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 COPA Needs your help! 

Your association is asking you to contact your Federal Member of Parliament to request their support against the proliferation of Wind Turbine tower in the vicinity of airports and aerodromes across Ontario and Canada. This is an issue of SAFETY to pilots and the Minister has the authority to intervene. 

Click here for more information.

COPA "Canadian Cookout" a resounding success at EAA Oshkosh

Canadian pilots came in droves to the AIG, Magnes & COPA invitation on Tuesday. This second year at Oshkosh saw double the number of guests, an estimated 400 took advantage of the air conditioned venue, resting the feet and filling up with refreshments and food. Abundant door prizes were provided by AIG, Magnes and COPA.

Below is COPA President Bernard Gervais with Jeff Lewis explaining why he purchased his Lifetime COPA membership on the spot and encouraging other COPA members to support COPA and do the same.



COPA and Breitling - Navitimer World COPA

Breitling proudly launches the Navitimer World COPA, a 50-piece limited edition chronograph honoring the Canadian Owners and Pilots Association and perfect for global flight. This new and exclusive addition to the Navitimer series paying tribute to COPA’s contribution to general aviation  and features a dial and caseback showcasing the COPA logo.

Click here to purchase your new watch!

Navitimer watch

 Proud British Columbia COPA Flights!

COPA National is highlighting the efforts of COPA Flights that have a real authentic passion, exhibit pride and enthusiasm towards COPA National by promoting their association with COPA National in a conspicuous way on their website. The first of the series, The first of the series, were the Ontario COPA Flights, because I was inspired to start this endeavor by one COPA Flight in Ontario. Get inspired, their creativity is amazing! Also see the Proud Prairies & NWT COPA Flights websites. Click on photo for BC

I hope to capture all the COPA Flights if I forgot any, please do not hesitate to send me your link or update your COPA Flight status online

Changes with COPA Flight coming/Changements à venir au COPA Flight

COPA is excited to announce that as of April 25th, we are partnering with Canadian Aviation Publishing (CAP). Starting with the next July issue, COPA Flight will become a full colour magazine format (8 1/2" X 11") and sent to all COPA members.  

As of today, the contacts are now:
Editing: Russ Niles,  250-546-6743
Advertising: Katherine Kjaer,  250-590-5331

Any other questions or enquiries can be directed to Bernard Gervais, COPA Pres & CEO, 613-236-4901 x.102

COPA est fière d’annoncer qu’à compter de 25 avril, elle s’associe à Canadian Aviation Publishing (CAP). À compter de juillet prochain COPA Flight sera en format magazine (8 ½" X 11"), tout en couleur et distribué à tous les membres COPA.   

À compter d’aujourd’hui, les contacts sont (en anglais seulement pour l’instant):
Édition: Russ Niles,
Publicité: Katherine Kjaer,

Toute autre question ou commentaire peuvent être adressés à Bernard Gervais, Prés. 613 236-4901 p. 102

 Jan 15 UPDATE

COPA's and partners' work has come through. Amended NOTAMS are now public. Things are back as they were before, please contact COPA if you have questions.

Le travail de COPA et ses partenaires a porté fruit.  Les NOTAMS amendés sont maintenant publics.  Contactez COPA si vous avez des question.

Click here to read an interesting article from CBC News "FAA banned Canadian private planes from US airspace for 1 month"

Donate to the Freedom to Fly Fund today

Given the considerable challenges we continue to face against our freedom to fly, we urge everyone to consider donating to the Freedom to Fly Fund. 

Click here for examples of how the Freedom to Fly Fund has been applied to date.

Downloadable COPA Freedom to Fly Fund Donation Form MS Word format / PDF Format

Automatically donate to the Freedom to Fly Fund each month. MS Word format / PDF Format

Freedom to Fly Fund Corporate Sponsor form





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