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Designer

Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

name

 

company designation

company number

 

 

 

116746

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116A

CF5

 

CL-219-1A10

1046

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 June 1971 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14746, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to storage at CFB North Bay or CFB Trenton.  With 433e L'Escadre de Combat at CFB Bagotville, PQ in 1975.  With No. 434 Squadron at cold Lake late in 1975.  Served with No. 419 Squadron in 1979, 1982, 1983 and 1989.  Stored at CFB Trenton by September 1989.  In storage at Aircraft Maintenance Development Unit at CFD Mountain View by February 1995.  Being disassembled for spares at that time.  Some parts may have been used in aircraft seen in parking lot at Land Force Central Headquarters at Downsview in May 2007, with no visible serials.  Still there in 2009.  Reported destined for the Museum at Downsview, but had not been transferred there by the time the Museum shut down in 2012.

 

last date: 18 June 1998 - Struck off, transferred to Toronto Aerospace Museum

116747

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116A

CF5

 

CL-219-1A10

1047

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 April 1970 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14747, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to storage at CFB North Bay or CFB Trenton.  With 433e L'Escadre de Combat at CFB Bagotville, PQ when it visited Lossiemouth, UK in November 1975, still with this Squadron in 1982 and 1985.  With No. 419 Squadron at CFB Cold Lake, dates not known.  In storage at Aircraft Maintenance Development Unit at CFD Mountain View by September 1989, still there in February 1995.  Being disassembled for spares at that time.  Reported assigned to Canadian Air Land Sea Museum in Markham, Ontario.  Fuselage reported stored at Markham in 2000 and 2005, present location unclear.

 

last date: 24 March 1992 - Struck off

116748

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116A

CF5

 

CL-219-1A10

1048

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 April 1970 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14748, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to storage at CFB North Bay or CFB Trenton.  To Aerospace Engineering Test Establishment, CFB Cold Lake, Alberta in 1972.  With 433e L'Escadre de Combat at CFB Bagotville, PQ when it visited Prestwick, UK in June 1978.  With No. 434 Squadron Bagotville in 1983.  With No. 419 Squadron at Cold Lake in 1988 and 1990.  In storage at Aircraft Maintenance Development Unit at CFB Trenton by February 1995.  Being disassembled for spares at that time.  To Atlantic Canada Aviation Museum, Halifax International Airport, spring of 1998.  Repainted in 434 Squadron markings from 1980s.  On display at museum in 2009.

 

last date: 27 March 1998 - Struck off

116749

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116A

CF5

 

CL-219-1A10

1049

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 April 1970 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14749, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to storage at CFB North Bay or CFB Trenton.  With No. 434 Squadron when it took part in Open Challenge IV in September 1975, equipped with a photo nose.  Still with this unit in 1982, and when it took part in Red Flag in 1984.  With 433e L'Escadre de Combat in 1983.  With No. 419 Squadron at CFB Cold Lake in 1988.  Became instructional airframe A887 on 9 May 1988, used at Cold Lake.  Preserved, on display at Air Command Headquarters in Winnipeg, Manitoba by April 1995.

 

last date: 4 February 1993 - Struck off

116750

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116A

CF5

 

CL-219-1A10

1050

 

 

 

 

first date: 15 September 1970 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14750, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to CFB Cold Lake, Alberta.  With No. 434 Squadron at Cold Lake when it operated from UK in May 1971, including refuelling trials with an RAF Victor tanker.  Still with this Squadron when it took part in Red Flag exercise at Nellis AFB in 1981.  Also with 433e L'Escadre de Combat at CFB Bagotville in 1982 and 1984.  With No. 434 Squadron at Bagotville in 1987 and 1988.  Used by No. 419 Squadron, CFB Cold Lake in 1989.  In storage at Aircraft Maintenance Development Unit at CFB Trenton by May 1990, still there in February 1995.  Being disassembled for spares at that time.  At CFD Mountain View in June 1995.  Reported assigned to Canadian Air Land Sea Museum at Markham, Ontario.  Fuselage reported stored at Markham in 2000 and 2005, present location unclear.

