Hangar #1: Some History & An Update

submitted by John McNarry, CATP Museum President The hangar that is the home building of the Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum is a “double wide land plane hangar” built for the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan (BCATP) at the site of Service Flying Training School # 12. The construction took place over the winter ofContinue reading “Hangar #1: Some History & An Update”

A Day of Remembrance: A Special Lecture at the CATPM!

When & When: Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum, November 12th 1:30 pm, Museum Canteen Background On August 19, 1942, the ill-fated Allied military attack titled Operation Jubilee, to be later known as the Dieppe Raid, was launched. The events surrounding the combined air-sea-land operation still stir controversy to this day. November 12, 2022, A Day ofContinue reading “A Day of Remembrance: A Special Lecture at the CATPM!”

Museum Closed September 19

September 13, 2022                     For Immediate Release Since the Federal government has declared Monday, September 19th a federal holiday, day of mourning for the Queen’s funeral in the UK, the Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum will also be closed in respect and tribute of the late monarch. The Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum is Canada’s only airContinue reading “Museum Closed September 19”

Special Events on August 20, 2022: Flights and Props & Hops!

Coming up on Saturday August 20 are 2 events not to be missed! First up is a Flight Day! You can purchase a ride in one of our vintage WWII training aircraft from 10 am to 4 pm. Just call or email the museum to book a flight or obtain more information – believe me,Continue reading “Special Events on August 20, 2022: Flights and Props & Hops!”