Sky Harbour Staff, about 1940-1944
Photographer: J. Gordon Henderson ( http://digital.huroncounty.ca/about-the-collection/j-gordon-henderson ) ..Description: .Black and white image of five men in uniform. There are two men standing in the back row. There are three men sitting in the front row with their arms crossed. Back row (left to right): K. S. Hopkinson, chief ground instructor; J. Sherratt, chief engineer. Front row (left to right): Lt. Cmdr. Wiele, senior naval officer; Flt. Lt. E. I. Swanbergson, chief flying instructor; Flt. Lt. Wilson, chief administrative officer. One of two similar negatives (labelled a & b). Both the negatives were kept in a brown envelope with '1015 Sky Harbour Staff 1 Dolls 2 best of other Wilson 3 of Dolls 1 of good one Dolls 3 for No. 12 EFTS' written on it in pencil and blue ink. Also kept in the same envelope was A992.0003.126. ..Object ID : A992.0003.127..View this item in the Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol's collections database. ( http://digital.huroncounty.ca/objects/A992.0003.127/A992.0003.127a ) ..Order a higher-quality version of this item (fee applies). ( http://digital.huroncounty.ca/reproductions/order/A992.0003.127a )
Goderich Airport (ICAO: CYGD), also known as Goderich Municipal Airport, is a registered aerodrome located 1.5 nautical miles (2.8 km; 1.7 mi) north of Goderich, Ontario, Canada. The aerodrome is best known as the home of Sky Harbour Aircraft, an aircraft paint shop. 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.
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.