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COPA Award winners
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COPA Awards recipients are chosen by the Awards Committee and the board of directors from nominations submitted by members. The program is an excellent opportunity to recognize good deeds, large and small, in the Canadian aviation community. COPA accepts nominations for its awards throughout the year. Here are some of the recipients who have received awards from COPA this year: More

We're airborne for COPA
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By Paul Hayes, Chairman of the board

In my first article, I want to say what a privilege and honour it is for me to have been elected as chairman of COPA. I look forward to serving COPA during these very interesting and challenging times and to working with our 18,000 members, our other members of the board, and the staff at our National office under the very capable leadership of Kevin Psutka, our president and chief executive officer.

Area teen loves flying solo
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He was thinking about it the night before, trying to prepare himself mentally. Everybody does it, Andrew Ronan (the writer’s nephew) told himself, every student pilot faces flying solo and most people don’t have problems. More

Edmonton pilot's inspirational Hawk airplane makes final City Centre airport landing
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There's a good chance this weekend was the last time pilot Dan Dempsey ever landed the iconic Hawk One aircraft at the Edmonton City Center Airport, where he was first bit by the aviation bug. More

Oklahoma pilot takes flight with 'world's smallest jet'
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It's dubbed the "World's Smallest Jet" and one of Oklahoma's Own is flying it. The airplane's design was originally developed in the 1970's, but a new and improved version is slowly making a comeback More


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ICAO narrows emissions options for world airlines
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The United Nations body that oversees civil aviation has narrowed its focus to three broad options to address greenhouse gas emissions, eliminating the baseline and credit system, a spokeswoman said. More

Regina pilot preparing for national competition
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This autumn, Shane Lanouette plans to fire off letters of application to airlines and flying services. "The first job that offers me a plane, I'd like to go there." But before then, he's got some business. More

Transport Canada continues to show its disregard for safety with latest round of layoffs
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Today Transport Canada advised another 157 people that they may lose their jobs bringing the grand total to 370 employees affected. Of these positions affected today, 107 will be eliminated. Included in this number is the elimination of communication specialists and various administrative functions and, most notably, all regional Health and Safety Advisors who were recently hired to help bring the department into compliance with federal Health and Safety legislation. More

Demand growth slows via IATA    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global traffic results for May showing a general downward trend in line with deteriorating global economic conditions. More

Choppering away garbage    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
About 362 kilograms (800 lbs) of garbage was removed from Radar Beach recently thanks to the efforts of a locally owned and operated airline in Tofino. Each of the five pilots who fly with Atleo Air must complete a set amount of training hours annually. Due to the company's recent leasing of a helicopter, the pilots were required to participate in slinging exercises. More
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