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1 EFTS- Elementary Flying Training School (RCAF) ( 4)

An Elementary Flying Training School (EFTS) gave a trainee 50 hours of basic flying instruction on a simple trainer like the De Havilland Tiger Moth, Fleet Finch, or Fairchild Cornell over 8 weeks.Elementary schools were operated by civilian flying clubs under contract to the RCAF and most of the instructors were civilians. For example, No. 12 EFTS Goderich was run by the Kitchener-Waterloo Flying Club and the County of Huron Flying Club.The next step for a pilot was the Service Flying Training School.
Malton Course 50 1942

The School was established at Malton, Ontario. The former school is now the Toronto (Pearson) International Airport.

More information on the RCAF Station at Malton can be found at

RCAF Roundel RCAF.info - RCAF Station Malton Ontario

BCATP Course NO50 EFTS Malton

General Course 50 - 1 EFTS

1940-06-24 Primary Location Malton ON Canada Now site of Toronto International Airport CYYZ

Leading Aircraftman
Killed in Flying Accident
1940‑12‑21
Finch (4441)
Canning, Kings County, Nova Scotia
Sergeant
Killed in Flying Accident
1940‑12‑21
Finch (4441)
Horning's Mills, Ontario
Leading Aircraftman
Killed in Flying Accident
1940‑12‑05
Finch (4406)
Moy, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland
Leading Aircraftman
Killed in Flying Accident
1941‑06‑20
Moth, Tiger (4386)
Brockville, Ontario

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