Tag Archives: British Commonwealth Air Training Plan

RCAF Station Pennfield Ridge

RCAF Station Pennfield Ridge was a Royal Canadian Air Force training base located in coastal Charlotte County, New Brunswick in the hamlet of Pennfield Ridge. Construction of the aerodrome began in the summer of 1940 after a suitable site was … Continue reading

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Royal Canadian Air Force Detachment Mohawk

Located near Deseronto, Ontario, Royal Canadian Air Force Detachment Mohawk originally opened in early 1917 on a 350 acre property by the Royal Flying Corps as as a training school. After WWI, the aerodrome remained in use as a civilian … Continue reading

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RCAF Memorial Gates

Scenes from the 2009 rededication ceremony marking the 60th Anniversary of the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan Memorial Gates. In the early morning hours of 17 December 1939, the Agreement creating the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan (BCATP) was signed. … Continue reading

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