Friday, April 8, 2011

Media Advisory - Vintage Wings Announces 2011 Air Show

GATINEAU, QC. – Media are invited to attend the Vintage Wings of Canada press conference Friday, 15 April at 2:00 p.m. for the official announcement of the 2011 “Wings over Gatineau” Air Show.

Chris Hadfield, Canadian Space Agency astronaut and member of the Vintage Wings Board of Directors, will address the media and provide details about the air show scheduled for Saturday, 17 September.

Mr. Hadfield will be joined by City of Gatineau Mayor Marc Bureau and Gaston Cloutier, Director General of the Gatineau-Ottawa Airport Executive, to present their partnership and involvement with this year’s air show.

CF Snowbirds perform at the VWoC 4 July 2010 Air Show. Photo: Richard Mallory Allnutt
The “Wings over Gatineau” air show will feature the Canadian Forces Snowbirds. In conjunction with the air show, the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) will host their second annual Canadian convention and fly-in 16 -18 September.

When: Friday, 15 April
Where: Vintage Wings of Canada, 1699 Arthur-Fecteau St., Gatineau-Ottawa Airport Executive
Time: 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.


Note to Editors: Media are requested to arrive no later than 1:45 p.m. prior to the press conference. For more general information visit or contact Mary Lee by email at or, by phone at (819) 669-9603 Ext 245 / mobile at (613) 799-7664. 

Photo opportunity and post press conference interviews with Chris Hadfield and Mayor Bureau will be available.

For imagery and video of the CF Snowbirds visit

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