Location/Base: Centralia, Ont

Years in Use: 8 Jul ’42- closed Fall ’66

Units:          

  • No 9 Service Flying Training School-8 Jul ’42-30 Mar ’45 [?Jun ’45] (moved from Summerside PEI)
  • No 1 Aircrew Conditioning Unit-
  • No 1 Flying Training School ’45-? Jan ’46 reactivated 1 Sept ’47
  • No 1 Radar and Communications School-(school was in Clinton, but required accomodations and facilities at Centralia Jan ’47-Apr’47
  • No 2 R&CS[R&CS Flight provided a/c]-above support became this school Apr’47-
  • No 1 Instrument Flying School-relocated from Trenton Spring
  • Medical Selection Unit
  • School of English
  • Primary Training School

Aircraft Types:

  • No 9 SFTS-
    • Anson,
    • Harvard
  • No 1 FTS-
    • Anson,
    • Harvard
  • No 1 IFS
    • -Expiditor

Commanding Officers:

  • G/C Fullerton
  • G/C A.G. Kenyon ’59

Financial Impact:

Date/Reason for Closure/Current Status:

  • closed due to a consolidation throughout Training Command schools at time of closure
  • primary flying school moved to Borden
  • part of central officers school moved to fleet school at Esquimalt
  • technical administration and non-flying list specialist training course moved to CFB Clinton,ON

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