British Commonwealth Air Training Plan. As the focus of a Commonwealth-wide effort to instruct aircrew, Canada made a major contribution to Allied air superiority during World War II.

BCATP Station Lethbridge

#5 Elementary Flying Training School The Kenyon Field Airport was completed as a civilian airfield and officially opened on June 7, 1939. Named after Air Commodore Herbert Hollick-Kenyon, it was…

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BCATP Station Medicine Hat

#34 Service Flying Training School #34 SFTS opened in Medicine Hat on the site of the Medicine Hat Exhibition and Stampede Grounds south-east of town. It began operation as a…

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BCATP Station Penhold

#36 Service Flying Training School #36 SFTS operated from September 28, 1941 to November 3, 1944. The former aerodrome is now the site of the Red Deer Regional Airport. No.…

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