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Designer

Manufacturer

basic designation

variant or model

name

 

company designation

company number

 

 

 

C-GAIU

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33A

 

 

 

2-33A

547

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 June 1979 - First registered to Air Cadet League Of Canada Ontario Provincial Committee

 

Built and imported in 1979.  Based at CFD Mountain View, stored there in winter of 2005 / 2006.  Latest Certificate of Registration issued on 9 January 2007.

C-GBJR

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33A

 

 

 

2-33A

557

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 November 1979 - First registered to Air Cadet League Of Canada Ontario Provincial Committee

 

Built and imported in 1979.  Based at CFD Mountain View, Ontario.  Stored at Mountain View, winter of 2005 / 2006.  Received Category A damage during landing accident at Mountain View on 7 August 2006.  Student pilot released early from aero tow due to confusion about briefed released altitudes, became distracted by unlatched canopy during rushed approach.  Landed fast in clearing on base leg, bounced, struck trees.  Most of left wing torn off by first impact.  Pilot received minor injuries.  Despite reported Category A damage, a new Certificate of Registration was issued on 9 January 2007.

C-GBZG

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33A

 

 

 

2-33A

248

 

 

 

 

first date: 20 April 1998 - First registered to the Air Cadet League Of Canada Prince Edward Island Provincial Committee

 

Built in 1972, imported to Canada in 1998.  Based at Summerside, PEI.  Damaged in hard landing following aborted auto tow take off at Summerside, PEI on 27 September 2003.  Aborted due to  perceived slow acceleration of tow car, no injuries.  Assessed as Category D on site, revised to Category B after inspection at CFB Greenwood, NS discovered bent axle and bent fuselage tubing near the axle attach points.

C-GCLA

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33A

 

 

 

2-33A

315

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 May 1974 - First registered to La Ligue Des Cadets De L'Air Du Canada (Quebec)

 

Built and imported in 1974.  Based at St. Hubert, PQ.  Latest Certificate of Registration issued on 14 May 2004.

C-GCLB

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33A

 

 

 

2-33A

316

 

 

 

 

first date: c.1974 - First registered to Air Cadet League, Ottawa

 

Built and imported in 1974.  Registered to BC branch 22 August 1985 to 4 February 1992, based at Terrace, BC.  Based at CFB Comox, BC when latest Certificate of Registration was issued on 18 December 2001.

C-GCLC

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33

 

 

 

2-33

317

 

 

 

 

first date: c.1974 - First registered to Air Cadet League

 

Built and imported in 1974.  Still registered to Air Cadet League in December 1976.  Later owners included York Soaring Ltd. from 14 March 1979 to 31 October 1988, and York Soaring Association from 21 November 1988.

 

last date: c.1979 - Sold

C-GCLD

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33A

 

 

 

2-33A

318

 

 

 

 

first date: 22 May 1974 - First registered to Air Cadet League in Alberta

 

Built and imported in 1974.  Based at CFB Namao/CFB Edmonton.  Latest Certificate of Registration issued on 5 January 2004.

C-GCLE

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33A

 

 

 

2-33A

319

 

 

 

 

first date: 17 May 1974 - First registered to Air Cadet League in Manitoba

 

Built and imported in 1974.  Based at Gimli, Manitoba.  Latest Certificate of Registration issued on 28 July 2006.

C-GCLF

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33A

 

 

 

2-33A

320

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 July 1974 - First registered to Air Cadet League, Ottawa

 

Built and imported in 1974.  Based at CFB Greenwood, NS.  Latest Certificate of Registration issued on 3 February 1995.

C-GCLG

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33A

 

 

 

SGS 2-33A

322

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 July 1974 - First registered to Air Cadet League Of Canada Ontario Provincial Committee

 

Built and imported in 1974.  Based at CFD Mountain View, Ontario.  Damaged when it landed short at Iroquois Falls, Ontario on 26 September 1999, after encountering stronger than expected headwinds on final.  Landed in trees about 1100 feet short of approach end of runway.  Was on a Cadet familiarization flight, no injuries.  Stored at CFD Mountain View, winter of 2005 / 2006.  Operated at Centralia, Ontario in April 2006.  Latest Certificate of Registration issued on 8 January 2007.