 

last date: c.2000 - Transferred to Museum

116751

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116A

CF5

 

CL-219-1A10

1051

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 April 1970 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14751, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to storage at CFB North Bay or CFB Trenton.  With No. 434 Squadron, CFB Cold Lake when it visited Luke AFB in April 1977.  Carried squadron marking on tail, plus speed bird on intake.  With this unit in 1978, 1982, 1983 and 1985.  In storage at Aircraft Maintenance Development Unit at CFB Trenton by September 1989,still there in February 1995.  Seen in storage, inside Hanger 3 at CFD Mountain View, Ontario in October 2005.  Reported assigned to Canadian Air Land Sea Museum.  Stored outdoors at Markham, Ontario airport by July 2007.  Present location unclear.

 

last date: c.2005 - Transferred to Museum

116752

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116A

CF5

 

CL-219-1A10

1052

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 September 1970 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14752, re-marked before completion.  Never delivered.  Crashed on third flight on 16 June 1970, during company trials.  Pilot Capt. John Peter Felix, of No. 204 Canadian Forces Technical Services Detachment, never ejected, and was killed.  Oxygen starvation suspected, but never proved.  Taken on strength after crash for accounting purposes.

 

last date: 21 September 1970 - Struck off after crash, see comments

116753

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116A

CF5

 

CL-219-1A10

1053

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 July 1970 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14753, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to storage at CFB North Bay or CFB Trenton.  With No. 434 Squadron when it visited Prestwick, UK in September 1977 and California in 1983.  With No. 419 Squadron at CFB Cold Lake in 1989.  With No. 433 Squadron, dates not known.  In storage at Aircraft Maintenance Development Unit at CFB Trenton by February 1995.  Being disassembled for spares at that time.  Fuselage in storage at CFB Cold Lake, Alberta in May 2006.  Still there in 2009, stored for Cold Lake Museum.  Front fuselage reported in Cold Lake Museum, not sure if this is actually another aircraft.

 

last date: 24 March 1992 - Struck off

116754

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116A

CF5

 

CL-219-1A10

1054

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 April 1970 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14754, re-marked before completion.   Damaged during company trials in June 1970, repaired before final delivery.  Delivered direct to storage at CFB North Bay or CFB Trenton.   With No. 434 Squadron at CFB Cold Lake in 1976.  Used by Aerospace Engineering Test Establishment for rocket firing trials in 1979 and 1989.  With No. 419 Squadron in spring of 1990.  Received full Avionic Update Program modifications in early 1990s.  With No. 419 squadron at CFB Cold Lake, Alberta in February 1995, one of the last operational CF-5s.  Stored at CFB Trenton by June 1995.  Delivered to Botswana in October 1997.  Their serial OJ 7.  With Z28 Squadron at Thebephatshwa Air Base, near Molepolole, Botswana.

 

last date: 14 June 1996 - Sold to Botswana

116755

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116A

CF5

 

CL-219-1A10

1055

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 August 1970 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14755, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to storage at CFB North Bay or CFB Trenton.  Later to 433e L'Escadre de Combat, CFB Bagotville, PQ.  Was with No. 419 F(T) Squadron, CFB Cold Lake, Alberta when it crashed near Cold Lake on 7 June 1977.  Struck the ground at high speed during Air Combat Manoeuvring training, Capt. P.R. Challoner killed.

 

last date: 7 October 1977 - Struck off after crash, see comments

116756

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116A

CF5

 

CL-219-1A10

1056

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 October 1970 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14756, re-marked before completion.   Initial delivery to CFB Bagotville, PQ.  With 433e L'Escadre de Combat, CFB Bagotville, PQ when it visited Fairford, UK in May 1972.  Still with this Squadron when it crashed 12 May 1974 at CFB Cold Lake, Alberta, during Exercise Open Challenge II.  Pilot started run on wrong target at Jimmy Lake Range, and attempted steep corrective turn at low altitude when he noted his error.  Aircraft lost altitude, struck trees.  Pilot ejected with aircraft in steep nose up attitude, picked up by rescue helicopter.  Aircraft completely destroyed by post impact fire.

