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Manufacturer

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116801

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116D

CF5 Dual

 

CL-219-1A17

2001

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 August 1968 - First flight, at Cartierville, PQ., by Bill Longhurst and Henry Chouteau

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14801, re-marked before completion.  First Canadian built 2 seat F-5, first Canadian built F-5 to have first flight in Canada. Taken on strength on 3 October 1968.  Delivered to Aerospace Engineering Test Establishment, CFB Uplands, Ontario on 19 Dec 1968.   Moved to CFB Cold Lake, Alberta, September 1971.  Used for towed target trials at Cold Lake.  With AETE in 1982, with No. 419 Squadron in 1983.  Received full Avionic Update Program modifications in early 1990s.  Still with AETE in 1994.  In storage at Bristol Aerospace in Winnipeg, February 1995, with 2559 flying hours reported.  Delivered to Botswana on 18 September 1996 by Bristol Aerospace, on board an AN124 freighter.  Botswanian serial number OJ21.

 

last date: 14 June 1996 - Sold to Botswana

116802

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116D

CF5 Dual

 

CL-219-1A17

2002

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 October 1968 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14802, re-marked before completion.  First production delivery to CAF, when delivered to CFB Cold Lake, Alberta, on 5 November 1968.  Used by No. 434 Squadron at Cold Lake.  Later to No. 419 Squadron, CFB Cold Lake by 1985.  With 433e L'Escadre de Combat at CFB Bagotville, dates not known.  Became instructional airframe A772 on 16 March 1979.  Received full Avionic Update Program modifications in early 1990s.  Back with No. 419 Squadron in 1993.  In storage at Bristol Aerospace in Winnipeg, February 1995.  Delivered to Botswana on 18 September 1996 (or 1997?).  Their serial OJ 22.  Still in use in 2004.

 

last date: 14 June 1996 - Sold to Botswana

116803

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116D

CF5 Dual

 

CL-219-1A17

2003

 

 

 

 

first date: 3 December 1968 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14803, re-marked before completion. Used for company trials at Edwards AFB.  Delivered direct to CFB Cold Lake, Alta. after these trials.  With No. 434 Squadron at Cold Lake.  Later to storage, then  to Venezuela as 1269.  Delivered on 11 February 1972.  Operated by 36 Squadron.  Reported written off in 1990.

 

last date: 3 February 1972 - Struck off and sold

116804

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116D

CF5 Dual

 

CL-219-1A17

2004

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 December 1968 - Takne on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14804, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to CFB Cold Lake, Alberta to No. 434 (OT) Squadron.  Crashed on 3 March 1969, the first CF-5 loss.  Crew ejected safely after no success relighting after dual compressor stalls.  Aircraft landed upright in snow south of Beacon Hill, Saskatchewan (about 15 miles east of Cold Lake), but badly damaged.  Fuselage reported in use at Bristol Aerospace at Winnipeg in 1989, as mock up for the avionics upgrade program.

 

last date: 14 August 1969 - Struck off after crash, see comments

116805

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116D

CF5 Dual

 

CL-219-1A17

2005

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 December 1968 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14805, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to CFB Cold Lake, Alta.  With No. 419 Squadron at Cold Lake in 1977 and 1989.  Operated in aggressor markings, coded "05".  With No. 433 and 434 Squadrons, dates not known.  Received full Avionic Update Program modifications in early 1990s.  Back with No. 419 Squadron in 1994.  Seen in storage, inside Hanger 2 at CFD Mountain View, Ontario in October 2005.  Still at Mountain View in July 2007.  Registered as N805FF to Freedom Fighters 2 LLC of Amherst, New Hampshire in November 2007.  Owned by Dash One LLC of Wilmington, Delaware by January 2008.  Reported sold to Aero Vision International of Muskegon, Michigan, as N805FF, had left Mountain View by late 2008.  Registered to Lewis Fighter Fleet of San Antonio, Texas in December 2010, still as N805FF.

 

last date: c.2007 - Struck off, sold

116806

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116D

CF5 Dual

 

CL-219-1A17

2006

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 December 1968 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14806, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to CFB Cold Lake, Alberta.  With No. 434 Squadron at Cold Lake in 1975 and 1976.  With No. 419 Squadron at Cold Lake in 1978 and 1985.  In aggressor marks 1978.  In storage at Aircraft Maintenance Development Unit at CFB Trenton by September 1987, still there in February 1995.  Stored at Mountain View in June 1995.  Reported scrapped by May 2003.

