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CP-121 Tracker - Winnipeg MB
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria
N 49° 53.358 W 097° 14.253
14U E 626596 N 5527812
Quick Description: This DeHavilland Tracker is at the Air Force Museum on Air Force Way in Winnipeg MB.
Location: Manitoba, Canada
Date Posted: 9/23/2011 6:52:27 AM
Waymark Code: WMCMZJ
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Sieni
Views: 9

Long Description:
Based on the Grumman S2F Tracker, a total of 99 CS2F Tracker were built by de Havilland Canada (under license from Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corp).
They were primarily used for Anti-submarine warfare and operated from the aircraft carrier HMCS Bonaventure and from shore bases.
They were re-designated the CP-121 Tracker with the unification of Canadian forces in 1968.

They served from Jan 1957 to Apr 1991 and this one was dedicated here on 29 April 1993.
Type of Aircraft: (make/model): DeHavilland CP-121 Tracker

Tail Number: (S/N): RCN 1551

Construction:: original aircraft

Location (park, airport, museum, etc.): Air Force Heritage Park

inside / outside: outside

Other Information::
There is no fee to view the aircraft at the Heritage Park. They include: • CT-134A Musketeer II • CP-121 Tracker • CH-136 Kiowa Helicopter • CF-104 Starfighter • CF-101B Voodoo • Harvard MK-4 • CF-100 Canuck • F-86 Sabre MK VI • CT-133 Silver Star • Canadair CX-144A Challenger


Access restrictions:
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Photo of serial number (required unless there is not one or it is a replica)
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