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by Harold A. Skaarup   www.SilverHawkAuthor.com   
 
Canadian Warplanes 4: The Second World War: Lockheed Electra 10A, Lockheed L-10 Electra, and Lockheed L-12A Electra Junior

Lockheed Electra 10A, Lockheed L-10 Electra, and Lockheed L-12A Electra Junior

Data current to 4 June 2020.

(Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3650925)

Lockheed 10A Electra (Serial No. 7633). 

Lockheed L-10A, L-10B Electra (15), (Serial Nos. 1526, 1527, 1528, 1529, 7631, 7632, 7633, 7634, 7648, 7649, 7650, 7651, 7652, 7656, 7841).

(Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3583647)

Lockheed 10A Electra (Serial No. 1526), 8 Dec 1944. 

(Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3650924)

Lockheed 10A Electra (Serial No. 7633). 

(Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3583497)

Lockheed L-10 Electra, RCAF (Serial No. 7634), awaiting disposal on 18 Sep 1944.  This Electra was taken-on-strength (TOS) with No. 1 Training Command, RCAF Station Trenton.  It was stored in Reserve in Ottawa, then went to No. 13 (OT) Squadron where it was loaned to Trans Canada Airlines, then back to No. 13 (OT) Squadron.  It was then loaned to the Canadian Testing Establishment who used it on the North-West Staging Route Communications Flight.  It was then loaned again to Trans Canada Airlines.  It went to No. 6 Communications Flight until ending its RCAF career at the Aircraft Pending Disposal site, Western Air Command (APDAL WAC).  The aircraft was acquired by Maritime Airways through War Assets Corporation on the 25th of October, 1944.

(Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 2272191)

Lockheed Electra 10A, TCA, CF-BAF, 21 Feb 1942. 

 (Bzuk Photo)

Lockheed 10A Electra (Serial No.), stored in winter for TCA, CF-TCC.  Winnipeg, Manitoba.

 (JustSomePics)

Lockheed L-12A, Reg. No. CF-CCT, (Lockheed Construction No. 1219), on display at the CASM, Ottawa. This aircraft was operated by Canada's Department of Transport from 1937 until 1963 and surveyed the route of the Trans-Canada Highway.  In 1937 it made the first same-day flight from Montreal, Quebec, to Vancouver, British Columbia, making five stops en route.

 (Alain Rioux Photo)

Lockheed L-12A, Reg. No. CF-CCT, on display at the CASM, Ottawa.

Lockheed L-12A Electra Junior (10), (Serial Nos. 1531, 7640, 7641, 7645, 7646, 7647, 7653, 5764, 7837, 7838).  The L-12A is an eight-seat, six-passenger all-metal twin-engine transport aircraft of the late 1930s, designed for use by small airlines, companies and wealthy private individuals.  It is a smaller version of the L-10 Electra, and was widely used as a corporate and government transport.  Several were also used for testing new aviation technologies.

(Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3582946)

Lockheed L-212, RCAF (Serial No. 7642)  & Noorduyn Norseman (Serial No. 2487),  9 Oct 1941. 

Lockheed L-212 (1), (Serial No. 7642).

Lockheed L-12A Electra Junior (10), (Serial Nos. 1531, 7640, 7641, 7645-7647, 7653, 5764, 7837, 7838), Model L-212 (1), (Serial No. 7642), for a total of 11 aircraft.

(Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3582948)

Cockpit of Lockheed L-212 (Serial No. 7642), 9 Oct 1941.