Base / Station: Cap de Madelaine

Dates of Operation or Period of Information:

Integral Units: No. 11 Elementary Flying Training School

Unit Duties / Information: No. 11 EFTS was opened October 14, 1940 and was run by Quebec Airways and CP Airlines. The      school was responsible for providing pilots newly enrolled in the RCAF their primary instruction and prepared them for the more advanced training carried out at the service   flying training schools.

Aircraft Flown: No. 11 EFTS –

Commanding Officers:

Financial Impact:

Date / Reason for closure: No. 11 EFTS was closed February 11, 1944.

RCAF Aerodrome Cap de la Madeleine, Quebec. Image from the RCAF Pilots Manual of Aerodromes and Seaplane Bases circa 1942.

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