De Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver
in Royal Canadian Mounted Police Service

 

Key Facts

Total Delivered: 12
Total Still Active: 0
Total Now Stored: 0
Service Entry: 1949
Retirement: 1986
Main Role: ?
Origin: Canada

History

The first de Havilland Beaver was obtained in 1949. In 1950 another Beaver was acquired which was deployed along the coast of British Columbia. A total of twelve Beavers were eventually obtained. The last example was retired in 1986.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
CF-MPD 1510   1962 sold 1984 to Crown Assets
CF-MPE 1528   1963 sold 1983 to Crown Assets
CF-MPM 63 (62?)   Dec 1949 sold 1978 to De Havilland
CF-MPN 355 (335?)   Sept 1952 damaged Stephenville in landing accident, sold 1978
CF-MPO 359   Sept 1952 w/o 13 July 1963 Carmacks, Yukon
CF-MPQ 836 (837?)   Feb 1956 w/o Regina hangar fire 11 Apr 1959
CF-MPQ 1604   1966 w/o 1 Aug 1986 Wallaston Lake, SK
CF-MPR 971   Sept 1957 w/o 30 Aug 1984 North Sept Iles
CF-MPS 1115 (1114?)   July 1957 traded to De Havilland 1979
CF-MPT 1259 (1260?) N5319GO 1957 ex 57-6159, traded to De Havilland 1971
CF-MPV 1304   Feb 1959 traded to De Havilland 1971
CF-FHW 58   1950 ex B.C. Police, w/o 8 June 1958 Kamloops, BC

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More Information

References

  • Canadian Aircraft since 1909 (Putnam) p.476-480

Other Sources

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