The 12th Annual Lumby Air Races
Sunday June 4th to Saturday June 10th 2017 at The Freedom Flight Park...In conjunction with Lumby Days!
This is a fun, simple, safe and educational cross country triangle flying event and is our main Annual L.A.F. Fundraiser that helps support our non profit society who supports our local flying sites and designated landing areas .
10k, 25, 50k and 100k FAI official triangles will be mapped out and available to challenge or... make up your own FAI triangles! We like to keep it simple as possible and keep the FUN Meter running as high as possible : )
Pilots choice of task and launch (of either Coopers Launch or Saddle Launch ONLY to qualify for the LAR prizes as this event is sponsored in part by Lumby Days and the people can see both Mountains from the Lumby Days Event Location.)
Have your GPS and cable ready for self scoring. Computer and Internet connection available on deck in the pilots lounge. Mandatory online GPS tracking (Paste a link to your uploaded GPS track on Leonardo, XContest, etc. to the Scoring Link.) for each flight submitted You will need to indicate the verification method.
All qualified flights will count toward the BC XC League as well. Please make a donation to the West Coast Soaring Club site for the scoring setup.
Have fun with your flying friends and do as many FAI official triangles as you can during the week as you can manage safely. Prizes to be announced.
Celebration of Life and Free Flight Saturday June 10th after scoring closes for Flyers and Friends, dinner and jam as usual.
Registration will be available onsite and online soon at
**LAF reserves the right to limit number of entries.
Results from 2016 Lumby Air Races event
1st Place Open Hang Gliding - Dennis Turner - Crows Nest Pass Alberta
Second Place Open Hang Gliding - Randy Rauck - Lumby BC
Third Place Open Hang Gliding - John Lang - Kelowna BC
1st Place Sport Class Hang Gliding - Mark Bagg - Kamloops BC
2nd Place Sport Class Hang Gliding - Rick Hines - Hamilton Ontairio
3rd Place Sport Class Hang Gliding Garth Hemming - Lumby BC
1st Place Paragliding - Steve Park - Lumby BC
2nd Place Paragliding - Bill Goglin - Horsefly BC
3rd Place Paragliding - Dale Caldwell - Squamish BC
The 11th annual Lumby Air Races ran from June 5th to the 11th, 2016 and all the visiting and local pilots had a very fun time. 25 intermediate and above rated pilots entered the 10km and 25 km triangle race that was measured with GPS devices and many other novice pilots just flew for the pure fun of it....Though the weather wasnt good for racing on Friday and Saturday during Lumby Days, we had some good racing days during the week. The Lumby Air Force would like to thank all our sponsors for supporting this annual fund raising event including ...The Lumby Days Society, N.O.R.D., Super A Foods, The Freedom Flight Park and 2% Realty Okanagan
Note: Until further notice landings in the Lumby Valley are only permitted at the Freedom Flight Park for rated H2 and P2 or above flyers with HPAC insurance, unless under direct supervision of a certified instructor and flight school. Advance permission and a signed Lumby Air Force Waiver mandatory for all flights from Coopers Launch and landings at Freedom Flight Park as well.