All 20;000 in Canada's great aerial army will be thoroughly trained before they see active service; as well as the 17;000 being prepared under the Empire Air Project. And efficient training is one factor in which Britain has an edge. Here is a Camp Borden recruit in the revolving gun turret of an Avro-Anson training bomber learning to handle the deadly K gun. This gun can be swung and shot at almost any angle at high speed; a feature that is vital in the dog-fights that often occur in the air. Open in full size

All 20;000 in Canada's great aerial army will be thoroughly trained before they see active service; as well as the 17;000 being prepared under the Empire Air Project. And efficient training is one factor in which Britain has an edge. Here is a Camp Borden recruit in the revolving gun turret of an Avro-Anson training bomber learning to handle the deadly K gun. This gun can be swung and shot at almost any angle at high speed; a feature that is vital in the dog-fights that often occur in the air.

Picture, 1940, English

All 20;000 in Canada's great aerial army will be thoroughly trained before they see active service; as well as the 17;000 being prepared under the Empire Air Project. And efficient training is one factor in which Britain has an edge. Here is a Camp Borden recruit in the revolving gun turret of an Avro-Anson training bomber learning to handle the deadly K gun. This gun can be swung and shot at almost any angle at high speed; a feature that is vital in the dog-fights that often occur in the air.

Picture, 1940, English

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Toronto Star License

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From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Aviation - Canada - RCAF - Training

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0003493f