Meet our Sponsors


This year, COPA is pleased to partner with leaders and industry experts working in the aviation field.

Thank you to our sponsors who have generously donated to support COPA’s largest fly-in event of the year!

Continue reading to learn more about our generous supporters.

Gold Sponsors


The Magnes Group

Originally founded in 1933, Magnes is a leading national insurance brokerage with specialized industry and global expertise.

With offices across Canada, we are nationally licensed and contracted with every major domestic insurer, as well as Lloyds in the UK. Our reputation and substantial clout within the industry sets us apart and has lead to our success in developing exclusive programs for clients.


We are proud to be partners of Assurex Global, an exclusive network of the most prominent independent agents and brokers in the world.

Our local expertise and global reach allow us to offer insurance solutions, individually designed to meet each customer’s precise needs. This gives our clients confidence that they receive the very best insurance advice and coverage.


Our Vision
To be a “magnetic” organization that naturally attracts and retains the very best in class – employees, suppliers, partners, and most importantly, our customers.


What We Promise
The foundation of our success is our customers. As such, we are committed to working harder than our competitors and delivering personalized service that consistently exceeds the expectations of our clients.


Magnes will be hosting an insurance Q&A on Friday June 24 at 9:30 AM EDT.

View the event agenda here.

Silver Sponsors



McMillan is a leading business law firm that understands the domestic and  international laws and regulations that govern the aviation sector, as well as where the industry is going. McMillan’s aviation industry lawyers work with the leading players that are shaping the future of the industry. We represent a cross-section of national and international airlines, aviation associations, aerospace and defence contractors, aircraft and parts manufacturers, maintenance providers; aircraft operators, purchasers, sellers, financiers, lessors and lessees; airport authorities and aerodrome operators, air cargo organizations and pilots.

Bronze Sponsors





We help aircraft owners and operators better manage their aircraft usage, record keeping and maintenance by automating the creation of aircraft logbooks. Let your aircraft automatically update your journey log for you anytime your engine is running with the Phoenix Aircraft Monitor from Airbly.




Professional aviation loss adjusting firm as well as Risk and Asset Management Services in Canada and worldwide.

McLarens Aviation is the world’s leading provider of survey and loss adjusting services to the global aviation insurance industry.

Our experience covers the full spectrum of aviation, from balloons, business jets and corporate helicopters to supersonic aircraft and complex multi-engine passenger and cargo aircraft.

We provide a unique and comprehensive service that handles aviation incidents and accidents from initial site investigation through environmental impact assessment to salvage services. With specialists in 22 countries, we have the global reach and local presence to respond rapidly to events wherever in the world they occur.


uAvionix was founded with the mission of bringing safety solutions to the unmanned aviation industry in order to aid in the integration of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) into National Airspace Systems (NAS). uAvionix offers low SWaP TSO certified and uncertified avionics for General Aviation (GA), Airport Surface Vehicles and the UAS markets. The team consists of an unparalleled engineering and management team with a unique combination of experience within avionics, surveillance, airport services, UAS aircraft development, radio frequency (RF), and semiconductor industries.

To learn more about uAvionix manned and unmanned products, please visit:


JetPro is an engineering firm specializing in instrument approach and departures for aerodromes and airports across Canada. JetPro specializes in satellite-based or RNAV procedures, particularly WAAS/LPV. JetPro’s work can be found at over 140 airports across Canada in the Canada Air Pilot and Restricted Canada Air Pilot.

Combining its expertise in instrument flight procedure design with aircraft operations flying instrument procedures, JetPro has created a new product, JetPro Advanced IFR Seminar. This one-day course is an in-depth review of how instrument approaches are designed and flown including a detailed discussion of avionics requirements and piloting techniques. Flying clubs, aviation colleges, corporate flight departments and other organizations are the main audience for this course. This course has been approved to satisfy Transport Canada’s Pilot Recurrent Training Program (CARS 421.05 (2)(c)).

Aviation Rou-Air/ULM Canada


Aviation Rou-Air is an ultra-light aircraft flight school that offers complete training (ultra-light license, instructor annotation and passenger carrying) recognized by Transport Canada.

