British Commonwealth Air Training Corps (BCATP)



No. 1 Training Command.  Headquarters Toronto, Ontario

    Manning Depots

        No. 1 Manning Depot.  Toronto, Ontario

    Initial Training School

        No. 1 ITS.  Toronto, Ontario

        No. 5 ITS.  Belleville, Ontario

   

    Elementary Flying Training Schools

        No. 1 EFTS.   Malton, Ontario.  Type of aircraft:  Moth.

        No. 3 EFTS.  London, Ontario.  Type of aircraft:  Finch.

        No. 7 EFTS.  Windsor, Ontario.  Type of aircraft:  Finch.

        No. 9 EFTS.  St. Catharines, Ontario.  Type of aircraft:  Moth.

        No. 10 EFTS.  Hamilton, Ontario.  Type of aircraft:  Moth and Finch.

        No. 12 EFTS.  Goderich, Ontario.  Type of aircraft:  Finch.

        No. 20 EFTS.  Oshawa, Ontario.  Type of aircraft:  Moth.

    Service Flying Training Schools

        No. 1 SFTS.  Camp Borden, Ontario.  Type of aircraft:  Harvard.

        No. 5 SFTS.  Brandtford, Ontario.  Type of aircraft:  Anson.

        No. 6 SFTS.  Dunnville, Ontario.  Type of aircraft:  Harvard and Yale.

        No. 9 SFTS.  Summerside, Prince Edward Island.  Type of aircraft:  Anson and Harvard.

            Moved to Centralia, Ontario in July 1942.  Type of aircraft:  Anson and Harvard.

        No. 14 SFTS.  Aylmer, Ontario.  Type of aircraft:  Anson and Harvard.

            Moved to Kingston, Ontario in August 1944.  Type of aircraft:  Anson and Harvard.

        No. 16 SFTS.  Hagersville, Ontario.  Type of aircraft:  Anson and Harvard.

        No. 31 SFTS.  Kingston, Ontario.  Type of aircraft:  Battle and Harvard.

    Air Observer Schools

        No. 1 AOS.  Malton, Ontario.  Type of aircraft:  Anson.

        No. 4 AOS.  London, Ontario.  Anson.

    Bombing and Gunnery Schools

        No. 1 B&GS.  Jarvis, Ontario.  Type of aircraft:  Anson, Battle, Bolingbroke and Lysander.

        No. 4 B&GS.  London, Ontario.  Type of aircraft:  Anson, Battle, Bolingbroke and Lysander.

        No. 6 B&GS.  Mountain View (Hamilton), Ontario.  Type of aircraft:  Anson, Battle, Bolingbroke and Lysander.

        No. 31 B&GS.  Picton, Ontario.  Type of aircraft:  Anson, Battle, Bolingbroke and Lysander.

    Air Navigation Schools

        No. 3 ANS.  Port Albert, Ontario.  Type of aircraft:  Anson.

        No. 33 ANS.  Hamilton, Ontario.  Type of aircraft:  Anson.

    Wireless Schools

        No. 4 WS.  Guelph, Ontario.  Type of aircraft:  Norseman and Moth.

    Central Flying School

        CFS.  Trenton, Ontario.  Type of aircraft:  various.


No. 2 Training Command.  Headquarters Winnipeg, Manitoba

    Manning Depot

        No. 2 Manning Depot.  Brandon, Manitoba.

    Initial Training School

        No. 6 ITS.  Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

    Elementary Training Schools

        No. 2 EFTS.  Fort William, Ontario.  Type of aircraft:  Moth.

        No. 6 EFTS.  Prince Albert, Saskatchewan.  Type of aircraft:  Moth and Cornell.

        No. 14 EFTS.  Portage La Prairie, Manitoba.  Type of aircraft:  Moth and Finch.

        No. 19 EFTS.  Virden, Manitoba.  Type of aircraft:  Moth and Cornell.

        No. 26 EFTS.  Neepawa, Manitoba.  Type of aircraft:  Moth and Cornell.

