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Members resident in British Columbia and the Yukon are reminded to vote

Members resident in British Columbia and the Yukon are reminded to vote for their choice of a regional representative to sit on COPA’s Board of Directors. The by-election to replace David Black, who resigned earlier this year, ends on Monday, September 14, 2020.

The Aerocamping database project spearheaded by Jean-Pierre Bonin

The Project has grown to include 36 airports across eight provinces, all brought to a well-laid-out PDF directory. The French version begins on page 1, the English version on page 19.
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Featuring the USAG Thunderbirds, the London Airshow, Sky Drive, will take place Sept 12-13, 2020. Visit airshowlondon.com for more information.

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Featured News 

Poor Fuel Truck Design and Weather Cited in Dash-8 Collision Report - TSB

The Transportation Safety Board (TSB) recently released its investigation report into the collision between an airport fuel truck and a Jazz de Havilland DHC-8-311 at Toronto’s Pearson airport in May of 2019. The fuel truck, operated by Menzies Aviation, sustained damage and has since been repaired and returned to service. » Learn More

Mooney Aircraft Under New Management

Management of American airplane manufacturer Mooney has been taken over by a group of pilots and Mooney aircraft owners in an effort to ensure the continued viability of the Kerrville, Texas-based company. » Learn More

Canadian Drone Company Announces Milestone

Drone Delivery Canada announced earlier this month that its Condor remotely piloted cargo helicopter has successfully completed a number of field tests in Foremost, Alberta. » Learn More

RCAF Pilot Shortage Less Acute Thanks to COVID

One of the few good-news stories to come out of the pandemic is from the Royal Canadian Air Force, itself also the subject of a series of tragedies this year. » Learn More
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Flight 24 (Lethbridge) Weekly Breakfast

September 26 @ 07:30
Smitty’s Pancake House
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Flight 57 (Charlottetown) Weekly Breakfast

September 26 @ 08:00
Razzy’s Roadhouse
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