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by Harold A. Skaarup   www.SilverHawkAuthor.com   
 
Aircraft preserved in Canada 1: Warplanes in British Columbia, Langley, Canadian Museum of Flight

Canadian Warplanes preserved in

British Columbia, Langley,

Canadian Museum of Flight

The aim of this website is to locate, identify and document every historical Warplane preserved in Canada.  Many contributors have assisted in the hunt for these aircraft to provide and update the data on this website.  Photos are by the author unless otherwise credited.  Any errors found here are by the author, and any additions, corrections or amendments to this list of Warplanes in Canada would be most welcome and may be e-mailed to the author at hskaarup@rogers.com.

Data current to 10 Jan 2019.

Langley, Canadian Museum of Flight

Aeronca 11A Chief, CF-HGN.

Avro Anson Mk. II, RCAF (Serial No. 7150).  (RCAF Photo courtesy of the Canadian Aviation Preservation Association)

Avro 652A Anson Mk. II, RCAF (Serial No. 7139), parts, CF1349.

Avro 652A Anson Mk. I, RCAF (Serial No. R3373), Uplands, Ontario, 12 Apr 1940.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3222582)

Avro 652A Anson Mk. V, RCAF (Serial No. 12082), RCN (Serial No. 801), MDF 178, CF-IVK.

Avro CF-100 Canuck prototyp climbing.  (CF Photo)

Avro CF-100 Canuck Mk. 3A, RCAF (Serial No. 18125).  (CF Photo)

Avro CF-100 Canuck Mk. 3D, RCAF (Serial No. 18138), (Serial No. 18146) and (Serial No. 18145) in formation flight.  (RCAF Photo)

  (AHunt Photo)

Avro CF-100 Canuck Mk. 3D, RCAF (Serial No. 18138), C/N 038, wings and fuselage from Mk. 5C (Serial No. 18766) and (Serial No. 18791), 445 Squadron.  RCAF 18138 was one of 56 converted in 1955 from Mk. 3B to Mk 3D dual trainers.  It saw service with No. 440 Sqn (Bagotville) and 445 Sqn (Uplands), as well as with No. 3 AW(F) OTU at North Bay.

Beechcraft D18S Expeditor Mk. 3NM, RCAF.  (RCAF Photo)

 (Author Photos)

 (Mike Kaehler Photos)

Beechcraft D-18S/C-45H Expeditor, (Serial No. 2307), CA180, A-782, CF-CKT.

 (DND photo via James Craik)

Bell H-13B Sioux Helicopter, OU, (Serial No. 9609), Canadian Army, CJATC Base Rivers, Manitoba.  (Library & Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 4234651)

Bell Model 47J2 Sioux, CF-IVE.

Benson B-8M, CF-XFJ.  (Ahunt Photo)

Benson B-8M Gyro-Copter, (Serial No. DF-1), CX-OXO. 

Blackburn Shark Mk. III, RCAF (Serial No. 525), No. 6 (TB) Sqn, May 1939.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3208198)

Blackburn Shark Mk. III floatplane (Serial No. 518), wreckage.

Bristol (Fairchild) 149 Bolingbroke, F, RCAF, over the British Columbia coast.  (RCAF Photo)

Bristol (Fairchild) 149 Bolingbroke Mk. IVT, RCAF (Serial No. 9896).

Canadair CT-133 Silver Star, RCAF (Serial No. 21178).  (RCAF Photo courtesy of the Shearwater Aviation Museum)

 (Ahunt Photo)

Canadair CT-133 Silver Star, RCAF (Serial No. 133847), (Serial No. 21487), ML-487.

 (Mike Kaehler Photo)

Canadair CT-114 Tutor (Serial No. 114003), No. 8, C/N 1003.

Canadair CF-104 Starfighter, RCAF (Serial No. 104733), 439 Squadron based at Baden Sollingen.  (Mike Freer, Touchdown aviation Photo)

Canadair CF-104 Starfighter, RCAF (Serial No. 104651), night engine run.  (RCAF Photo via Greg Mayrhofer)

 (Author Photo)

 (Mike Kaehler Photo)

Canadair CF-104D Starfighter, RCAF (Serial No. 104645), (Serial No. 12645), CAF Instructional airframe, (Serial No. 878C), CAF ABDR (Serial No. 212AC).

Canadian Quickie 1, (Serial No. 1018), C-GTDJ, design work assisted by Burt Rutan.

Dagling Primary 1 Glider, (Serial No. 1), CF-ZAX.

de Havilland DH 60GM Gipsy Moth, RCAF (Serial No. 86) on skis.  (Photo courtesy of the Canadian Aviation Preservation Association)

de Havilland DH 60GM Gipsy Moth, (Serial No. 1322), C-CYWV, CF-APA.

de Havilland DH 82C Tiger Moth, (Serial No. 5875), C1178, C-GMFT.  Painted as (Serial No. 4236).

 (Michael Teiten Photo)

de Havilland DH 100 Vampire Mk. III, RCAF (Serial No. 17058), VP747, C/N EEP42376, N6860D.  This aircraft is painted to represent RCAF (Serial No. 17012) of 442 (Auxiliary) Squadron.

Douglas DC-3-277B (Serial No. 2198), "Spirit of the Skeena".

Fairey Battle Mk. I, RCAF (Serial No. 2038), Jan 1944.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3650789)

Fairey Battle Mk. 1, parts.

