Alex Mitchell, the City of Abbotsford’s public affairs officer, stated that 2020 will see a virtual celebration. 1623. While we may not be able to bring the aerial action to the skies over Abbotsford this year, we’re bringing it right into your home with the first-ever Virtual Abbotsford Airshow. 2020 VIRTUAL Abbotsford International Airshow Teaser . In years when it does take place, the three-day event draws aircraft and spectators from around the world. We are excited to welcome back the Aeroshell Aerobatic Team in 2019! We’ll also turn back the hands of times and take a look at some “Abby fan favourites” from years past. Abbotsford Airshow – Virtual Show- Saturday August 8 Abbotsford – MARK YOUR CALENDARS for August 8. Students aged 10 to 15 will get a chance to participate in the virtual camp. “I was glad to be able to attend the 1969 Abbotsford International Airshow and I am very pleased to send my congratulations and best wishes to the members of the Abbotsford International Airshow Society as you open your 1970 show,” Pierre Trudeau wrote in 1970. Online S.T.E.M. August 6, 7 & 8, 2021 Friday Twilight Show & Saturday/Sunday All-Day Shows Abbotsford – MARK YOUR CALENDARS for August 8. open to students aged 10 to 15, starts later this summer. The AIA Society is partnering with GearBots Educational Resources to launch a virtual Aerospace S.T.E.M. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1aWabLJM7I, Press J to jump to the feed. The Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) Society is partnering with GearBots Educational Resources to launch a virtual Aerospace S.T.E.M. Organizers of the Abbotsford International Airshow have announced this year's summer event won't go ahead The show has been postponed until August 2021 ABBOTSFORD (NEWS 1130) — The Abbotsford International Airshow won’t go ahead this summer because of COVID-19, and has been postponed to August next year. There are 24 available spots in the camp at a cost of $190 each, plus tax. The online sessions will be three hours each, held on consecutive Tuesdays from July 7 to Aug. 4. YouTube Channel is here. 6th-8th – Abbotsford International Airshow, Abbotsford, BC, Canada 14th-15th – Vanderhoof International Airshow , Vanderhoof, BC, Canada 21st-22nd – St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada S.T.E.M. For 2020, they made the show virtual... Rebranded as the Abbotsford INTERNETional Airshow. This weekend is when the Abbotsford airshow occurs. open to students aged 10 to 15, starts later this summer. Join us in the live chat on both Facebook & YouTube! Abbotsford Airshow launching virtual Aerospace Camp. Scheduled for 1pm PT on Saturday, August 8th, this Virtual Airshow presentation will digitally replicate the experience of a day at the Abbotsford Airshow including aerobatic performances, virtual static aircraft tours and even your friendly neighbourhood Airshow Announcers! The Abbotsford International Airshow has been cancelled for 2020. GET READY! 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The AIA Society is partnering with GearBots Educational Resources to launch a virtual Aerospace S.T.E.M. Organizers made the announcement on Monday (May 4) morning stating that the show will be … S.T.E.M. TRAILER COMING SOON!! integrates those four fields to teach students how to think critically to solve problems in innovative ways. activity zone at the event itself. programming for students. August 6, 7 & 8, 2021 Friday Twilight Show & Saturday/Sunday All-Day Shows The event will include special features and exclusive footage never seen before. (Submitted), Online S.T.E.M. Foreign air forces also participate. The principles of S.T.E.M. Annual event cancelled due to COVID-19, first airshow free summer in Abbotsford since 1998 “Canada’s Heritage Minister Stephen Guilbeault recently encouraged Canadians to celebrate Canada Day in a virtual way,” she said. For more information, please visit gearbots.org/summer-camps. 6th-8th – Abbotsford International Airshow, Abbotsford, BC, Canada In most years highlights include appearances by Canada’s Snowbirds, Canadian Forces parachute teams, entries from the Canadian Museum of Flight and demonstrations by Canadian Forces CF-18 Hornets. Our Virtual Abbotsford International Airshow takes flight at 1PM Pacific Time on Saturday, August 8! Even for those who aren’t airplane fanatics, the s… VIRTUAL Abbotsford Airshow Announced for August 8 July 11, 2020 While we may not be able to bring the aerial action to the skies over Abbotsford this August, we’re bringing it right into your home with the first-ever Virtual Abbotsford Airshow on our YouTube & Facebook pages! 