RCAF Station Moncton

General Information

Base / Station: Moncton

Province: New Brunswick

Period(s) of Use: 23 Dec 40-24 Jan 44

Elevation: 230′

Units:

  • No. 8 Service Flying Training School
    • 23 December 1940 – School formed at Moncton.
    • 22 January 1944 – Moved to Weyburn, Saskatchewan
    • advanced multi-engine training
    • Aircraft:
      • Avro Anson

Structures:

Commanding Officers:

Financial Impact:

Station Magazine/Newspaper: Take Off

  • June 1942
  • July 1942
  • August 1942
  • October 1942 – Appears corrupted unable to download
  • November 1942

Date / Reason for closure:

  • 24 Jan 44, reduced need for aircrew

Site details:

Aerodrome:

Runways:

Current Status:

  • civil airfield CYQM

Married Quarters:

Commemoration:

RCAF Aerodrome Moncton, New Brunswick.
Image from the
RCAF Pilots Manual of Aerodromes and Seaplane Bases
circa 1942.
Image courtesy of Matt Heintz

Location – Google Map

Station Magazine
“Take Off”

1944

January

Effective 23 January 1944 the school was relocated to Weyburn, Saskatchewan. Please see Weyburn for the continuation of the Daily Diary index for No 8 Service Flying Training School.

Fatalities

This list was compiled from the entries in the Daily diaries of No. 8 Service Flying Training School and other sources.  The list likely does not include all fatalities of personnel who died while stationed at RCAF Station Moncton, and likely includes some errors. Currently this list contains 21 personnel.

Notable Alumni

Aircraft List

Course List – No 8 Service Flying Training School

This List is incomplete and will be enhanced as my time permits and as requests are received.

Course NumberStart DateGraduation DateNumber of Students
Course 257 April 19413 July 1941

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