 

last date: 27 November 1974 - Struck off after crash, see comments

116757

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116A

CF5

 

CL-219-1A10

1057

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 April 1970 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14757, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to storage at CFB North Bay or CFB Trenton.  Later to No. 434 Squadron at CFB Cold Lake, carried squadron markings on tail, and speed bird on intake.  Took part in gun camp at CFB Portage, Manitoba in December 1974 while with this unit.  Stored at CFB Trenton by May 1989.  Preserved, on display at RCAF Memorial Museum at CFB Trenton, Ontario by April 1995.  On display at the Canadian Warplanes Heritage Museum in Hamilton by June 2000, believed to be on loan from RCAF Museum.  Still at Hamilton in 2010.

 

last date: 8 May 1989 - Struck off

116758

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116A

CF5

 

CL-219-1A10

1058

 

 

 

 

first date: 20 August 1970 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14758, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to storage at CFB North Bay or CFB Trenton.  With No. 419 Squadron at CFB Cold Lake in 1979.  With 433e L'Escadre de Combat, CFB Bagotville, PQ, dates not known.  Later to 434 Squadron, carried squadron markings on tail.  Used by Schooner Bluenose demo team in 1980s.  With No. 419 Squadron when it was seen at Teesside, UK and CFB Baden, Germany in April 1987.  In storage at Aircraft Maintenance Development Unit at CFB Trenton by September 1989, still there in February 1995.  Stored at CFD Mountain View, Ontario by June 1995.  Still there, inside Hanger 3, in October 2005.  Assigned to Canadian Air Land Sea Museum in Markham in November 2005.  Stored outdoors at Markham, Ontario airport by July 2007.

 

last date: c.2005 - Transferred to Museum

116759

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116A

CF5

 

CL-219-1A10

1059

 

 

 

 

first date: 15 September 1970 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14759, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to CFB Cold Lake, Alta.  With 433e L'Escadre de Combat, CFB Bagotville, PQ in `978 and 1981.  With No. 434 Squadron when it visited CFB Lahr, Germany in January 1983, and California later in 1983.  With No. 419 Squadron at CFB Cold Lake in 1990.  In storage at CFB Trenton in August 1991.  Back with No. 419 Squadron, in aggressor camouflage, in 1992.  Classified as Instructional Airframe 912B on 24 August 1993.  In use at Canadian Forces School of Aerospace Technology and Engineering, CFB Borden, Ontario in February 1995.  Parked outside of Museum at CFB Borden by May 2006, still there in October 2008.

 

last date:  - Still on strength?

116760

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116A

CF5

 

CL-219-1A10

1060

 

 

 

 

first date: 2 December 1970 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14760, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to storage at CFB North Bay or CFB Trenton.    Written off after crash on 2 May 1976, while being delivered from storage to No. 419 TF(T) Squadron at CFB Cold Lake, Alberta.  Major G. Kennedy ejected at 300 feet AGL.

 

last date: 22 April 1977 - Struck off after crash, see comments

116761

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116A

CF5

 

CL-219-1A10

1061

 

 

 

 

first date: 20 August 1970 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14761, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to storage at CFB North Bay or CFB Trenton.  Later to No. 419 F(T) Squadron, CFB Cold Lake, Alta.  With this unit when it crashed on 12 February 1979 near Cold Lake, after pilot ejected.  Landing gear inadvertently extended during a high G turn, resulting in major airframe damage.  Wreck still in use as training aid, number 116761B and later 733B from 23 April 1979.  Still in use 4 years after crash.  Identifiable remains of fuselage still in storage at CFB Cold Lake in May 2006.

