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by Harold A. Skaarup   www.SilverHawkAuthor.com   
 
Aircraft preserved in Canada 4a: Warplanes in Manitoba

Canadian Warplanes preserved in Manitoba

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 hskaarup@rogers.com.

Data current to 21 April 2017.

Canadian Vickers Viking Mk. IV, G-CYET, 1925, Little Grand Rapids, Manitoba.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3391061)

Canadian Vickers Viking Mk. IV, G-CYET, Reindeer Lake, Manitoba, 1924.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3389794)

Canadian Vickers Viking Mk. IV, G-CYEU, Victoria Beach, Manitoba, 1925.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3391060)

Canadian Vickers Viking Mk. IV, G-CYEV, Victoria Beach, Manitoba, 1925. (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3643581)

Canadian Vickers Viking Mk. IV, G-CYEZ, Victoria Beach, Manitoba, 1926.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3391065)

Canadian Vickers Viking Mk. IV, G-CYEZ, Victoria Beach, Manitoba, 1926.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3391068)

Canadian Vickers Viking Mk. IV, G-YET, Reindeer Lake, Manitoba, 1924.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3391057)

Brandon

Boeing-Stearman PT-17 Kaydet, RCAF (Serial No. FD975), 29 Apr 1942.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3582154)

Boeing-Stearman B75N1/PT-13 Kaydet (Serial No. 75-7972), C-GFMG.

Canadair CT-133 Silver Star (Serial No. 133130), (Serial No. 21130), silver, mounted on a pylon.  Brandon Municipal Airport.   (Photo courtesy of J. Hazard)

Brandon, Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum

Avro 652A Anson Mk. I (Serial No. TBC).

 (Photos courtesy of J. Hazard)

Avro 652A Anson Mk. V (Serial No. 12125), being restored.

Bristol Boliingbroke, RCAF (Serial No. 702).  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3199833)

Bristol 149 Bolingbroke Mk. IVT (Serial No. 9059).

Bristol 149 Bolingbroke Mk. IV (Serial No. 9944), Comfort Inn, Hwy. No. 1, Brandon. 

Bristol 149 Bolingbroke Mk. IV (Serial No. 9883).

Bristol 149 Bolingbroke Mk. IV (Serial No. 10107).

Cessna T-50 Crane, RCAF (Serial No. 7658), 22 Feb 1941.  (J. Hazard Photo 1, Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3581732)

Cessna T-50 Crane (Serial No.).  (Photo courtesy of J. Hazard)

Cessna T-50 Crane (Serial No.).

de Havilland DH 82C Tiger Moth, No. 17 Elementary FTS, RCAF.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3650711)

de Havilland DH 82C Tiger Moth (Serial No. 4188), JNF DE465.

Fairchild PT-26A Cornell Mk. II, C-GATP, FV-725.  (Photo courtesy of Bzuk)

Fleet 60K Fort (Serial No. TBC).  (Photo courtesy of J. Hazard)

Hawker Hurricane Mk. XII, RCAF (Serial No. 5461), YO-J, No. 401 Squadron, an airframe reconstructed around an original partial nose section, with many replica components.   (J. Hazard Photo)

Flying Officer A.E. Jarvis instructs students on a Link Trainer at Initial Training School, Toronto, 25 July 1940.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 4327232)

Link trainer.

North American NA-64 Yale, RCAF (Serial No. 3390).  (Sam Stead Photo)

North American NA-64 Yale (Serial No. TBC). 

North American NA-66 Harvard Mk. II, RCAF (Serial No. 2878) on the flight line.   (Bzuk Photo 1,  J. Hazard Photo 2, RCAF Photo 3)

North American NA-66 Harvard Mk. II, RCAF (Serial No. 2557), Reg. No.  C-FMGZ, 1942.

Stinson 105 Voyager (Serial No. 3478).

Westland Lysander Mk. IIIA, RCAF (Serial No. 2375), Brandon Flying Club, Agnew family.   (Photo courtesy of Bzuk)

Carman, Blayd Corporation

Mitsubishi A6M2 Navy Type 0 (Zeke), Model 21, 61-120, ca 1945.  (USN Photo)

Mitsubishi A6M2 Zero, parts for two salvaged from the South Pacific on site.

Nord 1002 Pinguin, Royal Military Museum, Brussels, Belgium.  (Clemens Vasters Photo)

Nord 1002 Pinguin (Messerschmitt Me 108 Taifun).

Canadian Car & Foundry Harvard Mk. 4 (Serial No. 20272), 30 Aug 1954.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3390853)

Canadian Car & Foundry Harvard Mk. 4 (Serial No. TBC).

