PROGRAMMING

CANADIAN HARVARD AEROBATIC TEAM


World War II planes fly in tight formation with one of North America’s most dynamic and respected acrobatic training teams. The distinct sound of the Harvard roar brings an additional element to their air show with 600-HP Pratt & Whitney star-cylinder engines coupled with nine-foot propellers. At each air show, these four military planes never fail to awaken the memories of older viewers and bring wonder to the children. Listen to the roar of military planes and observe the tight formation of these yellow birds!

VAMPIRE AIRSHOWS


The DE Havilland Vampire is unique in the air show circuit and was the first throw of the Canadian Armed Forces. Speed, noise and acrobatics capture the attention of the crowd while Jerry “VLAD” Conley performs before the eyes of spectators who learn more about the history of the aircraft via the comments of the advertiser. A fully aerobatic aerobatic exercise, Cuban weights, shark teeth, inverted flight and of course high-speed passes – all with an impressive smoke system. The Vampire has launched the jet’s modern aviation and is most inspiring to watch.

REDLINE AIRSHOWS


Redline is an exciting team of acrobatic flight training that thrills the crowds with a demonstration of their skills in staged form. Stunt show, Ken Rider and Jon Thocker pilot a dynamic two-ship training in which opposing, inverted and training maneuvers are always a pleasure for the crowd. Ken and Jon both live in Cinncinatti, Ohio, and have been flying together for over twelve years.

MANFRED RADIUS


Manfred Radius began his career as a glider pilot in 1961 at the age of 17, having since recorded thousands of flights and hours in at least 60 types of gliders. He has participated in several competitions around the world, including the first edition of the glider aerobatic world championship. He is known to have introduced a high level of flying and performance in air shows in North America.

MARTIN HIVON


On board his Christen Eagle II, Martin can certainly impress you. He offers a good dose of thrills both visually and with the sound of his aircraft. Martin performs in his bi-plane, the Christen Eagle ll, extreme aerobatic aircraft. He is an experienced, class 1, and passionate CF-18 jet pilot. Flying under forces of + 6 / -3G, Martin Hivon’s show is certain to leave you impressed!

RICK VOLKER


Rick Volker is an international freestyle competition rider in the Unlimited category. He has won numerous regional events, such as the Can-AM Challenge, the Henry Haigh Challenge and the Kathy Jaffe Challenge. His precision aerobatic acrobatics with tumbling and gyroscopic hovering are performed with the Sukhoi SU26M, the world’s first aerobatic aircraft. The aircraft is designed and built in Moscow by the Sukhoi Design Bureau, the main Russian aircraft supplier.

YAKATTACK AIRSHOWS


YakAttack Airshows is an international air show team that performs in various air shows in Eastern Canada and the Northeastern United States. Founded in 2008, YakAttack Airshows has been seen by hundreds of thousands of spectators. YakAttack Airshows members are experienced flyers who share their passion with people of all ages. Always concerned about their potential to influence future generations, the two pilots live and train regularly in the skies of La belle Province.

CAF RED TAIL SQUADRON


The P-51 Mustang of the CAF Red Tail Squadron, named Tuskegee Airmen, is an authentic and fully restored operational fighter from the Second World War. This grandiose aircraft sparked conversations to educate young and old about the often forgotten history of Tuskegee airmen who flew the same model during the Second World War. It’s simply a museum without walls … and impressive!

NICOLAS HORN (DEMONSTRATION FLIGHT)


Nicolas Horn, of Swiss origin and father of two children, has his hangar in Lachute. He is the distributor of Prime Blackshape. He is not a stunt performer, but he will make sure to please the crowd by flying close to the ground and climbing to the sky during his demonstration.

P-51 MUSTANG


The P-51 Mustang of the CAF Red Tail Squadron, named Tuskegee Airmen, is an authentic and fully restored operational fighter from the Second World War. This grandiose aircraft sparked conversations to educate young and old about the often forgotten history of Tuskegee airmen who flew the same model during the Second World War. It’s simply a museum without walls … and impressive!

BOEING 737-200


The Boeing 737-200 is a high-capacity jetliner. This American-made high-performance twin-engine jet aircraft is the most popular commercial plane in the world. Its multiple configurations offer maximum flexibility, whether it’s to carry up to 120 passengers, 30,500 pounds of cargo or various combinations of passengers and cargo. The Boeing 737-200 can travel 2,720 km at a cruising speed of 779 km/h and a maximum altitude of 11,887 m (39,000 ft.). It’s also one of the few jets able to take off from and land on gravel strips.

