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Designer

Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

name

 

 

company designation

company number

 

 

 

 

G-CYDA

Avro

 

504

504K/N

 

 

 

Ex RAF H2045.  Part of 1919 Imperial Gift.  Operated on floats.  Also reported as a 504L (conversion?).  Converted to 504N (date unknown).

 

first date: 1 February 1921

 

last date: 22 October 1928

 

Registration issued

 

Struck off, probably after being redesignated RCAF 13.

G-CYDB

de Havilland

Glendower

D.H.4

 

 

 

 

Ex RAF F2673.  Operated by No. 2 (Operations) Squadron at High River, Alta., 1924 (?).

 

first date: 1 February 1921

 

last date: 4 December 1924

 

Registration issued

 

struck off charge

G-CYDC

Curtiss

Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto

JN

JN-4

Canuck

 

 

Ex RAF (Canada) C240.  To Ministry of Militia at end of war, before being passed to Air Board.  Used at Camp Borden, Ontario.

 

first date: 5 May 1921

 

last date: 5 January 1923

 

Registration issued.

 

Struck off.

G-CYDD

Curtiss

Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto

JN

JN-4

Canuck

 

 

Ex RAF (Canada) C292.  To Ministry of Militia at end of war, before being passed to Air Board.  Used at Camp Borden, Ontario, where it was in a Category D accident in 1921.

 

first date: 5 May 1921

 

last date: 5 January 1923

 

Registration issued.

 

Struck off.

G-CYDE

Curtiss

Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto

JN

JN-4

Canuck

 

 

Ex RAF (Canada) C610.  To Ministry of Militia at end of war, before being passed to Air Board.  Registration probably issued in mid 1921.  Used at Camp Borden, Ontario, where it was in a Category A accident on 15 December 1920.

 

first date: 7 September 1920

 

last date: 8 March 1922

 

Passed to Air Board.

 

Struck off

G-CYDF

Curtiss

Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto

JN

JN-4

Canuck

 

 

Ex RAF (Canada) C826.  To Ministry of Militia at end of war, before being passed to Air Board.  Used at Camp Borden, Ontario.  Category C accident at Kingston, Ontario on 8 September 1921.

 

first date: 5 May 1921

 

last date: 15 January 1923

 

Registration issued.

 

Struck off

G-CYDG

Curtiss

Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto

JN

JN-4

Canuck

 

 

Ex RAF (Canada) C438.  To Ministry of Militia at end of war, before being passed to Air Board.  Used at Camp Borden, Ontario.

 

first date: 5 May 1921

 

last date: 15 January 1923

 

Registration issued

 

Struck off.

G-CYDH

Felixstowe

Short Brothers

F.3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ex RAF N4009.  Based at Victoria Lake, Manitoba.  Seen at Sioux Lookout, Ontario in early 1920s.

 

first date: 11 July 1921

 

last date: 11 January 1923

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

G-CYDI

Felixstowe

Short Brothers

F.3

 

 

 

 

Ex RAF N4010.  Part of 1919 Imperial Gift.  Used at Jericho Beach, Vancouver 1921.

 

first date: 13 April 1921

 

last date: 12 September 1923

 

Registration issued (reported as 30 May 1921 by Griffin)

 

Struck off.

G-CYDJ

Felixstowe

Short Brothers

F.3

 

 

 

 

Ex RAF N4011.  Part of 1919 Imperial Gift.  Reported as ex N4012 on registration paper work, in error.

 

first date: 13 April 1921

 

last date: 26 January 1923

 

Registration issued.  Also reported as 28 June 1921 by Griffin.

 

Struck off.

G-CYDK

de Havilland

Glendower

D.H.4

 

 

 

 

Part of Imperial Gift of 1919.   Ex RAF F2711.

 

first date: 19 April 1921

 

last date: 23 April 1922

 

Registration issued

 

struck off after crash near Waldemar (Ontario?).

G-CYDL

de Havilland

Glendower

D.H.4

D.H.4B

 

 

 

Ex RAF F2712.  Converted to Canadian D.H.4B photo survey configuration.  Operated by No. 2 (Operations) Squadron at High River, Alta., 1925 to 1927.

 

first date: 19 April 1921

 

last date: 30 November 1928

 

registration issued

 

Surviving D.H.4s struck off strength

G-CYDM

de Havilland

Glendowe

D.H.4

D.H.4B

 

 

 

Ex RAF F2706.  Converted in Canada to D.H.4B (may have been unofficial designation).  Rear seat faced forward, camera port in fuselage side.  Forestry patrols from High River, Alberta in 1921.