 

last date: c.2003 - Scrapped

116807

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116D

CF5 Dual

 

CL-219-1A17

2007

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 December 1968 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14807, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to CFB Cold Lake, Alberta.  With No. 419 Squadron at Cold Lake in aggressor markings, coded "07".  With No. 434 Squadron at Cold Lake in 1979.  Used in late 1970s by "Rut Zulu" demonstration team.  Stored at CFB Trenton by September 1987.  Received full Avionic Update Program modifications in early 1990s.  Still with No. 419 Squadron, CFB Cold Lake, in early 1995, one of the last operational CF-5s.  Reported stored at CFB Trenton by June 1995, still there in October 2005.  Still there January 2006, on the AETSS ramp.  Stored inside, disassembled, at CFD Mountain View by September 2007.  Still there in October and November  2008, inside hanger.  Reported as sold to Aero Vision in USA, but still at Mountain View in June 2010.  Reported moved from Mountain View by 27 June 2011.

 

last date:  - Still on strength?

116808

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116D

CF5 Dual

 

CL-219-1A17

2008

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 February 1969 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14808, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to CFB Cold Lake, Alberta.  Later sold To Venezuela as 2327.  Left CFB Trenton, Ont., in Venezuelan markings, on 11 February 1972.  Reported crashed in Venezuela in 1990.

 

last date: 3 February 1972 - Transferred to Venezuela

116809

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116D

CF5 Dual

 

CL-219-1A17

2009

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 December 1968 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14809, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to CFB Cold Lake, Alberta for use by No. 419 Squadron.  Operated in aggressor markings, coded "09".  Still with this Squadron in 1984.  Stored at CFB Trenton by September 1987.  Received structural upgrade late 1980s.  Back with No. 419 Squadron by June 1989, still there in 1993.  In storage at Aircraft Maintenance Development Unit at CFB Trenton by April 1994, still there in February 1995.  Seen in storage, inside Hanger 1 at CFD Mountain View, Ontario in October 2005.  Reported on display at Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps Museum, Montreal.

 

last date:  - Still on strength?

116810

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116D

CF5 Dual

 

CL-219-1A17

2010

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 December 1968 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14810, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to CFB Cold Lake, Alberta.  Operated by Aerospace Engineering Test Establishment at Cold Lake in 1979 and 1987.  With No. 419 Squadron at cold Lake in 1988.  Received structural upgrade late 1980s, back with 419 Squadron in 1990 and 1993.  In storage at Aircraft Maintenance Development Unit at CFB Trenton by February 1995.  Stored at Mountain View in June 1995, still there in September 2001.  Delivered to Canadian Air Land Sea Museum in August 2002.  Stored outdoors at Markham, Ontario airport by July 2007.  Inside museum there by September 2007.  Seen outdoors at Markham in March 2008.

 

last date: c.2002 - Transferred to Museum

116811

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116D

CF5 Dual

 

CL-219-1A17

2011

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 December 1968 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14811, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to CFB Cold Lake, Alberta.  Used by No. 1 Canadian Forces Flight Training School and No. 419 Squadron at Cold Lake.  Lead aircraft in 1974 demo team "the Cobras".  In long term storage at CFB Trenton by September 1982, still there in September 1983.  Back with No. 419 Squadron in 1990 in aggressor colours, and in 1993.  Received full Avionic Update Program modifications in early 1990s.  In storage at Bristol Aerospace in Winnipeg, February 1995.  Reported at Cold Lake in 2000, not confirmed.  Delivered to Botswana in June 2000.  Their serial OJ 24 or OJ 25.

 

last date: c.2000 - Sold to Botswana

116812

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116D

CF5 Dual

 

CL-219-1A17

2012

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 December 1968 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14812, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to CFB Cold Lake, Alberta for use by No. 419 Squadron.  Used in 1974 demo team "the Cobras".  In aggressor markings by 1990, coded "12".  Received full Avionic Update Program modifications in early 1990s.  Back with No. 419 Squadron in 1993.  Reported operated by Aerospace Engineering Test Establishment in 1994.  Still with No. 419 Squadron in early 1995, one of the last operational CF-5s.  Stored at CFB Trenton by June 1995.  Moved to Mountain View by 1997.  Seen in storage, outdoors at CFD Mountain View, Ontario in October 2005.  Still stored outside there in September 2007, wrapped in plastic.  Still outside, wrapped in foil, by August 2008.  Still there in November 2008.  Reported as sold to Aero Vision in USA, but still at Mountain View in June 2010 and October 2010.  Reported left Mountain View on 13 July 2011.  Seen in storage at Red Eagle Avionics, Wilmington, Delaware in October 2011.

 

last date: c.2011 - Sold, to civil register

116813

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116D

CF5 Dual

 

CL-219-1A17

2013

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 December 1968 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14813, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to CFB Cold Lake, Alberta.  On static display at CFB Namao on Armed Forces Day, 1969.  May have been first public display of type.  Operated by 433e L'Escadre de Combat, CFB Bagotville, PQ., in aluminum paint, by 1974.  Also operated by 434 Squadron.  Received structural upgrade late 1980s.  With No. 419 Squadron at Cold Lake in 1990 and 1993.  In storage at Aircraft Maintenance Development Unit at CFB Trenton by February 1995.  Seen in storage, inside Hanger 3 at CFD Mountain View, Ontario in October 2005.  Nose section in use as recruiting aid by 2007, still in aggressor markings.  Reportedly owned by Public Affairs Exhibits.