Fairchild PT-26 Cornell, RCAF (Serial No. FH664), 92.  (Bill Larkins Photo)

Fairchild PT-26 Cornell (Serial No. 10640), CF-FLY, FC-141.

Fleet 16B Finch Mk. II, 19 July 1940.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 4327215)

 (Author Photos)

 (Bzuk Photo)

Fleet 16B Finch Mk. II, RCAF (Serial No. 4725), (Serial No. 542), C-GBJS.  Canadian Museum of Flight, Langley, British Columbia.

Handley Page HP 52 Hampden in flight.  (RAF Photo)

Handley Page Hampden Mk. I, RAF (Serial No. P5336), 1942.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3650859)

 (Author Photos)

 (BK-Hunters Photos)

Handley Page (Victory) HP 52 Hampden Mk. I, RAF (Serial No. P5436), HL-B.  Canadian Museum of Flight, Langley, British Columbia.

Hawker Sea Hurricane on its catapult launcher.  (RAF/RN Photos)

Hawker Hurricane, No.5 Operational Training Unit (RCAF Schools and Training Units),  Boundary Bay, British Columbia, 1 Dec 1942.   (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3207506)

Hawker Sea Hurricane IIB, (Serial No. BW862), (Serial No. R30028).

Lockheed L18-08/C-57 Lodestar, RCAF (Serial No. 567).  (RCAF Photo courtesy of the Shearwater Aviation Museum)

Lockheed L18-08/C-57 Lodestar (Serial No. 2064), CF-TCY.  Canadian Museum of Flight, Langley, British Columbia.

Loving's Love.

Mariah 170 Hang Glider.

McDonnell CF-101B Voodoo with Genie missile being loaded.  (Library & Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 4104845)

McDonnell CF-101B Voodoo (Serial No. 101009), firing a Genie missile.  (RCAF Photo)

 (Author Photo)

McDonnell CF-101B Voodoo (Serial No. 101063).  This aircraft is being transferred to the Canadian Museum of Flight, Langley, British Columbia, from the Shearwater Aviation Museum, Nova Scotia.

McDonnell CF-101B Voodoo (Serial No. 101063).  416 Squadron.

 (BK-Hunters Photo)

Mignet HM-290 Pou du Ciel (Flying Flea), (Serial No. F-58), JDS-1, CF-RFH.

Muller Arrow Hang Glider.

Nelson Dragonfly/Bowlus Bumble Bee BB-1 (Serial No. 506), N34922, CF-IDB, CF-VFA.

Noorduyn Norseman, CF-MPI.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 4276736).

Noorduyn UC-64 Norseman Mk. IVW (Serial No. 2459), 32, CF-PAA, Province of Alberta.

 

North American NA-66 Harvard Mk. IIB, RCAF (Serial No. FE346), No. 41 SFTS, 1944.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3650982)

 (Mike Kaehler Photo)

North American NA-66 Harvard Mk. IIB, RCAF (Serial No. 3275), C/N 07-144, Reg. No. N9750M, YR-I, Reg. No. CF-GME.  Canadian Museum of Flight, Langley, British Columbia.

P-51 Mustang, ¾ replica, manufactured in 1981.

Pereira Osprey I.

Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5a, ca. 1918.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3390895)

Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5a (Serial No. 002), CF-QGL, 7/8-scale replica.

Sikorsky H-19 Chickasaw Helicopter, RCAF.  (RCAF Photo courtesy of the Shearwater Aviation Museum)

 (Author Photo)

Sikorsky H-19 (S-55D) Horse Helicopter, RCAF (Serial No. 9620), C/N 55-213, Reg. No. C-GMFY.  This aircraft has been re-painted as (Serial No. 9632).

 (Mike Kaehler Photos)

Sikorsky H-19 (S-55D) Horse Helicopter, RCAF (Serial No. 9620), C/N 55-213, Reg. No. C-GMFY, re-painted as (Serial No. 9632).

Sopwith F.1 Camel in service, ca. 1918.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3390979)

Sopwith F.1 Camel replica (Serial No. 6289).

Struchen Ultralite Helicopter.

Taylor Monoplane.

 (BK-Hunters Photo)

WACO AQC-6, (Serial No. 4646), CF-CCW, built as a ZQC-6, converted in 1947.

WACO INF (Serial No. 3324), NC605Y, CF-CJR, built as KNF, converted in 1935.

Westland Lysander Mk. II, No. 110 (AC) Sqn, RCAF, Rockcliffe, Ontario, 18 Jan 1940.   (Library and Archives Canada, MIKAN No. 3574048)

Westland Lysander Mk. II, RCAF (Serial No. 430), No. 110 (AC) Sqn, Rockcliffe, Ontario, 8 Jan 1940.   (Library and Archives Canada, MIKAN No. 3574047)

Westland Lysander, RCAF (Serial No. 416), Patricia Bay, BC, 1 Nov 1941.  (RCAF Photo)

Westland Lysanders being bombed up, 30 Aug 1940.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 4327119)

 (Author Photos)

 (Mike Kaehler Photo)

Westland Lysander Mk. IIIA, RCAF (Serial No. 2349), c/n 1194, Reg. No. C-GBXL, 1941, silver, displayed without fabric covering.  This Lysander was built up from 4 or 5 airframes and was originally to be displayed at Expo 86, which is why it was finished as a "see through" exhibit.  The Canadian Museum of Flight intended to restore it back to flying condition at one point, which is why it was registered as C-GBXL.