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RCAF Station Sea Island

General Overview

Base / Station: Sea Island

Province: British Columbia

Dates of Operation or Period of Information:


  • No. 8 Elementary Flying Training School
    • July 1940 – December 1941

Aircraft Flown:

Commanding Officers:

Financial Impact:

Current Status:

  • Vancouver International Airport
RCAF Aerodrome Sea Island (Vancouver), British Columbia.
Image from the RCAF Pilots Manual of Aerodromes and Seaplane Bases circa 1942.

Location – Google Map

Station Magazine “The C-Ylander”

The C-ylander

Daily Diary – Links – No. 8 Elementary Flying Training School

Effective 20 December 1941 No 8 Elementary Flying Training School was moved to Boundary Bay, British Columbia. It appears that the school was dissolved on the move and was made part of No 18 Elementary Flying Training School on arrival at Boundary Bay.


Aircraft List

For More information – External Links

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