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by Harold A. Skaarup   www.SilverHawkAuthor.com   
 
Canadian Warplanes 2: The Biplane Era, Canadian Vickers floatplanes and biplanes

Canadian Warplanes of the Biplane Era, 

Canadian Vickers floatplanes and biplanes

Data current to 15 Dec 2018.

Canadian Vickers Vanessa, G-CYZJ, 2 Sep 1927.   (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3552856)

Canadian Vickers Vanessa, G-CYZJ, 2 Sep 1927.   (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3552857)

Canadian Vickers Vanessa (1) Registration G-CYZJ.

Canadian Vickers Vancouver Mk. II (Serial No. 905), 30 Aug 1934.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3642451)

Canadian Vickers Vancouver Mk. IIS (Serial No. 903), 19 Aug 1936.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3201822)

Canadian Vickers Vancouver, RCAF (Serial No. 903), 19 Aug 1936.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3580999)

Canadian Vickers Vancouver, 16 Aug 1936.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3580997)

Canadian Vickers Vancouver, 30 Aug 1934.   (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 Mk. II, RCAF (Serial No. 902), No. 4 (FB) Sqn, Jericho Beach, BC, 1936.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3650431)

Canadian Vickers Vancouver Mk. II, RCAF (Serial No. 904), over the Lions Gate Bridge, Vancouver, BC.  (City of Vancouver Archives Photo, AM1376-: CVA 1376-712)

Canadian Vickers Vancouver Mk. II, RCAF (Serial No. 906), No. 4 (FB) Sqn, Jericho Beach, BC, 1939.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3545934)

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.

 

Canadian Vickers Varuna I, G-CYGV, RCAF, 1926.  None are preserved in Canada.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN 3388212)

Canadian Vickers Varuna II, RCAF (Serial No. G-CYZR), The Pas, Manitoba, 1928. (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3388228)

Canadian Vickers Varuna I, G-CYGV and Vedette I, G-CYFS, Larder Lake, Ontario, 1926.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3388215)

 

Canadian Vickers Varuna I, RCAF (Serial No. G-CYGV), 1926.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN 3388213)

Canadian Vickers Varuna II, RCAF (Serial No. G-CYZS), Cormorant Lake, Manitoba, ca, 1929.   (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3551335)

Canadian Vickers Vedette, FS, 22 May 1925.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3552501)

 (City of Vancouver Archives Photo, AM1535-: CVA 99-1473)

Canadian Vickers Vedette on the ramp, Vancouver, British Columbia, ca 1920.

Parachuting from a flying boat, ca 1920.  (City of Vancouver Archives Photo)

Canadian Vickers Vedette, FS, 22 May 1925.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3552499)

Canadian Vickers Vedette, FS, Wright Engine, 22 May 1925.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3552498)

Canadian Vickers Vedette, G-CAUU, 23 Nov 1928.  (Library and Archives Canada Photos, MIKAN Nos. 3553009, 3553010, 3553011 and 3553012)

Canadian Vickers Varuna I, G-CYGV, RCAF, 1926.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN 3388214)

Canadian Vickers Varuna II, G-CYZR, RCAF Saskatchewan, 1929.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3388218)

Canadian Vickers Varuna II, G-CYZT, RCAF, 1927.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN 3388216)

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.

 

Canadian Vickers Vedette, RCAF (Serial No. VS).  (RCAF Photo courtesy of the Canadian Aviation Preservation Association)

 

Canadian Vickers Vedette & Photo equipment.  (RCAF Photo courtesy of the Canadian Aviation Preservation Association)

Canadian Vickers Vedette II flying boat, G-CYYF, RCAF, near Orient Bay, Ontario, ca 1930.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3650434)

Canadian Vickers Vedette V, CF-MAA.

