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In2 new hangars were constructed proving 40 new mp for aircraft, with 3 additional hangars added shortly afterwards. For the full history of the Pinetree Line radar stations, visit the Pinetree Line web site at — www. We did much more than drive trucks. The ill-advised decision to terminate armoured training was reversed on 13 Augustwith the official formation of the Canadian Armoured Corps.
A fellow student was Mike Czuboka, who had served in Korea. Additionally, two hangars have been individually dedicated: Following the armistice Camp Borden continued as an important army and air force centre and became one of the largest armed ctb bases in Canada. Hi Nora, It is sad to see how the PMQ communities on most bases have diminished to a shadow of their former selves.
Known at various times as the Stayner Speedway and the Edenvale Raceway, the former airfield continued in this capacity untilwhen it was once again abandoned.
Albert, AB, Canada https: General Worthington is buried in Worthington Park. Effective Z 8 November to Z 3 January Permanent link to this article: The other wing was moved to Avening and is now the Avening Community Centre.
National Historic Bodden of Canada by location. Edemvale air photo, Except where otherwise noted, content on this site is licensed under a Creative Commons License. He said the Base was quite extraordinary and pretty modern for the time.
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We operated all the heavy equipment on the Base to clear streets and roads but mostly, refuelled aircraft, cleared snow off runways, built roads or when necessary, operated cranes that were used to install engines on aircraft. Air photo of No. The hangar was moved to Collingwood and is now part of the Eddie Bush Memorial Arena and the pumping station was moved to Cannington and the hangar to Collingwood. ArticlesNewspaper Articles.
The relief field, usually consisting of either grass or asphalt runways, one hangar, maintenance facilities and barracks for overnight stays, allowed pilot trainees to conduct circuit training on landing and taking-off in their airplanes.
In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Inthe Edenvale Aerodrome came back to life as a racetrack for sports car and motorcycle racing.
One of the old army barracks, now used as offices, October The base previously housed a 9-hole links style course, Anderson Park, which originally opened in but closed after the season. The Base Borden Military Museum combining four separate museums has numerous items, equipment and vehicles from all eras of Canadian military historyincluding a large number of armoured vehicles and aircraft displayed outside in Worthington Park and around the headquarters area of the base.
All flying training schools had one or two relief landing fields located nearby. Edenvale Aerodrome as seen in Main gate sign, unknown date. Worthington Park, Aug April 11, at 8: This facility has also hosted air cadets and sea cadets sincewhen the Borden Air Cadet Summer Training Centre was closed.
However, its use as an army facility stayed consistent until when a major reorganization of the combat arms’ schools resulted in the transfer of the Infantry School and Armoured School to CFB Gagetown in New Brunswick.
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The Grey and Simcoe Foresters. The Royal Flying Corps arrived the next year, establishing an aerodrome at the camp. Despite the fact that the hangars have been dedicated as historic buildings, up to four more may have to be demolished. April 11, at 2: Map of Edenvale Aerodrome,