This video header was compiled from the Canadian Forces Snowbirds performance in Toronto, Ontario in 2016. The full video can be seen on the CF Snowbirds Facebook page: Link to Full Video
Original Video Editing/Montage: Match Productions Camera/Caméra: Captain/Capitaine Brent Handy, Corporal/Caporal Axel Lubeck, Corporal/Caporal David Wright, Corporal/Caporal Andrew Valentine, Ken Lin
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 – Saugeen Airport
Experience a Tradition of Excellence!
As part of the celebrations of Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation, the Canadian Forces Snowbirds are flying at airports, large and small, across our great nation.
We are honoured and thrilled to announce that they’re coming to the Saugeen Airport to help us celebrate the Bruce’s 150th!
Join us at the airport. Watch the show.
Meet the team. Take home great memories.
And the best part? It’s free.
Be part of the formation!
Where is the Hanover Saugeen Airport?
From Highway 4, turn north onto County Road 22, then turn left onto Airport Road. You will see the entrance for airshow parking on your left. For accessible parking, please proceed to the top of the hill and turn at the airport sign; parking is available at the terminal.
Hanover Saugeen Airport
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Tentative Airshow Schedule
Tuesday, June 20:
03:00 PM –
Snowbirds 1-9 land at the Saugeen Airport
07:00 PM –
Snowbirds Preflight Reception at the Best Western’s “Flight Deck”, Walkerton. Contact email@example.com (519-377-3777) for ticket information.
Wednesday, June 21:
12:00 PM –
Gates open at The Saugeen Airport – Vendors, static displays
02:00 PM –
Meet the Canadian Forces Snowbirds Pilots for autographs and photos
04:00 PM –
04:30 PM –
05:00 PM –
Aeorbatic demonstrations – The Flying Begins with Kevin Elwood in the Turbo Beaver
05:30 PM –
Gord Price in his Yak-50 – Gord Price Airshows
06:00 PM –
WWI aircraft – The Great War Flying Museum
06:30 PM –
The Canadian Forces Snowbirds – Celebrate the Bruce + Canada 150!
07:30 PM –
After show wrap-up
Thursday, June 22:
10:00 AM –
Canadian Forces Snowbirds depart the Saugeen Airport
There will be a number of static displays for visitors to see at the airport including:
- Turbo Beaver
- WWI Aircraft
- Canadian Forces Snowbirds Tudor Jets (behind fence)
- OPP Helicopter – C-FOPP
- BAC Jet Provost T4 from the Jet Aircraft Museum in London, ON
- CT133 Photo Ship with JAM display stand
- Dan Richer’s T28 from Tillsonburg, ON
- Canadair T-33 MK 3 Mako Shark from the Waterloo War Birds
- de Havilland DH115 Vampire Jet from the Waterloo War Birds
- Saugeen Flyers remote control model club
Great Lakes Helicopters will be offering helicopter rides on Tuesday and Wednesday!
Don’t miss out on this opportunity to see the Airport as you’ve never seen it before. Take a tour with Great Lakes Helicopters to get a bird’s eye view of the show!
- Times for Tuesday are from 9am to 3pm, and 4pm to sunset.
- Times for Wednesday are from 12pm to 3pm, and after the show until sunset.
Cost is $50 per person, or $120 for a group of three.
A number of organizations will be participating in the event with information booths including:
- RCU Recruiting
- DND Recruiting
- Hanover New Car Dealers
- Bruce County Tourism
- Grey County Tourism
- Union Gas – Our Platinum Corporate Sponsor
- Municipal Tourism Booths
- Bruce 150
We will be hosting a number of spots to grab a bite to eat while you are at the show! Food service booths will be available from:
- Lantz Meat Market
- 812 RCAC Squadron BBQ
- More to come!
BUY A COMMEMORATIVE PROGRAMME
Limited Edition Snowbirds Programme
Copies of the programme can be purchased locally at Holst Office Pro in Hanover and Walkerton, The Bookstore in Durham and at the Saugeen Airport on the day of the show (limited quantities available). Programmes can also be ordered by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 519-377-3777.
Don’t miss your opportunity to grab a copy – and get it signed by a Snowbirds Pilot!
The Canadian Forces Snowbirds team will be available for autographs before and after the show. Don’t miss it!
Bring your autograph books, Show Programmes, or your favourite flight jacket for autographs from the pilots!
ATTEND THE SNOWBIRDS PREFLIGHT RECEPTION
Meet the Canadian Forces Snowbirds team!
Tuesday, June 20 at 07:00 PM at the Best Western’s “Flight Deck” in Walkerton. Tickets are $50 each available at Holst Office Pro in Hanover and Walkerton, and The Bookstore in Durham. Please note that there are limited tickets available. To pre-order tickets, call 519-377-3777 or email email@example.com.
The Snowbirds Preflight Reception
Don’t miss the chance to meet the CF Snowbirds Team in person!
Tuesday, June 20 – 7pm at the Best Western’s “Flight Deck” in Walkerton.
Tickets are available at Holst Office Pro in Hanover and Walkerton, The Bookstore in Durham, as well as at the Airport Terminal – $50 per person.
Get a copy of CF Snowbirds Show Programme!
The programme is available for early purchase at Holst Office Pro in Hanover and Walkerton, The Bookstore in Durham and at the Airport Terminal. Copies will also be available at the show, don’t miss out, numbers are limited!
About the Canadian Forces Snowbirds
Following in the footsteps of the Golden Centennaires air demonstration team who formed to celebrate Canada’s Centennial in 1967, the 2017 Canadian Forces Snowbirds team is honoured to uphold that proud legacy as a Canadian icon. They showcase the skill, professionalism and teamwork of the men and women of the Canadian Armed Forces – and inspire all Canadians to strive for excellence.
Join 2017 Canadian Forces Snowbirds as they proudly honour our strong military heritage during this year of sesquicentennial celebrations.
To learn more, click on Canada Forces Snowbirds.
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Many Thanks to the Hanover Saugeen Airport’s Airshow Sponsors
Platinum Wing Sponsors
- Union Gas
- County of Bruce
- Municipality of Brockton
- Town of Hanover
Gold Wing Sponsors
- Branch 102 Walkerton, Royal Canadian Legion
- Grey County
Silver Wing Sponsors
- Hanover Firefighters Association
- Bluewater Radio
- Leslie Ford Motors
- Bruce Power
- Hanover New Car Dealers Association
Bronze Wing Sponsors
- Municipality of West Grey
- Cuneo’s Interiors
- Branch 131 Hanover, Royal Canadian Legion
- Municipality of Arran-Elderslie
- National Aviation Insurance Brokers
- Municipality of Saugeen Shores and the Port Elgin Airport
Friends of the Airport
- Holst Office Supplies
- Full Circle Gym
- Municipality of Kincardine
- Kunkel Buslines
- General Building Products, Walkerton
- Bruce County Combat & Fitness
- Rueber’s Car Care
- Walkerton Rotary Club
- Walkerton Toyota
- Subway Restaurants
- McIntee Real Estate Ltd.
- Skyway Printing
- The Kirstine Group