A Great Day at the Gateway


Due to the anticipated adverse weather conditions, the "Great Day At The Gateway" event and activities scheduled for tomorrow have been canceled.

A Great Day at the Gateway 2022 with 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners of our Girls in Aviation Essay Contest
A Great Day at the Gateway 2022 with 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners of our Girls in Aviation Essay Contest

About the event

This event is for everyone, whether you're a family with kids, an aviation enthusiast, or a military supporter.

The theme of the event is "Nurturing the Spirit of Flight and Honoring our Military," which is both a celebration of aviation and a way to thank our military for their service. The day's events will cater to aviation education for our youth and honoring our military.

Daily Schedule

We have a full day of activities planned. Please check back for updates as well as on-site information.

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Pilot Forums

All forums will take place in the Gull Air hangar.

  • 1000-1045: NORAD TRF Rules of Engagement presented by Major (RCAF- Royal Canadian Air Force) ) Cameron “Divot” Lowdon.
    • This course presents the NORAD "government effort to reduce TFR violations aviation education and training program" which contains information on TFRs, flight planning, intercept procedures and the information on the NORAD "3 Keys to Success" kneeboard card.
  • 1115-Noon: RMK-able METARS by Professor Veronica Cote, Bridgewater State University.
    • Exploring the full METAR and all of the additive data found at the end of the remarks section.
  • 1330-1415: Winds and Weather Theory, by Veronica Cote, Bridgewater State University.
    • Reviewing basic weather theory and present websites that help visualize the big-picture weather story, with emphasis on local Cape Cod weather
  • 1445-1530: Meet the Cape Cod Gateway tower controllers, with Mike Nelson, Air Traffic Manager HYA FCT.
    • An open forum of discussion about the operations and airspace around the Cape Cod Gateway Airport

Lights, Camera, Action

Join us for two fun-filled movie showings on Saturday, September 23rd  in The Aviation Movie Theater in our Café:

  • Treasure Planet: 12:00 pm - 1:35 pm
  • DC League of Super Pets: 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm

Treasure Planet is an animated adventure film about a young boy who sets sail for the legendary planet of Treasure Planet. DC League of Super Pets! is a comedy film about a group of super-powered pets who team up to save their superhero owners.

These are the perfect events for families of all ages!

Captain Sponsors

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