 

last date: c.2006 - Remains to Public Affairs

116814

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116D

CF5 Dual

 

CL-219-1A17

2014

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 December 1968 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14814, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to CFB Cold Lake, Alberta for use by No. 419 Squadron.  Still with this Squadron in 1979.  Received structural upgrade late 1980s.  Back with 419 Squadron in 1993.  In storage at Aircraft Maintenance Development Unit at CFB Trenton by February 1995.  Moved to Mountain View by 1997.  Fuselage stored outside at CFD Mountain View in summer of 2004.  Seen in storage, inside Hanger 3 at CFD Mountain View, Ontario in October 2005.  Later on display at St. Jeans, PQ.

 

last date:  - Still on strength?

116815

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116D

CF5 Dual

 

CL-219-1A17

2015

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 December 1968 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14815, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to CFB Cold Lake, Alberta for use by No. 419 Squadron.  Still with this Squadron in178, in aggressor markings, coded "15".  Received structural upgrade late 1980s.  Back with 419 Squadron in 1993.  In storage at Aircraft Maintenance Development Unit at CFB Trenton by February 1995.  On static display at Trenton in June 1996, marked "Pontiac built for flyers".  Reported still stored at CFB Trenton in October 2005.  Still there January 2006, on the AETSS ramp.  Seen at Wetaskawin, Alberta in October 2006, probably en route to Reynolds Museum.

 

last date: c.2006 - transferred to Museum

116816

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116D

CF5 Dual

 

CL-219-1A17

2016

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 December 1968 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14816, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to CFB Cold Lake, Alberta for use by No. 434 Squadron.  With No. 419 Squadron by 1979, in aggressor markings, coded "16".  Written off after crash 105 miles NE of Cold Lake on 7 March 1983, while with No. 419 TF(T) Squadron.  Hit a frozen lake during low altitude turn, killing Capt. T.A. McKenzie.

 

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

116817

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116D

CF5 Dual

 

CL-219-1A17

2017

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 December 1968 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14817, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to CFB Cold Lake, Alberta for use by No. 419 Squadron, in aluminum paint finish.  With this unit when it crashed on 22 December 1983, left runway while landing at Westover AFB, Mass.  Reported as landing gear collapse.  Wreckage reported at CFD Mountain View in 1986.  Wreckage stored at Aircraft Maintenance Development Unit at CFB Trenton by March 1994.

 

last date: 23 February 1984 - Struck off after crash, see comments

116818

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116D

CF5 Dual

 

CL-219-1A17

2018

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 August 1969 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14818, re-marked before completion.  Initial delivery to CFB Bagotville, PQ for use by 433e L'Escadre de Combat.  Later to No. 434 Squadron.  With No. 419 Squadron at CFB Cold Lake, Alberta in 1979, 1982 and 1983.  Back with 434 Squadron in 1988.  Received full Avionic Update Program modifications in early 1990s.  Still with No. 419 Squadron, CFB Cold Lake, in early 1995, one of the last operational CF-5s.  Stored at CFB Trenton by June 1995.  Seen in storage, outdoors at CFD Mountain View, Ontario in October 2005.  Still stored outside, wrapped in plastic, in September 2007.  Still outside, wrapped in foil, by August 2008.  Still stored outside at Mountain View in November 2008.  Reported as sold to Aero Vision in USA, but still at Mountain View in June 2010 and October 2010.  Left Mountain View on 28 July 2011.  Seen in storage at Red Eagle Avionics, Wilmington, Delaware in October 2011.

 

last date: c.2011 - Struck off, sold

116819

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116D

CF5 Dual

 

CL-219-1A17

2019

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 December 1968 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14819, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to CFB Cold Lake, Alberta.  With No. 419 TF(T) Squadron at Cold Lake, in aggressor markings. Used in mid 1970s by "Rut Zulu" demonstration team.  With No. 434 Squadron in 1979.  Received structural upgrade late 1980s.  With 419 Squadron when it crashed at Cold Lake Weapons Range on 10 January 1992.  Struck the ground in a low level turn, killing Capt. J.D. Tait and Capt. R.G. Lloyd.  Last Canadian Forces CF-5 loss.

 

last date: 1 December 1993 - Struck off after crash, see comments

116820

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116D

CF5 Dual

 

CL-219-1A17

2020

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 June 1969 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14820, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to CFB Cold Lake, Alberta.  With No. 419 Squadron, and Aerospace Engineering Test Establishment in early 1973, at Cold Lake.  Used by AETE to test drag chutes made by Irvin Parachutes.  Still with AETE in 1979.  with 419 Squadron by 1984.  Received full Avionic Update Program modifications in early 1990s.  With No. 419 Squadron, CFB Cold Lake, in early 1995, one of the last operational CF-5s.  Stored at CFB Trenton by June 1995.  Stored at CFD Mountain View, Ontario by 1997.  Seen in storage, outdoors at Mountain View in October 2005.  Still stored outside, wrapped in plastic, in September 2007.  Sold  to Aero Vision International of Muskegon, Michigan, as N511BZ, left Mountain View on 30 January 2007.  Registered as N511BZ to Freedom Fighter Corp. of Cheektowaga, New York in February 2009.

 

last date: c.2007 - Struck off, sold

116821

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116D

CF5 Dual

 

CL-219-1A17

2021

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 December 1968 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14821, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to CFB Cold Lake, Alberta.  With No. 434 Squadron in 1974, 1982 and 1983.  Received full Avionic Update Program modifications in early 1990s.  With No. 419 Squadron, CFB Cold Lake, in early 1995, one of the last operational CF-5s.  Still in use at Cold Lake as late as June 1995.  Stored at CFB Trenton by September 1995.  Seen in storage, outdoors at CFD Mountain View, Ontario in June 2000, still there in October 2005.  Still stored outside, wrapped in plastic, in September 2007.  Sold by June 2008, when it was registered as N512BZ to Aerovision LLC of Rochester, NY.  Reported sold to Aero Vision International of Muskegon, Michigan, as N512BZ, left Mountain View on 18 February 2008.  Registered as N512BZ to Freedom Fighter Corp. of Cheektowaga, New York in February 2009.

 

last date: c.2008 - Struck off, sold

116822

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116D

CF5 Dual

 

CL-219-1A17

2022

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 August 1969 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14822, re-marked before completion.  Initial delivery to 443e L'Escadre de Combat, CFB Bagotville, PQ, on 25 August 1969. First two seater and first CF-116 with this unit.  With No. 434 Squadron by 1979.  Visited Shearwater, NS for air show in September 1982, in No. 434 markings.  At CFB Bagotville with 434 Squadron in 1986.  With No. 419 Squadron at CFB Cold Lake in 1990.  In storage at Aircraft Maintenance Development Unit at CFB Trenton by July 1991, still there in February 1995.  At Mountain View in 2001, partly disassembled.  Reported scrapped by May 2003

 

last date: c.2003 - Struck off, scrapped

116823

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116D

CF5 Dual

 

CL-219-1A17

2023

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 December 1968 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14823, re-marked before completion. Delivered direct to CFB Cold Lake, Alberta for use by No.  419 Squadron.  Used in 1974 demo team "the Cobras".  In aggressor markings by 1978, coded "23".  Used in late 1970s by "Rut Zulu" demonstration team.  Received structural upgrade late 1980s.  Received full Avionic Update Program modifications in early 1990s.  Still with No. 419 Squadron, CFB Cold Lake, in early 1995, one of the last operational CF-5s.  Stored at CFB Trenton by June 1995.  Seen in storage, outdoors at CFD Mountain View, Ontario in June 1997, still there in October 2005.  Still stored outside, wrapped in plastic, in September 2007.  Sold to AeroVision, left Mountain View on 18 February 2008.  To US civil register as N105BD in June 2010, this registration cancelled in May 2011.  Re-registered as N823MA in June 2011.

 

last date: c.2008 - Struck off, sold

116824

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116D

CF5 Dual

 

CL-219-1A17

2024

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 August 1969 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14824, re-marked before completion.  Delivered direct to CFB Cold Lake, Alberta.  With No. 434 Squadron at Cold Lake in 1974.  With No. 419 Squadron at Cold Lake, in aggressor markings, by 1978. Used in mid 1970s by "Rut Zulu" demonstration team.  Received full Avionic Update Program modifications in early 1990s.  Still with No. 419 Squadron, CFB Cold Lake, in early 1995, one of the last operational CF-5s.  Stored at CFB Trenton by June 1995.  Seen in storage, outdoors at CFD Mountain View, Ontario in June 1997, still there in October 2005.  Still stored outside, wrapped in plastic, in September 2007.  Still stored outside at Mountain View in November 2008.  Reported as sold to Aero Vision in USA, but still at Mountain View in June 2010.  Left Mountain View on 11 July 2011.  Registered as N824LG in February 2012, to Logix Global Inc. of Lewis, Delaware.

