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

  • No upcoming events at this time


  • Girls in Aviation Day Alberta
    Date: Sept 23, 10am-5pm
    Location: Red Deer Regional Airport, Scottsville Aviation Services, Hangar A, 3824 Airport Dr, Springbook, AB T4S 2E8
    Description: COPA is a proud sponsor of the upcoming Alberta Girls in Aviation Day. Find our board member, Ken Zachkewich by his aircraft on display to ask questions about COPA!
  • COPA Flight 81’s Foothills Flying Club Fly In Breakfast (CEN4)
    Date: Sep. 24, 8-11 am local time
    Location: 306 Gordon Jones Wy, Cayley, AB T0L 0P0.
    Description: COPA Flight 81 is hosting a fly-in breakfast. It will be a traditional breakfast with eggs and pancakes, along with some East Indian cuisine. Aircraft enthusiasts from all over are invited.
    Cost: 5 for kids and $10 for adults.
    Contact: Robert Manahan at (587) 226-9753 or
  • Careers in Aviation – Expo 2023
    Date: Oct. 24, 2023, 10am-3pm
    Location: The Best Western Premier Calgary Plaza Hotel and Conference Centre, Calgary, AB T2A 6B6
    Description: Meet exhibitors in different areas of aviation, attend mock interviews, and network with professionals in the aviation industry.
    Link: to register, visit


  • COPA Flight 133’s Kindersley Goose Festival Fly-in Breakfast
    Date: Sep. 24, 9-11:30 am local time
    Location: Kindersley Regional Airport, Kindersley, SK S0L 1S0.


  • COPA Flight 162’s Fall Fly-In & Drive-In BBQ (CKL5)
    Date: Oct. 01, 11am-2pm
    Location: Shoal Lake Airport (CKL5), Shoal Lake, MB, R0J 0C3.
    Details: Shoal Lake Flying Club (COPA 162) will be hosting a fall barbecue with the Shoal Lake Lions Club. $10 burgers and drinks will be served from 11 till 2, with proceeds going to the Lions Club projects.
    Contact: for more information, contact Ken Pierce at or at (204) 568-4651

Central Canada


  • Drone Open Field Day – AlteX Academy
    Date: Sep. 21, 3-7pm
    Location: 3800 Lloydtown-Aurora Rd, Kettleby, ON L7B 0E7
    Description: Practice drone flying and network with experts at the AlteX Academy in Kettleby, ON. Sign up for a free drone tryout on different models or bring your own to the event (pilot bringing own equipment must carry minimum 1M liability insurance).
    Contact: Call (905) 366-1031
  • COPA Flight 53’s “Find YOUR Wings” Career Fair (CNT7)
    Date: Sep. 23, 1-4pm
    Location: 343 County Road 23 Picton, Ontario K0K 2T0
    Description: Find YOUR Wings is a career fair for girls and young women. It is a free event that will run rain or shine on Saturday, September 23, from 1 to 4 at the Prince Edward Flying Club in Picton (CNT7). Families can enjoy the afternoon meeting pilots, looking at aircraft and talking to representatives from Air Cadets, museums, flight schools, Ninety-Nines and the Northern Lights Aero Foundation and lots more.
    Contact: Mary Rae Main at (613) 661-3279 (
  • Pigs and Pies Fall Fly-in/Drive-In Lunch (CRL2)
    Date: Oct 7, 9-1pm
    Location: Westport Aerodrome 9985 Perth Rd, ON Westport / K0G 1X0
    Description: Hosted by the Rideau Lakes Flying Club.  Runway 07/25, 3118′ Com. 123.2 Co-ordinates (N) 43 39 93 (W) 76 23 92. Floatplane pickup from main dock in Westport. Octoberfest sausages and local pie served from 10:00 until 14:00 (donations accepted to cover costs). Come join us for a great end to the summer and to the fabulous fall colours of Westport, Ontario. View the planes and enjoy the Westport hospitality. Fun for the whole family.
    Contact: Mike Miles at 613-276-6276 ( or Chris Tabor 613-353-6711 (
  • Ontario Aircraft Maintenance Conference
    Date: Nov. 29-30
    Location: Delta Hotel and Conference Centre, 655 Dixon Rd., Mississauga, ON M9W 1J3
    Description: Join industry colleagues to discuss the unique challenges and opportunities facing the Ontario aircraft maintenance industry and explore ways to strengthen the industry. Join the 50th anniversary of the conference for industry exhibitions, training programs, professional development, and soft skills seminars.


