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Vimy Flight Homecoming
By Ian Brown, EAA 657159, Editor and Canadian Council Board Member
June 2017 - The little biplanes that flew in recent celebrations in Vimy, France, are on their way home. Below you will find a tentative itinerary, but you can also get up-to-the-minute information by checking out the Vimy Flight website. You can also see a more detailed version of the first few stops here.
April 27-Depart Lille Airfield, France (RCAF)
April 27-Arrive RCAF Shearwater, Halifax, Nova Scotia
May 20-Moncton, New Brunswick
June 4-RCAF, St. Hubert, Quebec
June 28-Barrie/Camp Borden, Canada 150 celebration, Ontario
Jul 1-Ottawa, Canada Day Flypast
Jul 2-Southern Ontario, Trenton/Hamilton/London/Brampton
Jul 29-EAA AirVenture, Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Aug 5-RCAF Winnipeg/Brandon/Shilo/Dauphin
Aug 12-RCAF Moose Jaw, Manitoba
Sept 9-British Columbia interior/Kelowna, weather and logistics permitting
Sept 17-Boundary Bay, Battle of Britain Day
Sept 23-RCAF Comox, BC, Vimy Flight homecoming
Oct 14-Langley, British Columbia, Canadian Museum of Flight, Canada 150
Nov 11-Langley, British Columbia, Remembrance Day