This event is for P3 and P4 pilots ONLY and if you are not yet a 2019 member or guest, you MUST RSVP in order to get on the approved-pilots list. The deadline to RSVP is June 30, 2019 since we need to vet all new-to-Grouse pilots, process guest applications, as well as determine how much food to have ready.
NOTE THAT DUE TO FORECAST BAD WEATHER, THE FLY-IN HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL JULY 13, 2019. PLEASE CONTACT MEMBERSHIP@GMFT.ORG IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO ATTEND THIS NEW DATE AND REQUIRE A BBQ REFUND.
NEW Date: July 13, 2019
Who: P3 and P4 pilots. If this will be your first time flying Grouse, please visit the “Flying Grouse” tab along the top of this page (under “about”) for the pilot requirements, and apply by clicking the “Register” tab in the upper right corner.
Cost: You must be a registered 2019 GMFT member or guest ($20 or $50 per year, depending on your discount), plus $15 for the BBQ includes beer and food. BBQ payment button is at the bottom of this page.
Where: 10 am pilot meeting at the Cleveland Park north LZ (address is 5200 Nancy Greene Way, North Vancouver). Free parking in the parking lot or on the street.
We need a few volunteers, please reach out to events@westcoastsoaringclub.
- Someone at the LZ to give a conditions report and hand out gondola tickets
- Shuttle pilots from the LZ to the gondola (3 minute drive)
- Someone on launch to help set up gliders and provide help as needed
Post Flying BBQ: All pilots and spouses are welcome! It will be hosted by Justin and Cheryl Kyllo in North Vancouver, a couple of blocks from the Grouse LZ. They have a pool so bring the swimwear! Justin, a longtime GMFT member and owner of Smoke and Bones Barbecue will be cooking up the goodies. Also, there will be two beer taps flowing refreshments!
Please purchase your BBQ meals here: