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Ontario’s Environmental Review Tribunal has ruled in the favour of aviation, that the wind farm would potentially “harm human health” by creating obstacle hazards in the pattern for Collingwood Regional Airport in southern Ontario and Stayner aerodrome.

More details to come.

Membership Satisfaction Survey


Sondage sur la satisfaction des membres de COPA


Job Opening at COPA

Patrick Gilligan, COPA's Vice President of Operations, has announced his plans to retire next June.  So COPA is looking for a replacement.

If you are interested in working for your fellow aviators in Canada, please click here for a summary of the job description.  

If you wish to receive a more detailed description, please contact Heather McLaren.


COPA Reaffirms Importance of General Aviation to Canada's Tranportation System

Click here to view COPA response to Canadian Transportation Act review.

Click here to view the Transport Canada report.

COPA and Breitling - Navitimer World COPA

Bretling 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 Navitime series paying tribute to COPA's contribution ot 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

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

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VOR Airways disappear entirely in Southern Ontario, major changes elsewhere

Wind Farm Project raises aviation safety concerns

Private Operator Regulations Not Ready For Prime Time

NAV CANADA adopts ICAO flight plan changes

Wind turbines and aviation leads to heated debate in Ontario Legislature

COPA’s VIP Insurance Plan Discounts & Coverage Benefits

Understanding your Aircraft Insurance Policy

Airport on Pickering Lands is needed now

Watch out for new RCO locations and frequencies

Spidertracks – Product Evaluation

Delorme InReach Satellite Message System - Product Evaluation