 

last date: c.2011 - Struck off, sold

116825

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116D

CF5 Dual

 

CL-219-1A17

2025

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 September 1969 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14825, re-marked before completion.   Initial delivery to CFB Bagotville, PQ.  Operated by 433e L'Escadre de Combat, CFB Bagotville, PQ, in aluminum paint in 1972 and 1984.  With No. 419 Squadron at CFB Cold Lake by 1986.  On display at London, Ontario air show in June 1992 and June 1994, in 419 Squadron markings.  In storage at Aircraft Maintenance Development Unit at CFB Trenton by February 1995. Stored at Mountain View in 1997 and 2000.  Reported candidate for Museum transfer, then sold to Grecoair in 1997, but this deal apparently fell through.  Present location and ownership not clear.

 

last date: 17 October 2000 - Struck off

116826

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116D

CF5 Dual

 

CL-219-1A17

2026

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 August 1969 - Taken on strength

 

Originally ordered as RCAF 14826, re-marked before completion.   Initial delivery to CFB Bagotville, PQ, on 15 October 1969.   Last of the original two seaters delivered to CAF.  With No. 434 Squadron in 1975.  With No. 419 Squadron at CFB Cold Lake,  Alberta in 1978 and 1993.  In storage at Aircraft Maintenance Development Unit at CFB Trenton by February 1995.  Stored at CFD Mountain View by June 1997, still there in May 2002.  To Canadian Air Land Sea Museum in August 2002.  Stored outdoors at Markham, Ontario airport by May 2005.  Inside museum there by September 2007.

 

last date: c.2002 - Transferred to Museum

116827

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116D

CF5 Dual

 

CL-219-1A17

2027

 

 

 

 

first date: September 1973 - Rolled out at Cartierville, PQ

 

First of the "extra" two seaters, ordered with funds from sale of stored aircraft to Venezuela.  First flight 23 October 1973, carrying CAF serial number but no national markings.  Delivered to CFB Trenton, Ontario, on 6 December 1973, taken on strength that day.   Delivered to Venezuela as 2985, never operated by CAF.  Arrived in Venezuela on 27 January 1974.  Destroyed in mid-air collision with 6323 (ex CAF 116776) on 2 March 1976, both pilots ejected.

 

last date: 6 December 1973 - Transferred to Venezuela

116828

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116D

CF5 Dual

 

CL-219-1A17

2028

 

 

 

 

first date: 2 January 1974 - Taken on strength

 

First flight on 19 November 1973.  Delivered to CFB Trenton on 2 January 1974.  Sold to Venezuela as 5681, never operated by CAF.  Arrived in Venezuela on 27 January 1974.  Designated VF-5D.  To Singapore for upgrades in 1993, redesignated VF-5Du.  With 36 Squadron in 2007 and 2009.

 

last date: 2 January 1974 - Transferred to Venezuela

116829

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116D

CF5 Dual

 

CL-219-1A17

2029

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 January 1974 - Taken on strength

 

First flight on 14 January 1974.  Initial delivery to CFB Cold Lake, Alberta on 12 February 1974.  With No. 1 Flying Training School at Cold Lake in 1975.  Received full Avionic Update Program modifications in early 1990s.  Became instructional airframe A771 on 16 March 1979, back to flying status by August 1986.  With 419 Squadron at Cold Lake in 1987 and 1990.  Received full avionics upgrade in early 1990s.  Stored at CFB Trenton in 1991.  Back to 419 Squadron in 1993.  In storage at Bristol Aerospace in Winnipeg, February 1995.  Delivered to Botswana on 18 September 1996.  Their serial OJ 23.

 

last date: 14 June 1996 - Sold to Botswana.

116830

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116D

CF5 Dual

 

CL-219-1A17

2030

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 January 1974 - Taken on strength

 

First flight on 17 January 1974.  Initial delivery to CFB Cold Lake, Alberta on 14 February 1974.  With No. 419 Squadron at that base in 1982, 1983, and 1984.  Operated by Aerospace Engineering Test Establishment at Cold Lake in 1989 and 1992.  Received full Avionic Update Program modifications in early 1990s.  In storage at Bristol Aerospace in Winnipeg, February 1995.  Stored at CFB Trenton in September 1995.  Stored at CFD Mountain View in June 1997.  Delivered to Botswana June 2000.  Their serial OJ 24 or OJ 25.

 

last date: c.2000 - Sold to Botswana.

116831

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116D

CF5 Dual

 

CL-219-1A17

2031

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 January 1974 - Taken on strength

 

First flight on 31 January 1974.  Initial delivery to CFB Cold Lake, Alberta on 5 March 1974, for use by No. 419 Squadron, in aluminum finish.  Still with this Squadron in 1979 and 1981.  Operated by Aerospace Engineering Test Establishment in 1985, and again in 1990.  Received full Avionic Update Program modifications in early 1990s.  Back to 419 Squadron in 1991.  Still with No. 419 Squadron, CFB Cold Lake, in early 1995, one of the last operational CF-5s.  Stored at CFB Trenton by June 1995.  Seen in storage, outdoors at CFD Mountain View, Ontario in June 1997, still there in October 2005.  Still stored outside, wrapped in plastic, in September 2007.  Still stored outside at Mountain View in November 2008.  Reported as sold to Aero Vision in USA, but still at Mountain View in June 2010.  Left Mountain View on 2 August 2011.  Registered as N831LG in December 2011, to Logix Global Inc. of Lewes, Delaware.

