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RCAF Station Malton

General Information

Location/Base: Malton

Province: Ontario

Years in Use: – Present

Units:

  • No 1 Air Observer School
    • sponsor- Dominion Skyways (Training) Ltd, CP Airlines
    • 27 May 1940 – 30 April 1945
  • No 1 Elementary Flying Training School
    • sponsor- Toronto Flying Club
    • 24 June 1940 – 3 July 1942
  • AID Inspector School

Aircraft Types:

  • No 1 AOS
    • Anson
  • No 1 EFTS
    • Finch,
    • Tiger Moth

Commanding Officers:

  • Squadron Leader Woods ’40
  • Squadron Leader Stapely ’40
  • Squadron Leader Jacobi ’41-’42
  • Squadron Leader Kent ’42-’43
  • Squadron Leader Laxdal ’43
  • Wing Commander Thomas ’43-’44
  • Wing Commander Opie ’44
  • Wing Commander Foss ’44-45
RCAF Aerodrome Malton, Ontario.
Image from the
RCAF Pilots Manual of Aerodromes and Seaplane Bases
circa 1942.

General Managers D.S.(T.)L.:

  • Mr. C.R. Troup, OBE, ’40-’41
  • Mr. W. Woollett, ’41-’42
  • Mr. W.A. McLeod ’42-’45

Financial Impact:

Date/Reason for Closure:

Current Status: Now the Toronto Pearson International Airport

Location – Google Map

Station Magazine
“The Navigator”

Station Magazine
“Star Shooter”

Fatalities

This list was compiled from the entries in the Daily diaries of No. 1 Elementary Flying Training School and No 1 Air Observer School and other sources.  The list likely does not include all fatalities of personnel who died while stationed at RCAF Station Malton, and likely includes some errors. Currently this list contains 25 personnel.

Aircraft List

Course List – No 1 Air Observer 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 –18 December 1942

Course List – No 1 Elementary 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

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