Tiger Moth Ground School

Ground school course for a vintage 1942 DHC-82 Tiger Moth. Pilots and interested aviation enthusiasts can learn about general flight.

Ground school may be for pilots, but all interested aviation enthusiasts are invited. Its not very often you get a chance to view, listen and learn about a historic aircraft like the 1942 Tiger Moth Bi-plane.

The Tiger Moth was a British designed bi-plane from the 1930’s . However Canadian modifications were made to make them more suitable for operation in Canadian climates. Operated by the RAF, it was the primary trainer in 1931 for WWII under the British Commonwealth Air Training Program (BCATP).

During the following fifteen years, the DH-82 was to become the foremost training airplane flown by the Commonwealth’s military and civilian pilots. The Tiger Moth was replaced by the deHavilland Chipmunk during the early 1950s.

Qualified instructors who pilot this aircraft providing paying patrons rides each summer facilitate the course. A flight manual is available to purchase ($50) at the museum for participants who want or require one. A $25 shipping & handling fee applies if material is requested be mailed.

Coffee & lunch is included.

This course date is subject to Co-vid 19 restrictions governed by Province of Saskatchewan’s limitations on event size and restrictions at time of event. Social distancing and wearing a facemask is a requirement when entering the museum.

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