 

last date: 18 October 1983 - Struck off

116762

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116A

CF5

 

CL-219-1A10

1062

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 December 1970 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14762, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to storage at CFB North Bay or CFB Trenton.  With No. 434 Squadron when it visited Fairford, UK in May 1972, and Eggebeck, Germany in June 1980.  To Nellis AFB, Nevada in December 1981 for Red Flag exercise.  Seen at CFB Trenton in May 1984.  Operated by Aerospace Engineering Test Establishment in August 1984.  Stored at CFB Trenton by 1987, and at CFD Mountain View by 1989.  Classified as Instructional Airframe 907B on 3 April 1993.  In use at Canadian Forces School of Aerospace Technology and Engineering, CFB Borden, Ontario for battlefield damage repair 907B, in March 1994.  In fire training area at Borden by May 2006, still marked 907B and "ABDR TRAINING AID".

 

last date:  - Still on strength?

116763

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116A

CF5

 

CL-219-1A10

1063

 

 

 

 

first date: 20 August 1970 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14763, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to storage at CFB North Bay or CFB Trenton.  With No. 419 Squadron at CFB Cold Lake, Alberta in 1979, 1982, 1983 and 1985.  Operated in aggressor camouflage, coded "63".  With No. 434 Squadron on 1988.  Back with 419 Squadron in May 1990.  Operated by Aerospace Engineering Test Establishment at Cold Lake in 1993 and 1994.  In storage at Aircraft Maintenance Development Unit at CFB Trenton by February 1995, still there in June 1996.  Assigned to National Aviation Museum when struck off, on display at Rockcliffe by May 2007.

 

last date: 29 September 1997 - Struck off

116764

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116A

CF5

 

CL-219-1A10

1064

 

 

 

 

first date: 20 August 1970 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14764, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to storage at CFB North Bay or CFB Trenton.  With No. 419 Squadron at CFB Cold Lake, Alberta in 1979, 1982 and 1983.  Received full Avionic Update Program modifications in early 1990s.  With No. 419 Squadron again in 1994.  Stored at Bristol Aerospace, at Winnipeg, by February 1995.  Delivered to Botswana October 1997.  Their serial OJ 8.

 

last date: 14 June 1996 - Sold to Botswana

116765

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116A

CF5

 

CL-219-1A10

1065

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 April 1970 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14765, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to storage at CFB North Bay or CFB Trenton.  With No. 419 Squadron at CFB Cold Lake, Alberta in 1979 and 1983.  With No. 434 Squadron, dates not known.  Received full Avionic Update Program modifications in early 1990s.  Still with 419 Squadron in February 1995, one of the last operational CF-5s.  Stored at Bristol Aerospace at Winnipeg by June 1997.  Delivered to Botswana in October 1997.  Their serial OJ 9.  With Z28 Squadron at Thebephatshwa Air Base, near Molepolole, Botswana in October 2002.

 

last date: 14 June 1996 - Sold to Botswana

116766

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116A

CF5

 

CL-219-1A10

1066

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 December 1970 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14766, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to storage at CFB North Bay or CFB Trenton.  With No. 434 Squadron at CFB Cold Lake, Alberta in 1972 and 1975.  Later to No. 419 Squadron at Cold Lake, with them in 1979 and 1985.  Stored at CFB Trenton in 1987 and 1991.  Classified as Instructional Airframe 908B on 3 April 1993.  In use at Canadian Forces School of Aerospace Technology and Engineering, CFB Borden, Ontario in March 1994, still there in 2001.  Still on Canadian Forces books in early 2012?

 

last date:  - Still on strength?

116767

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116A

CF5

 

CL-219-1A10

1067

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 January 1971 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14767, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to storage at CFB North Bay.  Never operated by Canadian Forces, apart from ferry flights.  Sold  to Venezuela, their serial 6719, delivered 11 February 1972.  Designated VF-5A.  With 36 Squadron when destroyed at Barquisimeto on 27 November 1992.  Possibly collision with 8707 (ex 116789), destroyed same day.

