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Canadair YUKON CC-106

Canadair acquired the licence to produce the Britol Britannia airline in the 1950s.   They first used the licence to build the then state-of-the-art CP-107 Argus Anti-Submarine/Maritime Patrol aircraft, that combined the Britannia's wing and tail sections with a new fuselage and engines.

When the RCAF issued a requirement for the replacement of the Canadair  North Star transport, Canadair began working on a long range transport based on the Britannia.  The RCAF's designation was the CC-106 Yukon, while the company's civilian variant was known as the CL-44.

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