retained RFC serial number in US service; sold back to Curtiss postwar.
C 810 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) To Texas for winter training 1917 / 1918.  Transferred to US ASC July 1918, retained RFC serial number in US service.
C 811 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) To Texas for winter training 1917 / 1918.  Transferred to US ASC July 1918, retained RFC serial number in US service; sold back to Curtiss postwar.
C 812 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) To Texas for winter training 1917 / 1918.  Transferred to US ASC July 1918, retained RFC serial number in US service; sold back to Curtiss postwar.
C

C
813
to
823
Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) To Texas for winter training 1917 / 1918.  Transferred to US ASC July 1918, retained RFC serial number in US service.
C 824 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) To Texas for winter training 1917 / 1918.  Transferred to US ASC July 1918, retained RFC serial number in US service; sold back to Curtiss postwar.
C 825 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) To Texas for winter training 1917 / 1918.  Transferred to US ASC July 1918, retained RFC serial number in US service.
C 826 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) Carried large "Victory Bonds" marking on fuselage.  Passed to Canadian Ministry of Militia at end of war.  Later passed to Air Board, operated as G-CYDF (which see).
C

C
827
to
829
Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian)  
C 830 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) Delivered direct to US Air Service.  May have retained RFC serial number in US service, sold back to Curtiss postwar
C

C
831
to
844
Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) Delivered direct to US Air Service.  May have retained RFC serial number in US service.
C 845 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) Delivered direct to US Air Service.  May have retained RFC serial number in US service; sold back to Curtiss postwar.
C

C
846
to
897
Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) Delivered direct to US Air Service.  May have retained RFC serial number in US service.
C 898 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) Delivered direct to US Air Service.  May have retained RFC serial number in US service; sold back to Curtiss postwar.
C

C
899
to
901
Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) Delivered direct to US Air Service.  May have retained RFC serial number in US service.
C 902 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) Delivered direct to US Air Service.  May have retained RFC serial number in US service; sold back to Curtiss postwar.
C

C
903
to
931
Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) Delivered direct to US Air Service.  May have retained RFC serial number in US service.
C

C
932
to
935
Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian)  
C 936 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) Delivered direct to US Air Service.  May have retained RFC serial number in US service.
C 937 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) Delivered direct to US Air Service.  May have retained RFC serial number in US service; sold back to Curtiss postwar.
C

C
938
to
942
Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) Delivered direct to US Air Service.  May have retained RFC serial number in US service.
C 943 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) Delivered direct to US Air Service.  May have retained RFC serial number in US service; sold back to Curtiss postwar.
C 944 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) Delivered direct to US Air Service.  May have retained RFC serial number in US service; sold back to Curtiss postwar.
C 945 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) Delivered direct to US Air Service.  May have retained RFC serial number in US service.  Sold back into Canada after war.  Fitted with single float plus tip floats post war, probably built by Hoffar Brothers of Vancouver.  Registered as "Canadian Training Seaplane", on 1 June 1921 to Aircraft Manufacturers of Vancouver, BC, as G-CACK.  Registration cancelled on 30 April 1924.
C 946 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) Delivered direct to US Air Service.  May have retained RFC serial number in US service.
C 947 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) Delivered direct to US Air Service.  May have retained RFC serial number in US service.
C 948 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) Delivered direct to US Air Service.  May have retained RFC serial number in US service; sold back to Curtiss postwar.
C 949 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) Delivered direct to US Air Service.  May have retained RFC serial number in US service.
C 950 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) Delivered direct to US Air Service.  May have retained RFC serial number in US service.
C 951 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) Delivered direct to US Air Service.  May have retained RFC serial number in US service; sold back to Curtiss postwar.
C

C
952
to
965
Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) Delivered direct to US Air Service.  May have retained RFC serial number in US service.
C 966 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) Delivered direct to US Air Service.  May have retained RFC serial number in US service; sold back to Curtiss postwar.
C

C
967
to
977
Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) Delivered direct to US Air Service.  May have retained RFC serial number in US service.
C 978 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) Delivered direct to US Air Service.  May have retained RFC serial number in US service; sold back to Curtiss postwar.
C

C
979
to
990
Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) Delivered direct to US Air Service.  May have retained RFC serial number in US service.
C 991 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) Delivered direct to US Air Service.  May have retained RFC serial number in US service; sold back to Curtiss postwar.
C

C
992
to
998
Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) Delivered direct to US Air Service.  May have retained RFC serial number in US service.
C 999 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian)  
C 1000 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) Transferred to US ASC July 1918; sold back to Curtiss postwar.
C

C
1001
to
1008
Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian)  
C 1009 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) named "Ontario No. 2"
C

C
1010
to
1014
Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian)  
C 1015 Curtiss Curtiss Aeroplanes, Buffalo JN JN-4A  
C

C
1016
to
1021
Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian)  
C 1022 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) Reported in Air Board records as Canadian built.  Registered as G-CABR to Brandon Aerial Services of Brandon, Manitoba on 26 June 1920.  Reported damaged on 22 July 1921, no details.  To J.E.H. Smith of Brandon on 26 June 1922.  Damaged when it struck a flag pole while taking off from the Boissevain, Manitoba fair grounds on 2 August 1922, no injuries.  Never repaired, probably scrapped.
C