 

first date: 19 April 1921

 

last date: 30 November 1928

 

Taken on strength.

 

Surviving D.H.4s struck off.

G-CYDN

de Havilland

Glendower

D.H.4

D.H.4B

 

 

 

Ex RAF F2708.  Converted to Canadian D.H.4B photo survey configuration.  Operated by No. 2 (Operations) Squadron at High River, Alta., 1925.

 

first date: 16 March 1921

 

last date: 2 February 1925

 

registration issued

 

struck off strength

G-CYDO

de Havilland

Whitehead Aircraft Ltd., Richmond, Surrey

D.H.9

D.H.9a

 

 

 

Ex RAF, serial number E999.  Part of Imperial Gift.  Category D accident at Arthur, Ontario on 17 May 1921.

 

first date: 16 March 1921

 

last date: 23 September 1927

 

registration issued

 

struck off strength

G-CYDP

Bristol

 

Fighter

F.2B

 

 

 

Ex RAF F3518 (from Griffin).  Used at Camp Borden, Ontario.

 

first date: 19 April 1921

 

last date:

 

Registration issued.

 

 

G-CYDQ

Felixstowe

Short Brothers

F.3

 

 

 

 

Ex RAF N4014.  Part of 1919 Imperial Gift.

 

first date: 13 April 1921

 

last date: 13 April 1921

 

Inspected for Certificate of Airworthiness

 

Struck off, C. of A. never issued.

G-CYDR

Curtiss

 

HS

HS-2L

 

 

 

 

9332

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN A1991.  Used at Ottawa, Ontario.

 

first date: 28 May 1921

 

last date: 4 November 1921

 

registration issued.

 

Struck off

G-CYDS

Curtiss

 

HS

HS-2L

 

 

 

 

9327

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN A1986.  Certificate of Airworthiness never issued.

 

first date: 8 July 1921

 

last date: 8 August 1921

 

Inspected for Certificate of Airworthiness

 

Struck off, after catching fire during flight test at Vancouver BC

G-CYDT

Curtiss

 

HS

HS-2L

 

 

 

 

9331

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN A1990.  Used on both coasts.

 

first date: 23 July 1921

 

last date: 26 February 1924

 

Registration issued.

 

Struck off

G-CYDU

Curtiss

 

HS

HS-2L

 

 

 

Ex USN A1984. Operated by No. 1 (Operations) Squadron, Jericho Beach, BC 1925.  Category B accident, in BC, on 23 July 1925.

 

first date: 7 July 1921

 

last date: 10 September 1925

 

Registration issued.

 

Written off

G-CYDV

Curtiss

Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto

JN

JN-4

Canuck

 

 

Ex RAF (Canada) C228.  To Ministry of Militia at end of war, before being passed to Air Board.  Used at Camp Borden, Ontario.

 

first date: 5 May 1921

 

last date: 15 January 1923

 

Registration issued.

 

Struck off.

G-CYDW

Curtiss

Canadian Aeroplanes Limited, Toronto

JN

JN-4

Canuck

 

 

Ex RAF (Canada) C264.  To Ministry of Militia at end of war, before being passed to Air Board.  Used at Camp Borden, Ontario.

 

first date: 5 May 1921

 

last date: 15 January 1923

 

Registration issued.

 

Struck off.

G-CYDX

Curtiss

 

HS

HS-2L

 

 

 

 

459

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN A1993. Operated from Jericho Beach, 1921 and 1922.  Used for pilot training at Jericho Beach, 1923.  Still in use for fishery patrols on west coast and Fraser River in 1924.

 

first date: 27 June 1921

 

last date: 26 January 1924

 

Registration issued

 

Struck off

G-CYDY

Curtiss

 

HS

HS-2L

 

 

 

 

4131

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN A1992.  Operated on photo surveys from Roberval, Quebec, 1922.  Forced landing near there, on 10 August 1922.

 

first date: 19 July 1921

 

last date: 1 July 1928

 

Registration issued

 

Last surviving HS-2Ls struck off.

G-CYDZ

Sopwith

Rushton Proctor

Snipe

Snipe 7F.1

 

 

 

Ex RAF E7649.  Received from RAF at Washington, DC, not part of Imperial Gift. Used at Camp Borden in 1921.

