Abandoned Manitoba: Paulson #7B&GS

Local cinematographer, Shaun Cameron (fyi – also a Brandon City Councilor) shared a link to an episode of “Abandoned Manitoba” with us on Facebook. In this short episode, Paulson (Manitoba) #7 Bombing and Gunnery School is featured. Also in this episode you also hear from our Chief Pilot, Mark Odegard, and the host goes forContinue reading “Abandoned Manitoba: Paulson #7B&GS”

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”