The deadline for entering the prestigious Webster Trophy competition is June 1. Details on the application process are here. The annual competition picks Canada’s “top amateur pilot.” To qualify, any pilot who has never flown for hire can submit the results of a recent flight test (either their private ride or a test administered specifically for the competition) and write an online test. The top blended scores of applicants in each of nine regions qualifies them for the national competition.
The finalists will compete in Peterborough, Ontario Aug. 21-25 hosted by Seneca College. The competition includes a flight test in an airplane, a flight test in a simulator, a written test and an interview with judges. A completed application, flight test result and entry fee are due by June 1. The online written exam is due by June 15.