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24 EFTS- Elementary Flying Training School (RCAF) ( 2)

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 Abbotsford available here

  • RCAF Roundel - RCAF Station Abbotsford BC

  • RCAF Roundel - Relief Landing Field Sumas BC

  • 1943-09-06 Primary Location Abbotsford BC Canada Now the site of Abbotsford International Airport CYXX
    1943-09-06 Relief Field Sumas BC Canada

    Warrant Officer 2nd Class
    Killed in Flying Accident
    Cornell (14586)
    New Westminster, British Columbia
    Leading Aircraftman
    Killed in Flying Accident
    Cornell (15248)
    Victoria, British Columbia

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