 

first date: 11 February 1921

 

last date: 22 October 1923

 

Registration issued

 

Written off in crash

G-CYEA

Curtiss

 

HS

HS-2L

 

 

 

 

9360

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN A2019.  Category A accident at Vancouver, BC on 11 September 1922.

 

first date: 12 July 1921

 

last date: 9 April 1923

 

Registration issued

 

Struck off

G-CYEB

Curtiss

 

HS

HS-2L

 

 

 

 

950

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN A1994.   Operated by No. 1 (Operations) Squadron, Jericho Beach, BC 1925.

 

first date: 6 August 1921

 

last date: 10 September 1925

 

Registration issued

 

Struck off

G-CYEC

de Havilland

Glendower

D.H.4

D.H.4B

 

 

 

Ex RAF F2714.  Converted to Canadian D.H.4B photo survey configuration.  Operated by No. 2 (Operations) Squadron at High River, Alta., 1925 to 1927.

 

first date: 2 August 1921

 

last date: 2 November 1928

 

registration issued

 

struck off strength

G-CYED

Curtiss

 

HS

HS-2L

 

 

 

Ex USN A1985.  Used at Dartmouth, NS and Winnipeg, Manitoba.

 

first date: 27 September 1921

 

last date: 1 July 1928

 

Registration issued

 

Surviving HS-2Ls struck off

G-CYEE

Avro

Harland & Wolff Ltd., Belfast

504

504K

 

 

 

Ex RAF E361.  Part of 1919 Imperial Gift.  Operated as seaplane (in UK only?).

 

first date: 27 August 1921

 

last date: 11 July 1928

 

registration issued

 

struck off

G-CYEF

Curtiss

 

HS

HS-2L

 

 

 

Ex USN A1988.  Used on forestry patrols.

 

first date: 17 November 1921

 

last date: 10 August 1923

 

 

 

Struck off, after crashing at Victoria Beach, Manitoba on 26 June 1923.

G-CYEG

Avro

Harland & Wolff Ltd., Belfast

504

504K

 

 

 

Ex RAF H9729.  Part of 1919 Imperial Gift.  Ground instructional airframe from 1925.

 

first date: 26 September 1921

 

last date: 8 May 1929

 

Registration issued.

 

Struck off.

G-CYEH

Avro

Grahame-White Aviation Co. Ltd.

504

504K/504N

 

 

 

Ex RAF H9727.  Part of 1919 Imperial Gift.  Used for air mail trials at High River, Alberta, date unknown.  Operated as 504K at Camp Borden, Ont., in 1925.   Converted to 504N (date unknown).

 

first date: 27 October 1921

 

last date: 3 July 1930

 

Registration issued

 

Struck off, after being redesignated RCAF 54.

G-CYEI

Avro

Grahame-White Aviation Co. Ltd.

504

504K/504N

 

 

 

Ex RAF H9666.  Part of Imperial Gift of 1919. Converted to 504N, 29 June 1927.  This registration was used on replica built in 1967, now in National Aeronautical Collection.

 

first date: 27 October 1921

 

last date: c.1928

 

Registration issued.

 

Assigned new serial number, RCAF 4 (which see).

G-CYEJ

Curtiss

Gallaudet

HS

HS-2L

 

 

 

Ex USN A2223.  Category C accident at Perry Sound, Ontario in 1922.

 

first date: 23 May 1922

 

last date: 31 August 1926

 

Registration issued

 

Struck off

G-CYEK

Curtiss

 

HS

HS-2L

 

 

 

 

9363

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN A2022.

 

first date: 19 August 1922

 

last date: 21 September 1922

 

Registration issued

 

Written off after Category B crash at Roberval, PQ.

G-CYEL

Curtiss

 

HS

HS-2L

 

 

 

 

9328

 

 

 

 

 

Ex USN A1987.  Used by No. 4 (Operations) Squadron, Dartmouth, NS 1925.

 

first date: 2 September 1922

 

last date: 12 August 1925

 

Registration issued.

 

Written off in Category A crash at Dartmouth, NS.

G-CYEM

de Havilland

Glendower

D.H.4

 

 

 

 

Ex RAF F2707.  Part of Imperial Gift of 1919.  Operating from High River, Alberta at time of crash.

 

first date: 7 June 1922

 

last date: 1 August 1924

 

registration issued

 

struck off strength, after Category A accident on 28 July 1924

G-CYEN

Felixstowe

Short Brothers

F.3

 

 

 

 

Ex RAF N4015.  Part of 1919 Imperial Gift.  Used at Victoria Beach, Manitoba in 1922.  Crashed there, 8 September 1922, not repaired.

