Submitting Events

COPA regularly shares upcoming aviation-related events with our flying community. When reviewing events submitted to COPA, we prioritize promoting events that meet the following criteria:

  • The event is organized by one of our COPA Flight chapters
  • The event promotes and/or advances the interests of General Aviation
  • The event encourages a new generation of pilots and aviators

To list your upcoming aviation event, please click on the following form. We kindly ask that submissions are provided at least 2-3 weeks in advance of your event.

Information for COPA Flights submitting an event:

Upcoming General Aviation Events


Western Canada

British Columbia

  • COPA Flight 180’s Fourth Annual Charlie Lake Ice Fly-In
    Date: Mar. 9 & 10, 2024 (Alternate Weather Dates March 16 & 17), 10 am – 4 pm daily
    Location: Mayer Port on Charlie Lake, Charlie Lake, British Columbia V0C 1H0
    Description: Join COPA Flight 180 for refreshments and a hot dog roast (by donation for the Peace Seniors Connect and Care Society). More activities to be announced at the event!
    Contact: for more information, please contact Harvey Epp at (778) 256-3305 or by e-mail at harvey@doubleltrucking.com
  • Wings ‘n’ Wheels 2024 at Campbell River Airport (CYBL)
    Date: Jul. 14, 2024, 8 am – 3 pm
    Location: 2300 Airport Drive, Campbell River, British Columbia V9H 1T5
    Description: Static aircraft displays, classic cars (thank you North Island Cruisers!), entertainment, food trucks and meet the TeenFlight Campbell River students. Fly in or take the shuttle and make a day of it.
    Aircraft are welcome to arrive the day before and “camp under the wing”. Registration required for camping space by emailing hr@sealandaviation.com.
    Contact: For more information please email hr@sealandaviation.com or call 250-203-8045

Alberta

  • COPA Flight 165’s Lac La Biche Annual Ice Fly-In
    Date: Feb. 24, 9am –  Feb. 25, 2024, 3pm
    Location: Lac La Biche Airport CYLB, SW of Lac La Biche Lake, Alberta, T0A 2C0
    Description: Join the Lac La Biche Flying Club (COPA Flight 165) for an amazing experience landing on ice and meeting new and old friends. Roast a hot dog and warm up with some hot beverages while you visit and view the many aircraft on the ice apron. The Festival of Speed is just a short walking distance away. Watch cars take to the ice and race. Take a look a the Trappers display and take part in axe throwing. Fuel available at the airport.
    Contact: for more information, please contact Dale Gauthier at daleg14@hotmail.com
  • “That Night in the Woods” Pilot Survival Camp
    Date: Apr. 06, 2024, 8am – Apr. 07, 2024, 3pm
    Location: Red Deer Forestry Strip CFR7 / Sundre Airport CFN7, Mountain Veiw County, Alberta, T0M 1X0
    Description: Join COPA Flights 130 (Innisfail) and 146 (Sundre) for an overnight pilot survival camp. Event registration information to be determined closer to the event date.
    Contact: for more information, please contact Rob Jaap at (403) 396-5720 or robjaap@telus.net

Saskatchewan

  • No upcoming events at this time

Manitoba

  • COPA Flight 35’s Rust Remover Aviation Safety Seminar
    Date: Feb. 26, 2024, 7pm
    Location: Holiday Inn Express, 1740 Ellice Ave, Winnipeg, MB R3H 0B3
    Description: Join COPA Flight 35 – Winnipeg for an aviation safety seminar presented by Conrad Hatcher. Seminar TC approved for recurrence. Admission of $10 payable at the door and advanced registration required at MBAviation.ca. Reception for COPA members with Jim Ferrier, COPA Director of Aviation Operations, 6:30 pm to 7 pm.
    Contact: To register for the event, click here, or contact COPA Flight 35 for more details at jbell320@gmail.com
  • Manitoba Aviation Career Fair
    Date: Feb. 26, 2024, 11am – 7pm
    Location: Holiday Inn Winnipeg Airport – Polo Park, 1740 Ellice Avenue Winnipeg, MB R3H 0B3
    Description: The Manitoba Aviation Council invites you to attend their in-person aviation career fair. Meet recruiters from variety of aviation companies, including Westjet, Air Tindi, Harbour Air, Air Transat, NavCanada, Calm Air, Southport, as well as educational institutions like Red River College and Providence College, and pilot training companies Harv’s Air, Mountain City, and Winnipeg Aviation. This event is free for attendees.
    Contact: to learn more and register for the event, please visit the event page here.

