All of us at the Commonwealth Air Training Plan museum want to wish all our friends a Happy holiday season and a prosperous 2022. It does not look like a good end to 2021, nor start to the new year, but let’s hope this is a last gasp and we can move past this constantContinue reading “Happy Holidays”
This post is a collection of news clippings related to the BCATP. Again, thanks to Greg, our archivist for this post. These are archival items donated by Daphne Kuehn from Edmonton, Alberta in September 2013. It is a collection of newspaper clippings covering both No. 7 B&GS, Paulson and No. 10 SFTS, Dauphin; WWII. ItContinue reading “News Clippings from the Past”
Archie Londry was born on a farm near Minnedosa Manitoba. Living on the farm he attended Grades 1 through 8 at a small one-room schoolhouse near his home. He finished Grades nine and ten by correspondence at home. He enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1941 at the RCAF Recruiting Centre inContinue reading “Pilot Officer Archie Londry, RCAF Instructor: A Tribute”
On Sunday, September 19th, in association with 17 Wing Winnipeg’s celebration of the Battle of Britain, the Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum will be involved providing a flypast with our Harvard, Stinson, Tiger Moth and Cornell.
This summer we were fortunate to employ 2 summer students. Nate and Parker worked hard doing many tasks over their time here. Parker wrote a short post for the blog. We thank both our students for their hard work, enthusiasm, and dedication! Parker’s post: “Hello, my name is Parker McKelkie and I am a summerContinue reading “Summer Students say farewell!”