2022 Lecture Series – Lecture 8 – Edmonton at Home in WWII

With the advent of the war in Europe, a surge of activity transforms Edmonton’s airport virtually overnight. With the Edmonton Flying Club and Canadian Airways supporting the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan at No. 16 Elementary Flying Training School and No. 2 Air Observer School, to the arrival of the United States’ Air Transport Command ferrying lend-lease aircraft to the Soviet Union, and the massive maintenance depot at Aircraft Repair Ltd, Edmonton’s skies are constantly busy.