 

last date: 3 February 1972 - Struck off and sold

116768

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116A

CF5

 

CL-219-1A10

1068

 

 

 

 

first date: 20 August 1970 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14768, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to storage at CFB North Bay or CFB Trenton.  With 433e L'Escadre de Combat, CFB Bagotville, PQ in 1977 when it was seen at Prestwick, UK, and in 1984.  With No. 434 Squadron at CFB Chatham, NB in 1986.  With No. 419 Squadron at CFB Cold Lake in 1989.  In storage at CFB Trenton by 1989.  Received full Avionic Update Program modifications in early 1990s.  With No. 419 Squadron at CFB Cold Lake, Alberta in February 1995, one of the last operational CF-5s.  Seen in storage, inside Hanger 2 at CFD Mountain View, Ontario in October 2005.  At CFB Borden by June 2006, still there in October 2008.  Still on Canadian Forces books early 2012?

 

last date:  - Still on strength?

116769

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116A

CF5

 

CL-219-1A10

1069

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 December 1970 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14769, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to CFB Cold Lake, Alberta.  Used by No. 434 Squadron at CFB Cold Lake in 1976 and 1981.  Stored at CFB Trenton in 1982.  Reported back with No. 434 Squadron in 1989, not confirmed.  Used as instructional airframe A845 and 845B.  Preserved, at CFB Borden, Ontario by April 1995.  Mounted on a pole in front of Borden Officers Mess by 2006, still there in 2010.

 

last date: 24 October 1994 - Struck off

116770

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116A

CF5

 

CL-219-1A10

1070

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 December 1970 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14770, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to storage at CFB North Bay or CFB Trenton.  Crashed on 10 August 1977, while with 433e L'Escadre de Combat at CFB Bagotville, PQ.  Strike off date also reported as April 1978?

 

last date: 16 August 1977 - Struck off after crash, see comments

116771

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116A

CF5

 

CL-219-1A10

1071

 

 

 

 

first date: 20 August 1970 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14771, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to storage at CFB North Bay or CFB Trenton.  With No. 434 Squadron at CFB Cold Lake in 1976, when it visited Leeuwarden, Holland.  Still with No. 434 Squadron at CFB Bagotville, PQ in 1982.  Crashed 20 nautical miles north of Bagotville on 20 January 1983 while with this unit.  Lt. A.G. Paterson killed.

 

last date: 16 January 1984 - Struck off after crash, see comments

116772

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116A

CF5

 

CL-219-1A10

1072

 

 

 

 

first date: 20 August 1970 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14772, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to storage at CFB North Bay or CFB Trenton.  With No. 434 Squadron at Cold Lake when it was seen at Prestwick, UK in September 1977.  With 433e L'Escadre de Combat, CFB Bagotville, PQ when it visited Rygge, Norway in June 1978.  Still with this unit in 1986.  Stored at CFB Trenton by June 1990.  In storage at Aircraft Maintenance Development Unit at CFD Mountain View by February 1995.  Being disassembled for spares at that time.  Reported assigned to Memorial Military Museum.

 

last date: 18 June 1998 - Struck off

116773

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116A

CF5

 

CL-219-1A10

1073

 

 

 

 

first date: 20 August 1970 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14773, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to storage at CFB Trenton.  Delivered to Venezuela as 7200 on 12 June 1972, their serial 6200, never operated by CAF.  Designated VF-5A.  With No. 36 Squadron in 1990.  Damaged at Barquisimeto  on 27 November 1992, probably never repaired.  Reported in a Museum at Maracay in 1998.

 

last date: 26 May 1972 - Struck off, later sold

116774

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116A

CF5

 

CL-219-1A10

1074

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 March 1971 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14774, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to storage at CFB North Bay.  To Venezuela, their serial 6539, never operated by CAF.  Left CFB Trenton, in Venezuelan markings, 11 February 1972.  Also reported as delivered on 12 April 1974?  Designated VF-5A.  Fatal crash in Venezuela 26 September 1979.

