Military History Books
by Harold A. Skaarup   
Aircraft preserved in Canada 5b: Warplanes in Ontario, the Canada Aviation & Space Museum, Ottawa

Warplanes preserved in the Canada Aviation and Space Museum (CA&SM)Musée de l'Aviation et de l'Espace du Canada, Ottawa, Ontario

The page for warplanes preserved in Ontario has grown too large to download quickly, so the aircraft on display in the Canada Aviation and Space Museum, 11 Aviation Parkway in Ottawa are listed here separately.  (This should keep the webpage from crashing).

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 10 Sep 2017.

AEA Silver Dart replica No. 1 (Serial No. 2). 

AEG G.IV (Serial No. 574), (18). 

 (AHunt Photo), left, and ( Photo), right.

Aeronca C-2 (Serial No. 9), (ex N525V), CF-AOR.

 (Bob Brown Photo)

Airspeed AS.65 Consul (Serial No. PK286), C/N 4338, G-ALKR.  The Consul is a civilian version of the Airspeed AS.10 Oxford RCAF (Serial No. AS277) shown in flight over Saskatchewan in 1942.

 (Clive Prothero-Brooks Photo)

Auster AOP.6, RAF (Serial No. VF 582), RCAF (Serial No. 16652), 2576 (Serial No. TAY221V), CF-KBV.  The photo above is of a similar Auster currently on display in the Royal Canadian Artillery Museum, CFB Shilo, Manitoba.


 (RCAF Photo)

Avro 504K, (Serial No. 2353), G-CYFG, (H2453).

 (Photo courtesy of TimLaye)

Avro 504K (Serial No. D8971), CF-CYC, G-CYCK, currently on loan to the Base Borden Military Museum, shown here inside one of the BBMM's original Great War hangars. 

Avro 616 Avian, Mk. IV M (Serial No. R3), CN 314, CF-CDQ.

Avro 652A Anson Mk. V, RCAF (Serial No. 12518), MDF 329. 

Avro Lancaster, Ruhr Express, being bombed up, 30 Nov 1943.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 4542805)

Avro Lancaster rear gun turret with four .303-inch Browning machineguns, Sergeant Noixeux, Wireless air gunner and Sergeant Lavois, Pilot, 2 May 1944.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 4558161)


Avro 683 Lancaster Mk. X, nose section with twin .303-inch Browning machineguns.

Avro 683 Lancaster Mk. X (Serial No. KB944). 

Avro CF-100 Canuck Mk. 5D (Serial No. 18752), silver. 

Avro CF-100 Canuck Mk. 5C/D (Serial No. 100757), silver.  

Avro CF-100 Canuck Mk. 5D (Serial No. 18785), black.  This aircraft is on loan to the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, Mount Hope, Ontario.

 (RCAF Photos)

Avro Canada CF-105 Arrow (Serial No. 25206), (RL-25206), cockpit/nose section, wings & landing gear.

 (Avro Canada Photo)

Avro C.102 Jetliner, nose section (Serial No. 001), CF-EJD-X.

Bell Model 47G/HTL-6 Sioux Helicopter (Serial No. 1387), (142386).  RCN.

Bell CH-135 Twin Huey Helicopter (Serial No. 135114), (15663). 

Bell CH-136 Kiowa (Serial No. 136274), 430 Squadron.

Bellanca CH-300 Pacemaker floatplane, (Serial No. 181), N196N, CF-ATN.

Bleriot Monoplane, ca 1918.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3388145)

Blériot XI (reproduction). 

Boeing 247D (Serial No. 1699), CF-JRQ. 

Boeing CIM-10B Super BOMARC (Serial No. 60446), (656). 

Boeing Vertol 107-11, CH-113A Labrador Helicopter (Serial No. 11301).

Bombardier Challenger 604, Active Control Technology.

Borel-Morane Monoplane, 1911-1912.


Bristol F2B Fighter, ca 1917.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3388170)

Bristol Fighter, ca 1918.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 338162)

Bristol F.2B Fighter (Serial No. D-7889).


Bristol Beaufighter TF.Xs, RCAF, FLt B.J. Daventry, ca 1945.  (RAF Photos)

Bristol 156 Beaufighter T.F. Mk. X (Serial No. RD867) 

Bristol (Fairchild) Bolingbroke Mk. IVT (Serial No. 9892). 

Buzzman Buccaneer (Serial No. 9112-SX-AA), C-IDWT.  This aircraft is a one- or two-seat ultralight high-wing amphibious flying boat of pusher configuration marketed as a kit aircraft.

Canadair DC-4GM North Star 1 ST (Serial No. 17515), (122). 

