FLY-IN TEA: SUNDAY AUGUST 23rd

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The FCC annual FLY-IN TEA was held this year on SUNDAY AUGUST 23rd This year we had 26 members and friends join us for our annual fly-in Tea at the Edenvale Aerodrome. It was great to welcome new members, new flight students and mingle over some good food, under the wing of the very large Lysander aircraft from Vintage Wings of Canada. Below are photos from this years tea.  If you …

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The 2015 Gold Cup Air Rally Registration is now open!

All female pilots are invited to join the East Canada Section on their annual Gold Cup Air Rally, Fri Sept 11 – Sun Sept 13. September Thursday 10th-optional stay over on Pelee Island before the start. Rally Start: Pelee Island, Ontario Canada – Friday Sept 11, 2015 Rally Finish: Bowling Green, Kentucky USA – Sunday Sept 13 2015 Friday Sept 11th, 2015, you will take off and stay in the circuit to complete a Spot …

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Celebrating the birthday of Eileen Vollick – Canada’s first female pilot.

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COPA Flight #68 hosted the Ninety-Nines at the Wiarton Keppel International Airport on Wednesday August 5th, to join them in celebrating Eileen Vollick’s birthday. The members of the COPA Flight prepared the lunch for the 99s and Marilyn brought a birthday cake. We had 16 Ninety-Nines fly in for the lunch, along with 3 of their guests. As well as the FCC members, we had members from East Ontario and Maple Leaf Chapters. There was …

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The first airport in Canada to be named after a woman pilot!

It’s Official!! The Niagara Central Airport (Welland)  is to be renamed ‘Niagara Central Dorothy Rungeling Airport. We hope to raise enough money to get the hangar repainted with Dorothy Rungeling’s name this year. Please forward this link to any aviation, historical groups you know of that may be able to help with fund raising. Please help by donating $20 to this project. It is the only airport to be officially …

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