No. 4 Sky Harbour Class, about 1940-1943
Photographer: J. Gordon Henderson ( http://digital.huroncounty.ca/about-the-collection/j-gordon-henderson ) ..Description: .Black and white image of Class 4 at No. 12 Elementary Flight Training School. There are two rows of men in uniform, the back row standing and the front row sitting, in front of an airplane on a wet and icy runway. Back Row (left to right): Stentiford, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, Budden, ?, Parsons, White, Brown, ?, Parker, ?, Glazebrook, ?, Front Row (left to right): ?, Davies, Blakely, ?, ?, Myles, ?, Jordon, Steeves, Minnick, ?, ?, Pruitt, ?, Warriner, ? The negative was in a black envelope with 8 black and white photographic prints. '858 Sky Harbour No. 17 4' was written on the envelope in blue ink. ..Object ID : A992.0003.014..View this item in the Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol's collections database. ( http://digital.huroncounty.ca/objects/A992.0003.014/A992.0003.014 ) ..Order a higher-quality version of this item (fee applies). ( http://digital.huroncounty.ca/reproductions/order/A992.0003.014 )
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.