Boston in Service with Royal Canadian Air Force

Last revised August 5, 2000


The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) managed to acquire several Bostons that were intended for the RAF. Examples of which I am aware are Boston III (AL672), one Boston IIIA (BZ385) and one Boston IV (BZ410). I am unaware of the operational history of Bostons with the RCAF. Perhaps there are those out there who have more information.

Sources:


  1. American Combat Planes, Third Enlarged Edition, Ray Wagner, Doubleday, 1982.

  2. McDonnell Douglas Aircraft Since 1920, Vol 1, Rene J. Francillon, Naval Institute Press, 1988

  3. A-20 Havoc in Action, Aircraft Number 144, Squadron/Signal Publications, Jim Mesko, 1994.

  4. Famous Bombers of the Second World War, William Green, Doubleday, 1960