 

first date: 21 August 1922

 

last date: 29 September 1922

 

registration issued

 

struck off after crash

G-CYEO

Felixstowe

Phoenix Dynamo

F.3

 

 

 

 

Ex RAF N4181.  Registration issued on 29 August 1922.  Based at Victoria Beach, Manitoba.  Category A accident there on 8 September 1922.

 

first date: 13 April 1921

 

last date: 11 January 1923

 

Received in Canada (reported by Erye)

 

Struck off.

G-CYEP

Curtiss

 

H

H-16

 

 

 

Ex RAF N4905.  Part of 1919 Imperial Gift.  Used at Winnipeg, Manitoba in 1923.

 

first date: 2 February 1922

 

last date: 2 January 1924

 

Registration issued.

 

Struck off

G-CYEQ

Martinsyde

 

F.6

 

 

 

 

 

E.4.500

 

 

 

 

 

Purchased by Air Board, transferred to RCAF for testing at Camp Borden, Ontario.  Registration issued on 9 October 1922.

 

first date: 19 August 1922

 

last date: 4 November 1925

 

Transferred to RCAF for tests

 

Returned to manufacturer, later became G-EAPI.

G-CYES

Vickers

Vickers, UK

Viking

IV

 

 

 

 

28/CV7

 

 

 

 

 

Airframe shipped unflown from UK. RCAF supplied engines installed by Canadian Vickers.  Used by No. 3 (Operations) Squadron at Rockcliffe and Shirleys Bay, Ont., 1925.

 

first date: 15 June 1923

 

last date: 2 August 1925

 

First flight, in Canada.

 

Written off after crash.  Date also reported as 2 July 1925

G-CYET

Vickers

Vickers, UK

Viking

IV

 

 

 

 

27/CV8

 

 

 

 

 

Airframe shipped unflown from UK. RCAF supplied engines installed by Canadian Vickers.  Operated throughout Western Canada by No. 1 (Operations) Wing out of Winnipeg, Man. Surveyed northern Manitoba and Saskatchewan, including operations from Rabbit River, Sask.,  summer of 1924.

 

first date: 24 June 1923

 

last date: 11 July 1927

 

First flight, in Canada.

 

Hull broke up in flight near Hilbre,  Manitoba, 3 fatalities (2 RCAF and one civil servant surveyor).

G-CYEU

Vickers

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Viking

 

 

 

 

 

CV 1

 

 

 

 

 

First aircraft manufactured by Canadian Vickers.  Based at Victoria Beach, Manitoba.  Tested to destruction at Winnipeg about 1927, following several hull failures on RCAF Vikings.

 

first date: 25 July 1923

 

last date: 4 May 1931

 

Launching ceremony and first flight at Vickers Basin, Montreal.

 

Struck off

G-CYEV

Vickers

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Viking

IV

 

 

 

 

CV 2

 

 

 

 

 

Operated throughout Western Canada by No. 1 (Operations) Wing out of Winnipeg, Man.  Also used at Cormorant Lake.

 

first date: 15 September 1923

 

last date: 20 February 1931

 

Taken on charge

 

Struck off

G-CYEW

Vickers

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Viking

IV

 

 

 

 

CV3

 

 

 

 

 

Not struck off until 15 October 1926.

 

first date: 31 August 1923

 

last date: 31 July 1926

 

Taken on strength

 

Hull broke in 2 during takeoff at Victoria Beach, Man.

G-CYEX

Vickers

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Viking

IV

 

 

 

 

CV4

 

 

 

 

 

Operated throughout Western Canada by No. 1 (Operations) Wing out of Winnipeg, Man.   Seen at Victoria Beach, Manitoba, 28 May 1924.  At Cormorant Lake Sub-Base in 1925.

 

first date: 3 October 1923

 

last date: 15 November 1929

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, after Category A crash in Manitoba, on 25 August 1929.

G-CYEY

Vickers

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Viking

IV

 

 

 

 

CV5

 

 

 

 

 

Operated throughout Western Canada by No. 1 (Operations) Wing out of Victoria Beach, Winnipeg, Man.

 

first date: 17 October 1923

 

last date: 22 July 1926

 

Taken on strength

 

Dug in a float on landing at Kashabowie Lake, Ont., hull broke in 2.  Struck off 24 September 1926.

