Upper Air Course 2, Lighthouse Training School, Toronto Island

July to September 1959 (Two Photos)

This was the last course held on Toronto Island with all following courses held at a new facility on Scarborough Bluffs.

Excerpt from 1959-1960 Annual Report of Operations for the Meteorological Branch:

"On October 21, 1959, the radiosonde training school was transferred from Hanlan's Point, Toronto Island, to the former NRC site in Scarborough".

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Top person:  Claude Drouin.
Third row (l to r):  Bill Strachan, Lionel Fillion.
Second row:  *Chu-Toan-An, Tom Garner, Murray Mackay, Neil McAra, Arthur Oulton.
Front row:  Michael Newark, Don Atkinson, George Reynolds, Maurice Poujade.

*Chu-Toan-An, from Viet Nam, was on course as part of the Colombo Plan.

Missing:  Al Miceli (Chief Instructor).

Photo 2

l to r:  George Reynolds, Tom Garner, Michael Newark, Don Atkinson, Lionel Fillion.

Upper Air Course 2 - Instructors

left to right: ?, ?, Claude Drouin, Miro Kostiuk, Ted Bourdon.

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