What a fabulous party! Thank you to everyone who came out to help support The Catalina Preservation Society.
Photography by Cindy Ingram and Stephanie Anter © 2016 - All rights reserved
Join us for a gala fundraising event to support The Catalina Preservation Society in reaching their goals of purchasing, restoring, and operationally flying a WW2 Catalina Aircraft as a tribute to the crews that flew them in the past and to educate future generations.
Tickets are $50 per person and will be available at the door or at the following locations this week:
Victoria Air Maintenance Ltd | 9650 Hurricane Road North Saanich BC
Charelli’s Cheese Shop & Delicatessen | 2851 Foul Bay Rd, Victoria, BC
July 16th 2016
Doors open at 2 pm
Band at 6-9 pm
• Airplane Rides. Shop Talk. Tours of the Catalina. 2pm - 5pm
• Swing Dance Lesson for beginners, no partner needed. 5pm - 6pm
• Social Dancing with the Swing Dance Association of Victoria & Seaside Swing Dance Company 6pm - 9pm
• Live Music with the Commodores Big Band at 6pm - 9pm
• Catering by Charelli's Cheese Shop & Delicatessen
For more info, or to purchase tickets to be held at the door, please call 250-656-7600
The Mosquito Reborn
by Pan Productions
This documentary tells the story of this Mossie through archival footage and interviews with veteran pilots. We follow the incredible process of restoring a plane that hasn't flown in more than 40 years. And, we’ll take to the skies with the world’s only known flying original Mosquito.
The documentary is now available for purchase as digital download, DVD or Blu-ray
News article from EAA on the first flight of newly restored de Havilland 98 MK.35
ABOUT EAA | Experimental Aircraft Association
"We are a community of aviation enthusiasts who promote and support recreational flying. More than 180,000 members worldwide share a common passion for all things aviation. EAA is headquartered in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, and hosts the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh Fly-In & Convention every July" Visit the EAA website for more information
A historic De Havilland Mosquito took flight in North Saanich today and it drew quite a crowd.
News article from Global Aviation Resource by Huw Hopkins
Victoria Air Maintenance restores a piece of war history. WWII vets who piloted the Mosquito are drawn to the hanger to watch the metamorphosis. Shaw TV's Paul Beilstein explains.
By Stuart Eastwood
In a hangar at Victoria International Airport, a team of dedicated professionals are fitting the final components to a de Havilland Mosquito aircraft... see the full article here.
News Story By Graham Chandler
Air & Space Magazine