Military History Books
by Harold A. Skaarup   
Canadian Warplanes (3) Saskatchewan, Moose Jaw, Western Development Museum

Warplanes in Saskatchewan,

Moose Jaw, Western Development Museum

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 23 March 2021.

Moose Jaw, Western Development Museum (WDM), 50 Diefenbaker Drive, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, S6J-1L9.  Vintage Aircraft Restorers.

The Western Development Museum is a network of four museums in Saskatchewan ddicated to preserving and recording the social and economic development of the province.  The museum has branches in Moose Jaw, North Battleford, Saskatoon and Yorkton.  Respectively, each branch focuses on a different theme: transportation, agriculture, economy and people

 (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3650310)

Aeronca C-3, CF-ATK, Barker Field, Toronto, Ontario, 1931.

Aeronca K (Serial No. K280), CF-BIN.

 (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3650311)

Airspeed Oxford, RCAF (Serial No. AR844), 24, Weyburn, Saskatchewan, 1944

Airspeed A.S.10 Oxford (Serial No. X666).

(Alan D.R. Brown Photo)

Airspeed A.S.10 Oxford Mk. II (Serial No. AS273), 25, in flight over Saskatchewan, 31 Dec 1941.

Airspeed A.S.10 Oxford (Serial No. 24), cockpit section.

 (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3581898)

Avro Anson Mk. I, W2419, Rockcliffe, Ontario, 24 Oct 1941.

 (Will Chabun Photo)

Avro 652A Anson Mk. I (Serial No. R9725).

 (John Davies Photo)

Beechcraft CT-134A Musketeer Mk. II (Serial No. 134230).

 (AHunt Photo)

Benson B-8M Gyro-copter, Reg. No. CF-XFJ.

Benson B-8M Gyro-Copter.

 (RCAF Photo)

Canadair CT-133 Silver Star four-plane formation, ca 1960s.

Canadair CT-133 Silver Star (Serial No. 133275), (Serial No. 21401).

Canadair CT-114 Tutor (Serial No. 114021).

Canadair CT-114 Tutor (Serial No. 114078).

 (Alian Rioux Photo)

Canadair CT-114 Tutor (Serial No. 114102).  This Tutor is painted in special colours celebrating the 50th anniversary of NATO by 2 CFFTS, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan.  Flags of each NATO country were applied to this Tutor.  2 CFFTS ceased using the Tutor in 1999. 

Canadian Car & Foundry Harvard Mk. 4, RCAF (Serial No. 20475), C/N CCF4-266, C-GYYO.  BOC: 14 January 1953.  SOC: 12 October 1967.  Marjorie Duncan, Saskatchewan, 1982-1985.  Registered as C-GYYO.  Province of Saskatchewan, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada, 31 January 1986-2003. 

 (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No.3604110)

Cessna 195, Saskatchewan Air Ambulance, Senior Flight Nurse Irene Sutherland.

Cessna 195 Classic (Serial No. 7628), CF-KIY, Saskatchewan Air Ambulance Service.

 (John Davies Photo)

Piper PA-42-720 Cheyenne IIIA, C-GSAA, Saskatchewan Government Air Ambulance.

 (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3658261)

Cessna Crane, RCAF (Serial No. 7892).

Cessna T-50 Crane Mk. I (Serial No. 1272), 7829).

 (RAF Photo)

de Havilland DH 53 Hummingbird, ca 1928.

de Havilland DH 53 Hummingbird (Serial No. DH 6063), CF-OVE.

 (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3390198)

de havilland DH.60X Moth, G-GIAG, ca 1930s.

de Havilland DH 60M Gipsy Moth (Serial No. 333), CF-ADI.

 (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3523312)

de Havilland DH.82C Tiger Moth, RCAF (Serial No. 4398), Rockcliffe, 15 NOV 1941.

(Bzuk Photo)

de Havilland DH 82C Tiger Moth, composite airframe (Serial No. 1646), and (Serial No. 1346), C-GYGU, painted as (Serial No. 3985).

Eagle Ultralite, C-IATH.

 (AHunt Photo)

Funk B85C (Serial No. 311), CF-HAR. 

H-10 Type 36 Red Pheasant (Serial No. NC 5411), C/N 121, C-GASR.

Jodel D-9, CF-PFB.

Mead C-III Glider.

 (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3580943)

Noordyn Norseman, CF-AYO, 28 Nov 1935.

 (Bzuk Photo)

Canadian Car & Foundry (Noorduyn) UC-64A Norseman Mk. V (Serial No. N29-27), CF-SAM.  Saskatchewan Government. CF-SAM belonged to the fledgling Saskatchewan Air Ambulance Service (SAAS), the first non-military, government-operated air ambulance service in the world.  The SAAS made emergency medical care accessible to Saskatchewan people living in rural areas and in the North.

The first Saskatchewan Air Ambulance flight was made in a Norseman, CF-SAH, on February 3, 1946. Initially, service was provided by one pilot, one nurse, one engineer, and one plane. A second airplane, also a Norseman, was purchased a few months later. CF-SAM flew its first patient mission on October 4, 1946 to Shaunavon, Saskatchewan.

Piper J3C-65X Cub, CF-LBE.

Stingray Hang Glider.

 (Bill Larkins Photo)

Stinson 108 Voyager 150.

Stinson 108-1 Voyager (Serial No. 108-1806), Consolidated Vultee, CF-BMP, Saskatchewan Air Ambulance Service, CF-SSF.

 (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3553011)

Canadian Vickers Vedette, G-CAUU, 23 Nov 1928.

Vickers Vedette Mk. II.  The Vedette replica project began in Sep 2006, with completion planned for 2015.  The upper wings and tailplane are complete, one lower wing is partially complete and hull formers are ready to assemble the keel.

 (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3391102)

Waco YKS-6, CF-AYT, Wings Ltd, San Antonio Mine Bissett, Manitoba, 1 Aug 1936.


Zogling Glider.