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RCAF Station Ancienne Lorrette

General Information

Base / Station: Ancienne – Lorette

Province: Quebec

Dates of Operation or Period of Information:

Units:

  • No. 22 Elementary Flying Training School
    • Formed – September 29, 1941
    • Operated by the Quebec City Flying Club
    • provided initial training to pilots
    • Aircraft Flown:
      • Fleet Finch
    • Disbanded – July 3, 1942.
  • No. 8 Air Observer School
    • Formed – September 29, 1941
    • Operated by CP Airlines.
    • Disbanded – April 30, 1945
    • Aircraft Flown:
      • Anson
    • Course List

Commanding Officers:

Financial Impact:

Date / Reason for closure:

RCAF Aerodrome Ancienne Lorrette, Quebec.
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 22 Elementary Flying Training School, No 8 Air Observer School and other sources.  The list likely does not include all fatalities of personnel who died while stationed at RCAF Station Ancienne Lorrette, and likely includes some errors. Currently this list contains 20 personnel.

Notable Alumni

Aircraft List

Related documents:

Course List – No 22 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

Course List – No 8 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 64-216 April 1943
  • Wikipedia
  • MilitaryBruce.com – Canadian Military History by Bruce Forsyth
  • Site Plan:
  • Aerodrome disposal files:

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