Saturday and Sunday only

NANCHANG CJ-6


Designed in the late 50s by Bushi Cheng, this basic military trainer is the first airplane designed and built in China. The CJ6 has been in production since the first flight in 1958 with minimal changes to the original design. In total, more then 2000 CJ6 were produced and sold to Albania, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Tanzania and Zambia for their pilot training needs.

FOCKE WULF


The Focke-Wulf is a single-seat, single-engine fighter-bomber used by Nazi Germany during the Second World War between 1941 and 1945. It did not completely supplant the Messerschmitt Bf 109 as the main Luftwaffe fighter, although it was of superior design. More than 20,000 copies were produced.

SUPER CHIPMUNK


The de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk is a tandem, two-seat, single-engined primary trainer aircraft developed and manufactured by Canadian aircraft manufacturer de Havilland Canada. The Chipmunk holds the distinction of being the first postwar aviation project conducted by de Havilland Canada. It performed its maiden flight on 22 May 1946 and was introduced to operational service that same year.

HARVARD MK. IV (T-6)


The North American Aviation T-6 Texan is an American single-engined advanced trainer aircraft used to train pilots of the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF), United States Navy, Royal Air Force, and other air forces of the British Commonwealth during World War II and into the 1970s. A total of 15,495 T-6s of all variants were built.

PILATUS PC-12


Hi-performance aircraft able to carry 9 passengers. Named world’s safest aircraft in 1999, this quiet and comfortable single engine turboprop flies at 30 000 feet, above any bad weather. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) operates 16 of these outstanding Swiss-built aircraft. Safety, speed, comfort and versatility make the Pilatus PC-12 a clear choice for Chrono Aviation.

SEABEE


The Republic RC-3 Seabee is an all-metal amphibious sports aircraft designed by Percival Spencer and manufactured by Republic Aircraft Corporation. The aircraft on display is own by three private owners from Ste-Hyacinthe.

ROBINSON R44 HELICOPTER


The Robinson R44 is a four-seat light helicopter produced by Robinson Helicopter Company since 1992. Based on the company’s two-seat Robinson R22, the R44 features hydraulically assisted flight controls. The R44 has been the world’s best-selling general aviation (GA) helicopter every year since 1999. It is the most-produced GA aircraft of the 21st century, with 5,805 deliveries from 2000–2017.

AIRPROGYRO


AirProGyro is a school that offers training, sales, and maintenance of gyroplanes throughout Canada. In order to offer formal training in accordance with Canadian regulations (license, medical certificate, insurance, and registration) and by visiting various schools and paramotoring companies in Europe, the team brought new high-quality products to facilitate training and flying.

BELL 206 JETRANGER HELICOPTER


The Bell 206 is a family of two-bladed, single- and twin-engined helicopters, manufactured by Bell Helicopter at its Mirabel, Quebec plant. Originally developed as the Bell YOH-4 for the United States Army’s Light Observation Helicopter program, it was not selected by the Army. Bell redesigned the airframe and successfully marketed the aircraft commercially as the five-place Bell 206A JetRanger. The new design was eventually selected by the Army as the OH-58 Kiowa.

ROYAL CANADIAN AIR CADETS GLIDERS


The Air Cadet League of Canada is a civilian, non-profit, community-based and volunteer-led organization that in collaboration with the Department of National Defence and our other partners, is dedicated to supporting the objectives of the Royal Canadian Air Cadet program.

SINUS GLIDER


Sinus ultralight motorglider combines a true sense of a motorglider with unprecedented efficiency during powered and long-range cruise flight. With the Sinus you can take-off and land on very short runways, fly long distance cross-country and have fun gliding with a 27:1 gliding ratio… all in the same aircraft!

GYROCOPTER


An autogyro also known as a gyroplane or gyrocopter, is a type of rotorcraft that uses an unpowered rotor in free autorotation to develop lift. Forward thrust is provided independently, typically by an engine-driven propeller. While similar to a helicopter rotor in appearance, the autogyro’s rotor must have air flowing across the rotor disc to generate rotation, and the air flows upwards through the rotor disc rather than down.

