Victoria Flying Club Fly-Out

Victoria Flying Club’s organizing a fly-out to Texada Island (Gillies Bay) on Victoria Day, Monday, May 20th.

Over this past winter we took a chance and attempted to arrange monthly fly-outs. Of the six scheduled from November – April, 2.5 were successful which isn’t too bad for an organisation that operates in strictly VMC conditions!

May is just around the corner now and with it the promise of 6 months (and 6 upcoming fly-outs) associated with excellent VMC conditions. The first is going to be led by Victoria’s own Eleanor Eastick and we are going to take a trip up to Gillies Bay (Texada Island.)

Once we have an idea of numbers of participants we might look into having a concurrent picnic / BBQ at the airport, or perhaps just pop over to another airport (Qualicum, Nanaimo etc) to have lunch in a local airport cafe.

Regardless of the final plan it should be fun for one and all!

Please sign up and join us on the May stat-Monday in Gillies Bay.



COPA Flight 6 in Victoria (CYYJ), usually meets the first Wednesday of each month from 7-9pm.

For more information please contact: You do NOT need to be a member of the VFC or of COPA in order to participate.

Upcoming Fly-Out Schedule:
Mon May 20th – Victoria Day (Gillies Bay)
Sat Jun 1st -(yet undecided)
Mon July 1st – Canada Day
Mon Aug 5th – Civic Holiday
Mon Sep 2nd – Labour Day
Mon Oct 14th – Thanksgiving
Mon Nov 11th – Remembrance Day
Thu Dec 26th – Boxing Day

Wed Jan 1st – New Year’s Day (Tofino)


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