Archive for June, 2010

The ‘Birds are coming

Vintage Wings of Canada is proudly hosting the CF and RCMP – featuring the Snowbirds on Sunday, July 4th, 2010. Vintage Wings of Canada, an incredible asset for aviation enthusiasms in the National Capital Region, has a mission to “…restore, maintain and fly classic aircraft significant to the early history of powered flight”. On July 4th they are opening their hangar doors to the public at the Gatineau Airport. This year’s event is a salute to the troops and is dedicated to members of the Canadian Forces and RCMP.  Along with flights by their impressive collection of vintage aircraft, the Air Force’s 431 Air Demonstration Squadron, “the Snowbirds”, will be performing.  Aside from their Canada Day flypast, this will be their only performance in the Ottawa Region this summer, so don’t miss out.

Stop by the Ottawa Flying Club booth, learn about flying yourself and ask about our October Fly Day event.

For more information on the the Vintage Wings Open House see the Vintage Wings of Canada website.

the Flying Rotarians

The International Fellowshop of Flying Rotarians is coming to Ottawa.  After attending their Rotary International Convention in Montreal, a daring group of Rotarians, who happen to be pilots, set out on a 10-day adventure to visit Quebec City, Ottawa, Parry Sound, Toronto, and London – bypassing the G8/G20, of course.  The group is scheduled to land at the Rockcliffe Airport on Friday, June 25th.  After touring Ottawa, they will meet with local Rotarians and depart for Parry Sound on the 28th. Welcome to the Nation’s Captial, Flying Rotarians!

For more on their journey see:  http://www.iffr.org/IFFR_World/Events/2010Montreal/Montreal2010a.html