Fairchild - Cornell - 10563

Serial Number: 10563

Designer: Fairchild

Manufacturer: Fleet, Fort Erie

basic designation: Cornell

variant or model:Mk. II

company designation: 

company number: FC41

first date: 9 February 1943 – Taken on strength by No. 4 Training Command

History: 

First used at No. 34 Elementary Flying Training School at Assiniboia, Saskatchewan.  Category C8 damage while there, reported on 22 May 1942.  To M&C Aviation in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan for overhaul, 30 June to 5 September 1944.  To storage with No. 2 Training Command when completed.  To No. 2 Air Command on 1 December 1944, still in storage.  Noted as “frozen series” on 7 July 1945.  Stored at No. 4 SEHU at Estevan, Saskatchewan by 27 November 1945.  Pending disposal there from 12 March 1946.  To civil register as CF-EXG.

last date: 21 August 1946 – Struck off, to War Assets Corporation for disposal

Information from RWR Walkers website at http://www.rwrwalker.ca/RCAF_10550_10599_detailed.html

Cornell 10563 and Tiger Moths at RCAF Station Caron, Saskatchewan
Cornell 10563 and Tiger Moths at RCAF Station Caron, Saskatchewan