 

last date: c.2011 - Struck off, sold

116832

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116D

CF5 Dual

 

CL-219-1A17

2032

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 January 1974 - Taken on strength

 

First flight on 14 February 1974.  Initial delivery to CFB Cold Lake, Alberta on 23 April 1974.  Used by Aerospace Engineering Test Establishment in 1982.  With No. 419 Squadron at Cold Lake in 984, 1990, and 1992.  In storage at Aircraft Maintenance Development Unit at CFB Trenton by February 1995.  Stored at Mountain View in 1997.  Back to Trenton by 12 June 1999.  To No. 406 (HT) Squadron at CFB Shearwater, NS as a training aid in June 2002.  Stored in Shearwater Aviation Museum hanger #2, where training sessions may be viewed by the public.  Still at the Museum in March 2007.

 

last date:  - Still on strength?

116833

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116D

CF5 Dual

 

CL-219-1A17

2033

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 January 1974 - Taken on strength

 

First flight on 4 March 1974.  Initial delivery to CFB Cold Lake, Alberta on 28 March 1974. Used by No. 1 Canadian Forces Flight Training School. Flew right wing in 1974 squadron demo team, "The Cobras".  With No. 419 Squadron at Cold Lake in 1979.  Used by Aerospace Engineering and Test Establishment in 1982.  Back with 419 Squadron in 1984 and 1992.  Received full Avionic Update Program modifications in early 1990s.  In storage at Bristol Aerospace in Winnipeg, February and June 1995.  Maintained in flying status at Bristol from the mid 1990s, for testing and demonstration to potential foreign buyers.  Displayed at Le Bourget in June 1995.  Still in use as a demonstrator in June 2006, one of the last flying CF-5s in Canada.  Seen in storage, inside Hanger 2 at CFD Mountain View, Ontario in October 2005.  Left Mountain View on 10 July 2007.  To US civil register August 2007 as N15FF.  Reported as purchased by Ross Perot, Jr., will be used to train foreign air forces in Texas.  Registered to Freedom 1 LLC of Wilmington, Delaware in October 2007.

 

last date: c.2007 - Struck off, sold

116834

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116D

CF5 Dual

 

CL-219-1A17

2034

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 January 1974 - Taken on strength

 

First flight on 14 March 1974.  Initial delivery to CFB Cold Lake, Alberta on 11 April 1974.  With No. 1 Flying Training School at Cold Lake in 1975.  With No. 419 Squadron at Cold Lake in 1979.  With 433e L'Escadre de Combat, CFB Bagotville, PQ, in 1984 and 1985.  Back with 419 Squadron in 1986.  Received structural upgrade late 1980s.  Used for trials at Bristol Aerospace in 1992.  With 419 Squadron in 1994.  In storage at Aircraft Maintenance Development Unit at CFB Trenton by February 1995.  Reported stored at CFB Trenton in October 2005.  On static display at Shirley's Bay, Ontario by February 2007, in overall grey and blue aggressor markings.

 

last date:  - Still on strength?

116835

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116D

CF5 Dual

 

CL-219-1A17

2035

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 January 1974 - Taken on strength

 

First flight on 10 April 1974.  Initial delivery to CFB Cold Lake, Alberta.  Served with No. 1 Flying Training School and No. 419 Squadron at that base.  With No. 419 Squadron in 1985.  to Bristol Aerospace in Winnipeg by September 1989.  Received full Avionic Update Program modifications in early 1990s.  Still with No. 419 Squadron, CFB Cold Lake, in early 1995, one of the last operational CF-5s.  Stored at CFB Trenton by June 1995.  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.

 

last date:  - Still on strength?

116836

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116D

CF5 Dual

 

CL-219-1A17

2036

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 January 1974 - Taken on strength

 

First flight on 8 April 1974.  Initial delivery to CFB Cold Lake, Alberta on 9 July 1974.  With No. 1 Flying Training School at Cold Lake in 1975.  Used by Aerospace Engineering and Test Establishment in 1979, 1982, 1983, and 1987.  With No. 419 Squadron at Cold Lake in 1989.  Received full Avionic Update Program modifications in early 1990s.  With No. 419 Squadron, CFB Cold Lake, in early 1995, one of the last operational CF-5s.  Still in use in June 1995.  Stored at CFB Trenton by September 1995.  Seen in storage, outdoors at CFD Mountain View, Ontario in October 2005.  Still stored outside there in September 2007.  Still outside, wrapped in foil, by August 2008.  Still there in November 2008.  Reported as sold to Aero Vision in USA, but still at Mountain View in June 2010 and October 2010.  Left Mountain View on 30 June 2011.  Registered as N836LG in February 2012, to Logix Global Inc. of Lewis, Delaware.

