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History of CFB Uplands
How Well Do You Know Your Community

By John D. Reid


History of CFB Uplands

How Well Do You Know Your Community
Aug 13, 2021 - By John D. Reid

The Ottawa International Airport and nearby CFB Uplands, our neighbours to the South, have a history going back to the 1920s.  The airport was a centre for military aviation during the Second World War and CFB Uplands was a base in the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan. The military aviation use is now limited, mainly No. 412 VIP Transport Squadron, while the base provides temporary accommodations.

Learn about the surprising history of CFB Uplands with this Sean’s Aviation video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gIEeJc4qia4

 



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