Frequently Asked Questions

What is this event all about?

In August, this year, the iconic WWII fighter aircraft, the Mark IX Spitfire, callsign “Y2K”, that was started here in Comox some 18 years ago, will be returning to the Valley for a visit and show. To celebrate this event, a gala banquet will be held at 14 Hangar on the Base with special guests. This event will also mark the startup of the Stocky Edwards Legacy Trust Fund.

Read more about the event here.

When is this event happening?

The Spitfire should arrive in Comox in the first week of August; the banquet will be held on the 8th of August, 2018. After that, she will be shown at Abbotsford for a few days and on the Base. Details of the times you can come and see her will be published on this site.

How do I get tickets to the Banquet?

Purchase tickets here.

I would like to buy a complete Table at the banquet. How do I do that?

Send us a message using the Contact Us tab at the top of the page, and we’ll get it arranged.

Will I be able to see the Spitfire up close at any other time?

Yes, she will be on display for the public near the Air Cadet Hangar on the Base and will be doing several flying events here.  Watch this site for instructions about where and when to see the aircraft while she is here.

What is the Stocky Edwards Legacy Trust Fund?

This Trust Fund has been set up, in Stocky’s name, to assist young Canadians who wish to pursue a career in an Aviation-related career following High School Graduation. It involves several bursaries and grants.

More info can be found here.