 

last date: c.2011 - Struck off, sold

116837

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116D

CF5 Dual

 

CL-219-1A17

2037

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 January 1974 - Taken on strength

 

First flight on 25 April 1974.   Initial delivery to CFB Cold Lake, Alberta on 29 May 1974.  With No. 1 Flying Training School at Cold Lake in 1975.  With No. 434 Squadron in 1979, 1985, and 1988.  Received full Avionic Update Program modifications in early 1990s.  With No. 419 Squadron, CFB Cold Lake, in early 1995, one of the last operational CF-5s.  Stored at CFB Trenton by June 1995.  Seen in storage, outdoors at CFD Mountain View, Ontario in October 2005.  Still stored outside, wrapped in plastic, in September 2007, and August 2008.  Still stored outside at Mountain View in November 2008.  Reported as sold to Aero Vision in USA, but still at Mountain View in June 2010 and October 2010.  Left Mountain View on 15 July 2011.  Registered as N837LG in February 2012, to Logix Global Inc. of Lewis, Delaware.

 

last date: c.2011 - Struck off, sold

116838

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116D

CF5 Dual

 

CL-219-1A17

2038

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 January 1974 - Taken on strength

 

First flight on 16 May 1974.  Initial delivery to CFB Cold Lake, Alberta on 26 June 1974.  With No. 419 Squadron at Cold Lake in 1979.  Received structural upgrade late 1980s.  Still with 419 Squadron in 1994.  In storage at Aircraft Maintenance Development Unit at CFB Trenton by February 1995.  Stored at Mountain View by June 1995.  Seen in storage, inside Hanger 3 at CFD Mountain View, Ontario in October 2005.  Reported on display at St. Jean, PQ.

 

last date:  - Still on strength?

116839

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116D

CF5 Dual

 

CL-219-1A17

2039

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 January 1974 - Taken on strength

 

First flight on 31 May 1974.  Initial delivery to CFB Cold Lake, Alberta on 26 June 1974.  Used by No. 1 Canadian Forces Flight Training School at Cold Lake in 1975.  Used in 1974 demo team "the Cobras".  With No. 419 Squadron at Cold Lake in 1982, 1983 and 1984.  Received full Avionic Update Program modifications in early 1990s.  In storage at Bristol Aerospace in Winnipeg, February 1995.  Maintained in flying status at Bristol from mid 1990s up to at least June 2002, for testing and demonstration to potential foreign buyers.  Seen in storage, inside Hanger 2 at CFD Mountain View, Ontario in October 2005.    Stored inside, disassembled, at CFD Mountain View by September 2007.  Reported sold to Aero Vision International of Muskegon, Michigan, as N115DV, left Mountain View on 12 November 2007.  On US civil register by January 2008, as N115DV, owned by Dash One LLC of Wilmington, Delaware.

 

last date: c.2007 - Struck off, sold

116840

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116D

CF5 Dual

 

CL-219-1A17

2040

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 January 1974 - Taken on strength

 

First flight on 12 June 1974.  Initial delivery to CFB Cold Lake, Alberta on 13 August 1974.  With No. 419 Squadron at Cold Lake in 1983 and 1985.  Received full Avionic Update Program modifications in early 1990s.  Used by Aerospace Engineering Test establishment at Cold Lake in 1994.  With No. 419 Squadron in 1995.  In storage at Bristol Aerospace in Winnipeg, February 1995.  Stored at CFB Trenton by September 1995.  Seen in storage, outdoors at CFD Mountain View, Ontario in October 2005.  Still stored outside there in September 2007.  Registered to MCQ LLC of Wilmington, Delaware as N840MQ in February 2008.  Reported sold to Aero Vision International of Muskegon, Michigan, as N840MQ, had left Mountain View by late 2008.  Listed for sale on the Internet in September 2011, for US$2,200,000.  Reported then with 3068.6 hours total time, 72.4 since 1995 overhaul.  Still for sale in April 2012.

 

last date: c.2008 - Struck off, sold

116841

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116D

CF5 Dual

 

CL-219-1A17

2041

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 January 1974 - First flight, from Cartierville.

