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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News, Events, Other Happenings

2017 Air Cadet BBQ...always a crowd pleaser

Who would think that feeding hot dogs, chips, pop and cookies to hungry cadets could be such a winning combination! It most definitely was a big hit as the Club and Loch Sloy hosted this year's crew of budding pilots. Always a fun event to a very appreciative group of young aviation enthusiasts.

 

 

COPA 53 Father's Day Fly-in

Here's a few shots of our 2017 event. While this year's fly-in served up some fairly breezy conditions, and a chancy forecast for the afternoon, we were more than happy to welcome 100+ members and visitors. 

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In 2016, the ever-popular COPA 53 Father's Day Breakfast Fly-in drew a great crowd, and we served 200+ breakfasts to pilots, passengers, other guests, and Club members. Here are few photos of the June 19th event!

      

 

Above L to R: Cooks hard at work;

Chief organizer Jackie Douglass is at the ready;

Tarmac begins to fill up

Breakfast diners prepare to submit their orders!


A happy Jeff Douglass on his quad!  Be sure to click here for more snapshots of the 2016 Fly-in.

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Stirring the Pot...Luck

You can't beat good friends and good food on a cool fall evening. That's exactly what was on the menu when 17 Club members got together on November 14, 2015 for a Pot Luck dinner in the Clubhouse.

From meatballs, chicken and chili, to desserts of all kinds to tempt both the palette and our stomachs, it was a wonderful way to celebrate the end of a great season of flying. Many Club members have made plans to head south for the winter and we wish them safe travels. In the meantime, here are a few pics to share.

Thanks go to Jackie and Jeff Douglass for their help in organizing the dinner, and setting up the tables and chairs. Thank you to Lorraine Willson for  the mini Christmas-themed table decorations.

Vintage Wings Stopover at Flying Club

A great day of looking at history, with members and visitors alike enjoying a summer visit by Vintage Wings Canada and their WWII aircraft. Check out the coverage from CountyLive.ca.  

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Getting the Jump on 2015 Father's Day Fly-in 

There was a slight twist to this year's COPA 53 Father's Day Breakfast Fly-in. It was held a week early!

Due to some scheduling challenges and runway closures, our Father's Day event was pushed up to June 14th. However, the weather was clearly on our side as we served up more than 100 breakfasts. Thank you to all pilots and passengers for attending, and a special shout-out to our members for your help and support. 

Social Activities

Other events such as monthly Fly-in Breakfasts give Club members and guests a chance to regularly socialize and meet other pilots. Our annual June COPA Flight 53 Fly-in is always a well-attended event. Same goes for the Canada Day pot luck dinner.

Our Flying Club's COPA 53 Fly-in Breakfasts are held the second Sunday of every month from 8 to 10:30 a.m from April through to November. For more details on Club activities, contact Jackie Douglass: jdouglass@kos.net.

 

Club News:  COPA for Kids 

Check out our COPA for Kids page for highlights of this annual event. The program is designed to help encourage young people to explore the wonderful world of aviation.