C-GCLH

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33A

 

 

 

SGS 2-33A

338

 

 

 

 

first date: 22 August 1974 - First registered to Air Cadet League Of Canada Ontario Provincial Committee

 

Built and imported in 1974.  Based at CFD Mountain View, Ontario, stored there winter of 2005 / 2006.  Latest Certificate of Registration issued on 8 January 2007.

C-GCLI

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33

 

 

 

SGS 2-33

371

 

 

 

 

first date: c.1975 - First registered to Air Cadet League

 

Imported in 1975.  Based at CFB Greenwood, NS when registration cancelled.

 

last date: 5 April 1988 - Air Cadet registration cancelled, aircraft deleted from register

C-GCLJ

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33A

 

 

 

2-33A

372

 

 

 

 

first date: c.1976 - First registered to Air Cadet League

 

Built and imported in 1975.  By 1976 registered to Air Cadet League in Saskatchewan.  Based at North Battleford, Saskatchewan in 1985.  Latest Certificate of Registration issued on 5 January 2004 to Prairie branch, still based at North Battleford.

C-GCLK

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33A

 

 

 

2-33A

373

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 May 1975 - First registered to Air Cadet League in BC

 

Built and imported in 1975.  Latest Certificate of Registration issued on 30 June 2006, when it was based at CFB Comox, BC.

C-GCLL

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33A

 

 

 

2-33A

374

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 May 1975 - First registered to Air Cadet League in BC.

 

Built and imported in 1975.  Latest Certificate of Registration issued on 30 June 2006, when it was based at CFB Comox, BC.

C-GCLM

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33A

 

 

 

2-33A

376

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 May 1975 - First registered to Air Cadet League Of Canada Ontario Provincial Committee

 

Built and imported in 1975.  Based at CFD Mountain View, Ontario, stored there winter of 2005 / 2006.  Latest Certificate of Registration issued on 8 January 2007.

C-GCLN

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33A

 

 

 

2-33A

378

 

 

 

 

first date: 30 June 1975 - First registered to Air Cadet League in New Brunswick

 

Built and imported in 1975.  Based at CFB Greenwood, NS.  Category A damage at Miramichi, NB on 1 September 2002.  Attempted short down wind flight on auto tow to position aircraft at start of day.  Disconnected early due to perceived slow acceleration of tow vehicle, attempted 180 degree turn to land back on runway.  Landed very hard during turn, with minor injuries to pilot.  Both wings damaged, left wing rear spar attachment failed in forward direction, wing rotated and damaged fuselage and canopy.  Rear fuselage bent at mid point.  Coded "7" on fin at time of accident.  Despite reported Category A damage, Certificate of Registration issued on 4 June 2003.

C-GCLO

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33

 

 

 

2-33

384

 

 

 

 

first date: c.1975 - First registered to Air Cadet League, Ottawa

 

Built and imported in 1975.

 

last date: prior to 1982 - Sold

C-GCLP

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33

 

 

 

2-33

388

 

 

 

 

first date: 5 June 1975 - First registered to Air Cadet League in Saskatchewan

 

Built and imported in 1975.

 

last date: 4 April 1990 - Aircraft deleted from Canadian civil register

C-GCLQ

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33

 

 

 

2-33

388

 

 

 

 

first date: c.1976 - First registered to Air Cadet League in Alberta

 

Built and imported in 1976.

 

last date: prior to 1982 - Aircraft deleted from Canadian civil register

C-GCLR

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33

 

 

 

2-33

375

 

 

 

 

first date: 30 July 1976 - First registered to Air Cadet League Of Canada Ontario Provincial Committee

 

Built and imported in 1976.  Based at CFD Mountain View, Ontario.  Severe damage when it dug in a wing tip during landing at Alexandria, Ontario on 20 September 2003.  The last flight of the day, attempted a non-standard rapid descent and sharp turn on short final to bring aircraft closer to hanger.  Preliminary investigation suggests instructor pilot forgot to retract spoilers used during this maneuver, leading to excessive sink rate and wing low touch down.  Minor back injuries to passenger.  Latest Certificate of Registration issued on 27 October 2004.

C-GCLS

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33

 

 

 

2-33

379

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 May 1977 - First registered to Air Cadet League in Saskatchewan

 

Built in 1976, imported in 1977.  Based at Regina, Saskatchewan.  Latest Certificate of Registration issued on 5 January 2004.

