Avid Heavy Hauler at the Midland/Huronia Airport, 10 July 2004

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National Research Council Hangar Tour

As part of our April, 2015 meeting Flight 8 members had a tour of the National Research Council's aircraft fleet in its hangar at the Ottawa International Airport. Here are some of the aircraft we saw.

There is also an article describing the visit and the presentation on the future of avgas.

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Convair 440 Convair 440 Bell 205A Bell 206B JetRanger deHavilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter Canadair T-33 Silver Star Extra 300 Canadian Car and Foundry Harvard Mk IV Canadian Car and Foundry Harvard Mk IV Low-speed wind tunnel


Maurice Prudhomme's Ottawa River Fly-in

COPA Flight 8's photo team, Michael Dixon and Nathalie Huard, were at Maurice Prudhomme's Ottawa River Fly-in again this year. They reported, "finally, prefect conditions for a great fly in! Special thanks for Maurice's dedication."

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Seabee at Maurice Prudhomme's Ottawa River Fly-in 2015 Maurice Prudhomme Marshalling at Maurice Prudhomme's Ottawa River Fly-in 2015 Maurice Prudhomme's Ottawa River Fly-in 2015 Maurice Prudhomme's Ottawa River Fly-in 2015 Marshallers at Maurice Prudhomme's Ottawa River Fly-in 2015 Claude Roy at Maurice Prudhomme's Ottawa River Fly-in 2015 Hummelbird at Maurice Prudhomme's Ottawa River Fly-in 2015 Hummelbird at Maurice Prudhomme's Ottawa River Fly-in 2015 Champion 7GCBC Citabria at Maurice Prudhomme's Ottawa River Fly-in 2015 Maurice Prudhomme's Ottawa River Fly-in 2015 Maurice Prudhomme's Ottawa River Fly-in 2015 Robinson R44 at Maurice Prudhomme's Ottawa River Fly-in 2015 Maurice Prudhomme's Ottawa River Fly-in 2015 Maurice Prudhomme's Ottawa River Fly-in 2015 Robinson R44 at Maurice Prudhomme's Ottawa River Fly-in 2015 Maurice Prudhomme's Ottawa River Fly-in 2015 Maurice Prudhomme's Ottawa River Fly-in 2015 Maurice Prudhomme's Ottawa River Fly-in 2015 Maurice Prudhomme's Ottawa River Fly-in 2015 Robinson R44s and Bell 206L LongRanger at Maurice Prudhomme's Ottawa River Fly-in 2015 Vans RV-8 at Maurice Prudhomme's Ottawa River Fly-in 2015 Vans RV-8 at Maurice Prudhomme's Ottawa River Fly-in 2015 Maurice Prudhomme's Ottawa River Fly-in 2015 Piper PA-22-160 Tripacer at Maurice Prudhomme's Ottawa River Fly-in 2015 Maule MX-7-180B at Maurice Prudhomme's Ottawa River Fly-in 2015


Reno Air Races 2014

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COPA Flight 8's photography team, Michael Dixon and Nathalie Huard, were at the Reno Air Races again this year, enjoying the clear skies. Nathalie sent a large selection of her best photos of the event.

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Reno sign Lockheed Vega Aero L-39 Albatros Waco YKC UAVs Reno crowds Opening ceremonies flag parachute jump Dassault Falcon 900EX passes the flight line North American AT-6 Harvards racing Harvards racing Zivko Edge 540 aerobatics North American P-51 Mustang and Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor Aero L-39 Albatros racing Aero L-39 Albatros Patriots Aero L-39 Albatros team Patriots Aero L-39 Albatros team Patriots Aero L-39 Albatros team Patriots Aero L-39 Albatros team Patriots Aero L-39 Albatros team In the pits Grumman F8F Bearcat Hawker Sea Furys Chance Vought F4U Corsair Precious Metal, a custom built, highly modified P-51XR Mustang North American AT-6 Harvard Pilot interview Aero L-39 Albatros start-up Reno crowds Reno crowds North American P-51 Mustang Reno crowds Racing pilots Racing pilot Bob Hoover North American AT-6 Harvards racing North American AT-6 Harvard Zivko Edge 540 North American AT-6 Harvards racing North American AT-6 Harvards Dassault Falcon 900EX Patriots Aero L-39 Albatros team Grumman F7F Tigercat Aero L-39 Albatros Reno crowds Precious Metal, a custom built, highly modified P-51XR Mustang Hawker Sea Fury Aero L-39 Albatros and unlimited piston racers Reno crowds Unlimited Class racing The Unlimited Class winner gets the trophy


Greenville Splash-In

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COPA Flight 8 member André Durocher took his Seabee to the Greenville Splash-In over the 06-07 September weekend in Greenville, Maine. André sent these photos and a video, too!

The spash-in includes an "engine failure" spot landing contest, where the pilot who lands closest to the big red balloons wins!

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André Durocher landing his Seabee at the engine failure spot landing contest. André Durocher landing his Seabee at the engine failure spot landing contest. The closest to the big red balloons wins! André Durocher landing his Seabee at the engine failure spot landing contest. André Durocher landing his Seabee at the engine failure spot landing contest. André Durocher taxiing his Seabee.


Rockcliffe Canada Day Fly-in

COPA Flight 8 Webmaster Adam Hunt was at the edition of the Rockcliffe Flying Club's annual Canada Day event. As in past years the fly-in only attracted about half a dozen aircraft, despite the nice weather, although hundreds of people drove in for breakfast.

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Table sign at the Rockcliffe Fly-in Cessna 185 on amphib floats at the Rockcliffe Fly-in Zenair CH300 at the Rockcliffe Fly-in Piper PA-28-180 at the Rockcliffe Fly-in Stinson 108-1 at the Rockcliffe Fly-in Hummelbird at the Rockcliffe Fly-in Nanchang CJ6A at the Rockcliffe Fly-in



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