 

last date: 3 February 1972 - Struck off and sold

116775

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116A

CF5

 

CL-219-1A10

1075

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 June 1971 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14775, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to storage at CFB Trenton.  To Venezuela, their serial 9124, on 13 April 1972, never operated by CAF.  Delivered on 11 February 1972.  Designated VF-5A.  Based at Porlamar in 1990.  To Singapore for upgrades in early 1990s, redesignated VF-5Au.  With 36 Squadron in 1996.  With 12 Wing at Porlamar in 1998.

 

last date: 29 March 1972 - Struck off and sold

116776

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116A

CF5

 

CL-219-1A10

1076

 

 

 

 

first date: 20 January 1971 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14776, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to storage at CFB North Bay.  Sold to Venezuela, their serial 6323, never operated by CAF.  Delivered on 12 June 1972.  Designated VF-5A.  Crashed after mid air with 2985 (ex CAF116827) on 2 March 1976.

 

last date: 12 June 1972 - Struck off and sold

116777

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116A

CF5

 

CL-219-1A10

1077

 

 

 

 

first date: 13 January 1971 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14777, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to storage at CFB North Bay.  Sold to Venezuela, their serial 6018, never operated by CAF.  Delivered on 12/13 April 1972.  With 36 Squadron in 1990 and 1992.  To Singapore for upgrades in 1993, redesignated VF-5Au.  With 12 Wing in 1998 and 2008.  Reported stored at Barquisimeto in 2009.

 

last date: 29 March 1972 - Struck off and sold

116778

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116A

CF5

 

CL-219-1A10

1078

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 January 1971 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14778, re-marked before completion. Delivered direct to storage at CFB North Bay.  Sold to Venezuela as 5276, never operated by CAF.  Delivered on 13 April 1972.  Designated VF-5A in Venezuelan service.  With 36 Squadron in 1990 and 1992.  To Singapore for upgrades in 1993, redesignated VF-5Au.  With 12 Wing in 1998 and 2002.

 

last date: 29 March 1972 - Struck off and sold

116779

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116A

CF5

 

CL-219-1A10

1079

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 January 1971 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14779, re-marked before completion. Delivered direct to storage at CFB North Bay.  Sold  to Venezuela, their serial 3318, never operated by CAF.  Delivered on 12 June 1972.  Designated VF-5A in Venezuelan service.  Operated by 36 Squadron in 1990 and 1992.  To Singapore for upgrades in 1993, redesignated VF-5Au.  Still in use in 1998 and 2009.

 

last date: 26 May 1972 - Struck off and sold

116780

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116A

CF5

 

CL-219-1A10

1080

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 January 1971 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14780, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to storage at CFB North Bay.  Sold to Venezuela, their serial 3274, never operated by CAF.  Delivered on 13 April 1972.  Designated VF-5A in Venezuelan service.  Operated by 36 Squadron in 1992.  To Singapore for upgrades in 1993, redesignated VF-5Au.  With 12 Wing in 1998 and 2010.

 

last date: 29 March 1972 - Struck off and sold

116781

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116A

CF5

 

CL-219-1A10

1081

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 January 1971 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14781, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to storage at CFB North Bay.  Sold to Venezuela, their serial 2950, never operated by CAF.  Delivered on 12/13 April 1972.  Crashed in Venezuela on 1 October 1974.

 

last date: 29 March 1972 - Struck off and sold

116782

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116A

CF5

 

CL-219-1A10

1082

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 February 1971 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14782, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to storage at CFB North Bay.  Sold to Venezuela, their serial 9538, never operated by CAF.  Delivered on 13 April 1972.  Designated VF-5A.  With 36 Squadron in 1990 and 1992.  To Singapore for upgrades in 1993, redesignated VF-5Au.  With 12 Wing in 2003.

 

last date: 29 March 1972 - Struck off and sold

116783

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116A

CF5

 

CL-219-1A10

1083

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 February 1971 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14783, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to storage at CFB North Bay.  Sold to Venezuela, their serial 9456, never operated by CAF.  Delivered on 13 April 1972 (also reported as 11 February 1972?).  With 36 Squadron in 1990 and 1992.  To Singapore for upgrades in 1993, redesignated VF-5Au.  With 36 Squadron in 2001.  It appears that the tail section of this aircraft was fitted to other frames in the early 2000s, without the serial being changed.  This aircraft (or maybe parts of it) still in service in 2009.