C-GCLT

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33

 

 

 

2-33

379

 

 

 

 

first date: c.1976 - First registered to Air Cadet League in Quebec

 

Built and imported c.1975

 

last date: prior to 1982 - Aircraft deleted from Canadian civil register

C-GCLU

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33

 

 

 

2-33

422

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 April 1976 - First registered to Air Cadet League in BC

 

Built and imported in 1976.

 

last date: 27 February 1990 - Aircraft deleted from Canadian civil register

C-GCLV

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33

 

 

 

2-33

423

 

 

 

 

first date: 12 May 1976 - First registered to Air Cadet League in Nova Scotia

 

Built and imported in 1976.  Latest Certificate of Registration issued on 29 December 1994, when it was based at St. John's, Newfoundland.

C-GCLW

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33A

 

 

 

2-33A

437

 

 

 

 

first date: c.1976 - First registered to Air Cadet League in BC

 

Built and imported in 1976.  By 18 March 1987 registered to Saskatchewan Provincial Committee, based in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan.  Latest Certificate of Registration issued on 5 January 2004.

C-GCLX

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33A

 

 

 

2-33A

443

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 June 1976 - First registered to Air Cadet League of Canada  in Nova Scotia

 

Built and imported in 1976.  Based at CFB Greenwood, NS.  Latest Certificate of Registration issued on 29 December 1994.

C-GCLY

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33A

 

 

 

2-33A

452

 

 

 

 

first date: c.1976 - First registered to Air Cadet League in BC

 

Built and imported in 1976.  Sold by Air Cadets, their registration cancelled on 28 June 1982.  Owners included aircraft broker Nilson Aircraft Ltd. of Campbell River, BC in 1987, and Heinz Portmann of Campbell River 1987 to 1989.  Registered to Air Cadet League Of Canada, British Columbia Provincial Committee again on 18 December 2001.  Based at CFB Comox, BC from then.  Latest Certificate of Registration issued on 30 June 2006.

C-GCLZ

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33A

 

 

 

2-33A

468

 

 

 

 

first date: 2 June 1977 - First registered to Air Cadet League in Saskatchewan.

 

Built and imported in 1977.  Based at Prince Albert, Saskatchewan.  Latest Certificate of Registration issued on 5 January 2004.

C-GCSD

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33A

 

 

 

2-33A

247

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 April 1994 - First registered to Air Cadet League

 

Note that this registration had been previously used for Schweizer company number 254 (which see.  Built in 1972, imported in 1993.  Based at CFB Greenwood, NS.  Destroyed in landing accident at Derbert, NS on 14 August 2003.  Wing tip struck tree during turn to final, aircraft nosed in and landed inverted.  Several earlier landings had been long due to thermals on down wind leg, pilot compensated by flying lower circuit but thermals dissipated late in the day.  Minor injuries to student pilot.

 

last date: 14 August 2003 - Destroyed in crash, see comments.

C-GCSD

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33A

 

 

 

2-33A

254

 

 

 

 

first date: c.1992 - First registered to Air Cadet League

 

Built in 1972, imported in 1992.  Based at CFB Greenwood, NS.  Note that this registration was reused for company number 247 (which see).

 

last date: c.1992 - Air Cadet Registration cancelled

C-GCSK

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33A

 

 

 

2-33A

340

 

 

 

 

first date: 7 June 1984 - First registered to La Ligue Des Cadets De L'Air Du Canada (Quebec)

 

Built in 1974, imported in 1984.  Based at Montreal, PQ.  Latest Certificate of Registration issued on 15 April 2003.

C-GCSY

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33A

 

 

 

2-33A

522

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 April 2004 - First registered to La Ligue Des Cadets De L'Air Du Canada (Quebec)

 

Built in 1978.  Previous Canadian owners included the Base Borden Soaring Group, CFB Borden, Ontario fro 1980 to 28 April 2004.

C-GDXR

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33A

 

 

 

2-33A

424

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 August 2001 - First registered to The Air Cadet League Of Canada, British Columbia Provincial Committee

 

Built and imported in 1976.  Original Canadian owner was the Sosa Gliding Club 1976 to 28 August 2001, based at Rockton, Ontario.  Now based at CFB Comox, BC.

C-GDZF

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33A

 

 

 

2-33A

427

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 August 2001 - First registered to The Air Cadet League Of Canada Ontario Provincial Committee

 

Built and imported in 1976.  Original Canadian owner was the Sosa Gliding Club 1976 to 21 August 2001, based at Rockton, Ontario.  Now based at CFD Mountain View, Ontario.  Category B damage following hard landing from high approach at Picton, Ontario on 24 July 2003.  No injuries.  Stored at CFD Mountain View, winter of 2005 / 2006.  Latest Certificate of Registration issued on 9 January 2007.

