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Styne, Norman (Aircraftman 1st Class)

Died 1941-01-31

Birth Date: 1922-01-01 (age 19)

Son of Horace and Edith E. Styne, of Winnipeg.

Home: Winnipeg, Manitoba

2 SFTS- Service Flying Training School
Uplands, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Aircraftman 1st Class
Air Chief MarshalA/C/M
Air MarshalA/M
Air Vice MarshalA/V/M
Air CommodoreA/C
Group CaptainG/C
Wing CommanderW/C
Squadron LeaderS/L
Flight LieutenantF/L
Flying OfficerF/O
Pilot OfficerP/O
Warrant Officer 1st ClassWO1
Warrant Officer 2nd ClassWO2
Flight SergeantFS
Senior AircraftmanSAC
Leading AircraftmanLAC
Aircraftman 1st ClassAC1
Aircraftman 2nd ClassAC2
air frame mechanic
Service Numbers
2 Service Flying Training School, Uplands, Ontario. Died of natural causes while in the General Hospital at Winnipeg, Manitoba. AC1 Stynes had reported sick while at 2 SFTS, Uplands, Ontario and was posted to 2 Training Command at Winnipeg for purposes of discharge.

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Sec 12A Grave 1362

2 SFTS- Service Flying Training School (2 Service Flying Training School)

Graduates of the EFTS "learn-to-fly" program went on a Service Flying Training School (SFTS) for 16 weeks. For the first 8 weeks the trainee was part of an intermediate training squadron; for the next 6 weeks an advanced training squadron and for the final 2 weeks training was conducted at a Bombing & Gunnery School. The Service schools were military establishments run by the RCAF or the RAF.

There were two different types of Service Flying Training Schools. Trainees in the fighter pilot stream went to an SFTS like No. 14 Aylmer, where they trained in the North American Harvard or North American Yale. Trainees in the bomber, coastal or transport pilot stream went to an SFTS like No. 5 Brantford where they learned multi-engine technique in an Airspeed Oxford, Avro Anson or Cessna Crane.

RCAF Station Uplands now the site of Ottawa International Airport CYOW.

Instructors NO2 SFTS

For More Information on RCAF Station Uplands See here

  • RCAF Roundel - RCAF Station Uplands Ottawa Ontario

  • RCAF Roundel - Relief Landing Field Carp Ontario

  • RCAF Roundel - Relief Landing Field Edwards Ontario

  • Museum Vintage Wings - Inside Uplands

  • General 2 SFTS Uplands History

  • 1940-01-01 Primary Location Uplands ON Canada Present site of Macdonald Cartier Airport Ottawa CYOW
    1940-01-01 Relief Field Edwards, ON Canada Abandoned grass runways returned to agriculture.
    1940-01-01 Relief Field Carp, ON Canada Currently the site of Carp Airport CYRP

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