BEECHCRAFT 1900D


Fast twin-engine turboprop aircraft capable of transporting 19 passengers. This pressurized, roomy and fast turboprop is able to fly at 25 000 feet, above any bad weather. The Beechcraft 1900D is flown by many major airlines throughout the world. Its hi level of safety combined with its speed, comfort and versatility meet the high expectations of our clients.

GYRO ADVENTURE


Gyro Adventure Canada is a gyroplane flying school located in the Quebec City area. Established in its new premises in Neuville airports, the school is approved according to standards set by Transport Canada.

BEECHCRAFT KING AIR


The Beechcraft King Air family is part of a line of American utility aircraft produced by Beechcraft. The King Air line comprises a number of twin-turboprop models that have been divided into two families. In addition to its use by military and government users, the King Air is also used by many non-governmental organizations, as well as by corporate and private users. This includes commercial use by air-taxi and air charter companies. The Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia previously operated a large number of 90 Series King Airs, but retired the last example in 2006, standardizing on the King Air 200 Series and the Pilatus PC-12 for its fleet requirements.

CESSNA 180


The Cessna 180 is a four- or six-seat, fixed conventional gear general aviation airplane which was produced between 1953 and 1981. Though the design is no longer in production, many of these aircraft are still in use as personal aircraft and in utility roles such as bush flying. Cessna introduced the heavier and more powerful 180 as a complement to the Cessna 170. It eventually came to be known as the Skywagon. 180s can be equipped with floats and skis.

TECNAM P2006T


The Tecnam P2006T is an Italian high-winged, twin-engined all-metal[2] light aircraft built by Costruzioni Aeronautiche Tecnam, which is based in Capua, Italy (near Naples). The P2006T is the lightest twin-engined certified aircraft available,[3] and is a four-seat aircraft with fully retractable landing gear and liquid-cooled Rotax engines that can run on 92 octane unleaded automotive gasoline as well as 100LL. NASA’s all electric X-57 Maxwell prototype aircraft is being developed using a P2006T as its basic structure.

To mark the 50th anniversary of the Roland-Désourdy Airport, the SSACE offers an innovative and spectacular Friday program where harmonized aerial performance with lighting effects will illuminate the sky. As a prelude, a multidisciplinary show combining stage art, music and aerial technology will definitely please the crowd. The Friday program promises to be an evening that will amaze many!

REDLINE AIRSHOWS


Redline is an exciting team of acrobatic flight training that thrills the crowds with a demonstration of their skills in staged form. Stunt show, Ken Rider and Jon Thocker pilot a dynamic two-ship training in which opposing, inverted and training maneuvers are always a pleasure for the crowd. Ken and Jon both live in Cinncinatti, Ohio, and have been flying together for over twelve years.

VALAIRE


The Valaire group, accompanied by special guests, will join us in closing the celebrations of the 50th anniversary of Roland-Désourdy Airport. The five musicians from Sherbrooke promise you a dynamic and audiovisual show with songs from their latest album Oobopopop, their recent releases, and past successes.

MANFRED RADIUS


Manfred Radius began his career as a glider pilot in 1961 at the age of 17, having since recorded thousands of flights and hours in at least 60 types of gliders. He has participated in several competitions around the world, including the first edition of the glider aerobatic world championship. He is known to have introduced a high level of flying and performance in air shows in North America.

VAMPIRE AIRSHOWS


The DE Havilland Vampire is unique in the air show circuit and was the first throw of the Canadian Armed Forces. Speed, noise and acrobatics capture the attention of the crowd as Jerry “VLAD” Conley performs before the eyes of spectators who learn more about the history of the aircraft via the comments of the advertiser. A fully aerobatic aerobatic exercise, Cuban weights, shark teeth, inverted flight and of course high-speed passes – all with an impressive smoke system. The Vampire has launched the jet’s modern aviation and is most inspiring to watch.

P-51 MUSTANG, CAF RED TAIL SQUADRON


The P-51 Mustang of the CAF Red Tail Squadron, named Tuskegee Airmen, is an authentic and fully restored operational fighter from the Second World War. This grandiose aircraft sparked conversations to educate young and old about the often forgotten history of Tuskegee airmen who flew the same model during the Second World War. It’s simply a museum without walls … and impressive!

BEAT MARKET


Beat Market will open the music show with its brand new EP All Good, which will be released on September 7th at the Fairmount Theater. The duo promises an immersive experience, during which they will offer a live electronic music performance with drums and keyboards played on stage.