C-GFIN

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33A

 

 

 

2-33A

418

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 September 1999 - First registered to The Air Cadet League Of Canada Ontario Provincial Committee

 

Built in 1975, imported after 1993.  Latest Certificate of Registration issued on 27 October 2004.  Based at CFD Mountain View, Ontario, stored there winter of 2005 / 2006.

C-GFMA

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33

 

 

 

2-33

471

 

 

 

 

first date: 1 June 1977 - First registered to Air Cadet League Of Canada, Saskatchewan

 

Built and imported in 1977.  Based at Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan.

 

last date: 14 April 2004 - Registration cancelled and aircraft deleted from register.

C-GFMB

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33A

 

 

 

2-33A

482

 

 

 

 

first date: 28 June 1977 - First registered to Air Cadet League of Canada in BC

 

Built and imported in 1977.  Based at CFB Comox, BC.  Latest Certificate of Registration issued on 30 June 2006.

C-GFMC

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33A

 

 

 

2-33A

488

 

 

 

 

first date: 4 August 1977 - First registered to Air Cadet League Of Canada Alberta Provincial Committee

 

Built and imported in 1977.  Based at CFB Namao/Edmonton, Alberta.  Latest Certificate of Registration issued on 5 January 2004.  Minor damage during winch launch at Netook, Alberta, near Olds, on 1 May 2005.  Winch motor lost power, glider tangled with slack cable and was spun 360 degrees before touching down at very low forward speed.  Both pilots received minor injuries.

C-GFMD

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33A

 

 

 

2-33A

505

 

 

 

 

first date: 18 May 1978 - First registered to  La Ligue Des Cadets De L'Air Du Canada (Quebec)

 

Built in 1977, imported in 1978.  Based at St. Hubert, PQ.  Latest Certificate of Registration issued on 15 April 2004.

C-GFME

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33A

 

 

 

2-33A

531

 

 

 

 

first date: 10 October 1978 - Registered to Air Cadet League of Canada Ontario Provincial Committee.

 

Built and in imported in 1978.  Based at CFD Mountain View, Ontario.  Received extensive damage at Picton, Ontario on 31 July 2003.  Tow rope went slack during aero tow take off when student pilot failed to maintain proper position relative to tow plane.  Instructor pilot released rope at 50 feet, aircraft landed into large trees at end of airfield.  Extensive deformation and buckling of wings and fuselage, ailerons seized.  No injuries.  Reported stored at CFD Mountain View, winter of 2005 / 2006.  Latest Certificate of Registration issued on 9 January 2007.

C-GFMF

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33A

 

 

 

2-33A

534

 

 

 

 

first date: 23 March 1979 - First registered to Air Cadet League of Canada in Nova Scotia

 

Built in 1978, imported in 1979.  Based at St. John's, Newfoundland.  Latest Certificate of Registration issued on 20 July 2005.

C-GFMN

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33A

 

 

 

2-33A

540

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 April 1982 - First registered to Air Cadet League Of Canada Ontario Provincial Committee

 

Built in 1979.  Based at CFD Mountain View, Ontario.  Latest Certificate of Registration issued on 9 January 2007.

C-GFNA

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33

 

 

 

2-33

541

 

 

 

 

first date: 2 April 1982 - First Registered to Air Cadet League in Nova Scotia

 

Built in 1979.  Based at Gander, Newfoundland.  Latest Certificate of Registration issued on 8 March 1995.

C-GGHV

Schempp-Hirth

 

Cirrus

 

 

 

 

15

 

 

 

 

Reported stored at CFD Mountain View, with Air Cadet aircraft winter of 2005 / 2006, but no record of ever being registered to the Air Cadet League.

C-GIIB

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33A

 

 

 

2-33A

577

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 April 1986 - First registered to Air Cadet League Of Canada Ontario Provincial Committee

 

Built in 1985, imported in 1986.  Based at CFD Mountain View, Ontario, and stored there winter of 2005 / 2006.  Latest Certificate of Registration issued on 10 October 2007.

