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RCAF Station Deseronto

Location/Base: Deseronto

Also known as:

  • RCAF Aerodrome Mohawk

Province: Ontario

Years in Use: 1917-1918

Units:

  • 1917-elements of 43 Wing–83 & 84 CRS
  • 1918-elements of 42 Wing–82, 84, 85 & 89 CTS
  • No.1 Instrument Flying School-
    • Opened 2 April ’43
    • Absorbed into RCAF end of BCATP
    • Aircraft flown:
      • Oxford
      • Cornell
  • Also mention of the Name Instrument Navigation School.
  • Acted as the primary Relief Landing Field for the Central Flying School located at Trenton, Ontario

Aircraft Types: JN-4

Commanding Officers:

Financial Impact:

Date/Reason for Closure:

Site Evolution:

  • The Publication On Track…the Pilot’s Air Travel Guide (First Annual Edition – 1978) lists the Aerodrome as “Deseronto” – See photos on this page.

Current Status: used as a civilian field between wars, reactivated for WWII

RCAF Aerodrome Mohawk, Ontario.
Image from the
RCAF Pilots Manual of Aerodromes and Seaplane Bases circa 1942.

On Track – 1978

On Track…the Pilot’s Air Travel Guide (First Annual Edition – 1978) Deseronto Aerodrome (Part 1)
On Track…the Pilot’s Air Travel Guide (First Annual Edition – 1978) Deseronto Aerodrome (Part 2)

Location – Google Map

Station Magazine
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1940

1941

1942

1943

1944

1945

Fatalities

Aircraft List

Course List – No 1 Instrument Flying School

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

Course NumberStart DateGraduation DateNumber of Students

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