Military History Books
by Harold A. Skaarup   
Canadian Warplanes (2) Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta Aviation Museum

Warplanes in Alberta,

Edmonton, Alberta Aviation Museum

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, correctons or amendments to this list of Warplanes in Canada would be most welcome and may be e-mailed to the author at

Data current to 22 March 2020.

Edmonton, Alberta Aviation Museum, Edmonton Aviation Heritage Centre, 11410 Kingsway NW Edmonton, Alberta. T5G 0X4. Tel 780-451-1175.

 (Author Photo)

Avro Anson (Serial No. TBC).

Avro CF-100 Canuck, cam pattern, banking.  (RCAF Photo via James Craik)

 (Author Photos)

Avro CF-100 Canuck Mk. 5D (Serial No. 18476), (Serial No. 100476), 440 Squadron.

Barkley-Grow floatplanes, Three Mile Island, Fort Smith, NWT.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3388054)

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Barkley Grow T8P-1, CF-BLV, Yukon Queen, on permanent loan from the ASMC.

Beechcraft C-45 Expeditor, 1947.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3584070)

Beechcraft C-45H Expeditor Mk. 3NM (Serial No. 2366), CF-RSX.

Beechcraft D-18S Expeditor, Reg. No. N745PD, C-FDSV.

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

Bell Model 47G/HTL-6 Sioux Helicopter (Serial No. unknown), no registration marked on airframe.

Boeing 737-200, C-GPIW, in PWA markings, fully operational, not flown.

 (City of Vancouver Archives Photo, AM281-S8-: CVA 180-5480)

Boeing CIM-10B Super BOMARC (Serial No. 4444), on display at the Pacific National Exhibition, Vancouver, BC, ca 1962.

  (Author Photos 1 & 2, Wayfinder Zukon Photo 3)

Boeing CIM-10B Super BOMARC (Serial No. 60447), mounted vertical.

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Canadair CT-133 Silver Star (Serial No. 133506), Serial No. 21506), PP-506. 

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Canadair CT-133 Silver Star (Serial No. 133533), (Serial No. 21533), 866B.

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Canadair CL-13 Sabre Mk. 1 (Serial No. 19101), PX-101, mounted on a pylon at Edmonton Municipal Airport, before its restoration, ca 1977.

(Author Photos)

 (James Craik Photo)

Canadair CL-13 Sabre Mk. 1 (Serial No. 19101), PX-101, silver.

 (Richard Filiatrault)

Canadair CF-104B Starfighter, Royal Netherlands Air Force (Serial No. D-5805), painted as RCAF (Serial No. 104651).  The real 104651 crashed on 24 Jun 1980 due to an engine bird strike.  Both pilots, one a Canadian Captain and the other a German exchange Pilot, successfully ejected and survived.  They were present at the Museum’s revealing of the restored aircraft.

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Canadian Vickers Viking Mk. 4, G-CAEB, 7/8-scale replica.

Cranwell CLA.4.

Curtiss Stinson Special replica, marked "901".

 (Author Photo)

de Havilland DH 60 Cirrus Moth, G-CYYG (Serial No. 503), on loan from the Reynolds-Alberta Museum.

 (Author Photo)

de Havilland DH 82C Tiger Moth, RCAF (Serial No. 2114), C-GDWI.

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de Havilland DH 98 Mosquito B Mk. 35, RAF (Serial No. VA114), marked as (Serial No. HR147), TH-Z, "Hairless Joe", CF-HMQ.  This Mosquito was built at Christchurch, Hampshire in the UK.  It was purchased by Spartan Air Services Ltd., for their aerial survey operations in Canada.  It was acquired by Jake Campbell in 1963 and restored to represent a Fighter Bomber version as flown by No. 408 (City of Edmonton) Intruder Squadron, RCAF, during the Second World War.  It stood for many years as a gate guard at Namao AFB before being donated to the city.

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de Havilland Australia DH.100 Vampire Mk. T.35, (Serial No. 4179), RAAF A79-675, N11933.  Privately owned pending sale.

 (DND Photo via James Craik)

Douglas CC-129 Dakota Mk. 4SC (Serial No. KJ956) and coded KT*956 from No. 105 Communications and Rescue Flight, RCAF Station Namao.   Painted in the colours it wore (other than the unit code) when it flew with the North West Air Command (K) Flight and Tactical Air Group Communications and Rescue Flight at RCAF Station Edmonton where it was coded CC*956. N o. 105 C&R Flight also dispatched a number of aircraft to drop para-rescue specialists at the Para-Rescue School at Jasper and Namao, Alberta.  No. 105 C&R Flight existed from the 15th of January, 1954 to the 1st of January 1959, when it was absorbed into No. 435 (Transport) Squadron at Namao and formed a para rescue flight within that squadron.  (Chris Charland)

 (Author Photo)

Douglas CC-129 Dakota (Serial No. 12927), C-FROD, privately owned, flyable.

Ercoupe Model CD (Serial No. 4770), CF-FYA, being restored to airworthy status.

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Fairchild FC-71C (Serial No. 17), CF-ATZ.  This aircraft was manufactured in Montreal and served with Canadian Airways in 1933.  It was damaged at Lake Aristofats, NWT in Sep 1949, where it remined until its recovery in 1980.  Restoration began on 5 Jan 1981 and lasted six years.  It is painted in its original colours as worn in 1933.

Fleet 80 Canuck (Serial No. 305), W, marked with inaccurate RAF roundels, C-FMHW.

Fokker Universal, G-CAHE, "Ontario", fuselage, cabin and nose, separate tail section displayed.

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Fokker D.VIII replica.

Link Trainer Mk. 4, Type AN-2550-1, AN-T-18.

Lockheed Vega V-146 Ventura, RCAF.  (RCAF Photo courtesy of the Shearwater Aviation Museum)

Lockheed Ventura GR V, RCAF 2183, D, Jan 1944.  Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3650941)

Lockheed Vega V-146 Ventura Mk. V GR, RCAF (Serial No. 2195), CF-FZV, under restoration by the Ventura Memorial Flight Association.  149 Squadron.

McCardy Lysander, C-FOQI, 2/3-scale replica, 1992, moved to NLAM in 2009.

 (Author Photo)

McDonnell CF-101B Voodoo (Serial No. 101032), ex-USAF (Serial No. 57-0359), painted as (Serial No. 17425).

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McDonnell CF-101B Voodoo (Serial No. 101060), ex-USAF (Serial No. 57-00433), mounted on a pylon.  416 Squadron.

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Noorduyn UC-64 Norseman Mk. IV (Serial No. 494), mounted on skis, CF-EIH.

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Noorduyn UC-64 Norseman Mk. V floatplane, CF-HPY, mounted on a pylon.

 (Author Photo)

North American B-25J Mitchell Mk. III (Serial No. 5273).  Being restored.  No. 418 (City of Edmonton) Squadron, RCAF, was based in Edmonton from 1946 to 1957.  It was primarily a Search and Rescue Squadron and Tactical Air Command Squadron, with 12 Mitchells and two CT-133 Silver Stars stationed here.

Picard Hot Air Balloon, 1968, CF-POP.

Quicksilver I, C-IBOE.

Sindgler Hurricane 5/8-scale replica, C-GHHB, 1987.

Stinson SR-9FM Reliant, C-FOAY, restoration project.

Toucan, C-INRO.

WACO UIC Biplane, CF-AAW, built in 1933.