During the second world war there was a program called the British Commonwealth Air Training Program. The planes in the photo above were from Number 6 RCAF SFTS located at Dunnville, Ontario. My father was a Flight Instructor at that base.
You can learn all about the Air Training program by clicking Here.
If you attend air shows then you may have seen a flyby that commemorates the Canadian perspective of our contribution. In 2004, at the Abbotsford Air Show, I saw a flyby that was Very impressive and brought tears to my eyes.
I’m glad I was there to see it.