Outdoor aircraft display open 10:30am to 3:00pm
Porter De Haviland DHC-8 Q400 airliner
Porter Airlines is displaying a Q400 aircraft (more detail) that is arriving with an all female crew. Porter will be allowing the public to look inside. Get your photo taken with a female airline Captain at the Porter exhibit.
Jazz Bombardier CRJ200 airliner
Jazz is arranging to bring a CRJ200 to display. You can have a look at the flight deck.
This is weather dependent, since if the runway is wet, there is not enough runway length at Oshawa for this aircraft.
Antonov An-2T biplane
This utility/agricultural aircraft was designed and manufactured in the Ukraine to accomodate unsurfaced airstrips and is one of the world's biggest single engine production biplanes.
Bell Jet Ranger Helicopter
The Durham Regional Police JetRanger helicopter is based at the Oshawa Executive Airport and will be on display. Talk with the tactical police officers who fly in "Air 1".
ORNGE AgustaWestland AW139 Medical Helicopter
If not flying a medical patient, ORNGE plans to display one of their medical helicopters. It will likely only be available for a few hours during the show, so you might see it land and take off.
Read about the ORNGE fleet of airplanes and helicopters here.
Learn about aviation careers with ORGNE at their booth in the exhibit hangar.
Take a close look at this unusual pressurized twin turboprop aircraft. There are only 11 registered in Canada.
It incorporates over-wing spoilers rather than ailerons for roll control, allowing for full span double-slotted flaps. This design give the aircraft a high cruise speed along with a very low landing speed.
Pitts Special S2
First Flight offers aerobatic flights in this exciting biplane. You could purchase a ride to find out what it is like to fly upside down !
Aerotrike Aviation, based at the Peterborough airport will be bringing an ultralight trike for display. This will be weather dependent, since these light aircraft do not fly on windy days. This is the cheapest way to learn to fly!
Although fire trucks do not fly (really!), emergency response is an important part of airport operation. Oshawa fire fighters train at the airport for aviation specific emergencies. This is a good chance to get a close look at a fire truck and talk with fire fighters.
Learn more about Oshawa Fire Services click here.