Surviving Lancaster: FM136

 

Last Updated: July 2008

Serial No:          FM136              Mark:    X               Known Op's:  0

Current Location: Calgary Aero Space Museum, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Current Status:     Static Display – Museum

Nickname:              None Traced

Service History:

To UK 5-45, 32 MU St. Athan del'd 5-45, 419 Sqn, RCAF, Returned CDN 29-8-45, Intended for Tiger Force but returned to late, Stored Pearce, Alberta, Mod. Mk.10 MR, 404(MP) Sqn, RCAF, 407 Sqn del'd 1952 RX-136, Stored at Fort Macleod, Alberta, Placed on CCA Registry as CF-NJQ, Flown to Calgary, Alberta and placed on a pedestal at the now Calgary International Airport c.1961, now under the care of the Calgary Aero Space Museum and owned by the City of Calgary

Comments:

c.61: displayed as VN-N of 50 Sqn, RAF

 

Unknown: Codes changes to NA-P of 428 Sqn, RCAF

 

5-92: Moved from original gate guardian site to Calgary Aero Space Museum

 

Production Data:

Part of the second production batch of 130 aircraft (from an order of 200) built by Victory Aircraft Limited, Malton, Ontario, Canada. FM100-FM229, (aircraft built 'after' KB-Serial batch). Packard built Rolls-Royce Merlin 28, 38 or 224 engines. Majority of aircraft shipped to Britain between 3-45 and 5-45, some of which served with RCAF Squadrons in Britain and most flown back to Canada in 8-45. Victory Aircraft Construction Number 3337