No. 22 Sky Harbour Class, June 1942
Photographer: J. Gordon Henderson ( http://digital.huroncounty.ca/about-the-collection/j-gordon-henderson ) ..Description: .Black and white image of class 22 of No. 12 Elementary Flight Training School. There are three rows of men in uniform. The back and middle rows are standing and the front row is kneeling on the ground, except for a man in the middle who is sitting on a chair. The picture was taken outside, there is an airplane and buildings visible in the background. Back Row: George, Gouthreau, Carson, Morrison, Waychuk, Monroe, Porritt, Tinmought, Jackson, Morison, Boisevert, Hallikas, Jardine Centre Row: Astles, Smart, Tanas, Taylor, Maier, McClintock, Field, Farrell, Anderson, Birky Front Row: McMillan, Crawford, Massey, Peacock, Pedlar, McAleese, Hawkes There are 2 black and white negatives (labelled a and b). The negatives were in a brown envelope with '22 Sky Harbour No. 22' written on it in pencil. There was also a slip of paper in the envelope with 'No. 22 909' and a signature written on it in pencil. ..Object ID : A992.0003.031..View this item in the Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol's collections database. ( http://digital.huroncounty.ca/objects/A992.0003.031/A992.0003.031b ) ..Order a higher-quality version of this item (fee applies). ( http://digital.huroncounty.ca/reproductions/order/A992.0003.031b )
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.