Carman, Friendly Field

Robert Diemert has restored a number of historic aircraft for clients in the USA, including an Aichi Navy 99 Val 2, (Serial No. 3179), initially sent to the Canada Aviation Museum and later to the USA; an Avro 652A Anson; a de Havilland DH 60 Moth Minor; a North American B-25 Mitchell, (Serial No. N3152G); a CAC Mustang 23, (Serial No. A68-175), to Australia and then on to the USA; and a Hawker Hurricane.  He restored a Fairey Firefly Mk. V for the CWHM.  He has restored three Japanese Nakajima/Mitsubishi A6M5 Zeke fighters, with one sold to Commemorative Air Force (CAF), and another to the National Naval Aviation Museum (NNAM), Pensacola, USA.  The third Zeke crashed on take-off.  Parts of three others have been sold to the Blayd Corporation.

Aichi Navy 99 Val 2 restored by Robert Diemert, shown here while with the CAM, ca 1972.

Gimli

Canadair CT-133 Silver Star (Serial No. 133303), 18 June 1973.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 4118638)

Canadair CT-133 Silver Star (Serial No. 133239), (Serial No. 21239), mounted on a pylon.

Curtiss-Wright C-46 Commando, C-GIBX, First Nations Transportation.  (Bzuk Photo)

Curtiss-Wright C-46F Commando (Serial No. 22472), C-GIBX.

Curtiss-Wright C-46F Commando (Serial No. 22556), C-GTXW.

Hartney

Fairey Battle.  (RCAF Photo)

 

Fairey Battle Lewis Gunner.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 4327186)

Fairey Battle Lewis Gunner.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 4327184)

Fairey Battle, Rockcliffe, Ontario.   (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN  No. 3581902)

Fairey Battle Mk. 1T (Serial No. P2188), parts of others.  Hartney, Manitoba.

MacDonald

Bristol (Fairchild) 149 Bolingbroke Mk. IVT floatplane in RCAF service.  (RCAF Photo) 

Bristol 149 Bolingbroke Mk. IV (Serial No. 9887).  MacDonald, Manitoba.

Portage la Prairie

Beechcraft C-45 Expeditor in flight.  (RCAF Photo)

Beechcraft D-18S/C-45H Expeditor (Serial No. 1560), CA 160.

Beechcraft CT-134 Musketeer, (Serial No. 13412).  (RCAF Photo)

Beechcraft CT-134A Musketeer (Serial No. 134238).

Beechcraft CT-134A Musketeer (Serial No. 134201).

Beechcraft C90A King Air, C-FMFY.  (Ahunt Photo)

Canadair CT-133 Silver Star, 25 Sep 1951.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3202038)

Canadair CT-133 Silver Star (Serial No. 133277), (Serial No. 21277), silver, mounted on a pylon in Island Park.

 

Canadair CT-114 Tutor, Golden Centenaires.  (Alain Rioux Photo)

 (Author Photo) (Photo courtesy of Bzuk)

Canadair CT-114/CL-41A Tutor (Serial No. 114000), Golden Centenaires, mounted on a pylon.

Canadair CT-114 Tutors, Golden Centenaire formation flight.  (RCAF Photo)

Selkirk

Auster AOP.6, RCAF (Serial No. 16763).  (RCAF Photo)

Auster AOP.6, RCAF (Serial No. 16663), C/N TAY856BJ, CF-KJP.

Shilo, CFB Shilo, Royal Canadian Artillery Museum

Auster AOP III, RAF in support of RCA, Ortona, Italy, 10 Feb 1944.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3524500)

Auster AOP III, RAF in support of RCA, Ortona, Italy, 10 Feb 1944.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3524518)


Auster AOP.5 (Serial No. TJ398).  Recently acquired for the RCAM and flown to the museum in an RCAF CC-130 Hercules transport from the UK.  It is painted to represent a Canadian Army artillery spotting aircraft operating in Italy during the Second World War.  (Clive Prothero-Brooks Photos)

Cessna L-19E Bird Dog, Canadian Army (Serial No. 16717).  (Canadian Army Photo)

Cessna L-19A Bird Dog (Serial No. 745B), (Serial No, 119706).

The Pas

North American P-51D Mustang, RCAF (Serial No. 9243), Uplands, 6 Sep 1951.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3584571)

North American P-51D Mustang, RCAF (Serial No. 9233) firing a rocket.  (RCAF Photo)

North American P-51D Mustang (Serial No. 44-73210), CF-IKE, CanAm Investments.

Winnipeg

Canadair CT-133 Silver Star (Serial No. 133232), (Serial No. 21232), Golden Centenaires, mounted on a pylon at 500 Wing, RCAFA, Portage Ave.

Fokker Dr. I, ca. 1918, Western Front.  (Wikipedia Photo)

Fokker Dr. I replica (Serial No. F1425/17), C-GZYA.

Winnipeg, CFB Winnipeg, Air Force Heritage Museum and Air Park

The page for warplanes preserved in Manitoba has grown too large to download quickly, so the aircraft on display at the WAir Force Heritage Museum and Air Park (ust off Ness Avenue). are listed on a separate web page.

Winnipeg, Western Canada Aviation Museum

The page for warplanes preserved in Manitoba has grown too large to download quickly, so the aircraft on display at the Western Canada Aviation Museum are listed on a separate web page.

Winnipeg, The Naval Museum of Manitoba (NMM), HMCS Chippewa