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Imperial Gift to Canada



AircraftEngines
Avro63B.R.21
Bristol Fighter1130hp Clerget71
DH.412Viper I16
DH.9A12Liberty28
S.E.5/S.E.5A12Falcon 32
Felixstowe F.38Eagle 840
Fairey IIIC1
Total109158


The actual number of aircraft gifted differs from the agreed total. The final delivery schedule lists the following:
Aircraft
Avro64
Bristol Fighter1
DH.413
DH.9A12
S.E.5/S.E.5A13
Felixstowe F.39
Fairey IIIC1
Curtiss H-161
Sopwith Snipe2
Be2c2
Fe2d1
Vickers FB91
Total120


The Avro 504K serials and subsequent registrations, where applicable, were:
D8842
E361G-CYEE
E362G-CYAC
E363G-CYAI
H1917G-CYAL
H2041G-CYAX
H2042G-CYHA
H2043G-CYAP RCAF44
H2044G-CYAS
H2045G-CYDA RCAF13
H2046G-CYCY
H2047G-CYFI
H2048G-CYAQ RCAF2
H2049G-CYCX RCAF3
H7461G-CYAR RCAF1
H7462G-CYFE
H9552H9552
H9553G-CYFJ RCAF7
H9554H9554
H9555G-CYFG RCAF5
H9556G-CYFO
H9557H9557
H9558G-CYFF RCAF15
H9621G-CYCS
H9622G-CYAA
H9623G-CYHC RCAF49
H9624G-CYBH
H9625G-CYBL
H9626G-CYAV RCAF50
H9627G-CYAT
H9628G-CYAW
H9629G-CYAU
H9630G-CYCZ
H9631G-CYFM
H9632G-CYFN RCAF48
H9633G-CYHD
H9665G-CYCU
H9666G-CYEI RCAF4
H9668G-CYCT
H9669G-CYCD RCAF51
H9670G-CYBM
H9671G-CYCR
H9672G-CYBG
H9690G-CYCA
H9713
H9714G-CYCH
H9715G-CYBK
H9717G-CYCK
H9722G-CYFH RCAF6
H9727G-CYEH RCAF54
H9729G-CYEG
H9732G-CYCJ
H9733
H9735G-CYFL
H9736G-CYCI
H9737G-CYCB
H9738G-CYAM
H9739G-CYCL
H9740G-CYBS
H9741G-CYCM
H9742G-CYBZ
H9743G-CYFK
H9744G-CYBD
H9745G-CYBR

The Bristol Fighter was F4336 which became G-CYBC. In addition Canada acquired either D7869 or F3518, becoming G-CYDP

The DH.4 serials and subsequent registrations, where applicable, were:
A8042
F2672G-CYBW
F2673G-CYDB
F2705G-CYBO
F2706G-CYDM
F2707G-CYEM
F2708G-CYDN
F2709G-CYBU
F2710G-CYBV
F2711G-CYDK
F2712G-CYDL
F2713G-CYCW
F2714G-CYEC

The DH.9A serials and subsequent registrations, where applicable, were:
E991E991
E992G-CYBI
E993G-CYBN
E994G-CYAK
E995G-CYBF
E996G-CYAN
E997G-CYAZ
E998G-CYAJ
E999G-CYDO
E1000G-CYAD
E1001G-CYCG
E1002G-CYAO

The SE.5A serials and subsequent registrations, where applicable, were:
C5376
D8472G-CYBJ
D8479G-CYBE
D8487G-CYBQ
D8489G-CYBY
E3172G-CYAB
E3173G-CYBX
F9016G-CYBP
F9114G-CYAY
F9117G-CYCE
F9128G-CYCC
F9136G-CYCQ
F9139G-CYCV

The Felixstowe F.3 serials and subsequent registrations, where applicable, were:
N4009G-CYDH
N4010G-CYDI
N4011G-CYDJ
N4012N4012
N4013N4013
N4014G-CYDQ
N4015G-CYEN
N4016G-CYBT
N4181G-CYEO
Some sources also include N4178 and N4179 but these are not on the official list.

The only Fairey F.IIIC supplied to Canada was ex N9256. This aircraft was reportedly bought by Fairey and registered G-EARS, sold to the Aircraft Disposal Co and registered in Canada as G-CYCF. It is however listed on an Air Ministry schedule as part of the Imperial Gift.

The Curtiss H-16 serials were N4902 and N4905, the latter becoming G-CYEP. Only N4905 is on the schedule as an Imperial Gift.

The Sopwith 7F.1 Snipe were E8213 and E8102. In addition E7649 went to Canada, becoming G-CYDZ
The Be2c were B731 and 2801. The Fe2d was A6439 and the Vickers FB9 A1437.