  • COPA Flight 169 “Mo’s 34th” Fly-in (CPC7)
    Date: Oct. 28-29

    Location: Aérodrome du Pontiac, 7531 ch. River, Pontiac, QC (CPC7)
    Description: join COPA flight 169 and host Maurice Prud’homme at Mo’s 34th fly-in and enjoy the fall colours of the Pontiac. 2500′ hard surface runway for those flying in. Food will be served
    Contact: call (819) 682-5273 for more details


  • Monday Night BBQ’s (CYCK) with COPA Flight 203 
    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
    Location: 420 Wing RCAFA, Oshawa 1000 Stevenson Rd. N., Oshawa, On L1J5P5.

Atlantic Canada

New Brunswick

  • COPA Flight 86’s 55th Anniversary Fly-In at Woodstock, NB
    Date: Sep. 23, 12pm-5pm
    Description: Join COPA Flight 86 celebrate their 55th anniversary. Free admission, with activities including plane rides, antique cars, and face paining. Woodstock frequency is 123.0 for those flying in.
    Location: Airport Road, Route 585
    Contact: Brian Pinsent at
  • Airport Open House “Celebration of Aviation” at Woodstock Airport (CCD3)
    Date: Sep. 23, 1-5pm (rain date: Sep. 24)
    Description: The Woodstock Flying Association and Woodstock Aviation Services are hosting a free Open House and Fly-In to celebrate 55 years of aviation at the airport’s location. COPA Flight 86 is an active community group at Woodstock Airport.
    Location: Newbridge, NB E7N 1J2

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

  • COPA Flight 51’s Discover Aviation Day at Wetaskiwin, AB (CEX3)
    Date: Sep. 30, 8am-6pm
    Location: Wetaskiwin, AB (CEX3)
    Details: for more information follow COPA Flight 51 on Facebook at or contact them at
  • COPA Flight 130’s Discover Aviation Day at Sylvan Lake, AB (CEM4)
    Date: Sep. 30, 8am-1pm
    Location: Sylvan Lake, AB (CEM4)
    Details: please visit for more details or contact Robert Jaap at or (403) 396-5720.
  • COPA Flight 50’s Discover Aviation Day at Penticton, BC (CYYF)
    Date: Sep. 30, 8am-1pm
    Location: Penticton Airport (CYYF)Details: for more details, please visit or contact Kim Williams at or at (778) 688-1831.
  • COPA Flight 134’s Discover Aviation Day at Airdrie, AB (CEF4)
    Date: Sep. 30, 8am-4:30pm
    Location: Airdrie Air Park (CEF4)
    Details: for more details, please visit or contact Ed Shaw at or at (403) 701-1600.
  • COPA Flight 59’s Discover Aviation Day at Summerstown, ON (CYCC)
    Date: Oct. 1, 10am-4pm
    Location: Summerstown, ON (CYCC)
    Details: for more information contact Eric Lamontagne at or at (450) 601-0833
  • COPA Flight 92’s Discover Aviation Day in collaboration with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada
    Oct. 14, 7am-2pm
    Location: Red Deer Regional Airport (CYQF), 87-39200 Range Road 282, Red Deer County, AB, T4S2C4
    Details: Discover Aviation Day co-organized with the local Big Brothers Big Sisters Association. For more information, contact Abe Derksen at

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
  • 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