British Commonwealth Air Training Plan - Brandon, MB, Canada
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PM8
N 49° 54.204 W 099° 56.574
14U E 432290 N 5528316
Quick Description: Over 175,000 air and ground crew were trained in Canada for the Commonwealth air forces during World War II. Brandon was home to the #2 Manning Depot and the #12 Service Flying Training School.
Location: Manitoba, Canada
Date Posted: 4/17/2015 6:08:10 PM
Waymark Code: WMNQ7W
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Ištván
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Long Description:
Brandon was one of 12 BCATP sites in Manitoba, and one of over 100 across Canada. The interpretive sign at the listed coordinates details the accomplishments of the plan. This site, at the current Brandon airport, includes several original buildings that are still in use, including Hangar #1, which now houses the Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum.
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Admission Fee: $7.50 for museum

Opening Days/Times:
Museum open daily 1300 - 1600


Visit Instructions:
Posting a picture(s) of the location would be nice although not required.
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