Upcoming Transport Canada Civil Aviation Safety Seminars
Attendance will satisfy your recurrent training requirement
as per CARs Standard 421.05 (2).
These seminars are free.
3rd floor auditorium, 4900 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON
(one set of traffic lights north of the Yonge Street/Sheppard Avenue intersection, north of the 401 highway)
Please bring photo identification with you for entry into the building
|Time:||7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.|
Thursday, September 19, 2013 -TSB Safety Watch List and SmartPilot.ca
In the opening presentation of the 2013-2014 Monthly Aviation Safety Seminar (MASS) series, Transport Canada welcomes the Transportation Safety Board (TSB) of Canada’s Ontario Regional Manager Don Enns and Senior Regional Investigator Ewan Tasker, who will speak on the TSB Safety Watch List and will provide case study reviews of recent Ontario accidents. Ted Rankine (of SmartPilot.ca) will introduce his organization’s website and the wealth of safety-related information, videos and interactive courses available there. Transport Canada’s Will Boles will conclude the evening by speaking briefly on aircraft landing considerations.
Please note that this presentation is offered in English only.
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 – Cockpit Automation – Datalink XM Satellite Weather in the Cockpit (Things You Should Know)
Transport Canada welcomes Bob Kisin (Flyout Director of the Buttonville Flying Club, private pilot and self-confessed cockpit gadget buff), who will speak on cockpit automation, focusing on datalink weather, XM Satellite Weather (what it is and other current technologies available), how it works, how it should be used, its strengths and its shortcomings and how it affects your situational awareness and ultimately the safety of your flight. In addition, Ted Rankine (of SmartPilot.ca) will delve into his organization’s website, focussing on some of the safety-related information, videos and interactive courses available there.
Royal Canadian Air Force Association 420 Wing
1000 Stevenson Road North
(north of Rossland Road)
Phone: (905) 723-2845
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 – Winter Operations Safety Seminar
Winter flying can be a very wonderful and enjoyable experience as long as you take the time to properly prepare your aircraft, yourself and your passengers for operations when the temperatures drop down to the single digits or below zero degrees Celsius. This seminar will present things you should consider as part of your pre-flight preparations. Join us as Kyle Green (Operations Manager, Waterloo-Wellington Flight Centre) and Will Boles (Transport Canada) highlight several aspects of winter flying. Stephanie Rankine (of SmartPilot.ca) will speak briefly on the wealth of flying information, videos and interactive courses available on her organization’s website and present some highlights of SmartPilot.ca’s recently-posted Winter Survival program.
Our future Monthly Aviation Safety Seminar dates include:
- Wednesday, January 15, 2014 – Georgian College, Barrie, ON
- Wednesday, February 19, 2014
- Wednesday, April 16, 2014
- Wednesday, May 21, 2014 – Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, Hamilton (Mount Hope), ON (fly in to CYHM, weather-permitting)
Transport Canada Civil Aviation
2013 Ontario Region Safety Seminar
Attendees will qualify for the 2-year recency requirement as per (CAR) 421.05(2)(b) http://www.tc.gc.ca/eng/civilaviation/regserv/cars/part4-standards-421-1086.htm
For further information, please contact Will Boles, Civil Aviation Safety Inspector at (416) 952-3858 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, November 16, 2013 – Winter Operations Safety Seminar (Cornwall, ON)
Winter operations always involve their own unique set of considerations when preparing for flight, conducting the flight and attending to the post-flight wrap-up duties. This seminar will review the Transport Canada video "When in Doubt – The Clean Aircraft Concept, The Only Way To Fly" (TP 10643) which covers the 13 major factors that contribute to icing. The second half of this interactive presentation will include a slideshow discussion of winter pre-flight areas of concern. Join us for an informative evening with numerous tips, tricks and suggestions to help make each of your winter flights a safe and an enjoyable one, from start to finish!
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