Military History Books
by Harold A. Skaarup   www.SilverHawkAuthor.com   
 
Canadian Warplanes 5: The Post War Piston Era, de Havilland CC-108 Caribou, CC-115 Buffalo, CC-138 Twin Otter, CC132 Dash-7, CC-142 and CT-142 Dash-8

Canadian Warbirds of the Post-Second World War Piston Era, de Havilland CC-108 Caribou, CC-115 Buffalo, CC-138 Twin Otter, CC132 Dash-7, CC-142 and CT-142 Dash-8

Data current to 20 August 2019.

 (RCAF Photo)

de Havilland CC-108 Caribou.

 (DND Photo via James Craik)

de Havilland CC-108 Caribou Mk. 1A (Serial No. 5322).

 (RCAF Photo)

de Havilland CC-108 Caribou Mk. 1A, UN and RCAF colours.

 (DND Photo via James Craik)

de Havilland CC-108 Caribou Mk. 1A (Serial No. 5323).

de Havilland CC-108 Caribou Mk. I (1), (Serial No. 5303), Mk. 1A (4), (Serial Nos. 5320-5323), Mk. 1B (4), (Serial Nos. 5324-5327), for a total of 9 aircraft.

 

de Havilland Canada CC-115 Buffalo (Serial No. 115459).  (Photo courtesy of the Canadian Aviation Preservation Association)

de Havilland CC-115 Buffalo droping SAR Techs, 442 Sqn, Comox, BC.  (RCAF Photo via Chris Charland)

de Havilland CC-115 Buffalo (Serial No. 115463).  (Mike Freer - Touchdown Aviation)

de Havilland Canada CC-115 Buffalo (Serial No. 15461), UN service.  (Aldo Bidini Photo)

 (David Dickinson Photo)

de Havilland Canada CC-8A Buffalo (Serial No. 15451), Air Cushion Landing Test aircraft, Yellowknife, NWT, 1975.  This aircraft was used in joint Canada - USA trials, in a a unique program where the modified Buffalo landed on ice, snow or water with an inflatable rubber air cushion under the belly and wing floats.

de Havilland Canada CC-115 Buffalo, No. 424 Squadron.  (Alain Rioux Photo)

de Havilland Canada CC-115 Buffalo (Serial No. 15456).  (John Davies - CYOW Airport Watch)

de Havilland Canada CC-115 Buffalo (Serial No. 15451).  (Alain Rioux Photo)

de Havilland DHC-5, CC-115 Buffalo (15), (Serial Nos. 9451-9465).

de Havilland CC-138 Twin Otter (Serial No. 13808), being flown in UN service.  This aircraft was destroyed by the Indian Air Force while it was operating in Pakistan on 5 Dec 1971.  (DND Photo via Mike Kaehler)

 

de Havilland CC-138 Twin Otter (Serial No. 13807), initially painted white at first, then to improve visibility they switched to yellow.  Namao, CFB Edmonton, Alberta, 1978.

de Havilland CC-138 Twin Otter (Serial No. 13804) with a new yellow paint scheme.  The author jumped out of these two at Namao, CFB Edmonton, Alberta in 1978.

de Havilland CC-138 Twin Otter (Serial No. 806), with members of the Canadian Forces Parachute Team photo as we get ready for the day's jumps at CFB Edmonton, Namao, Alberta.  From left to right, the author, Bill Greenshields, Ralph Goebel, Murray McConnell, Pierre Deschenes and Kevin Gammon, 1977.

de Havilland CC-138 Twin Otter, CFPT training jumps over CFB Edmonton.

  

de Havilland CC-138 Twin Otter (Serial Nos 804 and 809), CFPT training jumps.  Capt Jean Simard is in front of the author here.

de Havilland DHC-6-300, CC-138 Twin Otter (8), (Serial Nos. 801-808).

 (Mike Kaehler Photos)

 (Anidaat Photo)

 (Mike Gilliand Photo)

 (Mike Freer - Touchdown-aviation Photo)

de Havilland CC-132 Dash-7, CAF (Serial No. 132001), 1983. 

de Havilland CC-132 Dash-7, CAF (Serial No. 132001), Lahr. 1983.  (Rob Schleiffert Photo)

de Havilland CC-132 Dash-7, CAF (Serial No. 132002), No. 412 Sqn, Lahr, Germany. 1983.  (Rob Schleiffert Photo)

de Havilland CC-132 Dash-7, CAF (Serial No. 132002), No. 412 Sqn, Lahr, Germany.  (Michel Gilliand Photo)

de Havilland CC-132 Dash-7, CAF (Serial No. 132002), No. 412 Sqn, Lahr, Germany.  (Mike Freer - Touchdown Aviation)

de Havilland DHC-7, CC-132 Dash-7-102/103 (2), (Serial Nos. 132001-132002).

de Havilland DHC-8-102, CT-142 Dash-8, RCAF, in service.  (Canadian Forces Photo)

de Havilland DHC-8-102, CT-142 Dash-8, RCAF, in service.  (Canadian Forces Photo)

de Havilland Canada DHC-8-102, CT-142 (Serial No. 142803) in RCAF service.  (Photo courtesy of MilborneOne)

de Havilland Canada Dash-8, Canadian Armed Forces, Colorado Springs.

de Havilland DHC-8-102, CC-142 Dash-8 (2), CT-142 Dash-8 (4), (Serial Nos. 142801-142806).