Royal Air Force (RAF)
In this section, you will hear five voices of the Royal Air Force
(RAF) as they detail their experiences in Alberta during the British
Commonwealth Air Training Plan (BCATP). Read about Don J. Attlee's
recollections of the first time he got a glimpse of Canada from the air,
or the trial-and-error
method of training as recounted by D.A.R. Day.
Additionally, Geoff Holly remarks on the friendships he
made, Arther Coy describes his training from Manning Depot in Edmonton to Flying Instructor's School
in Vulcan, Frank John Rhodes tells us of his time among the
community in Medicine Hat, and Frank Pollard shares with us the
first time he set eyes on his wife.