ANTIQUE AIRCRAFT FLY-IN
Date: June TBD, 2023
Tickets: $20/car (CASH ONLY. HST included)
Start:10:00am to Sunset
Location: York Soaring Association
Rain Date: June TBD, 2023
Take a stroll through time
York Soaring Association is proud to host it’s Antique Aircraft Fly-in on Father’s Day, June 18th, 2023. Treat yourself and your family to a day of fun and excitement with antique aircraft displays, demos, and glider experience flights!
Make your way over to the airfield for a day of fun
Here's what to expect!
View Historic Replicas Up-Close
Get up close and personal with World War 1 fighter thanks to the participation of The Great War Flying Museum. Learn about the history behind the deadly machines.
Dogfighting in the Skies!
Get a first-hand view of formation flying and a mock dogfighting display over the skies of York Soaring Association!
Catch a Flight in a WW1 Replica!
Have you ever wondered what it would feel like to fly in a WW1 airplane? Answer that burning question with a ride in a unique aircraft: the Sopwith Strutter! The Great War Flying Museum will be offering flights in their Sopwith during the event. Tickets can be purchased at the event in cash. Details to follow soon!
Catch a Flight in a Glider!
Now is the time to experience what it feels like to fly! Get Flight Experiences at a significantly discounted price of $100/person (includes HST) for a 20min flight up to 2,000 ft. This price is available only during the event. If we can't take you up during the event, your ticket will allow you to come back at any time and complete the flight on another day. Payments accepted in cash only.
Bring your favorite summer foods
Bring your own lunch, refreshments, and lawn chairs to make this the perfect family outing! For the safety of all attendees, please leave glassware, glass bottles, and alcoholic beverages at home.
Information on the Venue
Parking will be available onsite with the purchase of an entry ticket. On-site facilities have running water and a septic system. While on-site, please stay away from cordoned off areas for your safety. Please note that pets will not be permitted to the venue due to safety considerations.
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Information for Pilots flying in
- Location: 30km (18miles) West of Orangeville on Wellington Rd. (Hwy 109) & Fifth Line
- Coordinates: 43°50’17″N, 80°26’25″W
- Elevation: 1550 ft
14/32 in use (2,800′ x 300′ GRASS)
All other runways unserviceable.
Call in prior to the event for runway conditions.
- Comm: UNICOM & traffic on 123.4
- Pro: Extensive glider activity in the area. Demonstration flights and glider flights will be taking place. Simultaneous right and left hand circuits will be in use. Contact the airfield at least 5NM prior to arriving for information on power-plane circuit in use.
NOTE: Check NOTAMs on the day of the event for up-to-date information.