Donald Stuart McClure - Canadian Aviation Hall of Fame

Don McClure, well known for his training of pilots, is a member of the Canadian Aviation Hall of Fame.

Donald McClure from Moncton was inducted into the Canadian Aviation Hall of Fame” in 2002 for “His outstanding dedication to the advancement of flight training, coupled with his tireless efforts to teach and inspire the youth of Canada through the Air Cadet League….” A native of Shediac, McClure received the Yorath Trophy, presented by the Royal Canadian Flying Clubs, an unprecedented sixteen times over his aviation career of more than sixty years. During World War II he served as a training pilot under the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan. His long association with the Air Cadet movement, excellence in the area of flight instruction and dedication to the preservation of Canada’s aviation history through his involvement with the Canadian Aviation History Society number only a few of his long list of accomplishments and contributions. The McClure Aviation Museum situated at the Moncton International Airport was named in his honour.

Don McClure Aviation Historical Gallery, Moncton International Airport
250 RCAF (Saint John) Wing, Air Force Association of Canada
1930 - 1990
Moncton, New Brunswick, CANADA
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