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”
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Armed Forces Day ’22 – Thank you!
The CATPM’s first Canadian Armed Forces Day was a success. Visitors thoroughly enjoyed the day considering it was cool and windy. Our visitor numbers were similar to past events and in the 250 to 300 range. We had some private aircraft participation with the T-28 Trojan, a Harvard, and a Stearman. The Shilo base cameContinue reading “Armed Forces Day ’22 – Thank you!”
Flights Available Again this Season!
As in the past, flights in several of our airworthy WWII training aircraft will be available. You can get more information by contacting the museum. Prices for flights: the Harvard is $400, the Cornell, and Tiger Moth are $280, each flight also requires a $30 museum membership. We have had to increase the prices weContinue reading “Flights Available Again this Season!”
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”
News Clippings from the Past
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”