Vintage Wings of Canada Air Show – September 15th, 2018



Join Vintage Wings of Canada* for the Aero Gatineau-Ottawa 2018 air show on September 15, 2018 to celebrate a Century of Aviation in Canada and experience an afternoon of exhilarating performances and enjoyable family fun! Hop aboard our time machine as we take you from the skies over France in 1918 with The Great War Flying Museum’s collection of First World War aircraft to the beaches over Normandy in 1944 with the Michael Potter Collection’s Spitfire Mk IX to the thundering performance of the RCAF 2018 Demo Hornet in it’s NORAD 60th anniversary colours.

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Spitfire Mk.IX TE294 shortly after her restoration to flight at Vintage Wings of Canada last year. Fresh off her victory before the judges at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh this summer, and having just returned from a visit to Comox, British Columbia, this Spitfire will be on hand in all her glory at Aero Gatineau-Ottawa 2018  (photo by Richard Mallory Allnutt)

Everyone will delight to see our Canadian icons the Snowbirds return to the skies over Gatineau One again! Aviation enthusiasts will love seeing vintage aircraft in the air and on display from the Michael Potter Collection of warbirds. These and many more have been invited to be Aero Gatineau-Ottawa 2018.

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The magnificent RCAF Snowbirds demonstration team will be flying at Aero Gatineau-Ottawa 2018. (photo by Richard Mallory Allnutt)

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The RCAF Snowbirds in their element. (photo by Richard Mallory Allnutt)

To keep everyone happy, there will be a wide range of aircraft on static display, numerous interactive exhibits and lots of food and drink to choose from for all ages. Make sure you arrive early and take in all of the sights and sounds that will be sure to thrill you and leave you wanting more!

For the aviation photographers – Photo Pit Passes are available to catch the show from an elevated and unobscured perspective. For those who prefer to enjoy the show in style the Hawk One Chalet (SOLD-OUT) with an outstanding catered lunch and cash bar will be available.

Buy your tickets online today and avoid line-up at the gate.

Aero Gatineau-Ottawa preliminary schedule – September 15, 2018
***Follow this link 
for preliminary line-up

Gates Open: 9:00 a.m.
Static Display: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Pre show:  10 a.m. to noon
Air show:  noon until 4 p.m.
Gates Close: 5:00 p.m.

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A previous RCAF Hornet Demo bird taking off at Gatineau Executive Airport a couple of years ago. (photo by Richard Mallory Allnutt)

Regular price online or at the Gate September 15 (cash only, taxes included)
Adult $30.00
Youth $15.00 (5 to 12 years old)
Family $65.00  two adults + 2 youth
**Free for children under 5, no tickets required.
Veterans/Military and spouse: $20.00  with ID

All sales are final. Aero Gatineau-Ottawa takes place rain or shine. Most of the performers can adapt to the weather conditions, while the ground activities, the displays, the kiosks and the Aerospace Pavilion are open to the public regardless of the weather. 

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Vintage Wings of Canada’s Oshkosh-winning FG-1D Corsair will be on hand at Aero Gatineau-Ottawa 2018. (photo by Richard Mallory Allnutt)


*Based on Vintage Wings of Canada press release.

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Richard Mallory Allnutt's aviation passion ignited at the 1974 Farnborough Airshow. Raised in 1970s Britain, he was immersed in WWII aviation lore. Moving to Washington DC, he frequented the Smithsonian’s National Air & Space Museum, meeting aviation legends.

After grad school, Richard worked for Lockheed-Martin but stayed devoted to aviation, volunteering at museums and honing his photography skills. In 2013, he became the founding editor of Warbirds News, now Vintage Aviation News. With around 800 articles written, he focuses on supporting grassroots aviation groups.

Richard values the connections made in the aviation community and is proud to help grow Vintage Aviation News.

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About Richard Mallory Allnutt (Chief Editor) 1060 Articles
Richard Mallory Allnutt's aviation passion ignited at the 1974 Farnborough Airshow. Raised in 1970s Britain, he was immersed in WWII aviation lore. Moving to Washington DC, he frequented the Smithsonian’s National Air & Space Museum, meeting aviation legends. After grad school, Richard worked for Lockheed-Martin but stayed devoted to aviation, volunteering at museums and honing his photography skills. In 2013, he became the founding editor of Warbirds News, now Vintage Aviation News. With around 800 articles written, he focuses on supporting grassroots aviation groups. Richard values the connections made in the aviation community and is proud to help grow Vintage Aviation News.

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