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BMO® COPA Mastercard® – Support the association by applying for and making purchases with the BMO® COPA Mastercard®. Through our partnership with BMO, we offer a cashback card and a travel card, both options come with generous savings and payments to COPA at no additional cost to you. Click here to apply.

COPA Response to NPA2023-005 – Following the deadline of submissions in response to NPA2023-005, COPA formulated a response addressing some of the queries and concerns identified by both members and the COPA team. Thank you to all members that made their voices heard by writing in response to the NPA. The response can be found here.

EAA’s AirVenture 2023 – Attending this year’s AirVenture in Oshkosh? The COPA team will be there in full force representing Canadian general aviation. Come find us at our booth (IFP-8), at the BBQ we’re hosting on July 26 from 5-7pm or at one of our presentations.

COPA Flight Spotlight – On June 18, 2023, COPA Flight 16 (the Aero Club of BC) held a successful Discover Aviation event, including providing 180 young aspiring pilots with their first flight in a small plane! Special thanks to event organizers Horst and Claudine Romani for their exceptional organizing efforts. Consider hosting your own Discover Aviation event, visit copanational.org/discoveraviation to learn more.


Lac-à-la-Tortue Fly-in

The Lac-à-la-Tortue fly-in drew aircraft on land and by lake, with some 40 pilots and their passengers coming with around 30 planes, four gyrocopters and half a dozen seaplanes. » 

BCATP Fly-in at Tillsonburg Regional

Late June fly-in coincides with Tillsonburg airport's 80th anniversary. » 

CAE forecasts need to recruit 1.3 million new aviation professionals by 2032

Canadian led study focuses a 10-year timeframe around recruitment needs. » 

Flamborough Fly-in

BBQ event organized by the aviation enthusiasts of Flamborough Airfield. » 


Cessna 172L, US$108,000

Based in BC – Upgraded throughout and meticulously maintained, very low engine time (301 hrs) on 2017 factory reconditioned O320E2D with Powerflow, 3553 hrs total air time, IFR equipped. » 


Airport Property

Based in ON – Airport property adjacent to PG-5, taxi to runway, 85 acres, Maple Ridge, overlooking Ottawa River, horseback riding, wooded trails. » 


1967 Citabria 7ECA, $69,500

Based in ON – TTAF 3030 hours, engine Lycoming O-235-C1 with 892 hours SMOH (2400 TBO), winter kit, compressions 72-76-76-75 last annual, annual due January 1, 2024. » 


Ultralite-Friendly July Celebration (CRL2), July 15, 9am-1pm

For more information on this second annual ultralight-focused fly-in in Westport contact Mike Miles at 613-276-6276 (drmikemiles@gmail.com) or Chris Tabor 613-353-6711 (chris.tabor@gmail.com) » 

Kawartha Airport Klassics Drive-In, Fly-In (CNF4), July 15, 8am-2pm

Join COPA Flight 101 Lindsay and the Kawartha Lakes Flying Club for a full day of classic cars and aircraft. Come see Horizon Aviation's Cavorite X5 with its patented fan in wing vertical lift system. Free admission and free parking. For more information, contact Craig Logan at 705-878-9354 or clogan@loomex.ca. » 

Classic Cars and Airplanes Show (CNC3), July 20, 5-10pm

Prepare to be amazed by a spectacular display of classic cars and vintage aircraft at the Brampton Flying Club. The Great War Flying Museum will be open, and donations are encouraged. Everyone is welcome – there will be food, ice-cream trucks, a DJ playing classic car rock and door prizes. » 

COPA Flight 7 Sarnia's SOAR 2023 (CYZR), Aug 11-13, 9am-4pm

SOAR 2023 Sarnia Ontario Aviation Rally: Aug 11, 12, & 13. Fly-In. Friday arrivals for sleep under the wing camping & night activities. Aug 12 Fly-In 0900 to 1400 with Col Chris Hadfield and family, food and industry vendors and other attractions. » 

Ontario Helicopter Fly In (CNF4), Aug 12, 10-3pm

First Ontario fly in for the aviators of all brands and types of non-welded wing aircraft. Transport Canada to be presenting a safety seminar focused exclusively on rotary wing aviation. Will fulfill the 24-month recurrency requirement. » 

COPA 162 Fly-out to Pierce Fly-in Picnic, Aug 12, 10am-2pm

Everyone welcome to join COPA 162 (Shoal Lake Flying Club) as they fly-out to the 16th annual Pierce fly-in picnic on Aug 12 .10am-2pm. The air strip is 1/2 mile SW of Beulah Manitoba, coordinates N50.15 W 101.03 , or #258 on the Mb grass airstrip map. There is no charge, just pack a lunch and come and join in. For more information: 204-568-4651 or email pierceken@icloud.com. » 

COPA Flight 27 – Havelock Flying Club Annual Fly-in (CCS5), Aug 12, 8am-7pm

The fly-in at Havelock, NB includes breakfast (8-10am); lunch (12pm) and steak BBQ (5pm). Location of the airport is at 1790 Rte 885, New Brunswick Havelock. For more information contact Steve Eastwick at 506-386-4120 or sdeastw@nbnet.nb.ca. » 

Lemberg Flying Club Fly-In Breakfast (CKJP), Aug 13. 7:30am-10:30am

This fly-in breakfast at Lemberg Airport (CKJ9) in Saskatchewan is being held in memory of Arnold Wolf who was a longtime COPA member. The event will include a car show held in town following breakfast. The price for breakfast is $10. Free admission to the Car Show. In case of rain, breakfast will be at the town hall. »