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11TH ANNUAL CHALLENGER CANADA OPEN HOUSE
29TH ANNUAL ECAF GATHERING OF THE CLASSICS
- SUNDAY AUGUST 13, 2017 -
10 am to 4 pm
SATURDAY WEATHER MISERABLE SO COME SUNDAY WHEN NICE
Challenger owners and fans are cordially invited to visit our Canadian HQ
Enjoy the Edenvale Classic Aircraft Foundation's Gathering of the Classics
CANADA'S LARGEST CLASSIC WINGS & WHEELS EVENT!
Hundreds of Classic Aircraft & Hundreds of Classic Cars
+ Vintage & Classic Airplanes + Homebuilts & Ultralights +
+ Warbirds, Jets, Helicopters + Classic Cars & Bikes +
+ Static Displays, Saints & Sinners, Food and More +
Watch as the myriad of aircraft arrives from all directions
and is formed almost magically into an orderly flow
using arrival and parking procedures
patterned after AirVenture in Oshkosh.
Drool over the show cars which cover all the genres
- vintage and classic, rag tops to muscle cars -
and the motorcycles which also run the gamut.
Located at Historic Edenvale Aerodrome
5195 Highway 26 East, Stayner, ON
Mid Way Between Barrie and Collingwood
An Hour North of Toronto, Ontario
Challenger Canada - Office & Showroom - Building D - Units 1 & 10
Scroll down for pictures and videos from past events then further down for
details on attending this year's happening by plane or by car!
Click below for Canadian Owners and Pilots Association feature article!
There is a video of the 2016 Gathering of the Classics here:
and another 2016 Gathering video here:
There is a video of the 2011 Gathering here:
and a video of the 2010 Gathering here:
and a slide show of 2014 set to music here:
And 23 minutes of arrivals and depatures at the 2017 Gathering here:
For great articles and tons of pictures by Kevin Moore of past Gatherings click:
Gus Corujo pics: 2015 click
& 2016 click
& 2017 click
Eric Dumigan pics: for 2016 click
Details for this year's Gathering of the Classics are here:
If you come by air admission is free!
If you come by car the ECAF will charge a small admission
fee at the gate.
For pilots, Edenvale Aerodrome is CNV8 in the Canada Flight Supplement.
GPS coordinates are N44 26 28 W 079 57 46. Field elevation is 714 feet ASL.
Click here for CFS
Click here for VNC
Click here for Aerial Photo of Aerodrome
Only runway 13-31 will be open. Runways 08-26 and 17-35 will be closed.
Use left hand circuit patterns for all runways. There will be scads of airplanes!
Monitor 122.775 for airport and traffic advisories. Keep your eyes open!
Familiarize yourself with the Arrival and Parking procedures below!
here for aircraft arrival procedures!
here for aircraft parking procedures!
After you land follow the direction
of the marshallers. Challengers will be directed to park between Building
D and Building E. Birds of a feather ...
For drivers, maps and directions are on our web site in the
Click below for Google Maps to Get Directions By Road from your location!
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