Air Race Classic


The Air Race Classic is underway and yesterday, we had the pleasure to welcome the first of many teams of this 43rd event. Some pics of our first aviators have been added under NEWS menu. 

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Landing proficiency & Annual BBQ


SUNDAY June 23 will be the big day of the summer for Flight 23. Landing proficiency - both wheels & floats, followed by annual bbq. The bbq is FREE to paid up members of Flight 23, so if you haven’t paid your dues yet, contact our Membership / Treasurer Luc Beauchamp ( prior to bbq - or pay at the door! (Dues still a bargain at $20)


WHEELS - Landing Proficiency at airport - registration 10:00AM at Cooke's hangar


FLOATS - Landing proficiency at Trout Lake Seaplane Base - registration 3:00PM, flying 3:30PM

We hope you participate in these Landing Proficiency exercises. We are doing it for YOUR benefit, to enhance your landing skills, and proficiency. - you never know when you might need it.



Steaks & baked potatoes provided - appetizers, salads, desserts pot luck).

bring chair, plate, cutlery, & beverage of choice (no alcohol at Fred’s request).


This will be Year 5 of landing proficiency testing. Just to refresh - past winners

2015 - Wheels - Stan French Ercoupe        Floats - Ron Cooke J3 Cub

2016 - Wheels - Marc Charron Bonanza     Floats - Stan French C-172

2017 - Wheels - Ron Miller PA18                 Floats - Jim Chappell C-172

2018 - Wheels - Mark Wilkins C-182           Floats - Stan French C- 172

Trophy Rules - NOT awarded to same pilot and aircraft in consecutive years.


Orillia Fly-in/ Splash-in & evening dinner on June 22 , poster under Special Event menu.