Base / Station: Dauphin
Dates of Operation: 1941 – 1945
Integral Units: No. 10 SFTS
- Primary Relief Landing Field – North Junction (R1)
- Secondary Relief Landing Field – Valley River (R2)
Unit duties / Information: No. 10 Service Flying Training School was opened here as part of the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan March 5, 1941. This school was responsible for advanced pilot training.
- Crane and
Financial Impact: $1,880,617 (total cost of BCATP construction to 15 Mar 1942)
Date / Reason for closure: The school was closed April 14, 1945 in accordance with the BCATP agreement. The agreement had reached its end and, as a result of the progress of the war, was not renewed – thus closing those BCATP stations that Canada decided it had no use for.
Current Status: civilian airfield runways/taxiways still exist, two hangars, some base buildings still exist
- Located under “ 10 Service Flying Training School:”
- “Wings Over Dauphin – A History of a Forgotten Era” by Elsie Lesyk ISBN 1-55056-369-6 year 1995