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Canadian Warplanes 2: Canadian Vickers Vancouver

Canadian Vickers Vancouver

Data current to 14 April 2021.

Canadian Vickers Limited was an aircraft and shipbuilding company that operated in Canada during the early part of the 20th century until 1944.  A subsidiary of Vickers Limited, it built its own aircraft designs as well as others under licence.  Canadair absorbed the Canadian Vickers aircraft operations in November 1944.

 (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3580999)

Canadian Vickers Vancouver, RCAF (Serial No. 903), No. 4 (Flying Boat) Squadron, 19 Aug 1936. 

Canadian Vickers Vancouver Mk. I (1), (Registration G-CYXS), Mk. II (5), (Reg. Nos. G-CYVK), (later 902), G-GYVR – G-CYVU (later 903-906), for a total of 6 aircraft.

The registration G-CXXX was on all civil aircraft in Canada until about 1929 when it was changed to CF-XXX.  Then in the early 1970s the prefix was changed to C-GXXX and C-FXXX.  Ultralight aircraft were marked C-IXXX.  (Barney Dunlevy)

(Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3201822)

Canadian Vickers Vancouver Mk. II, RCAF (Serial No. 903), 19 Aug 1936. 

(Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3580997)

Canadian Vickers Vancouver, RCAF (Serial No. 903), 16 Aug 1936. 

 (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3580877)

Canadian Vickers Vancouver, 30 Aug 1934. 

(Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3580879)

Canadian Vickers Vancouver, 30 Aug 1934. 

 (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3650431)

Canadian Vickers Vancouver Mk. II, RCAF (Serial No. 902), No. 4 (FB) Sqn, Jericho Beach, BC, 1936. 

(City of Vancouver Archives Photo, AM1376-: CVA 1376-712)

Canadian Vickers Vancouver Mk. II, RCAF (Serial No. 904), over the Lions Gate Bridge, Vancouver, BC. 

 (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3545934)

Canadian Vickers Vancouver Mk. II, RCAF (Serial No. 906), No. 4 (FB) Sqn, Jericho Beach, BC, 1939.

 (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3204719)

Canadian Vickers Vancouver Mk. I flying boat, RCAF Reg. No. G-CYXS.

 (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3203431)

Canadian Vickers Vancouver Mk. I flying boat, RCAF Reg. No. G-CYXS.

(Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3642451)

Canadian Vickers Vancouver Mk. II, RCAF (Serial No. 905), 30 Aug 1934.