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Flight’s first kids day

by Al Blakely Flight 5 Captain

 

Flight 5 held its first ever COPA For Kids Flight Day on Saturday, May 2. The weather co-operated and the rains held off until the last flight had landed.

We had 89 kids pre-register and we flew a total of 85 kids on the flight day. Seeing the smiles on their faces after their flight made all the effort worth while. I would declare this COPA For Kids Flight Day a huge success and we plan on doing more in the future. In fact we already have another planned for mid-September.

There was lots of volunteer help and every-one stepped forward and did a wonderful job in the organization and safety of the day.

Again it was a very successful day and I would like to thank once again all the volunteers for there enthusiasm and professionalism. Their work ethic was very much appreciated and made for an enjoyable day.

The event was covered by the South Delta Leader and they did a marvellous write up and a small video of the event. Please click on the following link:

http://www.bclocalnews.com/richmond_southdelta/southdeltaleader/community/44388492.html