Canadair CT-133 Silver Star (Serial No. 133574), (Serial No. 21574). 

Canadair CL-13B Sabre Mk. 6 (Serial No. 23455), 1441, camouflage. 

Canadair CL-13 Sabre Mk. 6 (Serial No. 23651).  Golden Hawks.  This aircraft is currently on loan to the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, Mount Hope, Ontario.

Canadair CP-107 Argus Mk. 2 (Serial No. 10742), (33), 415 Squadron. 

Canadair CT-114 Tutor (Serial No. 114108).

Canadair CL-84-1/CX-84 Dynavert (Serial No. CX8402), (3). 

Canadair CF-116 (CF-5) Freedom Fighter (Serial No. 116763).

Canadian Vickers Vedette VA, hull (Serial No. CV155), G-CYWQ.

Canadian Vickers Vedette V, nose section (Serial No. CV146), G-CYVP.

Cessna Crane, bomb aimer's window, 1 Sep 1941.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3581939)

Cessna T-50 Crane, RCAF (Serial No. 8676), C/N 2226.

Cessna 172, Reg. No. C-GAZG.

Consolidated PBY-5A Canso,RCAF  9792, No. 3 OTU, Patricia Bay, BC, 3 May 1944.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3388268)

Consolidated Canso A, RCAF 9821, No. 160 (BR) Sqn, on patrol off Nfld, 1944.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3650449), right.

Consolidated PBY-5A Canso Mk. 2 SR (Serial No. 11087), CV-423.

Consolidated B-24 Liberator G.R. VI, (Serial No. 3727), 'T', No. 11 (BR) Squadron, RCAF, Summerside, Prince Edward Island, 19 Feb 1945.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 4920963)

Consolidated B-24 Liberator G.R. VI, (Serial No. 3721), 'T', No. 11 (BR) Squadron, RCAF, Summerside, Prince Edward Island, 19 Feb 1945.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No.353352)

Consolidated (Vultee) B-24L Liberator GR Mk. VIII, RCAF (Serial No. 11130), (5009), HE773, ex-USAAF (44-50154), ex-Indian Air Force.

Curtiss HS-2L, Laurentide Air Service, hull (Serial No. A1876), (2901-H2, wings of NC652), G-CAAC.

Curtiss JN-4 Canuck (Serial No. C227), ex 39158, ex 111.

Curtiss P-40E Kittyhawk Mk. Ia (Serial No. 1076), (Serial No. 18780).

Curtiss Model 18 Seagull, Fairchild Air Survey.

Czerwinski/Shenstone Harbinger sailplane (Serial No. C1), CF-ZCS.

de Havilland DH 60 Cirrus Moth (Serial No. 630), G-CAUA.

de Havilland DH 80A Puss Moth (Serial No. 2187), CF-PEI.

de Havilland DH 82C Tiger Moth (Serial No. 724), CF-FGL, 4394.

de Havilland DH 82C2 Menasco Moth Mk. I (Serial No. 4861), (1052).

de Havilland DH 83C Fox Moth (Serial No. FM-28/2), CF-DJB.

de Havilland DH 98 Mosquito B Mk. 20 (Serial No. KB336).

de Havilland DH 100 Vampire, 11 Dec 1948.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3584168)

de Havilland DH 100 Vampire Mk. I (Serial No. TG372).

de Havilland DH 100 Vampire Mk. III (Serial No. 17074).

 (RCAF Photo)

de Havilland DH 106 Comet, nose section (Serial No. 5301).

 ( Photo)

de Havilland Canada CT-120 Chipmunk (Serial No. 12070), C/N 208-246, (18070), CF-CIA.

de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver (Serial No. 1), CF-FHB.

de Havilland Canada CC-123 Otters flown in support of the Canadian Forces Parachute Team, the Skyhawks, at Gananoque, Ontario.  400 Sqn, summer of 1977.

de Havilland Canada CC-123 Otter (Serial No. 9408), (370).

de Havilland Canada CC-138 Twin Otter (Serial No. 1), CF-DHC-X.

de Havilland Canada DHC-7 Dash 7 (Serial No. 001), C-GNBX.

Douglas CC-129 Dakota Mk. 4 (Serial No. 655B), KN-451, (6174), (Serial No. 32922).

Douglas DC-3A-S1C3G (Serial No. 6261), C-FTDJ.

Easy Riser Ultra-light.

Experimental longwing ultra-light-weight aircraft, sponsored by the Kenneth Molson Foundation, Bombardier, Kevlar, Dupont, and Newport.

Fairchild FC-2W-2 (Serial No. 128), NC6621, G-CART.

