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RCAF Station Assiniboia

General Information

Base / Station: Assiniboia

Province: Saskatchewan

Dates of Operation or Period of Information:  

Units:

  • No 34 Elementary Flying Training School
    • Formed – December 1941
    • Taken over by the company that formerly ran No 14 Elementary Flying Training School at Portage la Prairie, Manitoba – 3 July 1942.
    • Disbanded – January 1944
  • No 25 Elementary Flying Training School
    • Formed – January 1944
    • Disbanded – 28 July 1944
  • Relief Landing Field – Lethburn

Aircraft Flown:

Commanding Officers:

Financial Impact:

Date / Reason for Closure: 

Current Status:  Civilian Airfield, All original building removed

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

Location – Google Map

Photo Gallery

Memorial Cairn, Assiniboia Airport.
Facebook Photo from Peter Whitfield
Plaque on Memorial Cairn, Assiniboia Airport.
Facebook Photo from Peter Whitfield

Station Magazine
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1944

January

School was disbanded and No 25 EFTS was formed at Assiniboia.

1944

February

March

April

May

June

July

The school was disbanded 28 July 1944.

Fatalities

This list was compiled from the entries in the Daily diaries of No. 34 Elementary Flying Training School and other sources.  The list likely does not include all fatalities of personnel who died while stationed at RCAF Station Assiniboia, and likely includes some errors. Currently this list contains 19 personnel.

Aircraft List

1122 – Tiger Moth

Course List – No 34 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 25 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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