C
1023
to
1030
Curtiss Curtiss Aeroplanes, Buffalo JN JN-4A  
C

C
1031
to
1033
Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian)  
C 1034 Curtiss Curtiss Aeroplanes, Buffalo JN JN-4A  
C 1035 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian)  
C 1036 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) Cannot confirm if, or where, built.
C 1037 Curtiss Curtiss Aeroplanes, Buffalo JN JN-4A  
C 1038 Curtiss Curtiss Aeroplanes, Buffalo JN JN-4A  
C

C
1039
to
1047
Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian)  
C 1048 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) Passed to Canadian Ministry of Militia at end of war.  Later passed to Air Board, operated as G-CYCN.
C 1049 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) Used post war by McClelland Aviation of Saskatchewan, c.1920, still carrying RAF serial number.
C 1050 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian)  
C 1051 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian)  
C

C
1052
to
1288
Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) Delivered direct to US Air Service.  May have retained RFC serial number in US service.
C

C
1289
to
1292
Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian)  
C 1293 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) To F.G. Ericson after the war.  Sold to the Victoria Branch of the Aerial League of Canada in 1919.  Fitted with floats, registered as Canadian Training Seaplane G-CABU on 7 July 1920, to Vancouver Island Aerial Service of Victoria, BC.  Force landed in sea after engine failure on flight from Nalan Island to Alert Bay, BC on 20 September 1920.  Pilot rescued, aircraft not repaired.
C

C
1294
to
1302
Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian)  
C 1303 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) To civil register post war as G-CABQ on 21 June 1920, registered to C. R. McNeill of Fiske, Saskatchewan.  Several subsequent owners, registered as CF-ALE in 1930.  Destroyed by fire while in storage in 1942.
C

C
1304
to
1307
Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian)  
C 1308 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) Used at Beamsville, Ontario.  Carried black diamond / white circle squadron mark.
C 1309 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian)  
C 1310 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian)  
C 1311 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) Used at Beamsville, Ontario.  Carried black diamond / white circle squadron mark.
C 1312 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) Used at Beamsville, Ontario.  Carried black diamond / white circle squadron mark.
C

C
1313
to
1323
Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian)  
C 1324 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) named "Ontario"
C

C
1325
to
1342
Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian)  
C 1343 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) Passed to Canadian Ministry of Militia at end of war.  Later passed to Air Board, operated as G-CYCP.
C 1344 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian)  
C 1345 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian)  
C 1346 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) named "Queenston Oct 13, 1812"
C 1347 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) Named "Edmonton".  Donated to the City of Edmonton in 1919 by J. Carruthers.  Operated by May Airplanes Limited, in original military markings.  Registration G-CAAI issued to May-Gorman Aero Ltd. on 7 May 1920.  Registration lapsed on 30 April 1924.
C 1348 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian)  
C 1349 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian)  
C 1350 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) To civil register as G-CAAU, registered to R and W Air Service of Montreal, PQ on 4 June 1920.  To Canadian Aerial Services of Montreal, after RWAS and CAS merged, in 1921.  Destroyed when it stalled from a turn at low altitude at St. Laurent, PQ on 24 August 1921.  A. Dumont killed.
C 1351 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian)  
C 1352 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian)  
C 1353 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) Registered as G-CABN to McCall Aero Corporation of Calgary, Alberta on 16 June 1920.  Reported damaged beyond repair in July 1920, no details.
C

C
1354
to
1379
Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian)  
C 1380 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) named "City of Toronto"
C

C
1381
to
1450
de Havilland   DH.6   Believed to be ordered from Canadian Aeroplanes, but order cancelled with end of war.  This is reported in Robertson, 1987 edition, not reported elsewhere.
C

C
1451
to
1455
Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) Delivered as ambulance.
C 1456 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) Not confirmed if actually built.
C 1457 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) To civil register as G-CAAB, on 22 April 1920, to McClelland and Lobb of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Crashed when it did not recover from an intentional spin at Saskatoon on 3 May 1920.  One injury, one fatality.
C 1458 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) Not confirmed if actually built.
C 1459 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) Not confirmed if actually built.
C 1460 Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) Construction confirmed by photograph.
C

C
1461
to
1500
Curtiss Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto JN JN-4(Canadian) Not confirmed if actually built.
C 1501 Avro Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto 504 504(Canadian) Delivered to RAF in Canada, at School of Aerial Fighting, Beamsville, Ontario, 1 October 1918.
C 1502 Avro Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto 504 504(Canadian) sold in US post WW1
C 1503 Avro Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto 504 504(Canadian) Not confirmed if actually built.
C 1504 Avro Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto 504 504(Canadian) Not confirmed if actually built.
C

C
1505
to
2000
Avro Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto 504 504 (Canadian) Probably cancelled at end of war.

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