Fairchild 82A (Serial No. 61), CF-AXL.

Fairchild PT-26B Cornell Mk. III (Serial No. 10738), FC-239.

Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcars, RCAF, 1952.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3584721)

 (RCAF Photo)

Fairchild C-119F Flying Boxcar, nose section.

Fairey Swordfish Mk. 4 (Serial No. NS 122).

Fairey Battle Mk. 1T (Serial No. R7439), Consolidated PBY Canso, Avro Anson, 13 June 1943.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 358675)

Fairey Battle Mk. II (Serial No. R7439).  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN  No. 3586781)


Fairey Firefly Mk. 1, RCN, on deck.  (RCN Photo courtesy of the Shearwater Aviation Museum)

Fairey Firefly Mk. 1 (Serial No. F.7776), DK545.

Fantasy Seven Balloon (Serial No. 001), C-GEMW.

Fleet Model 2.

Fleet 16B Finch II (Serial No. 4510), (408), Reg. No. CF-SUX and N1327V before coming to the museum. 

 (RCAF Photo)

Fleet 50K Freighter, fuselage (Serial No. 202), CF-BXP.

Fleet 80 Canuck (Serial No. 149), CF-EBE.


Fokker D.VII, No 1 & 2 Sqn, CAF, Upper Hayford, UK, 1919.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3390431)

Fokker D.VII, No 1 & 2 Sqn, CAF, Upper Hayford, UK, 1919.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3390430)

Fokker D.VII, No. 1 Sqn, CAF, 1919.

Fokker D.VII, 6832-18, Engineering Building Tractor Lab in 1920.  (University of Saskatchewan Archives Photo)

Fokker D.VII, (Serial No. 2071), (18), N1178 (10347), (DVII 3659).

Fokker Super Universal aircraft CF-AAM, Saskatchewan, 1929.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3390453)

Fokker Universal, (Serial No. 434), NC7029.

Found FBA-2C, (Serial No. 4), CF-OZV.

Grumman Goose, 15 Jul 1943.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3589797)

Grumman G-21A Goose (Serial No. B77), CF-MPG.

de Havilland Canada (Grumman) CS2F-1/CP-121 Tracker (Serial No. 12187), (DHC-86).

Hawker Hind (Serial No. L7180).

Hawker Hurricane Mk. XII, RCAF, 16 Sep 1942.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3207275)

Hawker Hurricane Mk. XII, RCAF No. 5698, No. 1 Naval Gunnery School, Oct 1944.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3650865)

Hawker Hurricane Mk. XII, RCAF (Serial No. 5625).  (RCAF Photo)

  (RCAF Photo)

Canadian Car & Foundry (Hawker) Hurricane Mk. XII (Serial No. 5584), (520199).

Hawker Typhoon Mk. IB, P, No, 438 Sqn, RCAF, Normandy 1944.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 4002572)

Hawker Typhoon Mk. IB, (Serial No. MN235) on loan from the RAF Museum in England.  This aircraft was originally used by the USAAF for evaluation and Comparison trials.  Post war it was allocated to the NMUSAF.  It was in storage with the Smithsonian Institute before returning to England in 1968.

Hawker Sea Fury, RCN.  Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN Nos. 4821007)

Hawker Sea Fury, RCN.  Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 4820892) 

Hawker Sea Fury, RCN.  Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 4820893)

Hawker Sea Fury FB Mk. 11 RCN (Serial No. TG119).

Hawker Siddley AV-8A Harrier (Serial No. 158966), C/N 712127/49, USMC.

Heinkel He 162A-2 Volksjäger (Wk. Nr. 120086), coded "Yellow 2", JG1, designated RAF AM62.  This aircraft surrendered at Leck, and was moved to Farnborough by surface transport on 22 August 1945.  AM62 was allocated to No. 47 MU, Sealand, on 29 May 1946 for packing and shipping to Canada.  It also left Salford Docks on 26 August aboard SS Manchester Commerce, arriving at Montréal on 9 September 1946.  It has been in the CASM since 1964.

Hispano-Aviacion HA-1112-MIL Buchon (Serial No. 471-39/164).  Currently on loan to the WCAM.

Junkers J1, German First World War all-metal aircraft being examined by Canadian soldiers, Nov 1918.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3397978)

Junkers J1, (Serial No. 586), (18), (252), War Prize.

Junkers W34f/fi (Serial No. 2718), CF-ATF.

Canadair CF-104 Starfighter in flight.  (Bob Jackson Photo)

Canadair CF-104 Starfighter with photo recce pod in flight.  (Bernie Lind Photo)

Lockheed F-104A Starfighter (Serial No. 104700), (Serial No. 12700), (56-770), (183-1058).

