Flying Club

Ms. Della began the “Flying Club” in September of 2013. We meet Fridays at lunch and other times for specific activities. Feel free to join us if you have an interest in aviation in any way, shape or form! Scheduled activities are bolded below.  See pictures of our adventures below that …

Scholarships:
There are many aviation scholarships available…   See: https://bccoast99s.com/scholarships/

2019-2020 Schedule:

Done – Friday, September 27 Introductory meeting Intro to Ms. Della and each other; plans for the year
Done – Friday, October 11 Guest Speaker Kate Klassen – Unmanned Systems (Drones)
Cancelled, weather – Friday, October 25 Pro-D: Flights in Comanche out of Pitt Meadows Airport? Weather dependent; email Ms. Della to sign up
Done – Friday, November 8 Sim & Quadcopter fun
Done – Friday, December 13 The Science Behind Flight Ms. Della
Done – Friday, January 10 Guest Speaker

Dale Floyd from Coast Dog Aviation

Pizza

Done – Monday, February 10 to Thursday, February 13 Rockets Build and launch rockets (launching is weather dependent)
Cancelled, weather: Friday, February 28 Pro-D: Flights in Comanche out of Pitt Meadows Airport? Weather dependent; email Ms. Della to sign up
Friday, March 13 quadcopters, simulator
Friday, April 17 Pro-D: Flying Club field trip Pitt Meadows Tower, Coast Dog, & Classic Aviation Sim?
Tuesday, April 21 Guest Speaker

Guy Miller – former military pilot and more!

Pizza

Monday, May 18 Victoria Day: Flights in Comanche out of Pitt Meadows Airport? Weather dependent; email Ms. Della to sign up
Monday, June 8 to Friday, June 12 Movie: Top Gun Popcorn provided
Friday, June 12 Year-End Pizza Party While finish movie
Friday, June 26 Movie: Maverick Top Gun sequel now in theatres? Meet and go together?

Activity Ideas:

  • build a Magnus Effect plane (google)
  • fly drones in classroom and with Mr. Chee
  • flights in Mrs. Della’s Piper Comanche
  • Radio License Course and ground school lessons: http://www.airtimecanada.org
  • watch movies – Top Gun, Always, October Sky… others
  • field trips to aviation type locations (Pitt Meadows tower, YVR, …?)
  • simulator time (donated by flight school?)
  • fly kites; build model rockets and airplanes to fly
  • guest speakers (CASARA, Mission Aviation Fellowship, local RC club, ATC, military pilot, drone pilot, waterbomber pilot, aircraft mechanic…)
  • YVR to watch take-offs and landings at Flight Path Park (end of 26L)
  • Grouse Mountain: flights, airbus
  • Check out the cockpit of an airliner jet
  • Pitt Meadows pilot and youtuber: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1UYCL1SgyBAVudD-3R5y3w
  • etc…
  • If you have any suggestions, feel free to email tdella@sd43.bc.ca

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