Founded in May 2000, our instructors have extensive flying experience. Subsidiary of Aviation Rou-Air, ULM Canada is an exclusive Canadian distribution center that specializes in the sale of VL3 Evolution aircraft from JMB Aircraft. ULM Canada also offers a complete line of aeronautical products.

Mission Aviation Fellowship of Canada 

Over mountains, oceans, deserts and jungles, MAF uses aviation and technology to bridge barriers of distance and terrain to bring help, hope and healing to the most isolated areas of the world.


A Christian, humanitarian and development organization, Mission Aviation Fellowship has been using light aircraft since 1945 to provide remote communities around the world with relief and access to the help they need. Today, MAF operates the world’s largest private fleet of aircraft, flying to more destinations than any other airline, partnering with 1500+ groups and organizations in more than 30 countries around the world.

Flight Club 

Flight Club is the the AirBnB of airplanes. Airplane owners get to approve the pilots that apply to fly their aircraft, and also offset their fixed costs of ownership. Pilots benefit from aircraft that are more available, allowing them to build time and take extended trips with certainty compared to renting from a flying school. On Flight Club, aircraft types that have never been for rent in Canada are now being listed, with locations that are convenient for local pilots.



CAE is a high technology company, at the leading edge of digital immersion, providing solutions to make the world a safer place. Backed by a record of 75 years of industry firsts, we continue to reimagine the customer experience and revolutionize training and operational support solutions in civil aviation, defence and security, and healthcare. We are the partner of choice to customers worldwide who operate in complex, high-stakes and largely regulated environments, where successful outcomes are critical.

As testament to our customers’ ongoing needs for our solutions, over 60 percent of CAE’s revenue is recurring in nature. We have the broadest global presence in our industry, with more than 13,000 employees, 180 sites, and training locations in over 35 countries.


Aero-Formatech is an Aeronautical Emergency Training service company. Founded in 1992, AF offers Crewmembers; Pilots, Flight attendants and others, aviation adapted programs accepted by the International Civil Aviation Authorities. AF uses fixed and mobile Cabin Simulators for Firefighting, and a pool for Evacuation on water and Underwater Egress Dunker. The same equipment is available in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Montréal and anywhere as necessary.

Please note, between June 23-25, Aero-Formatech will be providing Underwater Egress Training and COPA members receive a 30% discount in celebration of Aero-Formatech’s 30th anniversary! Please contact to register today. (Swimsuits will be required and training will be conducted the Holiday Inn in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. Shuttle buses will be made available for registrants.

Additionally, COPA members who can’t make the egress training can use their 20% discount until September 1st, 2022 anywhere in Canada.

NAV Canada


NAV CANADA plays a unique and critical role managing the 18 million square kilometres of Canadian civil airspace and the North Atlantic oceanic airspace under Canada’s control.​​

We oversee air traffic through a sophisticated network of area control centres, air traffic control towers, flight service stations, maintenance centres, flight information centres and navigation aids across the country. Our customers include airlines, business aviation and air cargo operators, air charters and air taxis, helicopter operators and general aviation pilots and owners.





Buying or selling a home is likely the largest and most important transaction you’ll ever make. That’s why so many trust RE/MAX: the most widely recognized real estate brand in the world.

For more than 20 years, RE/MAX has been the leading real estate organization in Canada. By providing the best training, administrative and marketing support, brokers and agents are free to focus on what they do best: sell real estate.


The Personal


Partnered with over 700 organizations, The Personal provides home and auto group insurance to members and employees of participating organizations. It now also offers recreational vehicle and pet insurance products.







Interested in joining us?

Do not miss this opportunity to be part of the most popular General Aviation event in Canada.

Hundreds of pilots, aircraft owners and other aviation enthusiasts from across Canada are waiting for you at COPA Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, the perfect place to enhance your brand’s image. A unique opportunity!

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Learn More

We can offer you several custom sponsorship or corporate partnership opportunities. Contact us to learn more about the many opportunities available to you.

Download the 2022 Sponsorship Brochure