Aerospatiale AS 350B3 Astar
in Royal Canadian Mounted Police Service

History

Two AS 350B3s obtained in 1998 plus three more in 2004. A fifth AS 350B3 was ordered on 20 April 2005, and the last example arrived in 2006. Final assembly was by Eurocopter Canada.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
C-FGSB 3796   15 Sep 2004  
C-FMPG 3082   21 Jul 1998 based Vancouver Intl, BC then Sept 2003 to Moncton, NB
C-FMPH 3683   12 Jan 2004 based Moncton, NB
C-FMPP 4124   29 Sep 2006  
C-FRPQ 3636   13 Jan 2004 based London, ONT
C-GMPK 3923   5 July 2005 based Kelowna, BC
C-GMPN 3072   21 July 1998 based Kamloops

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Eurocopter EC120B Colibri
in Royal Canadian Mounted Police Service

History

One EC120B ordered on 20 April 2005 for support to traffic enforcement and police pursuits in the Greater Vancouver area. A second example was obtained in 2008.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
C-FMPQ 1533   13 June 2008  
C-GMPT 1355   5 July 2005  

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Grumman G-21A Goose
in Royal Canadian Mounted Police Service

History

One Goose obtained in 1946 from the RCAF. Retired in January 1994 after serving in continuous public use longer than any other Canadian aircraft. The Goose saw service in the Maritimes, Ottawa, Calgary and the Northwest Territories before starting a four decade stint on the west coast where it was stationed at Pat Bay (now Victoria International Airport) on Vancouver Island (1952 to 1976) and Prince Rupert (1976 to 1994). CF-MPG took part in surveillance, drug busts, rescues, dignitary escorts and airshows besides hers normal duties of ferrying RCMP Members, prisoners, supplies and equipment to various remote settlements. It was subsequently acquired by the Canadian Aviation Museum and put on display.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
CF-MPG B.77* C-FBFS March 1946 Bu No.37824 RCAF 391, later C-FMPG. to National Aviation Museum, Ottawa, 1994.

* also reported as 37824.

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Goose CF-MPG (photo, 1000 Aircraft Photos)


CF-MPG at the Canada Aviation Museum
(photo, John R. Davies, Ottawa)

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Fairchild M62 Cornell
in Royal Canadian Mounted Police Service

History

One M622A3 (PT-26A Cornell II) obtained from RCAF in July 1947. Sold in 1955.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
CF-MPK   FV708 July 1947 sold Oct 1955 to R.A. Hills

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

History

Three Turbo Beavers obtained in 1967. Retired in 1996. All Turbo Beavers were new-build aircraft and not conversions of existing aircraft. The first example was acquired for Peace River, Alberta.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
C-FCJB 1669/TB39   1975 built 1968, delivered after conversion, based Prince George, BC, regn canx 1994
C-FMPA 1685/TB53   1968 originally CF-MPA. based Calgary, ALB. regn canx 11 July 1996
C-FOEX 1684/TB52   1980 ex Air West/Ontario Govt, based Kamloops, BC. regn canx 10 Aug 1993

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  • Canadian Aircraft since 1909 (Putnam) p.481

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Cessna 182Q Skylane
in Royal Canadian Mounted Police Service

History

One Cessna 182Q obtained in 1990, followed by another in 1993. C-GHGJ is now operated by North Bay Flying Club, while C-GFZV was sold to a private owner in 2008.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
C-GFZV 182-65406   2 June 1993 sold 2008
C-GHGJ 18267451   23 Aug 1990 based Vancouver, BC. regn canx 25 June 1996

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Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
in Royal Canadian Mounted Police Service

History

Two Grand Caravans obtained in 1994.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
C-FRPH 208B0377   29 Mar 1994  
C-FSUJ 208B0373   16 Sept 1994  

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Caravan C-FSUJ at Trois-Rivieres Airport, 8 August 2002.
(photo, Jean-Luc Poliquin)

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

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

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de Havilland D.H.90 Dragonfly
in Royal Canadian Mounted Police Service

History

Four Dragonflies obtained in 1937. Used to counter rum-running off the Nova Scotia coast. Impressed into the RCAF in 1940 and serialled in the block 7623-7628. All but one were scrapped at the end of the war. These machines had a dorsal fin extension, to increase stability because of their interchangeable float/wheel undercarriages.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
CF-MPA 7530   5 May 1937 named ‘Anemone’, to RCAF 7530 in 1940
CF-MPB 7531   29 May 1937 named ‘Buttercup’, to RCAF 7531 in 1940. Returned to civil use in 1946 as CF-BZA.
CF-MPC 7522   13 July 1937 Apr 1937 suffered a landing accident during testing, named ‘Crocus’, to RCAF 7522 in 1940
CF-MPD 7538   26 May 1937 named ‘Dandelion’. August 1938 sold to Noorduyn Aviation as CF-BDP.

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Cessna 210R Centurion
in Royal Canadian Mounted Police Service

History

Four Cessna Centurions obtained from 1976. The fleet was progressively retired between 2013 and 2017.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
C-FMOM 21064924   23 Sept 1985 based Toronto Buttonville, ONT. wfu after 2014 (late 2017?).
C-GHVP 21064920   27 July 1992 based Regina, Sask. Sold as N229WR 18 Oct 2016.
C-GNMK 21064938   30 Apr 1990 based Edmonton, ALB. Sold as N6339U on 16 Jan 2013.
C-GTCT 21064949   7 Jan 1986 based St Hubert, QBC. wfu 9 Nov 2015 and then sold.

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