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COPA NOTAMS:

• The Liberal Party of Canada has proposed a new excise tax of 10% on the purchase for private use of automobiles, boats and airplanes worth more than $100,000, items it deems to be 'luxurious'. COPA urges members to discuss this with your local federal election candidate.

• Please check out Flight Chops’ YouTube channel: Practice, Review, Improve - flightchops.com. He’s ALL FOR FLIGHT and a proud COPA member.

• All COPA official merchandise can ONLY be found in our online store. COPA has NO OTHER SUPPLIER for clothing or accessories.

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Recent C-150 Jasper Crash: Was it Pilot Error?

Recent C-150 Jasper Crash: Was it Pilot Error?

Less than three months ago a two-seat Cessna 150 crashed into the Athabasca River shortly after takeoff from the Jasper airport (CYJA) with the loss of the passenger’s life and severe injuries to the pilot. In its investigation report released last week, the TSB treated the incident as a ‘Class 5 occurrence’, meaning that there was limited investigation and it …

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Drones Add New Dimension In SAR Ops

Drones Add New Dimension In SAR Ops

It was more than three years ago when a British Columbia woman went missing in the Enderby area of the North Okanagan. She had last been see carrying a pink suitcase. Drone operator Shane Michaels took note. Using Facebook, Michaels, based in northern Alberta, started an online group of volunteer drone operators and would connect them to families who were …

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Vancouver Airspace Review Project Update

Vancouver Airspace Review Project Update

As reported last May 23 in eFlight, Nav Canada announced that their Vancouver Airspace Modernization Project was about to begin. Stakeholder meetings are now taking place, as per the timeline put forth months ago. The project is an effort to update the congested airspace surrounding both Vancouver (CYVR) and Victoria (CYYJ) International airports. Other airports that fall within the boundaries …

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Blackcomb Helicopters Goes Green

Blackcomb Helicopters Goes Green

Whistler-based Blackcomb Helicopters (BH) joins floatplane airline Harbour Air of nearby Vancouver in becoming carbon-neutral. BH, with a fleet of 23 helicopters including 10 different types, offers services to a wide variety of industries, including the film industry (its sister company is Vancouver Film Studios), utility support, heli-skiing, medivacs, aerial tourism and Search & Rescue. "Building on our experience with …

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Air Canada Honours Pioneering Pilot with Scholarship

Air Canada Honours Pioneering Pilot with Scholarship

Air Canada announced earlier this week that it was creating the Captain Judy Cameron Scholarship, thereby honouring their first female pilot. The goal of the scholarship is to help other young women follow in her footsteps. "We are thrilled to establish the Captain Judy Cameron Scholarship as a tribute to Judy's pioneering leadership and her tremendous professional achievements which are …

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