Heavier-than-air Training Air Squadron [VT 40] (1954-59)
Formed as VT 40 under the US system of numbering in May 1954. It later disbanded in May 1959 when its functions were absorbed into VU 32.
Role: Served as the RCN's training squadron providing specialized training through two flights, namely the Advanced Training Flight (ATF) and All-Weather Flying Flight (AWF).
Aircraft Flown: North American Harvard , Hawker Sea Fury , Grumman Avenger , Beechcraft Expeditor , Lockheed (Canadair) Silver Star
Home Base: Shearwater, NS
Ships Served On: N/A
Colours: Gold & Blue
Motto: Ad Formandum Fatum Vigiliarum (To Shape The Destiny Of The Sentinels)