 

last date: 29 March 1972 - Struck off and sold

116784

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116A

CF5

 

CL-219-1A10

1084

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 February 1971 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14784, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to CFB Cold Lake, Alberta.  With No. 419 Squadron at CFB Cold Lake in 1979.  With 433e L'Escadre de Combat, CFB Bagotville, PQ in 1980s.  Received structural upgrades in 1989.  Originally scheduled for Avionics Upgrade Program, but did not receive modifications.  May have been updated prior to delivery to Botswana?  With No. 434 Squadron in 1984.  Back with No. 419 Squadron, CFB Cold Lake, in 1994 and early 1995, one of the last operational CF-5s.  In storage at CFB Trenton by September 1995.  Delivered to Botswana in October 1997.  Their serial OJ 10.

 

last date: c.1996 - Sold to Botswana

116785

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116A

CF5

 

CL-219-1A10

1085

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 February 1971 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14785, re-marked before completion.  Initial delivery to CFB Bagotville, PQ.  With 433e L'Escadre de Combat at that base in 1976 and 1986.  With No. 434 Squadron in 1987.  Stored at CFB Trenton by May 1988.  Withdrawn from use on 8 May 1989.  Classified as Instructional Airframe 909B on 3 April 1993.  In use at Canadian Forces School of Aerospace Technology and Engineering, CFB Borden, Ontario in March 1994.  Seen at the Radiation Safety Training Area in 2006, still there in October 2008.  Stored in the fire training area at Borden by 2011.

 

last date:  - Still on strength?

116786

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116A

CF5

 

CL-219-1A10

1086

 

 

 

 

first date: 24 March 1971 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14786, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to storage at CFB North Bay.  Sold to Venezuela, their serial 9348, never operated by CAF.  Delivered on 13 April 1972 (also reported as 7 June 1972?).  Designated VF-5A.  With 36 Squadron in 1990 and 1992.  To Singapore for upgrades in 1993, redesignated as VF-5Au.  With 12 Wing at Barquisimeto in 1998.  Crashed in Venezuela, 21 May 2000.

 

last date: 29 March 1972 - Struck off and sold

116787

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116A

CF5

 

CL-219-1A10

1087

 

 

 

 

first date: 15 June 1971 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14787, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to storage at CFB North Bay.  Sold to Venezuela, their serial 8792, never operated by CAF.  Delivered on 12 June 1972.  With 36 Squadron in 1990.  Reported damaged at Barquisimeto late 2000.  Some parts still stored at Barquisimeto in 2001, along with parts from 9456 (ex CAF 116783).

 

last date: 26 May 1972 - Struck off and sold

116788

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116A

CF5

 

CL-219-1A10

1088

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 April 1971 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14788, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to storage at CFB North Bay.  Sold to Venezuela, their serial 9215, never operated by CAF.  Delivered on 7 (or 12?) June 1972.  Redesignated VF-5A.  Damaged at Barquisimeto on 27 November 1992, apparently not repaired.  Fuselage stored at Palo Negro in 2002.

 

last date: 26 May 1972 - Struck off and sold

116789

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116A

CF5

 

CL-219-1A10

1089

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 August 1971 - First flight, at Cartierville

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14789, re-marked before completion. Last CF-116A built, and last delivered to CAF. Delivered direct to storage at CFB North Bay, Ontario, 21 September 1971, taken on strength that day.  Never operated by CAF.  To Venezuela, their serial 8707, delivered on 12 June 1972.  With 36 Squadron in 1990.  Destroyed at Barquisimeto on 27 November 1992.  Possibly collision with 6719 (ex 116767), destroyed same day.

 

last date: 26 May 1972 - Struck off and sold


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