Nanaimo Flying Club News 2013
December 17th, 2013 – 2013 in Review, Check out the NFC’s year end Report Card.
November 17th, 2013 – NFC Elections for 2014 take place during November’s Annual General Meeting. More on this here
November 17th, 2013 – Please welcome our newest members joining the club at the AGM: Lorraine Howatt, Charles Williams, John McGaw, Gerald Thom and Sean Heard.
November 11th, 2013 – NFC’s Joe Radschun passes away from complications of cancer.
November 6th, 2013 – NFC’s Kent Casady bets, earns & takes 5 bucks from Elvis. Can’t spill the beans here tho… you’ll have to ask Kent himself about the details.
October 20th, 2013 – Welcome our newest Members: Denis Bérubé and Dave Shortill.
October 19th, 2013 – Wolverine Air’s “Tim Garrish” donates $500 to the Nanaimo Flying Club. Thank you Tim!
October 1st, 2013 – Volunteers requested for October 9 Hangar Clean-Up 09:30-14:00. A BBQ brunch for the work party served at NooN. It’s an all member call.
September 15th, 2013 – Please welcome our newest Members: Daniel Desjardins, John Higenbottam and Jonathan Wallace.
September 1st, 2013 – AvGas Editor Grant Corriveau publishes another great edition of our NFC Newsletter; “AvGas Fall 2013” Check it out or DON’T!
August 26th, 2013 – John Lovelace announces the Nanaimo Flying Club as the next host destination for the Century Flight 2014 (July 8-17, 2014)
August 18th, 2013 – Welcome our NFC’s newest Members: David Kay, Gerry Mueller and Bob Spink.
August 16th, 2013 – The NFC lost another one of it’s own, this one tragically and unexpectedly; Grant Howatt. A missing man fly-by and rememberance in his honour will take place at the NFC: Grant Howatt’s AfterLife Party, Saturday, October 19th, 2013. See details here. Read Grant’s obituary, here.
August 7th, 2013 – The NFC lost one of it’s own, Larry Berg. A rememberence in his honour will be held at the clubhouse on Wednesday, August 21st, 2013 starting at: 18:00 Those that knew Larry are asked to attend for dinner, drinks & celebrate Larry’s contribution to our world.
July 21st, 2013 – Ray Erhart Memorial Bursary of $1000 awarded to Tessa Ferneybough.
July 21st, 2013 – Welcome our newest Members: Raymond Randolf & Michael Weir.
June 17th, 2013 – Welcome brand new NFC Member Kent Casady, who also joined the NFC Rental Club to fly GVBA!
June 17th, 2013 – A request for some (other ‘or yet to’ volunteer) NFC Members to step up to the plate (yes, pun intended) for help in hosting a NFC 1st Saturday of the Month Brunch. Please contact Murray Welte at: firstname.lastname@example.org A small donation of your time is always appreciated by our hardworking executive and helps keep our great little monthly 1st Saturday of the Month Fly-In Brunch… running smoothly.
May 27th, 2013 – NFC Membership fuel debit cards arrive. more details here.
May 26th, 2013 – Vargas & Nootka Island Fly-Out Beach BBQ enjoys perfect conditions with low tides, little winds and CAVU skies.
May 26th, 2013 – NFC hosts the Air Cadets 2013 Annual Ceremonial Review.
May 19th, 2013 – Welcome new NFC Members: Gordon Henderson and Levi Kandall
May 5th 2013 – Skye Avionics announces intent in locating a new satellite service depot at the Nanaimo Flying Club.
May 2nd 2013 – New ATIS frequency commissioned/operational at CYCD: 128.425 ATIS
April 21st 2013 – Welcome new NFC Members: Wolfgang Carolsfeld, Wayne Copeland, Ryan Evans and Bjorn Kjaer.
April 15th 2013 – The Canadian Government cancelled the Air Cadet Gliding Program. Add your name to a petition protesting this decision: here.
April 11th 2013 – The Canadian Snowbirds are scheduled to visit, park at & perform at the Nanaimo Flying Club for the C.H.I.L.D. Program on July 30-31. Read more about it here.
January 20th 2013 – Welcome the first of 2013’s newest NFC Members: Rick Koeppen.
What kind of plane is it? Oh, it’s a big, pretty, white plane with red stripes, curtains in the windows and wheels and it looks like a big Tylenol. -Airplane!