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RCAF Station Mount Pleasant

Location/Base: Mount Pleasant

Province: Prince Edward Island

Years in Use: 

Units:

  • Primary Relief Landing Field (R1) to Summerside
  • No. 10 Bombing and Gunnery School

Aircraft Types:

  • No 10 B&GS
    • Avro Anson,
    • Bristol Bolingbroke
    • Noorduyn Norseman,
    • Hawker Hurricane
    • Fairey Battle

Commanding Officers:

  • Wing Commander R.C. Mair   12 Oct 43 –

Financial Impact:

Date/Reason for Closure:

  • No. 10 B&GS – 6 June 45, reduced need for aircrew

Current Status:

  • civil airfield CE2, all runways in use
RCAF Aerodrome Mount Pleasant, Prince Edward Island.
Image from the
RCAF Pilots Manual of Aerodromes and Seaplane Bases
circa 1942.

Location – Google Map

Station Magazine
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Fatalities –

This list was compiled from the entries in the Daily diaries of No. 10 Bombing & Gunnery School and other sources.  The list likely does not include all fatalities of personnel who died while stationed at RCAF Station Mount Pleasant, and likely includes some errors. Currently this list contains 21 personnel.

Notable Alumni –

Aircraft List –

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