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Newsletter March 2019

Previous Newsletter     February 2019

Next meeting Thursday, March 14, 2019.

7:30pm, Blair Field Clubhouse.   (Maybe...)

Flying in Australia

Hey Cam.

Just a big thumbs up on the TVSAC still going strong after all these years.

I’ve been following for a very long time and though I haven’t flown in 20 + years, I still enjoy browsing the listings and reading the stories.

I will one day reclaim those heady days that I used to enjoy in my youth when I flew regularly across Bass strait to King island and around Byron Bay Down Under.

Life just gets in the way and before ya know it, ya got kids and a mortgage and blah blah blah.

I bought a little sign business a few years back and I’m trying to, ( excuse the pun ), not just get it off the ground but get to a comfortable cruising altitude where I can flip the auto pilot let it fly itself while I get my own set of wings back.


Cheers, Andrew.

Itty Bitty SIGN SHOP  (when size DOESN'T matter)  10326 Menagh Place   Sidney V8L 3M7    [email protected]   


Editor's note: After reading that, I did a search and came up with this, have a look:

About Dennis
I guess everyone knows by now that Dennis Seib had a motorcycle accident in Phoenix. Those following him on Facebook probably saw picture of his injuries.   But he is already hopping  around, proof that you can't keep a good man down!
I just came across some quotes that I forwarded to Dennis; they are by adventure photographer Krystle Whight.  "I'd rather live with scars than regrets."    And  "New beginnings are sometimes disguised as painful endings."
From Dan Berwin
Have a look at the Lindberg Innovation Forum. Some very interesting videos there. 
Another most informative site can be found at     (Cam)

From Jan Nademlejnsky

219. One Hour Winter Flight around Kamloops, March 6, 2019

One-hour pleasant flight in the first above the freezing temperature. Beautiful views of the hilly areas covered with snow on North sides, while brown on the sunny sides.

Videos   Pictures


218. Kamloops Loop Flight, March 1, 2019

It was almost nice day and especially after unusually cold weather in Kamloops. This video shows Kamloops beauty from the areas between Kamloops Lake and Mts Peter and Paul. One hour flight in 7 min. video.

Videos   Pictures


217. Kamloops Local Flight, Feb. 15, 2019

Finally! It was almost warm at -5C. We had unusually cold and windy 2 weeks of weather. This day the sun was peeking through after about 6cm of fresh snow. After clearing the snow from my long access road to runway, I decided to take my bird for some fresh air. It was a beautiful flight with no wind or turbulence. I flew just around Kamloops until my feet were cold in about 40 min. About one hour after I landed, removed all the GPS's, cameras and other stuff, the weather became absolutely perfect with blue sky and no wind. I should stay longer, but did not. Well, hope for the next time!

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Buy And Sell

New (or modified) ads since last Newsletter.

1967 Centurion 210G     $114K

Fresh annual and prop included in the price.  Nice one of the nicest ones around.  Always hangared.  Nice audio system.  Full stack of radio.  New ELT.   New battery.  New air pump.  New hoses.  Total time 5023 hrs.  Engine TT near 800 hrs.  Aircraft located at CEN4  High River AB.  For more information please contact  Mike 1-403-651-5364.  [email protected]



Looking for Garmin 500 Aera Aviation GPS. Call Dave at 250-573-2470.

J3 CUB with all THE GOOD STUFF !! $44,000. CDN

2461.7 TT , 158.8 SMOH , 85 HP, 29” Alaska Bush Wheels, 1400 EDO floats, 1500 Federal skis with oversized Teflon bottoms and new bungees and cables, vortex generators, new fabric on wings and tail feathers, new 6 inch Cleveland wheels and brakes, new wing tanks, new sealed lifetime struts, 406 ELT. Amazing performance and fun for all terrain and all seasons. Also comes with a truckload of new in-box parts for rejuvenating the fuselage including new wind screen, (the old one is still in very good condition,) new one-piece cowling, New boot cowl, new floorboards, $1,000. worth of paint to match the wings, (note everything is an excellent flying condition but the previous owner was gearing up to make this an as-new aircraft by redoing the fuselage to match the wings and tail. ) This little Cub has all the good stuff and is an absolute joy to fly but my upgrade has been purchased and will be home soon so this whole package has been fairly priced at $44,000. Canadian to get it out of my hangar and into yours!

Fresh June annual, new tail screw assembly and tail feather bushings, Price $44,000. CDN. $35,000. without floats, $32,000. with 600x6" wheels and no floats, bush wheels or skis... And also possible trades (up/down/pr sideways) for something fast and/or aerobatic or interesting Trevor Larsen 250-788-5336, [email protected]


MJ-5 Sirocco aircraft project    $1,950.

Aircraft will look like this following:

It is serial#003.  The aircraft is 75% built. The fuselage is all finished with the canopy fitted. The ailerons, rudder, elevators. horizontal/vertical stabilizers all built. All the ribs for the wings are done, but the box spar needs to be built to finish the wings. (All spar material included.) Some hardware and plans included.      All the work done is absolutely best quality.  $1,950. takes it away. I have invested over $5,000. in materials only.    I have no time to finish this and hence would like to pass it on to someone who has. My loss your gain...   Contact Laurent  604-989-4805  [email protected]


Zenair 701    $40,000.

The 701 has a 100HP Rotax with 252 hrs.  (That alone is worth $25,000.)  Contact ALLEN    1-250-247-7440.Nanaimo. B.C. [email protected]


Floats and Trailer   $3,500. 

ALLEN    1-250-247-7440.  Nanaimo. B.C. [email protected]


Piper Cherokee 140      $29,900 CDN

Selling my Owner-Maintained 1967 Piper Cherokee 140. The aircraft is located in Penticton (CYYF), in good condition, and I'm selling it because I don't have enough time to fly it.          TT: 2900 hours, SMOH: 650 hours Aircraft converted into Owner Maintenance category in 2015. (All ADs and SBs done)        Regular engine maintenance done by AME. Information about Owner Maintenance category:  

More information here:

Contact [email protected]


Lazair 2-seat ultralight  
Now asking $9,000.

Lazair 2 seat ultralight aircraft, great fun way to fly, enjoy the open air feeling.  40’ wing span x 14’ overall length x 6’ tall. With 2 – 26 HP KFM electric start motor, all new fuel lines, new plugs, decarbon cylinders, 2 new props 36”x 15 pitch, 2 fuel tank total 12 gallon, dual electric fuel pump, gauges.  Halls airspeed indicator, battery voltage, cylinder head temp, altimeter, vertical speed, compass, turn coordinator, new seats.  Bungee landing gear with 6’ wide stance gear.    Will deliver within 4 hours flight time(400 KM)    Located at Chilliwack, BC   Ron Pankonin 604-991-0523 [email protected] 


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