Central Canada

Ontario

  • COPA Flight 73’s Huronia Ski Fly-in
    Date: Feb. 17, 2024, 10am-2pm
    Location: Huronia Airport (CYEE), Ed Connelly Drive, Tiny Township, ON, L0L 2J0
    Description: Fly in to Huronia in February, ski equipped aircraft are welcome. Food and warm drinks available.
    Contact: for more information, contact Bill Snelgrove at bill@billsnelgrove.com or at (705) 790-2373
  • Waterloo Wellington Flight Centre Annual “Wings Banquet”
    Date: Mar. 15, 2024,  4pm
    Location: Delta Hotels by Marriott Guelph Conference Centre, 50 Stone Rd W, Guelph, ON N1G 0A9
    Description: The Wings Banquet is a gala event recognizing 2023 student pilot accomplishments at WWFC. Join for a chance to network with fellow aviators and attend presentations. The Delta is providing a special group rate starting at $199 per night for event attendees through this link. REGISTRATION REQUIRED.
    Contact: To register and for more information, please visit the event page on WWFC website.
  • COPA Flight 53’s Fly-in BBQ
    Date: May 04, 2024, 9am-3pm (Rain Date: May 05, 2024)
    Location: Stirling Airport (CPJ5), 1092 Airport Road, Stirling, Ontario K0K 3E0
    Description: please join COPA Flight 53 and the Oak Hills Flying Club for our annual fly-in and BBQ at CPJ5. Local BBQ food trailer “Buckeye BBQ” will be on site serving up amazing Ribs and other great meals!
    Contact: for more information, contact Rich MacEwen at ohfc1964@gmail.com
    Link: stirlingairport.ca/events-news
  • 2024 Careers in Aviation Expo
    Date: May 04, 2024, 9am – 3:30pm
    Location: Porter Hanger, Ottawa Airport, 280 Convair Private, Ottawa, ON, K1V2E5
    Description: Access to dozens of exhibiting companies and organizations focused on hiring and inspiring a new generation of aviation professionals. COPA members can use promo code FLYER10 for 10% off registration. 
    Contact: for more information and to register for the expo, visit the Careers in Aviation event page.
  • Waterloo Wellington Flight Centre “Girls CAN Fly” event
    Date: May 25, 2024, 10am – 4pm
    Location: Region of Waterloo International Airport, Breslau, ON, N0B 1M0
    Description: This free educational event, supported by COPA Flight 26 BRESLAU FLYERS KITCHENER WATERLOO promotes women in aviation and offers free flights for girls aged 8 to 18 years. The event also features exhibitors from the industry who provide an interactive and engaging experience for attendees of all ages. Flight registration will open in April
    Contact: for more information, please visit the event page on WWFC website.

Quebec

  • No upcoming events at this time

Ongoing:

  • Monday Night BBQ’s (CYCK) with COPA Flight 203 
    Link: https://www.facebook.com/groups/copayck.
    Location: The BBQ’s are held at CYCK, 8528 14th line, Merlin, ON
    Registration in advance is not necessary.
  • COPA Flight 70’s Monthly Meetings at CYOO
    Link: Presenter’s detail found at COPA70.com.
    Location: 420 Wing RCAFA, Oshawa 1000 Stevenson Rd. N., Oshawa, On L1J5P5.

Atlantic Canada

New Brunswick

  • No upcoming events at this time

Nova Scotia

  • No upcoming events at this time

Prince Edward Island

  • No upcoming events at this time

Newfoundland and Labrador

  • No upcoming events at this time

Discover Aviation Events

  • No upcoming events at this time

International Events

  • Sun ‘n Fun Aerospace Expo
    Date: April 9-14, 2024
    Location: Lakeland, Florida
    Details: Save the date for one of one of the world’s best aviation events in the world as it prepares to celebrate its 49th anniversary. Please contact COPA member services for special deals for COPA attendees at Sun ‘n Fun 2024
    Link: for tickets and more information, please visit https://flysnf.org
  • EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2024
    Date: July 22-28, 2024
    Location: EAA AirVenture Grounds & Expo Hangers, Oshkosh, Wisconsin
    Details: One of the world’s largest aviation exhibitions. More details to follow
    Link: https://www.eaa.org/airventure