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Wings above the Skyline: The Story of No. 5 Service Flying Training School, Brantford, Ontario, Canada, 1940-1944
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Description
Creator:
Sharpe, Roger, Author
Media Type:
Text
Image
Item Type:
Books
Description:
When WWII began there was a great need for trained aircrew to fight the enemy. A Plan, the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan, was created that built a massive system of air training facilities across Canada. As one part of this enormous plan Brantford, Ontario became an Air Station training bomber aircrews on the Avro Anson, called No. 5 Service Flying Training School. This book describes the exciting development, operation and end of the Station. It gives a small glimpse of what happened all across Canada as the Plan evolved and specifically the events in the City of Brantford.This is the inspiring story of the conception, development and operation of a bomber training Station at Brantford, Ontario, Canada during WWII. Brantford became the location of a large RCAF community called No. 5 Service Flying Training School that for a time was an important part of Brant County and developed into what is the present Brantford Municipal Airport, a significant part of the Brantford community.
Publisher:
Tate Publishing & Enterprises, LLC
Place of Publication:
Mustang, Oklahoma
Date Of Event:
1940-1944
Subject(s):
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.1334 Longitude: -80.26636
Donor:
Generously donated by Roger Sharpe.
Copyright Statement:
Protected by copyright: Uses other than research or private study require the permission of the rightsholder(s). Responsibility for obtaining permissions and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Copyright Date:
2015
Copyright Holder:
Roger Sharpe
Recommended Citation:
Roger Sharpe. Wings above the Skyline: The Story of No. 5 Service Flying Training School, Brantford, Ontario, Canada, 1940-1944. Mustang, Oklahoma: Tate Publishing & Enterprises, LLC, 2016.
Terms of Use:
The information and images provided are for personal research only and are not to be used for commercial purposes.
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Wings above the Skyline: The Story of No. 5 Service Flying Training School, Brantford, Ontario, Canada, 1940-1944


When WWII began there was a great need for trained aircrew to fight the enemy. A Plan, the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan, was created that built a massive system of air training facilities across Canada. As one part of this enormous plan Brantford, Ontario became an Air Station training bomber aircrews on the Avro Anson, called No. 5 Service Flying Training School. This book describes the exciting development, operation and end of the Station. It gives a small glimpse of what happened all across Canada as the Plan evolved and specifically the events in the City of Brantford.This is the inspiring story of the conception, development and operation of a bomber training Station at Brantford, Ontario, Canada during WWII. Brantford became the location of a large RCAF community called No. 5 Service Flying Training School that for a time was an important part of Brant County and developed into what is the present Brantford Municipal Airport, a significant part of the Brantford community.