2010 Rally Event 

The Red Deer Flying Club held a Poker Rally and Weiner roast on Sunday Feb21/2010.  Club members and guests flew from Red Deer to Lacombe, on to Ponoka, then Innisfail and back to the Red Deer and the Flying club building.  Both the pilot and navigators were allowed to pick and envelope from bins at each location.  Opening the envelopes was after all had returned to the clubhouse and no trading of cards was allowed.  The Red Deer Flying Club held a Poker Rally and Weiner roast on Sunday Feb21/2010.  Club members and guests flew from Red Deer to Lacombe, on to Ponoka, then Innisfail and back to the Red Deer and the Flying club building.  Both the pilot and navigators were allowed to pick and envelope from bins at each location.  Opening the envelopes was after all had returned to the clubhouse and no trading of cards was allowed.  


Congratulations to Phillip Anderson for the winning hand.  Just a pair of jacks but all that was needed to win.
The course was flown by a Tiger (Bert Lougheed) , 2 Cessna 172's (Matt and Daryl Glover and Phillip Anderson) and 2 Pipers a Cub and a Clipper flown by Dale Brown and Zolton Zubko.


Fun was had by all.  The Route flown and guidelines were as follows:
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In the interest of safety we wish to lay out the following guidelines.


We will fly Red Deer to Lacombe to Ponoka to Innisfail and back to Red Deer.


Flights north will be east of highway two and flights south will be west of highway 2

 

Tracks to follow:
 

Red Deer to Lacombe
 

Depart Red Deer airport and turn East towards Highway 2, once on the east side of Red Deer a track straight north to the Lacombe airport should keep adequate separation from planes on the return track.
 

Enroute                        126.700
 

Red Deer Atis             124.000      
 

Red Deer traffic             118.500
 

Lacombe traffic             122.800       Please note Right hand Circuits Rwy 34
 

Lacombe to Ponoka
Depart Lacombe with a north track and stay 1 mile east of highway 2a

 

Ponoka traffic               123.300       Please note Right hand Circuits Rwy 16
Caution Model airplane operates east of Ponoka airport

 

Ponoka to Innisfail
Fly a track Southwest to the south end of Gull Lake.  Continue the track to the south end of Sylvan Lake. Then from Sylvan follow 781 south to 54 staying one mile west of the Highway This puts you about 5 miles west of the Innisfail airport and will allow you to cross midfield and enter the pattern.

 

Innisfail traffic            123.000
 

Innisfail to Red Deer
 

Follow the river north staying on the west side and join circuits as requested by Red Deer Radio
 

Please take an envelope as you leave Red Deer.  There will be a bin at the refuelling station of each airport and you take an envelope from each bin.  When you return to Red Deer you pick your fifth and final envelope.  
 

DO NOT OPEN ANY ENVELOPES TIL YOU ARE ASKED TO DO SO IN THE PRESENCE OF A RALLY OFFICAL

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