No. 107 Sky Harbour Class, about 1940-1945
Photographer: J. Gordon Henderson ( http://digital.huroncounty.ca/about-the-collection/j-gordon-henderson ) ..Description: .Black and white negatives of class 107 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 crouching on the ground outside. An airplane provides the backdrop for the picture. There are two negatives (labelled a & b), each with a different shot of the same scene. 'Flight 107' is written near the bottom of image 'a'. The negatives were in a brown envelope with '107 34 - 95 - 1' written on it in pencil. ..Object ID : A992.0003.080..View this item in the Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol's collections database. ( http://digital.huroncounty.ca/objects/A992.0003.080/A992.0003.080b ) ..Order a higher-quality version of this item (fee applies). ( http://digital.huroncounty.ca/reproductions/order/A992.0003.080b )
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.