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Book, Instruction


Accession number: 2019.87.6
Materials: paper
Measurements: 27 cm L x 18 cm W x 4 cm Thick
Description: Soft green cover  of the Air Crew Service training manula issued by the Royal Canadian Air Force. This edition was for Air Cadets and was  published August 1942 and reprinted 1943.
The contents include a section on how to study,aircraft recognition, description of various jobs on air crew, aircraft engines and meteorology.
Inserted among pages are cardboard airplane model templates and instructions
Inside the front cover the donor has signed his name and address:
Moses Crane
57 Mt Pleasant St Sydney, N/S.
History of Use: This book was given to donor Moses Crane by his friend Bill Penny of Henry St in Whitney Pier.
Moses never got to grade nine which was required in order to join the Air Cadets.