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!”

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”

Pilot Officer Archie Londry, RCAF Instructor: A Tribute

            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”