E.F. Lyle, about 1940-1944
Photographer: J. Gordon Henderson ( http://digital.huroncounty.ca/about-the-collection/j-gordon-henderson ) ..Description: .Black and white medium close up portrait of a man in an RCAF uniform. He has a Canadian Elementary Flying Training School Instructor badge on his hat and his wearing an RCAF Pilot's badge on his jacket. The negative (labelled a) was accompanied by two black and white photographic prints (labelled b & c). ..Object ID : A992.0003.415..View this item in the Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol's collections database. ( http://digital.huroncounty.ca/objects/A992.0003.415/A992.0003.415a ) ..Order a higher-quality version of this item (fee applies). ( http://digital.huroncounty.ca/reproductions/order/A992.0003.415a )
During World War II, Goderich Airport hosted No. 12 Elementary Flying Training School for the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan, providing initial pilot training for aircrews using the Fleet Finch.No. 12 EFTS opened on October 14, 1940 and closed on July 14, 1944.