October 30, 2018

GA Safety Seminars: Train the Trainer


As part of the ongoing General Aviation Safety Campaign, being delivered in partnership with Transport Canada, we are pleased to announce an exciting new service for COPA Flights.

COPA and Transport Canada are looking for Flights across the country to identify suitable individuals from within their Flights to receive training and accreditation for the administration of the GA Safety Seminar, the new program developed to help more pilots complete their two-year recency requirements.

Once Flights have identified suitable members to receive the training, TC inspectors from the region will provide a briefing and new course modules that those individuals can administer as needed to their Flight. The goal with this new program is to help make it easier for Flights to get the latest information through their rust removers and other safety sessions without necessarily the need for Transport Canada employees to attend in person.

We are asking that all Flight Captains, by December 31st, identify one or two individuals within their Flights that meet the following criteria:

  • Instructor, ATPL or equivalent
  • Superior knowledge of the Canadian Aviation Regulations
  • Experience and knowledge of the Canadian aviation industry
  • Ability to educate

Please provide the name and contact info of these individuals to Carter Mann, Director of Government Affairs: cmann@copanational.org