No 18 Service Flying Training School was formed in Gimli, Manitoba on 1943/09/06. The school had a relief landing field at Netley Lake, a few miles south of the school. The unit was disbanded at Gimli on 31 May 1945.
On 1 June 1945 the school was reformed at Souris, Manitoba. Replacing No 17 Service Flying Training School which had been disbanded shortly before. The school had relief landing fields at Hartney and Elgin. The school was again disbanded on 5 September 1945.
1943-09-06 Primary Location Gimli MB Canada Current site of Gimli Industrial Park Airport CYGM 1943-09-06 Relief Field Netley Lake MB Canada Abandoned return to agriculture. Still visible on satellite imagery. 1945-06-01 Primary Location Souris, Manitoba Canada 1945-06-01 Relief Field Elgin, Manitoba Canada 1945-06-01 Relief Field Hartney, Manitoba Canada
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