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21 EFTS- Elementary Flying Training School (RCAF) ( 3)

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.

More information on RCAF Station Chatham can be found here

RCAF Roundel - RCAF Station Chatham NB

New Brunswick Aviation Museum

Museum New Brunswick Aviation Museum

1941-05-15 Primary Location Chatham NB Canada Now the site of Miramichi-Chatham Airport CYCH

Killed in Flying Accident
Finch (4797)
Caribou, Maine, USA
Leading Aircraftman
Killed in Vehicle Accident
Dinsmore, Saskatchewan
Killed in Flying Accident
Finch (4454)
Gilford, Ontario

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