RFC PPL Ground school is still being held tonight as planned. The class tonight is Meteorology #3 taught by Mike Masek. Start time is 19:00 hrs.

RFC FALL CLEAN UP

Submitted by on Sat, 27.09.2014 - 13:21
RFC FALL CLEAN-UP, Saturday, October 18, 2014 9:00 - 14:00 If you are planning on joining us for our Fall Clean-up, a breakfast of coffee and donuts will be provided to start the morning off right. We have compiled a project list for the airport and the clubhouse. If you have your own work gloves, steel toe boots etc., it would help if you were able to bring them with you. Pizza will be served for lunch. When you arrive please go to the classroom as the list of tasks and supplies will be placed on the tables. Please choose a task and sign your name to it. If you have any questions you can contact Brenda Reid at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 613-746-4425.

FLYING ACTIVITIES CLUB, 2014 FALL CALENDAR

Submitted by on Fri, 26.09.2014 - 09:39
Flying Activities Club, 2014 Fall Calendar 1).New Program !!! Are you interested in the next $100 hamburger ? Curious where other pilots are flying this weekend ? Looking for a last minute destination ? A breakfast destination ? Why not join the Flying Activities Club,RFC Flyers google group. The Flyers group, is an email group, to communicate with other pilots and coordinate trips to various destinations. To join please request an invitation by contacting This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and include the term “flyers” in the subject. 2). RFC Grassroots Tour 2014 – its back !!! OnSaturday October 4 (rain date Sunday October 5), enjoy the retro charm of grass runways on the inauguralRFC Grassroots Tour! The tour will take us to three grass fields east of Ottawa: Hawkesbury…
Results - Spot Landing and Flour Bombing Competitions. This year we had 16 aircraft participating. Spot Landing Competition: Objective is to land in the designated landing box. Points are awarded based on proximity to the landing box. The landing box is zero points. Ties are decide by distance actual distance to landing box. 1st place: FPTN, Chris Hobbs, between 1st line and landing box (5 points) 2nd place: GMTT, David Arthurs, between 1st line and landing box (5 points) 3rd place: GMME, Guillaume Larose, between the 1st line prior and landing box (10 points) Special mention: GQUO, between the 1st line prior and the landing box (10 points); GQQV, between the 1st and 2nd lines after the landing box (10 points); FHFK, between 2nd -and…
The RFC Members BBQ and flour bombing/Spot landing competitions will be moved to its rain date Sunday, September 7th. The times for both events will remain the same. All times for volunteers for the flour bombing/spot landing competition will remain the same. If you were booked to volunteer today and are not available tomorrow, can you please let us know? If you were booked for the flour bombing/spot landing competition on MME (or any other aircraft) today we will move you over to the same time slot booking for tomorrow. Please call dispatch if you need to make changes. If you were not available today but would like to join us tomorrow for the BBQ and/or the competitions please call dispatch and sign up.

Discover what it takes to Learn to Fly

Submitted by on Sun, 31.08.2014 - 13:36
Two Information Sessions, September 13th & September 17th. Always wanted to become a pilot? Looking to the sky when a plane flies by, wishing you were there? The Rockcliffe Flying Club will host information sessions in September at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum providing a complete overview of what it is like to be and how to become a pilot. Experienced private pilots will discuss the steps it takes to getting your license at any age, sort out the truth from the myths (you can be a pilot if you are color blind or wear glasses for example), and also provide an insight into what it is like to take control of airplane for the first time! Join us on Saturday, September 13th or…
RFC'S ANNUAL MEMBERS BBQ / LIVE MUSIC/ CRICKET MATCH/VOLLEYBALL GAME/CHILDREN'S RACES/PRIZES The combination of light aircraft and summer barbecues often conjures up the image of the $100 hamburger. It’s certainly fun to fly off to a neighbouring airport for an informal lunch or dinner, spending closer to $200 these days. But there’s an opportunity coming up next weekend to hang around planes, fellow pilots, and the barbecue for free! It’s the Rockcliffe Flying Club Members’ BBQ, and cricket match, and volleyball game, and children’s races (with prizes), and flour-bombing prize-giving, and spot-landing prize-giving, and live music, and just about as much fun as you can pack into a Saturday afternoon. The festivities start at 3:00 pm and wrap up at 8:00 pm on Saturday, September…
FLOUR BOMBING / SPOT LANDING COMPETITIONS - SEPTEMBER 6 (rain date Sept 7) from 1200 to 1700 hrs. Bombs away! That’s not a call we hear often at the Rockcliffe Flying Club, where friends come to fly. But again this year “bombs away!” will be the rallying call for fun, laughter and good-natured competition as the Club holds its annual flour-bombing and spot-landing contests. This year’s competitions are being held on Saturday, September 6, with Sunday, September 7 set aside as a rain-date. It costs only $10 to participate in the competitions, and you can procure additional bombs for $5 apiece. Payment can be made during the on-site registration on the day of the competitions. Each aircraft in the flour-bombing competition must have a pilot…