    Service Training Schools

        No. 4 SFTS.  Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Type of aircraft:  Anson and Crane.

        No. 10 SFTS.  Dauphin, Manitoba.  Type of aircraft:  Harvard.

 

        No. 11 SFTS.  Yorkton, Saskatchewan.  Type of aircraft:  Harvard, Crane and Anson.

        No. 12 SFTS.  Brandon, Manitoba.  Type of aircraft:  Crane and Anson.

        No. 17 SFTS.  Souris, Manitoba.  Type of aircraft:  Anson and Harvard.

        No. 18 SFTS.  Gimli, Manitoba.  Type of aircraft:  Anson.

        No. 33 SFTS.  Carberry, Manitoba.  Type of aircraft:  Anson.

        No. 35 North Battleford, Saskatchewan.  Type of aircraft:  Oxford.

    Air Observer Schools

        No. 5 AOS.  Winnipeg, Manitoba.  Type of aircraft:  Anson.

        No. 6 AOS.  Prince Albert, Manitoba.  Type of aircraft:  Anson.

        No. 7 AOS.  Portage La Prairie, Manitoba.  Type of aircraft:  Anson.

    Bombing and Gunnery Schools

        No. 3 B&GS.  Macdonald, Manitoba.  Type of aircraft:  Anson, Battle, Bolingbroke and Lysander.

        No. 5 B&GS.  Dafoe, Manitoba.  Type of aircraft:  Anson, Battle, Bolingbroke and Lysander.

        No. 7 B&GS.  Paulson, Manitoba.  Type of aircraft:  Anson, Battle, Bolingbroke and Lysander.

    Central Navigation School

        No. 1 CNS.  Rivers, Manitoba.  Type of aircraft:  Anson.

    Wireless School

        No. 1 WS.  Winnipeg, Manitoba.  Type of aircraft:  Moth, Stinson 105.


No. 3 Training Command.  Headquarters Montreal, Quebec.

 

    Initial Training School

        No. 3 ITS.  Victoriaville, Quebec.  Type of aircraft:  Finch and Moth.

    Elementary Training Schools

        No. 4 EFTS.  Windsor, Mills, Quebec.  Type of aircraft:  Finch and Moth.

        No. 11 EFTS.  Cap de la Madelaine, Quebec.  Type of aircraft:  Finch and Cornell.

        No. 13 EFTS.  St. Eugene, Ontario.  Type of aircraft:  Finch.

        No. 17 EFTS.  Stanley, Nova Scotia.  Type of aircraft:  Finch and Moth.

        No. 21 EFTS.  Chatham, New Brunswick.  Type of aircraft:  Finch.

        No. 22 EFTS.  Quebec City, Quebec.  Type of aircraft:  Finch.

    Service Flying Schools

        No. 2 SFTS.  Uplands (Ottawa), Ontario.  Type of aircraft:  Harvard and Yale.

        No. 8 SFTS.  Moncton, New Brunswick.  Type of aircraft:  Anson.

        No. 13 SFTS.  St. Hubert (Montreal), Quebec.  Type of aircraft:  Harvard and Anson.

    Air Observer Schools

        No. 8 AOS.  Quebec City, Quebec.  Type of aircraft:  Anson.

        No. 9 AOS.  St. Jean, Quebec.  Type of aircraft:  Anson.

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        No. 10 AOS.  Chatham, New Brunswick.  Type of aircraft:  Anson.

    Bombing and Gunnery Schools

        No. 9 B&GS.  Mont-Joli, Quebec.  Type of aircraft:  Anson, Battle, Bolingbroke and Lysander.

        No. 10 B&GS.  Mount Pleasant, Prince Edward Island.  Type of aircraft:  Anson, Battle, Bolingbroke and Lysander.

    Air Navigation Schools

        No. 2 ANS.  Pennfield Ridge, New Brunswick.  Type of aircraft:  Anson.

            Later renamed No. 34 Operational Training Units (OTC)

    Wireless School

        No. 3 WS.  Montreal, Quebec.  Type of aircraft:  Norseman and Moth.

