20 November 2012

COPA's 60th Anniversary

By Patrick Gilligan, Vice President, Operations, Canadian Owners and Pilots Association

An excellent 25 minute slide show narrated by COPA President and CEO Kevin Psutka is now available online.

This 77 slide presentation covers the humble beginnings of COPA and how it grew to become the largest Aviation Association in Canada.

Learn about important statistics regarding personal aviation going back 60 years to better understand trends of our future.

Sixth Anniversary COPA Presentation

14 November 2012

Remembering Dennis Pharoah Night

Where: Riverside Pub, 3673 Riverside Drive, Ottawa, ON K1V 1G8, Phone: 613-733-8459
When: 29 November 19:00 to 21:00

COPA Flight 8 remembers Dennis Pharoah. All are welcome to come and share your Dennis experiences.

As many of you may know, several of us accompanied Dennis to the Riverside after Flight 8 meetings for a session of hangar flying. Dennis' brother Jon Pharaoh will join us. He wants to meet Dennis' flying friends and hear their Dennis Stories.

See you there!

09 November 2012

Nav Canada to Conduct Study of Ottawa TCA Airspace

COPA Flight 8 Captain Mike Shaw will be the contact person for Flight 8's input into this study, so please send your comments to him or, better yet post them here for discussion.

30 October 2012

Notice Of Aeronautical Study - Review Of The Structure And Classification Of The Ottawa Terminal Control Area

Nav Canada will be undertaking an aeronautical study to review the structure and classification of the Ottawa terminal control area.

As the provider of civil air navigation services, NAV CANADA regularly reviews its services to ensure that they match the requirements of aircraft operators. The study will involve consultation with customers and other stakeholders. A hazard and risk analysis will be conducted on any proposed changes.

Further information is available on the NAV CANADA web site page Windsor-Toronto-Montreal Airspace and Services Review.

Consultation on this proposal will be conducted during the fall of 2012. Persons wishing to be identified as stakeholders, wanting to obtain further information or interested in commenting on this study are invited to notify the study team leader identified below:

Yan Tremblay
Shift Manager
Montréal Area Control Centre
Nav Canada
1750 Chemin St Francois
Dorval, QC
H9P 2P6
Phone: (514) 633-3365
Fax: (514) 633-3371