year's Fly-In we decided, as a group, to change the format of
our program to reflect a more flexible approach. We have a number of activities
planned, but instead of a firm schedule decided upon beforehand, the exact day of each activity will be finalised at
the time of the fly-in. The Fly-Out will have a priority
with the weather being the indicator for the day on which it
will be held.
not have outside speakers this year but rather will draw from
the expertise and the adventures of those within the group.
We are looking for evening presentations. Have
you had a great flying adventure? It doesn't matter if it
was last year or 10 years ago. Put together some photos
and share it with us.
if you'd like to make a presentation.
In recent years there have been complaints from a few
Killarney residents regarding
landings and take offs - particularly in the west end of the
Killarney channel. Due to the
efforts of Maury East of Killarney Mountain Lodge, Killarney
Mountain Lodge is now a registered
aerodrome and is listed in the
Water Aerodrome supplement.
For more on the history of Killarney and how this came to pass,
here's an article by Maury East of
Killarney Mountain Lodge. Please respect the
regulations for this
Here are some channel landing hints.
we have planned so far:
Pilot sessions are interactive and are held in the Long
House beginning at 9:30 A.M.
The pilots program will continue with a
focus on "Repairs on the Run" .
Bring along and share your
experiences with repairs on the run and in the bush.
and Flying Forum. As usual, our Lake experts will
take you through several topics of interest and answer
your questions. These include flying tips and pilot
techniques as well as maintenance tips and general
mechanical airworthiness discussions.
will feature a number of crafts.
Carousel Lounge punch
of Killarney Mountain Lodge.
This year it's pot luck. Being along a snack or treat
lunch by the channel.
Name tags are required for all meals and sessions.
– main dining room
main dining room
Friday or Saturday we'll be having an outdoor fish fry.
The fish fry will be held on the non fly-out day.
6:00 – 8:00 P.M.
main dining room
Available for early Sunday departures, for those
participating in the fly-out to
or anyone not planning to be at the lodge for lunch. Order the
bits of NEWS and things to think about:
2012 marks the 50th
year of Killarney Mountain Lodge - come help us celebrate.
days are quite full of planned activities All are welcome
to participate in as many or as few of them as you please.
For those of you who prefer, just relax, recharge, and
enjoy the beauty of Canada's near north.