    Flying Instructor School

        No. 3 FIS.  Arnprior, Ontario.  Type of aircraft:  various.

    Naval Air Gunner School

        No. 1 NAGS.  Yarmouth, Nova Scotia.  Type of aircraft:  Swordfish.

    General Reconnaissance Schools

        No. 1 GRS.  Summerside, Prince Edward Island.  Type of aircraft:  Anson.

        No. 31 GRS.  Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.  Type of aircraft:  Anson.


No. 4 Training Command.  Headquarters Regina, Saskatchewan

    Initial Training Schools

        No. 2 ITS.  Regina, Saskatchewan.

        No. 4 ITS.  Edmonton, Alberta.

    Elementary Training Schools

        No. 5 EFTS.  Lethbridge, Alberta.  Type of aircraft:  Moth and Cornell.

            Moved to High River, Alberta in June 1944.  Type of aircraft:  Moth and Cornell.

        No. 8 EFTS.  Vancouver, British Columbia.  Type of aircraft:  Moth.

        No. 15 EFTS.  Regina, Saskatchewan.  Type of aircraft:  Moth and Cornell.

        No. 16 EFTS.  Edmonton, Alberta.  Type of aircraft:  Moth and Finch.

        No. 23 EFTS.  Davidson, Saskatchewan.  Type of aircraft:  Cornell.

        No. 24 EFTS. Abbotsford, British Columbia.  Type of aircraft:  Cornell.

        No. 25 EFTS.  Assiniboia, Saskatchewan.  Type of aircraft:  Cornell.

        No. 31 EFTS.  De Winton, Alberta.  Type of aircraft:  Cornell.

        No. 32 EFTS.  Bowden, Alberta.  Type of aircraft:  Moth, Stearman and Cornell.

        No. 33 EFTS. Caron, Saskatchewan.  Type of aircraft:  Cornell.

        No. 36 EFTS.  Pearce, Alberta.  Type of aircraft:  Moth and Stearman.

    Service Flying Training Schools

        No. 3 SFTS.  Calgary, Alberta.  Type of aircraft:  Anson and Crane.

        No. 7 SFTS.  McLeod, Alberta.  Type of aircraft:  Anson.

        No. 15 SFTS.  Claresholm, Alberta.  Type of aircraft:  Anson.

 

        No. 19 SFTS.  Vulcan, Alberta.  Type of aircraft:  Anson.

        No. 32 SFTS.  Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan.  Type of aircraft:  Oxford.

        No. 34 SFTS.  Medicine Hat, Alberta.  Type of aircraft:  Harvard and Oxford.

        No. 36 SFTS.  Penhold, Alberta.  Type of aircraft:  Oxford.

        No. 37 SFTS.  Calgary, Alberta.  Type of aircraft:  Oxford, Harvard and Anson.

        No. 38 SFTS.  Estevan, Saskatchewan.  Type of aircraft:  Anson.

        No. 39 SFTS.  Swift Current, Saskatchewan.  Type of aircraft:  Oxford.

        No. 41 SFTS.  Weyburn, Saskatchewan.  Type of aircraft:  Anson and Harvard.

    Air Observer Schools

        No. 2 AOS.  Edmonton, Alberta.  Type of aircraft:  Anson.

        No. 3 AOS.  Regina, Saskatchewan.  Type of aircraft:  Anson.

    Bombing and Gunnery Schools

        No. 2 B&GS.  Mossbank, Saskatchewan.  Type of aircraft:  Anson, Battle, Bolingbroke and Lysander.

        No. 8 B&GS.  Lethbridge, Alberta.  Type of aircraft:  Anson, Battle, Bolingbroke and Lysander.

    Flying Instructor School

        No. 2 FIS.  Pearce, Alberta.  Type of aircraft:  various.

    Wireless School

        No. 2 WS.  Calgary, Alberta.  Type of aircraft:  Harvard and Fort.



Central Flying Schools


Operational Training Units


Repair Depots


Reunions

Calgary, 1990