|Canadian Warplanes 5: Blackburn Beverly
Data current to 27 Dec 2020.
Blackburn Beverly C Mk. 1, RAF (Serial No. XB260), and (Serial No. XB262), transport aircraft were flown by RCAF personnel testing aircraft at the Canadian Experimental and Proving Establishment (CE&PE) at Namao, Alberta. XB262 was nicknamed "Mayflower III", also known as "The Ark". It wore the CE&PE badge on the forward fuselage. A fire started in a covered engine stand surrounding engine No. 4 on 19 Feb 1956 at RCAF Station Namao, Alberta. The fire damaged the engine and the propeller. The aircraft was subsequently repaired.