Len Filton, about 1940-1945
Photographer: J. Gordon Henderson ( http://digital.huroncounty.ca/about-the-collection/j-gordon-henderson ) ..Description: .Black and white mid shot portrait of a man in an RCAF uniform. There is an EFTS Instructor cap badge on his hat and there is an RCAF Pilot's badge on his jacket. This image is on the left-hand side of a sheet of film containing two similar exposures...Object ID : A992.0003.396..View this item in the Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol's collections database. ( http://digital.huroncounty.ca/objects/A992.0003.396/A992.0003.396.left ) ..Order a higher-quality version of this item (fee applies). ( http://digital.huroncounty.ca/reproductions/order/A992.0003.396.left )
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.