 

Canadian Vickers Vedette, RCAF, ca. 1928.  (RCAF Photo courtesy of the Shearwater Aviation Museum)

Canadian Vickers Vedette Mk VI, 9 May 1930.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3553178)

Canadian Vickers Vedette Mk VI, 9 May 1930.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3553175)

Canadian Vickers Vedette Mk. I (1), (Reg. No. G-CYFS), Mk. II (18), (Reg. Nos. G-CYGA, GW-GZ, XZ, YA-YF, ZK, (later 11), ZL-ZO, 108), Mk. V (13), (Reg. Nos. G-CYVP, WR, WS, YZ, ZA-ZF, 109, 110, 116), (later 803), Mk. VA (11), (Reg. Nos. G-CYWJ (later 808), WK, WL-WQ (later 809-814), 115, 123, 124), Mk. VI (1), (Reg. No. G-CYWI (later 817), for a total of 44 aircraft.

 (RCAF Photo)

Canadian Vickers Velos, RCAF (Serial No. G-CYZX).  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3552999)

Canadian Vickers Velos, RCAF (Serial No. G-CYZX).   (RCAF Photo)

Canadian Vickers Velos (1), RCAF (Serial No. G-CYZX)

Canadian Vickers Vigil, RCAF (Serial No. G-CYZW), on skis, ca 1931.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3552926)

Canadian Vickers Vigil, RCAF (Serial No. G-CYZW).  (RCAF Photos)

Canadian Vickers Vigil (1), RCAF (Serial No. G-CYZW).

  

Canadian Vickers Vista, RCAF (Serial No. G-CYZZ), 31 Oct 1928.  (RCAF Photo courtesy of the Shearwater Aviation Museum)

Canadian Vickers Vista, RCAF (Serial No. G-CYZZ), 31 Oct 1928.  None have been preserved.  (RCAF Photo courtesy of the Shearwater Aviation Museum)

Canadian Vickers Vista, RCAF (Serial No. G-CYZZ), 28 Nov 1927.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3552895)

Canadian Vickers Vista, RCAF (Serial No. G-CYZZ), ca 1928.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3552927)

Canadian Vickers Vista (1) RCAF (Serial No. G-CYZZ).

Canadian Vickers Viking Mk. IV, (Serial No. G-CYEX), and Canadian Vickers Varuna Mk. II, (Serial No. G-CYZT), 1927.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3391070)

Canadian Vickers Viking IV, RCAF (Serial No. G-CYET), Stanley Mission, Saskatchewan, Aug 1924.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3643595)

Canadian Vickers Viking Mk. IV RCAF (Serial No. G-CYET) The Pas, Manitoba, July 1924.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3643598)

Canadian Vickers Viking Mk. IV, RCAF (Serial No. G-CYEX) being assembled.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3203288)

Canadian Vickers Viking Mk. IV, RCAF (Serial No. G-CYET0, equipment carried for aerial survey over Manitoba and Saskatchewan, July-Aug 1924.   Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3643602)

Canadian Vickers Viking Mk. IV, RCAF (Serial No. G-CYEV), 19 Sep 1923.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3575619)

Canadian Vickers Viking Mk. IV, RCAF (Serial No. G-CYEV), 19 Sep 1923.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3575619)

Canadian Vickers Viking Mk. IV, RCAF (Serial No. G-CYEV), Victoria Beach, 1923.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3643580)

Canadian Vickers Viking Mk. IV, RCAF (Serial No. G-CYEV), Victoria Beach, 1923.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3643581)

Canadian Vickers Viking Mk. IV, RCAF (Serial No. G-CYEV), ground crew changing an engine, Victoria Beach, Manitoba, 15 May 1924.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3643617)

Canadian Vickers Viking IV with skis, Montreal, 19 Mar 1924.   (Library and Archives Canada Photos, MIKAN No. 3643623)

Canadian Vickers Viking IV with skis, Montreal, 19 Mar 1924.   (Library and Archives Canada Photos, MIKAN No. 3643624)

Canadian Vickers Viking Mk. IV, G-CYEZ, 1926.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3391066)

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

Canadian Vickers Viking Mk. IV, RCAF, camera crew, 1924.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3643612)

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

Canadian Vickers Viking Mk. IV RCAF (Serial No. G-CYET) being refueled, Brochet, Manitoba, July 1924.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3643606)

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

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

Canadian Vickers Viking Mk. IV, G-CYEZ, 1926.  (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3391059)

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