BCATP Airfields in Canada

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BCATP Airfields in Canada

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Re: BCATP Airfields in Canada

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BCATP Graduates in Canada (1940-1945)


Air Force/Number of Graduates
Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) 72,835
Royal Australian Air Force (RA AF) 9,606
Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) 7,002
Royal Air Force (RAF) including approximately 42,110
448 Polish aircrew
677 Norwegian aircrew
800 Belgian and Dutch aircrew
900 Czech aircrew
2,600 Free French aircrew
5,296 Naval Fleet Air Arm

TOTAL 131,553

In addition to the 131,553 aircrew trained in British Commonwealth Air Training Plan schools, 5,296 Royal Air Force and Fleet Air Arm personnel were trained in Canada in Royal Air Force schools prior to July 1, 1942. “For all practical purposes [the Royal Air Force schools] formed an extension of the BCATP but were not officially incorporated as part of [the BCATP] until July 1942.” (F.J. Hatch, The Aerodrome of Democracy, page 71)

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