Dogs of Air Training (Part 1)

Military pets have long been a part of military (and Canadian) history, so we were pleased to find three local examples in the class photos from No. 12 Elementary Flying Training School (EFTS) at Sky Harbour, Goderich. Class 1 The first class dog of No. 12 EFTS was...

Happy New Year (Beer)!

My favorite group of photos from the Henderson air training collection are the ones taken during the 1944 New Year’s Day meal at No. 12 Elementary Flying Training School, Sky Harbour, Goderich. Compared to all the individual head shots and formal class photos,...

Men With Pipes

For this project, we have scanned 868 images. About 9%, or 77 photographs, are portraits of individual¬†airmen. Of those, only two of the men chose to pose with a pipe. While I don’t condone smoking, I do think posing with a pipe is an excellent choice when...