9th-11th – National Warplane Museum Airshow: The Greatest Show on Turf, Geneseo, NY, USA (HF Only) 24th-25th – Milwaukee Air & Water Show, Milwaukee, WI, USA; 31st-1st August – Oregon International Air Show, McMinnville, OR, USA; August. are critical to the […] While the Abbotsford International Airshow may not be able to bring the aerial action to the skies over YXX this August, they’re bringing it right into your home with the #Virtual #AbbyAirshow on their YouTube & Facebook pages SATURDAY, AUGUST 8th @ 1PM. camp later this summer for students aged 10 to 15. Phone: 604.859.9803 Email Us » Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. We remained hopeful that by August, the spread of COVID-19 would be minimized and the Abbotsford Airshow could be able to proceed as planned. The Abbotsford International Airshow may not be happening this summer, but students will still get to participate in a special Aviation Summer Camp, which will now be virtual. Tweet on Twitter. The Virtual Aerospace S.T.E.M. Scheduled for 1pm PT on Saturday, August 8th, this Virtual Airshow presentation will digitally replicate the experience of a day at the Abbotsford Airshow including aerobatic performances, virtual static aircraft tours and even your friendly neighbourhood Airshow Announcers! Camp will combine interactive, online sessions with at-home activities to introduce students to the physics of flight, aircraft design and engineering, and basic programming. The Abbotsford International Airshow may not be happening this summer, but students will still get to participate in a special Aviation Summer Camp, which will now be virtual. The Abbotsford International Airshow is held annually on the second Friday, Saturday and Sunday in August at Abbotsford International Airport in Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada.. But, with the cancellation of the airshow the society is moving the camp to a virtual format, which opens up the potential to use more digital technology in the program. integrates the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics to teach students how to think critically and solve problems in innovative ways. The next big local event in Abbotsford is the annual Canada Day celebration on July 1. Contact Info: 33952 Pine Street Abbotsford, BC V2S-2P3. Brought to you FREE courtesy of Lockheed Martin The Boeing Company Leonardo Company and Airbus Defence! It is Canada's largest airshow. The team will be performing all three days, including their awesome Friday Night Twilight act. The Abbotsford International Airshow Society is partnering with GearBots Educational Resources to launch a virtual Aerospace S.T.E.M. Share on Facebook. are critical to the world of aviation and aerospace, where technology and human ingenuity have combined to reach achievements such as powered flight, jet propulsion, and space travel. On the second weekend of August, which has traditionally been the time of year when the Abbotsford International Airshow (AIA) is held, another show took its place – a virtual one. The Abbotsford Airshow is definitely one of Metro Vancouver’s top annual events, especially for people who like airplanes. While the Abbotsford International Airshow may not be able to bring the aerial action to the skies over YXX this August, they’re bringing it right into your home with the #Virtual #AbbyAirshow… RELATED: Abbotsford International Airshow cancelled for 2020, "The community is awesome, every time we put out the call we get some responses right away. While we may not be able to bring the aerial action to the skies over Abbotsford this year, we’re bringing it right into your home with the first-ever Virtual Abbotsford Airshow on our YouTube & Facebook pages! Ben Lypka; Jun. GearBots is an Abbotsford organization founded by Abbotsford Senior Secondary School teacher Dereck Dirom that offers extra-curricular Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S.T.E.M.) Steve Drinkwater - August 12, 2020. The AIA Society was planning to host an Aviation Summer Camp in advance of the airshow this year, as well as create a large S.T.E.M. PERFORMER ANNOUNCEMENT! 20,805 were here. The principles of S.T.E.M. camp later this summer for students aged 10 to 15. 20,805 were here. Watch it LIVE on our Facebook & YouTube pages! The Abbotsford International Airshow may not be happening this summer, but students will still get to participate in a special Aviation Summer Camp, which will now be virtual. 3, 2020 12:00 a.m. By. Camp this summer for students ages 10-15. While we may not be able to bring the aerial action to the skies over Abbotsford this year, we’re bringing it right into your home with the first-ever Virtual Abbotsford Airshow. Virtual Abbotsford Airshow Now Online.