RFC Annual Wings Dinner

Submitted by on Fri, 10.04.2015 - 10:48
Rockcliffe Flying Club Members and Staff, Again this year, the Flying Club is celebrating the achievements of our club members under the wings of our national aeronautical collection. The evening includes a delicious buffet dinner, a silent auction and the presentation of the 2014-15 wings and awards. Please join us for: 54th Anniversary Wings Dinner of The Rockcliffe Flying Club Hosted at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum On Friday May 1, 2015 Cocktails 6:15 PM Dinner 7:00 PM Silent Auction* Reservations required Tickets: $45/per person purchase tickets at RFC Dispatch RSVP: by April 20, 2015 Kathryn Buchan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or at RFC Dispatch Dress: Business suit & Women's equivalent Again this year! We are holding a Silent Auction to raise money for the RFC…

RFC Annual General Meeting

Submitted by on Fri, 10.04.2015 - 10:46
NOTICE OF THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING To be held at 0900 on Saturday, 25 April 2015 Rockcliffe Flying Club, Ottawa, Ontario Fellow members The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Rockcliffe Flying Club (1961) will be held at 0900 on Saturday 25 April 2015. Attendance at the AGM is open to all members of the Flying Club. All Sustaining Members and Life Members in good standing are entitled to vote at the meeting. On the agenda will be: an overview of the Club status and progress through 2014; a review of the recent financial statements and auditor’s report; appointment of auditors; elections to the Board of Directors; and other business as may be brought before the meeting. The Rockcliffe Flying Club is overseen by a…
INFORMATION SESSION INVITATION OTTAWA TERMINAL CONTROL AREA CHANGES As of April 30th 2015, the Ottawa Terminal Control Area volume and classification will change. In order to efficiently communicate the changes to the pilot community and operators, NAV CANADA will be hosting an information session at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum Theater on March 31st, 7pm to 10pm. The session is interactive and offers an opportunity to discuss with air traffic control representatives. Confirming your attendance will help better plan the evening. RSVP at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. The notice of change is available at: http://www.navcanada.ca/EN/products-and-services/Service%20Project%20Announcements/SPA-2015-Ottawa%20TCA-EN.pdf
Getting the lead out of AVGAS What is the future of avgas? For many years we have known that burning leaded aviation fuel needs to come to an end. One of the key organizations involved in research and testing alternatives has been Canada's own National Research Council. Malcolm D. Imray, P. Eng, an Airworthiness Engineer at the NRC's Flight Research Laboratory will give flight members a tour and update us on this important issue. All welcome, but for security reasons please RSVP to me with your name, nationality and country of residence by 10 April so I can notify Malcolm who is coming. Meeting Details Date / Time: Tuesday 21 April / 19:30 hours Location: National Research Council Flight Research Laboratory, Building U-61, 1920 Research…

IFR CLUB MEETING

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GIRLS DAY AT THE ROCKCLIFFE AIRPORT

Submitted by on Wed, 04.02.2015 - 13:10
GIRLS DAY AT THE ROCKCLIFFE AIRPORT Saturday March 7, the Rockcliffe Flying Club, the Eastern Ontario Chapter of the Ninety-Nines and the Canada Aviation and Space Museum welcome girls and women to the Rockcliffe Airport Saturday, March 7 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Rain Date Sunday, March 8) Volunteer Pilots, the Eastern Ontario Chapter of the Ninety-Nines and the Rockcliffe Flying Club will provide free flights to girls and women who have never flown in a small airplane! All are welcome, but the flights are only available to girls and women.
 February 24, 2015 Flight 8 Meeting What: The Avro Arrow Story Presented by: Marc-André Valiquette Where: Rockcliffe Flying Club, Ground School Classroom When: Tuesday 24 February 2015, 1930 hours Who: Everyone is welcome Details: Marc-André Valiquette is the author and publisher of a four book series Destruction of a Dream, the tragedy of Avro Canada and the CF-105 Arrow. A few months ago, he launched his latest Arrow book, Canada’s Supersonic Sentinel. Marc-André will talk to the flight about the Arrow's history and how it still impacts the Canadian aerospace picture today.

MARSHAL TRAINING FOR RFC MEMBERS

Submitted by on Wed, 04.02.2015 - 13:01
MARSHAL TRAINING FOR RFC MEMBERS On Saturday, February 14th from 9:00 to 12:00 (approx.) Michel Cote, from Vintage Wings, will be the holding a marshal training session at the Gatineau airport terminal. Contact Brenda at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you would like to sign up for the training.