 

First flight at Cartierville on 25 June 1974.   Initial delivery to CFB Cold Lake, Alberta on 12 July 1974.  With No. 419 Squadron at Cold Lake in 1979 and 1985, in aluminum paint scheme.  With No. 434 Squadron in 1987.  Used as prototype for the full Avionic Update Program modifications.  Rolled out at Bristol Aerospace in Winnipeg in August 1989, first flight in fully modified configuration on 14 June 1991.  In use at Aerospace Engineering and Test Establishment, CFB Cold Lake, in 1992 and in 1995.  Stored at CFB Trenton by September 1995.  Seen in storage, outdoors at CFD Mountain View, Ontario in October 2005.  Still stored outside there in September 2007, August 2008, and November 2008.  Reported as sold to Aero Vision in USA c.2010, but still at Mountain View in June 2010 and October 2010.  Left Mountain View on 18 July 2011.  Registered as N841LG in February 2012, to Logix Global Inc. of Lewis, Delaware.

 

last date: c.2011 - Struck off, sold

116842

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116D

CF5 Dual

 

CL-219-1A17

2042

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 January 1974 - Taken on strength

 

First flight on 26 August 1974.  Initial delivery to CFB Cold Lake, Alberta on 7 October 1974.  With No. 419 Squadron at Cold Lake in 1979.  With No. 434 Squadron in 1982.  Written off after crash on 9 September 1988, while with No. 419 TF(T) Squadron.  Capt. R. Kujala ejected after an inadvertent gear extension during high G manoeuvring over the Cold Lake Air Weapons Range.  Aircraft continued in level flight for 18 minutes, CF-18s were scrambled to shoot the aircraft down if required.  Crashed just east of Grande Centre, near the Alberta-Saskatchewan border.

 

last date: 10 November 1988 - Struck off after crash, see comments

116843

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116D

CF5 Dual

 

CL-219-1A17

2043

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 January 1974 - Taken on strength

 

First flight on 6 September 1974.  Initial delivery to CFB Cold Lake, Alberta on 26 September 1974.  Used by No. 1 Flying Training School at Cold Lake.  With No. 419 Squadron at Cold Lake in 1979, 1989 and 1990.  Received full Avionic Update Program modifications in early 1990s.  Back with No. 419 Squadron in 1994.  In storage at Aircraft Maintenance Development Unit at CFB Trenton by February 1995.  Stored at CFD Mountain view by June 1995, still there in June 2004.  Scheduled for scrapping in 2004.

 

last date: c.2004 - Scrapped

116844

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116D

CF5 Dual

 

CL-219-1A17

2044

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 January 1974 - Taken on strength

 

First flight on 19 September 1974.  Initial delivery to CFB Cold Lake, Alberta on 28 November 1974.  With No. 1 Flying Training School in 1979.  With No. 419 Squadron in 1981.  Written off after stalling and crashing while attempting overshoot from flapless landing on 30 April 1982.  With No. 419 TF(T) Squadron at that time.  Lt. J.B. Dubanski and Maj. M.D. Branter killed.

 

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

116845

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116D

CF5 Dual

 

CL-219-1A17

2045

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 January 1974 - Taken on strength

 

First flight on 28 October 1974.  Initial delivery to CFB Cold Lake, Alberta on 19 November 1974.  With 433e L'Escadre de Combat, CFB Bagotville, PQ, in 1976 and 1981.  With No. 419 Squadron at Cold Lake in late 1981.  Back with 433 Squadron in 1982, and when it visited Nellis AFB in Nevada on 15 October 1984.  Received full Avionic Update Program modifications in early 1990s.  Still with No. 419 Squadron, CFB Cold Lake, in early 1995, one of the last operational CF-5s.  Stored at CFB Trenton by June 1995.  Seen in storage, outdoors at CFD Mountain View, Ontario in October 2005.  Still stored outside, wrapped in plastic, in September 2007.  Stored inside by October 2008.  Still inside November 2008, reported being prepared for departure.  Left Mountain View on 10 February 2009.  Registered to Corsair Enterprises of Peninsula, Ohio in March 2009, as N845PS.

 

last date: c.2008 - Struck off, sold

116846

Northrop

Canadair

CF-116

CF-116D

CF5 Dual

 

CL-219-1A17

2046

 

 

 

 

first date: 9 January 1974 - Taken on strength

 

Last Canadian built F-5, first flight on 22 November 1974.   Initial delivery to CFB Cold Lake, Alta., on 31 November 1974 (also reported as January 1975?).  Served with No. 419 Squadron at Cold Lake in 1979 and 1990.  Received full Avionic Update Program modifications in early 1990s.  Still with No. 419 Squadron, CFB Cold Lake, as late as July 1995, one of the last operational CF-5s.  Stored at CFB Trenton by September 1995.  Stored at CFD Mountain View, Ontario by June 2000.  Seen in storage, outdoors at Mountain View in October 2005.  Still stored outside there in September 2007.  Still there in October 2008, inside hanger.  By November 2008 stored outside, in shrink wrap.  Left Mountain View on 10 February 2009.  Registered to Corsair Enterprises of Peninsula, Ohio in March 2009, as N846PS.

 

last date: c.2008 - Struck off, sold


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