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Simpson wins Webster Competition as Canada’s Top Amateur Pilot

After a week of flight- and ground-based testing conducted by judges at the Peterborough Regional Airport, Carter Simpson was named as the winner of the 2018 Webster Trophy competition, which is designed to recognize Canada’s Top Amateur Pilot.


August 28, 2018
By Wings Staff

Simpson is from Seneca College, whose students have won the past four out of five Webster competitions. He was the Eastern Ontario Region Finalist competing against nine other regional finalists from across the country. This included Jonathan Littler, the Central Ontario Region Finalist from Brampton Flying Club, who was the competition’s runner up and winner of the Eunice Carter Memorial Award.

The 2018 Webster Regional Finalists include:

Joo Sung (Daniel) Shim
Langley Flying School, British Columbia Region Finalist

Carolyn Spence
McMurray Aviation, Alberta Region Finalist

Sara Voth
Mitchinson Flight Centre, Saskatchewan Region Finalist

Mark Joseph P. Dizon
Harv’s Air Steinbach, Manitoba Region Finalist

Natalie Smith
Waterloo-Wellington Flight Centre, Western Ontario Region Finalist

Jonathan Littler
Brampton Flying Club, Central Ontario Region Finalist

Carter Simpson
Seneca College, Eastern Ontario Region Finalist

Greg Carlesimo
Cargair YHU, Quebec Region Finalist

Mihar Raouf
Moncton Flight College, Atlantic Region Finalist