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Webster finalists ready to compete

July 5, 2011, St. Frederic, Que. - The finalists for this year's Webster Memorial Trophy have been announced.

July 5, 2011  By Carey Fredericks

Competing at Grondair in St Frédéric, Que. this coming August for the title of Top Amateur Pilot in Canada:

British Columbia:                    Peter McConnell                     Pacific Flying Club

Alberta:                                   Kevin Aalders                         Centennial Flight Centre

Saskatchewan:                         Lindsay Bowers                      Regina Flying Club


Manitoba:                               Cody Neil                               Harv’s Air

Western Ontario:                    Matthew Duplan                    Waterloo-Wellington Flying Club

Central Ontario:                      Oliver Darroch                        Spectrum Airways                

Eastern Ontario:                      Joshua Shea                             Ottawa Flying Club     

Quebec:                                   Mathieu Beaumier                  Cargair

Atlantic:                                  Justin Mailman                       Moncton Flight Centre         


The 2011 Webster Memorial Trophy regional phase saw 105 applications received and processed – an achievement that must be shared with all the participating flight training units who encouraged their customers to enter. Next year is the 80th anniversary of the existence of the Webster Trophy which resides permanently at the Canada Aviation & Space Museum in Ottawa.  Rockcliffe Flying Club has been chosen as the host school for the event and preparations for a major celebration are already in place.


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