News & Events

Here's a list of planned Shoal Lake Flying Club/COPA Flight 162 events and meetings for 2016.  Visitors are always welcome at our meetings.

  • Tuesday, January 12, 7:30 pm:  Executive Meeting - Planning 25th Anniversary 
  • Tuesday, February 9, 7:30 pm: General Meeting. Planning for our April 9 Social and other items.
  • Tuesday, March 9, 7:30 pm:  Special Meeting.  Final Social Planning
  • Saturday, March 19:  Russell Flying Club's St. Patrick's Day Elimination Draw and Social.
  • Saturday, April 9:  22nd Annual Supper, Awards, Auction and Dance (Northern Reflections) at the Shoal Lake Community Hall, come and celebrate with us!  Tickets are $30 in advance, book them now!  The Hall opens at 5:30, supper at 6:30, dancing starts at 9:00.  Fly or drive in and stay the night at the Shoal Lake Motor Inn (call 204-759-2222); we'll make sure you have transportation - call 204-491-0100 to make those arrangements. 
  • Tuesday, April 12, 7:30 pm:  General Meeting at the Airport.
  • Saturday, May 14:  7th Annual COPA for Kids Flights in Neepawa for Grade 6 kids from Neepawa and Carberry.  COPA Pilots are needed to fly the 70 or more Kids; arrive at 9:00 for coffee and muffins and briefings. Flights start at 10:00 with lunch served by the parents following the flights and presentations.
  • Sunday, May 29, 8:00 to 11:00:  Annual Spring FlyIn Breakfast - French toast, sausages, fruit, coffee and orange juice for $7.  Arrive on wheels or floats (phone 204-491-0100 for pickup), fuel and oil are available
  • Tuesday, June 14, 7:30 pm:  General Meeting at the Airport.
  • Monday, July 18, 6:00 pm:  COPA for Kids Flights at the Shoal Lake Regional Airport.  This is Fair week a great chance for Kids to see the area from the air.  Call Donna Jenkins to register 204-759-3367.  Weather date is July 19!
  • Saturday, August 6, 12:00:  Barbeque at Ken and Colette Pierce's farm strip.  Everyone welcome!  Contact Ken and Colette at 204-568-4651 or
  • Tuesday, August 9, 7:30 pm:  General Meeting at the Airport.
  • Sunday, October 2, 8:00 to 11:00:  Annual Fall FlyIn Breakfast - Pancakes, sausages, eggs,, coffee and orange juice for $7, 12 & under $4, preschoolers free.  Come on wheels or floats (phone 204-491-0100 for pickup), fuel and oil are available. 
  • Tuesday, October 11, 7:30 pm:  General Meeting at the Airport.
  • Tuesday, December 13, 7:30 pm:  Annual Meeting - particulars to be determined.

For more information:
Dennis Schoonbaert: (204) 759-2095, 204-491-0100, email Dennis
Ken Walker:  (204) 759-2259, email Ken


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