48th Annual Stanley Fly-In
Time & Location
About The Event
Friday Evening Corn Boil (FREE)
(sponsored by AEROTEC Engines)
Live Music Friday Evening
Saturday Evening Auction
Forums / Static Displays
Plane Registration & Judging
Craft & Bake Tables
Cake Walks for Children and Adults
Hay Rides / Flight Simulator
On-Field Camping / Food Truck
Evening Entertainment at the Fire pit
Candy Drop for the Kids
100 LL Fuel available
Main events will be held on Saturday. Sunday
0700 Canteen opens
0800 ERT Meeting at Clubhouse
0830 Aircraft arrivals
0900-1600 Registration Booth opens
0930 > Displays open - Hangar 1
> Stanley Market (Hangar 2) opens (Saturday only) - (crafts, bake sales, children's events, etc. Sweatshirts, hats and T-shirts for sale on the field)
> Static Displays - Aircraft and glider displays
1100 FORUM -
1100-1130 Hay Ride (meet at clubhouse)
1300 Kiddies Cake Walk (in clubhouse)
1330 LADIES CAKE WALK / Bingo
1400 FORUM -
1500 Magic Show
1530 FORUM -
1600 Hayride (meet at clubhouse)
1630 CANDY DROP
1700-1900 Dinner from canteen services
1900-2100 AUCTION in Hangar 1
2100-??? Campfire & socializing
0730 Canteen opens
0900-1200 TBD. If any postponed events from Saturday are required PA announcements will be made for this time slot
1400 AWARDS & PRESENTATIONS
1700-1900 Dinner from canteen services (tentative - depending on demand)
1900-??? Campfire & socializing
1. This program is a guideline only and is subject to change without notice. Any event(s) cancelled on Saturday will be rescheduled for Sunday if circumstances will allow.
2. All pilots are responsible for tying down their own aircraft and we encourage each other to do so.
3. Camping - there is limited water and electrical hook-up, so campers are requested to govern their use accordingly.
4. All pilots are encouraged to register their aircraft. You can not win any prizes or awards unless the aircraft is registered. This is a nominal fee and is used for the upkeep of our facility.
5. Please present you auction items/donations to the staff (Norma Chappell) in the registration booth. Stanley Sport Aviation thanks you for your generous contributions.
NOTAM & Advisories
Those flying to the Stanley Fly-In on Labour Day Weekend should be aware of the following:
Stanley Aerodrome (CCW4) is located at the following coordinates.
N 45 06 02, W 63 55 14
Elevation: 95 feet
Fuel: 100LL available if you are caught short.
CONTACT: Stanley Unicom on 122.8 for advisories.
Clubhouse Phone: (902) 632-2251
There is now a communications tower SE of Stanley-CCW4- which is now noted in the
most recent Flight Supps. The tower's location in Centre Rawdon is:
N 45 02 46.9
W 63 50 12.22
Check your Flight Supp.
The tower is a guy-wired tower, unlighted, 250 feet AGL, 4.2 nautical miles Southeast of Stanley in Centre Rawdon. Centre Rawdon is 470 ASL. Adding the 250 tower presents an obstacle at an altitude of 720 feet above sea level. Those aircraft approaching from that direction and over the tower should make their altitude at 1,720 feet, however the base of the Halifax Control Zone (Mode C)is now at 1,700 feet. Pilots should stay below that and laterally clear of this tower.
IMPORTANT!! It now appears that Stanley's airspace-a 5 mile radius from Stanley-is back to 2,900 feet. So says the VNC Charts and more importantly so does Publications for Transport Canada. The latest VNC Chart ( as of June 3) was issued in November of 2009 and obviously was printed well before that. Though there was a NOTAM -issued in October- which took away the old ceiling of 2,900 feet, this NOTAM must have been rescinded.
Note however that Stanley Unicom is legal only to 2,900 feet reflecting that clearance.
There is no longer a glider club at Stanley, consequently, all circuits are now LEFT HAND circuits on all three runways.
The airfield should be dry at Stanley for the Fly-In, however caution in the parking areas is recommended particularly after a couple of days of heavy rain fall.
Because this is a social event with drive-in as well as fly-in traffic, pilots taxiing are advised to watch out for the curious walking around parked aircraft.
Children should be accompanied by an adult and all animals on a leash.