Lockheed L-10A Electra (Serial No. 1112), CF-TCA

Lockheed L-12A Electra Junior (Serial No. 1219), CF-CCT.

Lockheed L-1329/C-140 Jetstar 6 (Serial No. 5018), CF-DTEXAS.

Maurice Farman S.11 Shorthorn, VU-UBC.

McDonnell F2H-3 Banshee (Serial No. 126464), (174).

McDonnell CF-101B Voodoo (Serial No. 101025), USAF (Serial No. 57-00340).

 (Photo courtesy of Alain Rioux)

McDonnell Douglas CF-188 Hornet (Serial No. 118901).

McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32 (Serial No. 47021), CF-TLL.

McDowall Monoplane.

Messerschmitt Bf 109F-4 (Wk. Nr. 7232), captured by the RAF and designated NN644.  (RAF Photo)

Messerschmitt Bf 109F-4/Z, (Wk. Nr. 10132), coded CD+LZ, 2./JG 5, Stab II./JG 54.  This aircraft incorporates parts of (Wk. Nr. 26129).  (Wk. Nr. 10132) was allocated to JG 5 in May/June 1942, where it was assigned to Hauptmann Horst Carganico, an air ace with 15 victories serving with 6. /JG 5.  On 8 August 1942, his aircraft was hit in the fuselage, wings and the oil cooler by gunfire during an air battle above the Arctic port of Murmansk in the former Soviet Union, causing him to make an emergency landing on enemy territory.  Carganico was rescued by a crew flying a Fieseler Fi 156 Storch.  The Soviets recovered (Wk. Nr.10132), and sent it to the “Museum of the North” in Severomorsk.  In 1995, the Russians sold the plane to Aero Vintage Ltd. in England, where it was restored in its original colours.  The restoration team made the decision to preserve the aircraft’s historical integrity, and thus the original bullet holes were not repaired and remain visible.  One of the bullet hits is visible on one of the propeller blades for example.  On 9 June 1999, the plane was transferred to Canada by Canadian Forces aircraft and delivered to the Canada Aviation Museum in Ottawa, where it was reassembled and put on display. 

Messerschmitt Me 163B-1a Komet in Luftwaffe service, 1945. (Luftwaffe Photo)

Messerschmitt Me 163B (Werk Nummer 191916), designated RAF AM 220, belonged to JG 400.  It was surrendered at Husum and shipped to the Royal Aircraft Establishment at Farnborough and from there went to No. 6 MU, Brize Norton, on 1 August 1945.  Recorded at No.6 MU in the Census of 21 March 1946 and despatched to No. 47 MU, Sealand, on 17 June 1945.  It was crated at Sealand for shipment to Canada and left Salford Docks aboard the SS Manchester Commerce on 28 August 1946, arriving at Montréal on 9 September.  It was stored in various locations until arriving at Rockcliffe where it is currently preserved coded "Yellow 26".  There is some doubt about the accuracy of the Werk-Nummer of this aircraft, which has also been reported both as (Wk. Nr. 191913), and (Wk. Nr. 191914).

MiG-21 Fishbed cockpit.

Nieuport 12 (Serial No. N-11504), (A4737).

Nieuport 17, replica (Serial No. B1556), CF-DDK.  On display in the CWM.

Noordyn Norseman, RCAF (Serial No. 3683), VR683, 8 Feb 1955.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3585070)

Noorduyn UC-64 Norseman Mk. VI, RCAF (Serial No. 787), C/N 136, QT.

North American NA-66 Harvard Mk. I RCAF (Serial No. 1330) and Hawker Hurricane Mk. I, No. 1 (F) Sqn, RCAF, 1939.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3545871)

North American NA-66 Harvard Mk. II, RCAF Serial No. 3083), ca 1942.  (Bruce Adams family Photo)

North American NA-66 Harvard Mk. II, RCAF (Serial No. 2532), C/N 66-2265.

North American NA-66 Harvard Mk. II, RCAF (Serial No. 2592), C/N 66-2325.

Canadian Car & Foundry Harvard Mk. 4, RCAF (Serial No. 20387), C/N CCF4-178, CF-GBV.

North American B-25 Mitchell, Bombload, 22 Mar 1945.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 4447459)

North American TB-25L Mitchell Mk. 3PT (Serial No. 5244), (108-47453), (ex 44-86699).


 (RCAF Photos)

 (Corsair133693 Photo)

North American P-51D Mustang Mk. IV, RCAF (Serial No. 9298), ex-USAAF (Serial No. 44-73347), C/N 122-39806, Y2-E.

 (RCAF Photo)

Northrop Delta Mk. II, fuselage (Serial No. 673), CV183, similar to (Serial No. 675) shown above.

Piasecki HUP-3 helicopter, RCN, ca 1950s.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 4821166) 

Piasecki HUP-3 helicopter, RCN, ca 1950s.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 4821167)

 (RCN Photo)

Piasecki HUP-3 Retriever Helicopter (Serial No. 51-116623).

Pitcairn PCA-2 autogiro, NACA44.  (NACA/NASA Photo)

Pitcairn-Cierva PCA-2 autogiro, (Serial No. 8), NC2624.

Quickie Aircraft Corporation Quickie 1 (Serial No. 1001), C-GGLC.

Rosie O’Grady Balloon of Peace (Serial No. 111), N53NY.

 (RCAF Photo)

Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2d (Serial No. 5878), was thought to be B.E.2c (Serial No. 4112), B&C 1042, N5878.

 (RN Photo courtesy of the Shearwater Aviation Museum)

Sikorsky R-4B Hoverfly Helicopter (Serial No. 43-46565).

Sikorsky S-51 Dragonfly, 7 Apr 1949, RCAF Station Trenton, Ontaro.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3520193)

Sikorsky S-51/H-5 Dragonfly Helicopter (Serial No. 9601), (5118).  This aircraft is currently on loan to the National Museum of the RCAF, CFB Trenton, Ontario.

Sikorsky HO4S-3, RCN, 5 April 1957.   (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 4821228)

Sikorsky HO4S-3 Horse Helicopter (Serial No. 55877).

Sopwith 2F.1 Camel  (Serial No. N8156).


Sopwith Pup (Serial No. C552), replica of B2167, CF-RFC.  Currently on display in the Canadian War Museum.

Sopwith 7F.1 Snipe, (Serial No. E6938).

Sopwith 7F.1 Snipe, fuselage (Serial No. E8102), flown by Major (later LCol) William G. Barker, VC.

Sopwith Triplane, (Serial No. N5492), CF-CBM, replica.

SPAD S.VII (Serial No. B9913), (103), CF-RFC.

Spectrum FX550 Beaver (Serial No. SB2331), C-IGOW.

Junior Speedmail, CF-CCH, Controller of Civil Aviation, Oct 1934.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3642967)

Stearman 4EM Junior Speedmail (Serial No. 4021), CF-AMB.

Stinson SR-10 Reliant (Serial No. 8717), CF-HAW.

Stitts SA-3A Playboy (Serial No. 5501), CF-RAD.

 (RCAF Photo)

Supermarine Spitfire Mk. V (Serial No. X4492) in flight.

Supermarine Spitfire F Mk. IIb (Serial No. P8332), (6173), CBAF 711.  Currently on display in the Canadian War Museum, this aircraft is a Battle of Britain veteran.  She wears the codes ZD-L of No. 222 Sqn, which she wore when serving with the Squadron in 1941.  It is a "Presentation" aircraft and carrries the name "SOEBANG N.E.I.”, funded by the Netherlands East Indies.

Supermarine Spitfire Mk. IX, Flight Sergeant Adams, ca 1943.  (Bruce Adams family Photo)

Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk. IXc (Serial No. NH188), CBAF IX 2161. This aircraft served with the Royal Netherlands Air Force as (Serial No. H-109) later (Serial No. H-64) from 1947 to 1952 and with the Belgian Air Force as (Serial No. SM-39) from 1952 to 1954.  Privately owned, it was flown in Belgium as OO-ARC and was later imported to Canada where it flew as CF-NUS.  After being donated on 7 June 1964, it is now on display as AU-H.

Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk. XVIe (Serial No. TE214), CBAF IX 4424.  Built in 1945, this Spitfire never saw combat.  It is part of the Canada Aviation and Space Museum collection but is on long term loan to the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum in Mount Hope, Ontario.

Taylorcraft E-2 Cub (Serial No. 289), C-CGCE.

Taylorcraft BC-65 (Serial No. 1409), CF-BPR.

Travel Air 2000 (Serial No. 720), CF-AFG.

Vickers Viscount 757 (Serial No. 270), CF-THI.


Westland Lysander Mk. III, RCAF (Serial No. 2374), painted as (Serial No. R9003), (1589).

Wills Wing XC-185 Hang Glider.

WSK Lim-2/MiG-15bis Midget (Poland), (Serial No. 1 B 003-16), (316).

Zenair Tri-Zenith CH-300 (Serial No. 300), C-GOVK.