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Canadian WWII Aircraft Manufacturing Locations by Manufacturer
 

Company Location Aircraft Types USAAF Code Navy Code Remarks
Boeing of Canada Vancouver, British Columbia (240) PB2B-1 (PBY-5), (50) PB2B-2 (PBY-6A)     These went to the Royal Australian Air Force, Royal Air Force, and Royal New Zealand Air Force.
Boeing of Canada Montreal, Quebec (55) PBY-5A     There was no Boeing Canada designation for these aircraft that all went to the Royal Canadian Air Force.
Canadian Car & Foundry Company Fort William (Thunder Bay today), Ontario (832) SBW(SB2C), (1,451)Hurricanes     The SBW was the designation given to the Canadian Car Company license built Curtiss Helldiver.
Canadian Car & Foundry Company Amherst Nova Scotia Anson Mk V     Shared production of 1,049 Mk Vs with MacDonald Brothers.
de Havilland Aircraft of Canada Downsville (Toronto), Ont. (460) Ansons,
(1,550)Tiger Moths, (200) PT-24, (1032)Mosquitoes
    The first test flight of a Downsville Mosquito took place on September 9 of 1942 when Geoffrey de Havilland, Jr. came over from England to do the honors.  The last Mosquito was completed in September of 1945.  A good book on both the Mosquito and the production at Downsville is:  Mosquito!; The Wooden Wonder Aircraft of WWI by Joe Holliday published in 1970 by Doubleday.
Fairchild Aircraft Div. Montreal, Quebec (4,958) PT-19, PT-23, PT-26 (300) SBF (SB2C), (676) Bolingbroke     The SBF was the designation given to the Fairchild Canadian operation license built Curtiss Helldiver.
Fleet Fort Erie, Ontario (1,150) PT-23, PT-26, (447) Fleet Finch, (200) 60K Forts FE    
MacDonald Brothers Winnipeg, Saskatchewan Anson Mk V     Shared production of 1,049 Mk Vs with Canadian Car & Foundry.
National Steel Car Malton, Ontario (225) Lysander      
Noorduyn Aviation Co., Ltd. Montreal, Quebec (752) C-64 for US, (1,500) AT-16 for US, (2,485) Harvard IIB for RAF, RCAF ND   The AT-6B was built for gunnery training and could mount a .30 in machine gunon the forward fuselage. It utilized the R-1340-AN-1 engine which was to become the standard for the remaining T-6 production. Canada's Noorduyn built a R-1340-AN-1 powered version of the AT-6A which was supplied to the USAAF as the AT-16 (1,500 aircraft) and the RAF/RCAF as the Harvard IIB (2,485 aircraft), some of which also served with the Fleet Air Arm.
Vickers (Canadian) Montreal, Quebec (230) PBY VI      
Victory Aircraft, Ltd. Malton (Toronto-Pearson International Airport today), Ontario (430) Lancaster, (3,197) Anson, (6) Lancastrian,  (1) Lincoln, (1) York     Victory was actually a government owned company, Canada taking over the assets of National Steel and Car Corp.   Although originally designated to build the Martin B-26, Victory Aircraft had that replaced by the Lancaster.  After arrival of prints and specification for the over 55,000 parts required to build the Lancaster, 16 months later the first aircraft came off the production line.  At the end of the war a Lancaster a day was being produced.  In November of 1945 Canada sold Victory to Hawker Siddeley Group, which ran it as Avro Canada.  The factory no longer exists.  

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USS Theodore Roosevelt    WWII Aircraft Manufacturing Sites    Gateguards
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Aviation Museums of the Pacific Northwest
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   Warbird Sightings   WWII US Air-Air Victories   Guest Photos    Indiana Warbirds   Featured Photos  Other Items   Links

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