No. 106 Sky Harbour Class, about 1940-1945
Photographer: J. Gordon Henderson ( http://digital.huroncounty.ca/about-the-collection/j-gordon-henderson ) ..Description: .Black and white image of class 106 of No. 12 Elementary Flight Training School. There are four rows of men in uniform. The two back rows are standing, the next row is seated on chairs, and the front row is sitting on the ground outside. An airplane provides the backdrop for the picture. 'Flight 106' is written near the bottom of the image. The negative was in a brown envelope with '106 Sky Harbour Class 106 18 copies 16 copies 8 --- 24 Print 4 more' written on it in pencil. ..Object ID : A992.0003.079..View this item in the Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol's collections database. ( http://digital.huroncounty.ca/objects/A992.0003.079/A992.0003.079 ) ..Order a higher-quality version of this item (fee applies). ( http://digital.huroncounty.ca/reproductions/order/A992.0003.079 )
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.