Alternative Name(s): Empire Air Training Scheme (EATS) Booklet

Pamphlet outlining conditions of entry for Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) air crew under the 'Empire Air Scheme' in World War II - RAAF Publication No. 78, Commonwealth of Australia.

During the early months of World War II, Britain realised it did not have enough air crew to staff its Royal Air Force (RAF). It looked to its dominions, including Australia, to meet this need. The Empire Air Training Scheme (EATS) was mainly based in Canada. In Australia, air training schools were established to provide preliminary training before departure to Canada. The first Australian contingent departed on 14 November 1940.

Physical Description

Eight page single fold pamphlet, fixed in spine with two metal staples. Blue-grey paper, printed in black ink.

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