G-CYEZ

Vickers

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

Viking

IV

 

 

 

 

CV6

 

 

 

 

 

Operated throughout Western Canada by No. 1 (Operations) Wing out of Victoria Beach, Winnipeg, Man.  Seen at Lac du Bonnet sub-base.

 

first date: 9 November 1923

 

last date: 28 August 1930

 

Acceptance test flight

 

Struck off

G-CYFE

Avro

Hewlett & B

504

504K

 

 

 

Ex RAF H7462.  Part of 1919 Imperial Gift.  Used at Camp Borden.

 

first date: 16 May 1924

 

last date:

 

Registration issued.

 

 

G-CYFF

Avro

Grahame-White Aviation Co. Ltd.

504

504K

 

 

 

Ex RAF H9558.  Part of 1919 Imperial Gift.  Used at Camp Borden.

 

first date: 16 May 1924

 

last date: 3 February 1928

 

Registration issued.

 

Redesignated RCAF 15.

G-CYFG

Avro

Grahame-White Aviation Co. Ltd.

504

504K/504N

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ex RAF H9555.  Part of 1919 Imperial Gift.  Converted to 504N on 21 July 1927.  To US civil register as N8736R.  Acquired by National Museum, Ottawa, and restored to 504K configuration.

 

first date: 16 May 1924

 

last date: 30 May 1930

 

Registration issued.

 

Struckoff, after being redesignated RCAF 5.

G-CYFH

Avro

Grahame-White Aviation Co. Ltd.

504

504K/504N

 

 

 

Ex RAF H9722.  Part of 1919 Imperial Gift.  Converted to 504N on 3 August 1927.

 

first date: 16 May 1924

 

last date: 14 April 1930

 

Registration issued.

 

Struck off, after being redesignated RCAF 6.

G-CYFI

Avro

Sunbeam Motors

504

504K

 

 

 

Ex RAF H2047.  Part of 1919 Imperial Gift.

 

first date: 16 May 1924

 

last date: 13 November 1924

 

Registration issued.

 

To Technnical Stores, Camp Borden.  Final fate unknown.

G-CYFJ

Avro

Grahame-White Aviation Co. Ltd.

504

504K/504N

 

 

 

Ex RAF H9553.  Part of 1919 Imperial Gift.  Converted to 504N (date unknown).  Crashed at Camp Borden, Ontario on 13 January 1928.

 

first date: 6 June 1924

 

last date: 3 February 1928

 

Registration issued.

 

Struck off, after being redesignated RCAF 7.

G-CYFK

Avro

Grahame-White Aviation Co. Ltd.

504

504K

 

 

 

Ex RAF H9743.  Part of 1919 Imperial Gift.

 

first date: 17 April 1923

 

last date: 7 October 1926

 

Registration issued.

 

Struck off, after Category A crash at Richmond Hill, Ontario on 27 July 1926.

G-CYFL

Avro

Grahame-White Aviation Co. Ltd.

504

504K

 

 

 

Ex RAF H9735.  Part of 1919 Imperial Gift.   Operated from Camp Borden in original RAF kahki colours.  Crashed at Camp Borden 10 October 1924, repaired.  Redesignated 47 when converted to 504N.

 

first date: 17 April 1923

 

last date: 16 September 1930

 

Registration issued

 

Struck off, after being redesignated RCAF 47.

G-CYFM

Avro

Grahame-White Aviation Co. Ltd.

504

504K

 

 

 

Ex RAF H9631.  Part of 1919 Imperial Gift.  Crashed at Camp Borden on 2 July 1924.

 

first date: 18 April 1923

 

last date: 31 March 1926

 

Registration issued.

 

Struck off.

G-CYFN

Avro

Grahame-White Aviation Co. Ltd.

504

504K

 

 

 

Ex RAF H9632.  Part of 1919 Imperial Gift.  Used at Camp Borden, Ontario.

 

first date: 23 June 1924

 

last date: 8 January 1931

 

Registration issued

 

Struck off, after being redesignated RCAF 48.

G-CYFO

Avro

Grahame-White Aviation Co. Ltd.

504

504K

 

 

 

Ex RAF H9556.  Part of 1919 Imperial Gift.  Crashed at Camp Borden, 2 October 1924, may not have been repairable.

 

first date: 18 April 1923

 

last date: 31 March 1926

 

Registration issued.

 

Struck off.

