August 26-27, 2017
Squamish Airport Day & Fly-In returns on August 27th! Explore the world of aviation and enjoy family fun at Squamish’s community airport! Unique displays, airplane and helicopter rides, Lion’s Club pancake breakfast and food concessions, bouncy castle and children’s activities. Current and future pilots can take part in free hangar seminars on mountain flying, or discover how to become a new pilot! Under-wing camping and Saturday evening activities also planned for fly-in visitors.
SATURDAY (Club Members and Fly-In Guests Only)
15:00 Fly-In Arrivals and Camping Open
18:00 SFC BBQ and Gathering Starts @ Glacier Air
20:00 Special Guest Presentation on Aviation Medical & Human Factors by Philippe Souvestre, MD, CEA Neuroscience, CES Aerospace Med (Lots of cool stories!)
8:30-10:30 Lions Club breakfast (Club Members and Fly-In Guests Only)
10:30 North Apron Closes to aircraft movement – GATES OPEN TO PUBLIC
11:00-15:00 Bouncy Castle open, balsa glider kids zone, aircraft on display, etc.
11:00-15:00 Aircraft Intro flights available to public
11:30-12:30 Pilot Seminar @ Glacier Air – Francois Leh – Mountain Flying
13:00-13:45 Intro to Flying Seminar @ Glacier Air (geared to members of the public interested in learning more about flying opportunities)
14:30 Thank-you’s and prizes. Apron opens for departing aircraft.
If you are interested in joining us for the Squamish Airport Day as a fly-in participant, please provide us with the following information. Fly-in participants who register in advance at the link below will get priority aircraft parking and a copy of the fly-in poster! This will help us plan parking and meal numbers. Even if you are just considering coming, please let us know. There is no penalty for not showing up (other than we’ll miss you!). CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP.
First time flying into Squamish? Read our handy guide to procedures, including noise abatement areas.