Airplanes are happier on grass!
The Winnipeg Area Chapter of RAA provides a local focal point for
those with a mutual interest in recreational aviation with a special
emphasis on those constructing or operating amateur built aircraft.
Monthly Chapter meetings, social outings, and other activities provide a
forum for education, information sharing, builder support, and
socializing to Chapter members.
Your interests may lie in amateur built aircraft, in the new
advanced ultralight aircraft class, or with a factory built aircraft -
and we probably know someone with similar interests. Some members have
built all-metal aircraft capable of 200 mile per hour speeds, some have
built agile aerobatic biplanes, and others prefer the more leisurely
pace of ultralights.
you have an interest in recreational aviation, or would like to know
more about building an aircraft, we invite you to attend a monthly
Chapter meeting and get to know us. During the winter, Chapter meetings
are normally held on the third Thursday of
each month at the Chapter workshop at Lyncrest airfield - however
special meeting arrangments are often made so please confirm beforehand.
Summer activities often take place at Lyncrest and other local
recreational aviation airfields on weekends and are announced here and
in the chapter newsletter.
The Chapter owns and operates Hangar 24A located at Lyncrest
Airport to provide a facility for members to construct, assemble, and
maintain their aircraft. Space is made available on a short term basis
with priority given to projects in the final assembly and inspection
stages. Typically three to four aircraft can be accomodated with heating
costs shared during the winter months. Please contact the Chapter
Executive for space availability and current rates.
Contact Jim Oke or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about the Chapter and Chapter meetings.
About RAAC .....
The Recreational Aircraft Association of Canada is a volunteer,
non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of recreational
aviation in Canada. Its membership is made up of a broad spectrum of
enthusiasts with various interests in aviation and flight technology.
Since its inception over 35 years ago as the Ultralight Aircraft
Association of Canada, the RAA has been active in assisting its members
to build, maintain, and fly recreational aircraft. With a network of
over 50 chapters coast to coast, the Association provides technical
information and assistance to owners and builders, amateur built
aircraft inspections, aircraft insurance, and camaraderie with fellow
Visit the RAAC National Webpage for further information.