Destinations 2013

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April 25-26: Santo Domingo DR finals

Nevis to Santo Domingo was an easy and pleasant 4 hour Flight. No need to stop in Puerto Rico as initially planned so  we arrived one hour early. Santo Domingo destination was coordinated by Dominican Republic Tourism and the Instituto Dominicano de Aviation Civil (IDAC) in collaboration with Santo Domingo Crown Plaza Hotel former Intercontinental … Continue reading

April 23-24: The enchanting island of Nevis (Nivis)

After 3 years travelling in the Caribbean we found that there is no “”typical Caribbean” . With so many islands, beaches, cultures, flavours to choose from you are bound to have a different experience and a fabulous time. It was our first experience in Nevis. We know by experience that  small, less developed islands have … Continue reading

April 20-21-22 : Martinique, beautiful French oasis

Even with pouring rain, our hosts, Martinique Tourism Committee were there to receive us accompanied by Madinina pilot Club members and airport manager as well as local media . A table was set with specialty foods and drinks, including the Martinique famous TiPunch… What a wonderful warm reception especially after so many emotions. / / … Continue reading

April 18-19: romantic & relaxing Anguilla

This was again a long journey across two borders for some pilots as they could not proceed direct to Anguilla without refueling. Arrangements were made with COPECA FBO in Aguadilla Puerto Rico located on the north western tip of the island. Customs service was excellent thanks to the great coordination provided by COPECA.Weather was very … Continue reading

April 15-16-17: Turks and Caicos “beautiful by nature”

Difficult to leave Fort Lauderdale on schedule. A line of thunderstorms caused a 2 hour delay. Finally at 10:45, we were able to take off . We climbed to 7500 with a tail wind of approximately 15 knots. The citation jet arrived first in Grand Turk and was greeted by a group of young students invited … Continue reading

April 13: Montreal Departure

Saturday April 13, we depart from Mascouche airport. the runway is covered with a thin layer of snow. Will we be Ok to take off??? Yes we will! So there we go under a 900 foot ceiling direct to Burlington to clear customs. “Raphael pilot in command for the first day of our adventure” “Albany VOR” “Altitude 5000 … Continue reading

2013 Rally kicks off!

Welcome to the Fourth edition of the Governor General’s Cup Caribbean Air Rally! Discover beautiful and Aviation Friendly Islands of: Turks and Caicos-Anguilla-Martinique-Nevis (St-Kitts & Nevis) Finals in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Posts will appear as we move from one  island to the other

2013 partners

We greatly appreciate the support of the following partners  and Aviation friendly Caribbean destinations who join in an effort to promote General aviation.