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    • 08 Sep 2018
    • 8:00 AM
    • 09 Sep 2018
    • 5:00 PM
    • Phantom Lake, BC, Canada
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    WSPA and B.C. Floatplane Association

    Joint Splash-Out – 8-9 September 2018

    WSPA and BCFA have a common goal to increase interaction amongst members.  Notwithstanding the border between us we share all of the same challenges and opportunities; access, safe operations and fun.


    We will be kicking this effort off with a splash out in September to PhantomLake, BC.  Phantom is approx. 15nm NW of Squamish.  Phantom Lake (3100’ msl and 10,000 feet long) is a popular destination for floatplanes.  There is a convenient sandy beach with nearby primitive camping.  BCFA seasonally positions a canoe at the camp site.  Nearby float accessible lakes include East Falk Lake and Kato Lake.  These latter lakes, being higher and shorter, are a bit more challenging and suitable for higher performance aircraft.


    The general plan for the weekend is as follows:


    Saturday, September 8

    • Late morning/early afternoon arrival at Phantom Lake
    • Camp Set Up
    • 1800 dinner (BYOF&B)
    • Evening presentation/discussion by BCFA’s Mike Thompson on alpine lake flying

    Sunday, September 9

    • After breakfast optional exploration of nearby lakes for those interested
    • Afternoon break camp and depart

    Contact info

    WSPA Contact – Don Goodman, donaldjg56@gmail.com, 360-303-7076

    BCFA Contact – Mike Thompson, mike@thompsonfoundry.com, 604-813-1863


    More details to follow and updates will be posted on the WSPA web site. Photos of Phantom Lake, Kato Lake, East Falk Lake  are courtesy of Mike Thompson.


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