Tiger Boys Open House – September 16-17, 2023
This weekend, aviation enthusiasts and families alike are in for a treat as the Tiger Boys host their annual Open House at the Guelph Airpark. The event promises a unique blend of history, excitement, and community spirit, all set against the backdrop of the open skies.
A Dive into Vintage Aviation:
The highlight of the Open House is undoubtedly the display of vintage planes. These aircraft, meticulously maintained and restored, offer a glimpse into the golden age of aviation. For many, seeing these planes up close evokes a sense of nostalgia, while for others, it’s a rare opportunity to learn about the evolution of flight.
Located at 50 Skyway Dr., the Guelph Airpark will open its gates from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both days of the weekend. Admission to the event is by donation, ensuring that everyone, regardless of their means, can partake in the festivities.
More than Just Planes:
While the aircraft are the stars of the show, the Open House has something for everyone. Attendees can indulge in a cash-only BBQ, perfect for those looking to grab a bite in between the various displays and activities.
Who are the Tiger Boys?
For the uninitiated, the Tiger Boys are a group of dedicated pilots with a shared passion for biplanes. These unique aircraft, characterized by their two stacked wings, represent a significant chapter in aviation history. The Tiger Boys’ commitment to preserving these planes and sharing their knowledge with the public is truly commendable.
A Special Attraction:
Adding to the excitement, The Canadian Barnstormers will be making a special appearance at the event. They’ll be showcasing a WACO biplane, a classic aircraft that attendees won’t want to miss. For those seeking a bit of adventure, rides on the WACO will be available, offering a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
The Tiger Boys Open House at Guelph Airpark is more than just an event; it’s a celebration of aviation history, community spirit, and shared passions. Whether you’re an avid aviation enthusiast or simply looking for a fun weekend activity, this Open House promises memories that will last a lifetime. So, mark your calendars and get ready to soar into a weekend of vintage charm and excitement!
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2023 Tiger Boys Open House
Some footage of the 2023 event. Visit the Caught in Guelph (and Area) community for all the latest photos, videos and immersive 360 interactive panos that puts you directly into the pilots seat!