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Canadian Warplanes 2: Canadian Vickers Varuna

Canadian Vickers Varuna

Data current to 5 April 2021.

 (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN 3388216)

Canadian Vickers Varuna II, RCAF Reg. No. G-CYZT, 1927. 

Canadian Vickers Varuna Mk. I (1), (Registration G-CYGV), Mk. II (7), (Registration No’s G-CYZP - G-CYZV), for a total of 8 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 3388212)

Canadian Vickers Varuna I, RCAF Reg. No. G-CYGV, 1926. 

 (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3388225)

Canadian Vickers Varuna I, RCAF Reg. No. G-CYGV, assigned to No. 3 (Operations) Squadron following the type test flights at Station Ottawa in 1927.

(Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3388228)

Canadian Vickers Varuna II, RCAF Reg. No. G-CYZR, The Pas, Manitoba, 1928.

 (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3388215)

Canadian Vickers Varuna I, RCAF Reg. No. G-CYGV and Canadian Vickers Vedette I, RCAF Reg. No. G-CYFS, Larder Lake, Ontario, 1926.  

 (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN 3388213)

Canadian Vickers Varuna I, RCAF Reg. No. G-CYGV, No. 3 (Operations) Squadron, Station Ottawa, Ontario, 1926.

(Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3551335)

Canadian Vickers Varuna II, RCAF Reg No. G-CYZS, Cormorant Lake, Manitoba, ca, 1929.

 (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN 3388214)

Canadian Vickers Varuna I, RCAF Reg. No. G-CYGV, RCAF, 1926. 

 (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3388218)

Canadian Vickers Varuna II, RCAF Reg. No. G-CYZR, Saskatchewan, 1929.

 (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3391070)

Canadian Vickers Varuna Mk. II, RCAF Reg. No. G-CYZT, with Canadian Vickers Viking Mk. IV, RCAF Reg. No. G-CYEX, in the background, 1927.