This past week, thanks to some great information from our President, John, and pilot/restorer extraordinaire, Jeff, I have put up pages with information and a few photos of our UK version Tiger Moth and our newly restored Fleet Finch (which we hope to get inspected and airborne this spring/summer – so stay tuned for that!).Continue reading “New web site pages”
February is the month set aside to shine the spotlight on Black History – although this history should be celebrated all year long. We acknowledge that the record of people of colour in the RCAF has not always been a positive one. Entering WWII, RCAF policy did not allow Black Canadians to serve in mostContinue reading “Black History Month 2022”
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”
These medals and Operational Wings were awarded to Pilot Officer J.L. who was from Fairfax Manitoba. He was killed in action on December 6 1944 at the age of 26 years while serving with 423 Tiger Squadron as the Pilot of Halifax aircraft NP 945 (QB-D). The aircraft failed to return from a night attackContinue reading “From the Archives”
In the last post, Stephen promised the video of the 80th Anniversary ceremony. Here is the video – along with a video made by our summer students to help celebrate, and a few photos.