The Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum
RCAF WWII Memorial
(Hangar #1, Brandon Municipal Airport)
will change to winter hours on September 1st being
open from 1pm to 4pm, seven days a week.
As a responsible member of the community,
the Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum is
actively encouraging social distancing and
we are limiting the number of visitors inside the museum to 10 at one time.
All visitors must wear a mask while touring the museum.
For more information call the museum at 727-2444.
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The Film Is Soon To Be Completed . . . Meanwhile. . .
. . . SNEAK PEEK . . .
PLAY THE SHORT 8-MINUTE
PREVIEW VIDEO HERE
I have attached P/O Gomez name on our memorial wall and the circumstances of his death.
The museum has provided video of the memorial and the museum along with archival photos.
They briefly interviewed me over Zoom.
~ Stephen Hayter, Executive Director
Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum
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To commemorate the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan by
telling its story, preserving its artifacts, and
paying tribute to the thousands of Air Force personnel,
who gave their lives during WWII.
Winter Hours (September 1-April
Summer Hours (May 1-September 30)
Commonwealth Air Training Plan
The CATP Museum is a non-profit, charitable organization founded and operated by volunteers. The Museum is dedicated to the preservation of the history of the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan and serves as a unique memorial to those airmen who trained and served, and especially those who died, while serving their country in the air war of 1939-1945.
THE LATEST CONTACT NEWSLETTER
To download the latest FALL 2020 Contact Newsletter click the following link
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OPEN AND READ THE FULL MAGAZINE
The previous issues are still available in archive
via our CATP airmuseum.ca site on the Hillman Server at:
Canada 150 Vignette Series
150 WWII BCATP Stories with over 600 Photos
CATP MUSEUM RESEARCH PROJECT
Collated by Harry Hayward
A Searchable PDF for BCATP WWII Daily Reports
Heritage Canada has provided, on line, jpg images of the daily reports (RCAF Form R.65)
from the training schools of the BCATP.
Volunteers of the CATPM are downloading these images,
converting them to text using an optical character reader,
proof reading them and providing a searchable PDF to those interested.
The latest PDFs are for
#31 Bombing and Gunnery School, Royal Air Force, Picton, ON
#1 A.N.S. then #1 C.N.S., Rivers, MB.
Come do your special shopping at
The Tiger Moth Gift Shop!
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We have a wide variety of T-shirts, hats and hoodies for all sizes
and plenty of aviation related toys, keychains and mugs.
Open daily 1-4pm at the
Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum,
Brandon Municipal Airport
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