C-GKRR

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33

 

 

 

2-33

353

 

 

 

 

first date: 2 May 1984 - First registered to La Ligue Des Cadets De L'Air Du Canada (Quebec)

 

Built in 1974.  Based at St. Hubert, PQ.  Latest Certificate of Registration issued on 17 September 2004.

C-GLIT

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33A

 

 

 

2-33A

466

 

 

 

 

first date: 14 April 1981 - First registered to the Air Cadet League of Canada in BC.

 

Built in 1977.  Based at CFB Comox, BC.  Latest Certificate of Registration issued on 30 June 2006.

C-GMOG

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33A

 

 

 

2-33A

537

 

 

 

 

first date: 19 June 1989 - First registered to Air Cadet League of Canada Alberta Provincial Committee

 

Built in 1978.  Previous owners included Cu-Nim Gliding Club of Calgary Alberta from 11 June 1980 to 28 June 1989.  Based at Calgary with the Air Cadets.  Latest Certificate of Registration issued on 5 January 2004.

C-GNPF

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33A

 

 

 

2-33A

382

 

 

 

 

first date: 8 January 2004 - First registered to Air Cadet League Of Canada Ontario Provincial Committee

 

Built and imported in 1975.  Original Canadian owner was Base Borden Soaring Group at CFB Borden, Ontario from 30 May 1975 to 25 July 1995.  Registered as based at Trenton, Ontario.  Stored at CFD Mountain View, winter of 2005 / 2006.  Latest Certificate of Registration issued on 9 January 2007.

C-GQRT

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33A

 

 

 

2-33A

528

 

 

 

 

first date: 6 May 1982 - First registered to Air Cadet League of Canada, in BC

 

Built in 1978.  Based at CFB Comox, BC.  Latest Certificate of Registration issued on 30 June 2006.

C-GRFQ

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33A

 

 

 

2-33A

561

 

 

 

 

first date: 29 December 1988 - First registered to Air Cadet League of Canada Saskatchewan Provincial Committee

 

Built in 1979.  Previous owners included Cu-Nim Gliding Club of Calgary, Alberta from 1981 to 29 December 1988.  Based at Yorkton, Saskatchewan.  Latest Certificate of Registration issued on 5 January 2004.

C-GRVH

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33A

 

 

 

2-33A

481

 

 

 

 

first date: 11 May 1988 - First registered to Air Cadet League Of Canada Alberta Provincial Committee

 

Built in 1977.  Previous owners included the Camrose Soaring Club of Camrose, Alberta up to 21 June 1985.  Based at Calgary, Alberta when latest Certificate of Registration issued on 5 January 2004.

C-GSOR

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33A

 

 

 

2-33A

359

 

 

 

 

first date: 16 October 1995 - First registered to Air Cadet League of Canada in Manitoba

 

Built in 1974, imported in 1976.  Previous owners included the Winnipeg Gliding Club from 6 May 1976 to 28 September 1995.  First based at Winnipeg with Air Cadets.  Based at Gimli, Manitoba when latest Certificate of Registration issued on 28 July 2006.

C-GTGB

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33A

 

 

 

2-33A

539

 

 

 

 

first date: 21 April 1982 - First registered to Air Cadets at Belleville, Ontario

 

Built in 1979, imported by 1982.  Registered to Air Cadet League Of Canada Ontario Provincial Committee from 1 September 1992.  Based at CFD Mountain View, stored there winter of 2005 / 2006.  Latest Certificate of Registration issued on 9 January 2007.

C-GVQM

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33A

 

 

 

2-33A

520

 

 

 

 

first date: 25 June 1982 - First registered to La Ligue Des Cadets De L'Air Du Canada (Quebec)

 

Built in 1978.  Previous owners included B. Myre of Quebec up to 27 May 1982.  Based at St. Hubert, PQ.  Latest Certificate of Registration issued on 15 April 2003.

C-GWCV

Schweizer

 

SGS 2-33A

 

 

 

2-33A

170

 

 

 

 

first date: 15 February 1996 - First registered to Air Cadet League Of Canada Ontario Provincial Committee

 

Built in 1970, imported in 1974.  Previous owners included Cu-Nim Gliding Club of Calgary Alberta in 1976; the Regina Gliding and Soaring Club to 1982; and the Winnipeg Gliding Club from 1982 to 17 January 1996.  Based at CFD Mountain View, stored there winter of 2005 / 2006.  Latest Certificate of Registration issued on 9 January 2007.


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