DOUG MacPHAIL COLLECTION
No. 5754. North American NA-64 Yale Mk.I (c/n 64-2186)
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North American NA-64 Yale Mk.I

10/15/2006. Remarks by Doug MacPhail: "One of two NA-64 Yales that came out of the Ernie Simmons auction. Gord Saylor of Southern Ontario rebuilt both of them. When the two aircraft were complete, in late 1990, Gord was the only man in Canada to own and operate a pair of Yales."

From Canadian Military Aircraft Serial Numbers: "3372 was taken on strength August 30, 1940, struck off to War Assets for sale on September 25, 1946. Served with No. 1 Service Flying Training School at Camp Borden, Ontario. Had 3270:20 airframe time when struck off. Sold to Ernie Simmons of Tillsonburg, Ontario, still in open storage on his farm when auctioned in 1970. Later to civil register as C-FGIR, owned by Murray Kot, Orangeville, Ontario, September 1994 to September 1995. Sold to 661886 Alberta Ltd., Welland, Ontario, 1995-2001. Now on static display at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, Mount Hope, Ontario."





Created October 15, 2006