G-CYFP

Sopwith

Boulton & Paul

Camel

Camel F.1

 

 

 

Ex RAF F6481.  Part of 1919 Emperial Gift. Used at Camp Borden, Ont., for training.  Reported there on 7 October 1924, may have been operating there previously with only RAF serial marked.

 

first date: 7 October 1924

 

last date: 18 October 1928

 

Registration issued.

 

Struck off.  Griffin gives date as 23 July 1927.

G-CYFQ

Sopwith

Boulton & Paul

Camel

Camel F.1

 

 

 

Ex RAF F6473.  Part of 1919 Emperial Gift. Used at Camp Borden, Ont., for training.

 

first date: 7 October 1924

 

last date: 18 October 1928

 

Taken on charge.  Registration issued on 17 November 1924, at Camp Borden.

 

Struck off.  Griffin reports date as 23 June 1927.

G-CYFR

Sopwith

Boulton & Paul

Camel

Camel F.1

 

 

 

Part of 1919 Emperial Gift. Used at Camp Borden, Ont., for training.

 

first date: 17 November 1924

 

last date: 23 June 1927

 

Registration issued, at Camp Borden.

 

Struck off

G-CYFS

Canadian Vickers

 

Vedette

I

 

 

 

 

CV 9

 

 

 

 

 

First Vedette prototype. First flight 4 November 1924, without military or civil registration, by F/O W. N. Plenderlieth, RAF. Originally had RR Falcon engine. Wolsley Viper engine installed by 22 November 1924. First flight with Wright J-4 engine 9 May 1925.   Used by No. 3 (Operations) Squadron at Rockcliffe and Shirleys Bay, Ont., 17 July 1925 to 1927.

 

first date: 17 July 1925

 

last date: 25 November 1927

 

delivered to RCAF

 

Struck off after crash at Torrance, Ont. In August 1927.

G-CYFT

Avro

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

552

552A

A.V.L.

 

 

 

CV10

 

 

 

 

 

Built as single seater. Delivered by rail to High Prairie, Alta., on 6 December 1924.  Taken on strength on 19 December 1924.  Operated by No. 2 (Operations) Squadron at High River, Alta., 1926 to 1927.

 

first date: 2 December 1924

 

last date: 29 November 1927

 

first flight, at Cartierville

 

Struck off

G-CYFU

Avro

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

552

552A

A.V.L.

 

 

 

CV11

 

 

 

 

 

Built as single seater.  Delivered to RCAF untested on 15 March 1925.  Operated by No. 2 (Operations) Squadron at High River, Alta., 1926 to February 1927. Transferred to Camp Borden as trainer.

 

first date: 11 March 1925

 

last date: 29 September 1928

 

Taken on strength

 

struck off, last airworthy 552A

G-CYFV

Avro

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

552

552A

A.V.L.

 

 

 

CV12

 

 

 

 

 

Built as single seater.  Delivered to RCAF untested on 15 March 1925.  Operated by No. 2 (Operations) Squadron at High River, Alta., 1926 to 1927.

 

first date: 11 March 1925

 

last date: 15 August 1928

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off

G-CYFW

Avro

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

552

552A

A.V.L.

 

 

 

CV13

 

 

 

 

 

Built as single seater.  Operated from High River, Alberta, probably by No. 2 Squadron.

 

first date: 30 March 1925

 

last date: 22 February 1928

 

Delivered to RCAF untested.

 

Struck off

G-CYFX

Avro

Canadian Vickers, Montreal

552

552A

A.V.L.

 

 

 

CV14

 

 

 

 

 

Built as single seater.    Operated by No. 2 (Operations) Squadron at High River, Alta., 1926 to 1927.

 

first date: 30 March 1925

 

last date: 28 May 1928

 

Delivered to RCAF untested.

 

Struck off

G-CYFY

Avro

Avro, Manchester

504

504N

 

 

 

 

R3/LY/10598

 

 

 

 

 

Purchased new from Avro?  Visited Toronto harbour on skis, January 1925.  Redesignated  8.

 

first date: 11 September 1924

 

last date: 22 October 1928

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, probably after being redesignated RCAF 8.

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Avro

Avro, Manchester

504

504N

 

 

 

 

R3/LY/10617

 

 

 

 

 

Purchased new from Avro?  Operated at Camp Borden, Ont., in 1925 and 1928.

 

first date: 14 October 1924

 

last date: 28 July 1930

 

Taken on strength

 

Struck off, probably after being redesignated RCAF 9.

 


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