A aviation & planes forum. AviationBanter

If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.

Go Back   Home » AviationBanter forum » rec.aviation newsgroups » Military Aviation
Site Map Home Register Authors List Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Web Partners

RCAF Yukon transport

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old April 25th 04, 04:59 PM
Ed Majden
external usenet poster
Posts: n/a
Default RCAF Yukon transport

What ever happened to the Yukon transport aircraft flown by the RCAF in
the 1960's? Were they scrapped or sold when replaced by the Boeing 707?
Are any still flying? If so, where?

Old April 25th 04, 05:06 PM
external usenet poster
Posts: n/a

Didn't a bunch end up as freighters here in the USA? Like with Flying

Old April 25th 04, 11:23 PM
external usenet poster
Posts: n/a

Hi Ed

Funny you should ask about the Canadair (CL-44-6) CC-106 Yukon. The
12-strong fleet was withdrawn from air force service on the 8th of September
1970. They were replaced by the Boeing CC-137. A number of Yukons ended up
being commercially operated overseas as freighters and in the pax
configuration. The R.C.A.F. Memorial Museum at 8 Wing Trenton is in the
process of repatriating Yukon s/n 106932 from Equador. This is believed to
be the last Yukon in existence. It had served with No. 412 'Falcon' (T)
Squadron. This aircraft was headed for the smelter (an all too familiar
scenario these days) but fortunately, after some last minute discussions,
the Direccion de Aviacion Civil (DAC) in Guayaquil, Equador found it in
their hearts to donate the aircraft instead.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
FS: RCAF "North American Harvard MK II" 6x8 Artist's Print J.R. Sinclair Aviation Marketplace 0 June 17th 04 06:39 AM
Advanced Theater Transport (ATT) Aircraft robert arndt Military Aviation 0 January 8th 04 08:01 AM
The RCAF needs no defending ArtKramr Military Aviation 0 August 23rd 03 01:40 PM

All times are GMT +1. The time now is 05:35 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2004-2022 AviationBanter.
The comments are property of their posters.