Prince Edward Flying Club

"When you get into an airplane by yourself and take off, you find yourself in this lovely, three-dimensional world where you can go in any direction. There is no feeling any more exciting than that." (Gene Roddenberry)

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Vimy Flight, one of the highlights of our busy 2017

June 14, 2017

Well here we are in mid-June already, and our schedule of events is starting to take shape. The first being our Father's Day Fly-in on Sunday, June 18th. Hopefully the weather gods will cooperate and lots of pilots will enjoy our great Canadian breakfast.

Then, we have something a little di…

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A new summer flying season awaits

March 8, 2017

 

As winter winds down everywhere, we're all anticipating the upcoming summer flying season.

 

From here in Florida, we've seen that Southern Ontario has ha…

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Greetings from Florida

October 23, 2016

Hi everyone!

I escaped to the sunny south shortly after our Mess Hall dinner, which was a very interesting evening with Ian Robertson. I'm pretty sure everyone enjoyed hearing him speak so eloquently about a place that is dear to our hearts. Hopefully you had a chance to examine the old photos th…

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COPA for Kids 2016 A Team Effort

August 22, 2016

Happy August 2016 everyone. 

I'd like to extend my many thanks to all of the Club members who volunteered their time on a summer Saturday to help out with our COPA for Kids program this year.  It still amazes me that we are never short of helpers for our Club events.

A very special than…

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Summer's Here and the Flying is Easy

July 4, 2016

Hello Everyone,

It was a whirlwind as usual, but our Father's Day Fly-in breakfast in mid June was a great success.  

The weather gods were cooperative and although it was a warm day, we had a beautiful morning to welcome over 50 fliers from all over southern Ontario to our historic airpo…

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Florida Flying

January 27, 2016

Greetings from Florida! We've been enjoying the warmer temperatures and sunny days, which is giving us plenty of time for a number of short trips around the area. This week, Mary Rae and I took a run up to Avon Park (just south of Kissimmee) to visit with Prince Edward Flying Club members, Glen …

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President's Perspectives...Fall update 2015

November 21, 2015

We're now at the end of what has been a beautiful and busy summer and fall. We enjoyed many Club-related activities, and must thank the "weather gods" because even with a few scheduling changes, our events benefited from some gorgeous summer and fall weather.

A couple of the highlights…

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President's Perspectives...Spring update

April 20, 2015

What a great spring morning for our first flying club breakfast! I'm sure everyone would agree that it was nice to see many familiar faces after what was to all accounts, yet another "old school" Canadian winter. 

We have to thank Jim, Jackie, Terry and Mary Rae for handling all of the cookin…

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President's Perspectives...Winter update...

January 27, 2015

Hello to all of our members wherever you are at this time of year....

We are very fortunate to be able to spend the frigid months in South Florida and take advantage of the wonderful flying weather that is associated.  We fly regularly to small airports that litter the landscape down here and it …

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President's Perspectives

October 13, 2014

This year has been a busy one for our Club and I would say, fun as well.   

Early this spring of 2014, we decided that the exterior of the Clubhouse was beyond paint, so something serious had to be done. New siding seemed to be the best solution, which is the direction we took. Over the course …

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Club member featured in Macleans.ca video

June 12, 2014

Macleans.ca published a great feature entitled,  "Canada 2014: 10 places you've got to see". And one of those places was none other than our very own County of Prince Edward in Ontario.

The "Country Strong" feature also includes a video. Starring in the opening sequence is Prince Edward Flying …

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