RCAF Station Saskatoon

Base / Station: Saskatoon

Dates of Operation or Period of Information:  

  • 16 Sept 40-30 Mar 45
  • 1 Jan 52-1 Oct 62

Integral Units:

  • No.4 SFTS
  • 1 Instrument Flying School
  • 1 Advanced Flying School

Unit Duties / Information:  

  • 1 AFS – advanced jet training
  • 1 IFS – instrument flying training and development

Aircraft Flown:  

  • No.4 SFTS –
    • Anson,
    • Crane
  • 1 AFS –
    • T-33
  • 1 IFS –
    • Expeditor

Commanding Officers:

Financial Impact:

Date / Reason for Closure: 

  • No.4 SFTS – 30 Mar 45, reduced need for aircrew

  • 1 AFS – 1 Oct 62, school moved to Rivers

  • 1 IFS – 23 Jan 56, combined with 1 AFS         

Current Status:   civil airfield, CYXE

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RCAF_Station_Saskatoon

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