To be held at 1030 on Saturday, 24 May 2014 Rockcliffe Flying Club, Ottawa, Ontario Fellow members: The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Rockcliffe Flying Club (1961) will be held at 1030 on Saturday 24 May 2014. 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.
The next IFR ground school provided by Avinca will start on April 24, 2014. This course is delivered over the Internet in a series of 18 interactive sessions. RFC members price at $295, non-RFC members price at $325. Find out more information in the PDF linked from this page, and sign-up at dispatch.
On Saturday, March 29th, at 9:30 AM at the RFC, John Lovelace and Ron Haslam of Wings Over Canada will be presenting Wings Over Canada's upcoming trip to Ninaimo, B.C. They would like to invite pilots from Ontario to join them in this two week fun filled trip. See details below.
The legendary Swordfish was one of the most unique and significant aircraft of the Second World War. This fabric covered bi-plane – which looked like an obsolete throwback to another era – was used in some of the war’s most significant engagements: Taranto, Bismarck and the Channel Dash. Lesser known, but no less important, was the role of the Swordfish protecting conveys, under tremendously difficult conditions. Throughout the war, Swordfish crews distinguished themselves with unmatched bravery in the face of great adversity. Cdr. Terry Goddard, DSC, CD is a Canadian who served with the Royal Navy. In May 1941, as a 21-year-old, this Toronto native found himself in a Swordfish, attacking the German battleship Bismarck (which was the world’s largest and most powerful warship). This…
For the second consecutive year, the Rockcliffe Flying Club in collaboration with the Canada Aviation and Space Museum and the Ninety-Nines (Int'l organization of women pilots) will participate in Women of Aviation Worldwide Week from March 3rd-9th. This started in Canada as a grass roots effort to recognize the 100th anniversary of the first woman to obtain a pilot's licence. It has grown significantly in the past few years and now events are held throughout Canada, the US and in many other countries. Last year, the first year RFC participated, we flew over 150 enthusiastic girls and women and won the title of First Runner Up as the most Female Friendly Flight Training Centre in the World!
The Summer/Fall 2015 edition of the Rockcliffe Flying Club Newsletter is now available. Get your own free copy at www.rfc.ca/images/pdf/crosswinds/crosswinds_2015_03.pdf
The Spring 2015 edition of the Rockcliffe Flying Club Newsletter is now available. Get your own free copy at www.rfc.ca/images/pdf/crosswinds/crosswinds_2015_02.pdf www.rfc.ca/images/pdf/crosswinds/crosswinds_2015_02.pdf
The Winter 2015 edition of the Rockcliffe Flying Club Newsletter is now available. Get your own free copy at http://www.rfc.ca/images/pdf/crosswinds/crosswinds_winter2015.pdf