15 May 2016

Ottawa Flying Club Fly Day 2016

The Ottawa Flying Club has announced that they will hold their charity fundraiser Fly Day on Saturday 1 October 2016 and planning is already underway.

This annual event offers light airplane rides to the public in exchange for a donation and uses local pilots who are club members to carry out the flying on a volunteer basis.

To volunteer as a pilot or as ground support staff contact the club.

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1 comment:

Adam Hunt said...

The event raised $12,765. Here is the report from OFC:

No matter what event organizations plan, it could not succeed without the hard work of its volunteers and FLY DAY 2016 is no different... THANK YOU doesn't seem enough for all our crews.

First to our pilots, those from our own Ottawa Flying Club but also to those from Carp, Rockliffe and others:

Adam Hicks, Jim Morris, Mike Parent, Antwan Danial, Rod Cross, Jean-Francois Doyon, Don Walker, Bruce Dwyer, Serge, Jim Mantle, Ron Loves, Marc Simonet, Mike Stotts and Jim McLaren

Our Loadmaster Frank Schilder and his assistants Bernie Runstedler and Teresa Mott

Our Airboss table headed up by Rod Berek with assistance from Katie Landriault, Joshua Martin, Rohan Mathews and Martin Vachon

Our Passenger Escorts headed up by Luc Bertrand with Andie Chen, Khaled Alanqar, Faiyaz Kabir Ishraq, Katrina Baumeister, Issa Chikh Hassan, Nathan Dulong, Kevin Robertson, Iain Smith, Mathew Pickles, Laura McAtamney
Cristopher Lythell

Our Aircraft Marshallers headed up by John Burroughs with Dylan Foden, David Martin, Ceyril Roussel, Kevin Mufutak, Christophe Sacre, Assaad Abou-Ghazale

Our OFC Linestaff Zac Brady and Faidi Abberrahnane

Our Dispatch crew Harri Talback and Patrick Simard

Chief Flight Instructor Andrew Simpson

Air Traffic Control at CYOW and Ryan Lloyd for the pilot briefing

The staff at Ottawa Airport Authority

The CYOW Fire Department and their crews for their display

Doug Mofford and his aviation maintenance crew

Ottawa Rotary, Tim Horton's (Hunt Club), Turris Communications, Eye Docs, Nav Canada (parking lot), CTV, CBC Radio, Rogers TV, The Ottawa Citizen

and possibly more that we've forgotten with deepest apologies...


Julie Marion & Marc Desjardins