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The Mk XVI Spitire sits in the fall sunshine, against a backdrop of the last of the coloured leaves. Photo HF.
The leaves continue to turn colours and fall gently from the trees as the flying continues to wind down for the season. 2012 gave Vintage Wings the opportunity to put another great and safe flying season under our belts. Hawk One, Yellow Wings, Gray Ghosts, Warbirds …Read More
Zeke (rear cockpit) and pilot Peter Ashwood-Smith taxi for take-off
By Zeke Ruddy
My name is Zeke Ruddy and I have always dreamt of becoming a pilot. Last Saturday was one of my best days ever. I flew in Vintage Wings’ Fleet Finch from their Gatineau hangar to the Aviation Museum and back. It was awesome!
The Finch is a 2-seat open cockpit biplane trainer from WW2. It’s one of the …Read More
We all know that the Mustang has left the building, but what else is going on at Vintage Wings?
Lots! First off, our brand-new Events Calendar is up and running. It shows all of our flying activities, plus special events and volunteer opportunities. You can see details of the flying, in addition to being able to sign up for events and volunteering.
If it looks like we are really busy, well we are. Eighteen airplanes + beautiful weather = a busy time for all.
Check it out! http://www.vintagewingsmembers.ca/eventCalendar.cfmRead More
Did you know that the Vintage Wings Stearman is headed west this summer? After a winter snug in hangar at Gatineau, undergoing annual maintenance and a few minor tune-ups, the Stearman is ready to fly once more.
As soon as the weather warms up enough for open-cockpit flying (and after a quick oil change), a crew will leisurely hop-scotch her through Ontario, across the Prairies and over …Read More