Instructor Group Photograph, about 1940-1943
Photographer: J. Gordon Henderson ( http://digital.huroncounty.ca/about-the-collection/j-gordon-henderson ) ..Description: .Black and white image of the instructors who taught at No. 12 Elementary Flight Training School. There are four rows of men in uniform. The two back rows are standing, the next row is sitting on chairs, and the front row is crouching on the ground outside on a runway with two airplanes visible in the background. There are 7 black and white photograph with different exposures (labelled a - g) and 2 negatives (labelled h & i). The photographs and negatives were in an unmarked black envelope. ..Object ID : A992.0003.083..View this item in the Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol's collections database. ( http://digital.huroncounty.ca/objects/A992.0003.083/A992.0003.083h ) ..Order a higher-quality version of this item (fee applies). ( http://digital.huroncounty.ca/reproductions/order/A992.0003.083h )
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.