MICHEL KUNTA


Michel Kunta will be the host of this colorful evening. He graduated from the National School of Humor in 2011 and is performing in comedy nights throughout Quebec and as a crowd host and animator in several events and TV shows, including “Un gars, le soir” with Jean-François Mercier.

Saturday and Sunday only

DRONES DEMONSTRATION


Team Canada FPV is Canada’s National First Person View (FPV) racing team. It was formed in 2016, after the Canadian drone nationals at the Montreal Drone Expo, where the best pilots in the country raced for top spots in Canada.

THÉÂTRE DE LA DAME DE COEUR


The giant puppets of the Théâtre de la Dame de Coeur will be with us Saturday and Sunday to amaze everyone! You will have the chance to admire Beatrice the explorer, Tom the dreamer and our team of Aéro Emploi mechanics!

CLOWN BILLY L’ÉGARÉ


The indomitable clown Billy L’Égaré will wander with his wheelbarrow plane on the festival site on Saturday and Sunday. He will certainly make you smile!

FACE PAINTING FOR KIDS


The team of La Pinacothèque will be on site on Saturday and Sunday to paint the faces of your kids! Aircraft, helicopter, pilot … there will be something for everyone!

DESJARDINS FAMILY AREA


Desjardins offers a family zone giving access to a rest area for parents and a fun session for children. Creation of paper planes, inflatable slides and other surprises await families!

Saturday and Sunday only

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ROBINSON R-44 HELICOPTER TOURS BY ESTRIE HÉLICOPTÈRE


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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2018

*EVENING SHOW*


4:00pm Opening of the site to the public

Exhibition of the performers’ aircrafts on the ground

7:00pm Opening Ceremony of the 50th Anniversary of Roland-Désourdy Airport

7:10pm VAMPIRE AIRSHOWS – De Havilland DH-15 Vampire

7:25pm CAF RED TAIL SQUADRON – P-51 Mustang

7:40pm BEAT MARKET

8:25pm REDLINE AIRSHOWS – RV-8

8:45pm MANFRED RADIUS – Salto Sailplane

9:00pm VALAIRE

10:00pm End of the show

11:00pm Closing of the site to the public

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2018


10:00am Opening of the site to the public

Exhibition of aircraft on the ground

Job Fair Aéro Emploi

Scientific Fair Discovery in collaboration with AéroUdeS

Giant puppets of the Théâtre de la Dame de Coeur

Clown Billy L’Égaré

Face painting for kids

Family area Desjardins with a giant slide

1:00pm Drone demonstrations

1:30pm Start of the air show

CANADIAN HARVARD AEROBATIC TEAM – HARVARD

VAMPIRE AIRSHOWS – De Havilland DH-15 Vampire

REDLINE AIRSHOWS – RV-8

MANFRED RADIUS – Salto Sailplane

MARTIN HIVON – Christen Eagle II

RICK VOLKER – Sukhoi. Su-26M

YAKATTACK AIRSHOWS – TW YAK52 & CJ6A Nanchang

CAF RED TAIL SQUADRON – P-51 Mustang

NICOLAS HORN – BLACKSHAPE PRIME (DEMONSTRATION FLIGHT)

4:00pm End of the air show

5:00pm Closing of the site to the public

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2018


10:00am Opening of the site to the public

Exhibition of aircraft on the ground

Job Fair Aéro Emploi

Scientific Fair Discovery in collaboration with AéroUdeS

Giant puppets of the Théâtre de la Dame de Coeur

Clown Billy L’Égaré

Face painting for kids

Family area Desjardins with a giant slide

1:00pm Drone demonstrations

1:30pm Start of the air show

CANADIAN HARVARD AEROBATIC TEAM – HARVARD

VAMPIRE AIRSHOWS – De Havilland DH-15 Vampire

MANFRED RADIUS – Salto Sailplane

MARTIN HIVON – Christen Eagle II

RICK VOLKER – Sukhoi. Su-26M

YAKATTACK AIRSHOWS – TW YAK52 & CJ6A Nanchang

CAF RED TAIL SQUADRON – P-51 Mustang

NICOLAS HORN – BLACKSHAPE PRIME (DEMONSTRATION FLIGHT)

4:00pm End of the air show

5:00pm Closing the site to the public