Base / Station: Dafoe

Dates of Operation or Period of Information:  26 May 41-17 Feb 45

Integral Units:   No.5 Bombing and Gunnery School

Unit Duties / Information: B & G S

Aircraft Flown:

  • Anson,
  • Battle,
  • Bolingbroke, and
  • Lysander

Commanding Officers:

Financial Impact:

Date / Reason for Closure: 17 Feb 45, reduced need for aircrew

Current Status:  abandoned N51 56 W104 34, condition unknown

Relevant links:

Operational Record Book

Aerodrome disposal files :

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

Related articles in publications

Windsock - Magazine of the Canadian Aviation Historical Society - Roland Groome (Regina) Chapter 1993-09
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