Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member Hard Oiler
N 43° 45.743 W 081° 42.634
17T E 442803 N 4845726
Quick Description: Located at Goderich airport (unofficially known as Sky Harbour), where No 12 Elementary Flying Training School operated between October 1940 and February 1944.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 10/11/2007 6:51:12 PM
Waymark Code: WM2CG7
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39
Views: 116

Long Description:

The Elementary Flying Training School at Goderich gave a recruit 50 hours of basic aviation instruction on a Finch trainer. Pilots who showed promise went on to advanced training at a Service Flying Training School.

There is a small museum in the terminal building dedicated to the students that trained there during the war.

Address or location of plaque: In front of the terminal building on the north side of Airport Road across from Mill Road

Physical location of plaque: Other location

"Ontario Plaques" Website for this "Plaque": [Web Link]

Description of any physical remains at site of "Historical Plaque": Sky Harbour airport is still in operation

This 'Plaque' describes: An 'Event'

Condition of sign: Good

Is this a bilingual sign?: No !

A web-site for more details.: Not listed

What is the second/third language?: Not listed

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