Base / Station:  DeWinton

Dates of Operation or Period of Information: 1941-

Integral Units:

  • No.31 Elementary Flying Training School

Remote Units:

  • Relief Landing Field – Gladys

Unit Duties / Information:

  • No.31 EFTS formed by RAF 18 June 1941, taken over by Toronto Flying Club; primary flight training

Aircraft Flown:

  • Tiger Moth
  • Stearman
  • Cornell

Commanding Officers:

Financial Impact:

Date / Reason for Closure: 1944-45, reduced need for aircrew

Current Status:  civilian airfield, all runways/taxiways/ramp still exist


RCAF Aerodrome DeWinton, Alberta. Image frome the RCAF Pilots Manual of Aerodromes and Seaplane Bases circa 1942.