is held every year on the second or third weekend in August. Abbotsford is a medium sized town about 100 kilometers east of Vancouver in Beautiful British Columbia. Situated just 5 minutes north of the US border town of Sumas, WA and about 15 minutes north of old dutch town Lynden, WA.
The show is a roaring succes every year and attendence if mostly in the 100,000 area. The 2016 show will be held on August 12, 13 and 14 - 2016 and will be the 54th. one.
This year we have a special demonstration by the F-22 Raptor !
I always have been very interested in flying, airplanes and aeronautics.
Guess I got that from my dad who in his youth collected all the newspaper articles and anything he could find in regards to the air-race to Batavia.
Also because of my dad I aquired my pilots license at the young age of 17 together with my twin brother. We started lessons when we were 16 and were not be able to get to the airport by car since the age to get your drivers license is "18" in Europe (and it should be that way too here in canada and the USA).