DON’T FORGET - COPA for Kids Monday JUNE 4 - FLOATS Trout Lake Seaplane Base 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Pilots & ground volunteers required. Call Carol 705-752-2223
June 23 will be the big day of the summer for Flight 23. Landing proficiency - both wheels & floats, followed by annual bbq. The bbq is FREE to paid up members of Flight 23, so if you haven’t paid your dues yet, contact our new Membership / Treasurer Luc Beauchamp (email@example.com) prior to bbq - or pay at the door! (Dues still a bargain at $20)
SAT JUNE 23
- WHEELPLANE landing proficiency exercise at CYYB - Briefing at Cooke’s hangar @ 10:00 AM . Flying follows
- FLOATS landing proficiency exercise at Trout Lake Seaplane Base - Briefing 3:30 PM , flying 4:00 PM ....followed by ⇒
⇒ ANNUAL BBQ 4:30 at Seaplane base.
Steaks & baked potatoes provided - appetizers, salads, desserts pot luck).
Please bring chair, plate, cutlery, & beverage of choice (no alcohol at Fred’s request).
This will be Year 4 of landing proficiency testing. Just to refresh - past winners
2015 - Wheels - Stan French Ercoupe; Floats - Ron Cooke J3 Cub
2016 - Wheels - Marc Charron Bonanza; Floats - Stan French C-172
2017 - Wheels - Ron Miller PA18; Floats - Jim Chappell C-172
Trophy Rules - NOT awarded to same pilot and aircraft in consecutive years.
COPA FOR KIDS - COPA for Kids Guide has been revised.
Read the whole guide on COPA website. Here’s what’s new:
14 - 17 receive pilots logbook, as well as complimentary access to online ground school for PPL. Sponsored by Hangaaar, the course meets all T.C. requirements for ground school (http:www.hangaaar.com).Students can write T.C. exam upon completion of this course (this is similar to what EAA offers). All participants also receive a copy of COPA’s annual flight training scholarship guide highlighting scholarships & bursaries available throughout aviation industry.
PILOTS: must be COPA National member OR Flt 23 member; pilot licence, Medical, A/C insurance must be valid
A/C insurance minimum requirements:
A/C less than 2300 lb gross - $100,000 liab. & $100,000 pass liab. per seat;
A/C 2300 lbs - 5000 lbs gross - $500,000 liab. & $100,000 pass liab. per seat
To further protect pilots, COPA insurance provides $1,000,000 combined single limit third party bodily injury & property damage each occurrence (in excess of what the pilot carries). (Also like EAA).
Pilots are also allowed to fly kids outside sanctioned event BUT COPA’s additional flight insurance not valid unless COPA notified about the flight PRIOR, and registration form has been submitted online.
COPA Flight organizers and ground personnel are still covered for third party bodily injury and/ or property damage during event.
COPA still issues a Certificate of Insurance for COPA for Kids events when event is held on private property.