Upcoming Seminars

Upcoming Transport Canada Civil Aviation Safety Seminars in Ontario

Attendees will qualify for the 2-year recency requirement as per CAR 421.05(2)(b).

For further information, please contact Will Boles (Civil Aviation Safety Inspector, Standards & Coordination) at (416) 952-3858 or will.boles@tc.gc.ca

These seminars are free.

2015 Safety Seminar – Reducing Flight Operations Risk

Transport Canada Civil Aviation Safety Inspectors will provide a scenario-based safety presentation covering a variety of normal, abnormal and emergency decision-making scenarios geared towards reducing flight operations risk. This interactive presentation will sharpen your decision-making skills and increase your awareness of flight risks. This seminar will be offered at the following date and times:

  • Wednesday March 4, 2015 – Admiral Inn, 1754 Hwy 7, RR2, Lindsay, ON, K9V 4R2. The free seminar will run from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Monday April 13, 2015 –Clearwater Arena, 1400 Wellington Street, Sarnia, ON N7S 5R5. The seminar will run from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Saturday April 18, 2015 – National Air Force Museum of Canada, 220 RCAF Road, 8 Wing/CFB, Trenton, ON K0K 3W0. The seminar will run from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Sunday April 26, 2015 – Hanover “Annual Rust Remover”, Hanover Saugeen Municipal Airport (CYHS). The seminar will run from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Saturday May 2, 2015 – Centralia/James T. Field Memorial Airport (CYCE), Anderson Aircraft Service Inc., 413A Canada Ave., Huron Park, ON N0M 1Y0. (COPA Flight 177) The seminar will run from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday May 5, 2015 – Guelph Airpark (CNC4), Restaurant, Guelph, ON N1H 6H8. The seminar will run from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Saturday May 9, 2015 – Cornwall Regional Airport (CYCC), Cornwall Flying Club, (T-hangars on east side of the airport) Summerstown, ON K0C 2E0. The seminar will run from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • Monday May 11, 2015 – Canadore College, School of Aviation, North Bay Jack Garland Airport 55 Aviation Avenue North Bay, ON P1B 8K9. The seminar will run from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday May 12, 2015 – Northern College, Porcupine Campus, Highway 101 E, South Porcupine, ON, P0N 1H0. The seminar will run from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday May 13, 2015 – Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre, Ranger Theater, 50 Pim Street, Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 3G4 . The seminar will run from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Thursday May 14, 2015 – Royal Canadian Legion Hall 2200 Long Lake Road, Sudbury, ON. The seminar will run from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Saturday May 30, 2015 – Chatham –Kent Municipal Airport (CNZ3) Airport terminal building,8528 14th Line Merlin, ON N0P 1W0. The seminar will run from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Additional Safety Seminars

In addition to the above Safety Seminars, Transport Canada will host free seminars on the following topics:

Saturday April 11, 2015 – Floatplane Safety Seminar

Nipissing University, 125 Wellington Street, Bracebridge, ON P1L 1E2 Lecture Room. The seminar will run from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Transport Canada Floatplane Safety Seminar - Come out for an educational and informative presentation exploring the water-flying world where water-soaked floats and hulls are treated as standard operating procedure. Transport Canada’s John Greer - Civil Aviation Safety Inspector – Flight Operations will speak about some of the safety issues related to floatplane and seaplane operations in the water-flying world, providing valuable information and reminders for both general aviation pilots and commercial pilots

Wednesday April 15, 2015 – Spring Splashdown Refresher

Transport Canada Regional Office, 4900 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario M2N 6A5 (one set of traffic lights north of the Yonge/Sheppard intersection, north of the 401 Highway). Please bring photo identification with you for entry into the building. The seminar will run from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

After a long winter for floatplane pilots, it’s time to attend a spring Floatplane Pilot refresher seminar.  Come out for our annual Spring Safety Seminar geared towards, but not limited to, pilots of amphibious/float-equipped aircraft.  Join Field Aviation’s Avionics Supervisor Stephen Hoffman as he highlights the safety benefits of Angle of Attack (AoA) systems (technologies to help reduce loss of control accidents in general aviation aircraft) and how they work.  The second part of the evening is an interactive presentation with new videos and updated information from Ted Rankine (of Smartpilot.ca).  Join us as we review floatplane safety information to help keep you dry!

Wednesday May 20, 2015 – An Evening with the Canadian Military

Royal Canadian Air Force Association 420 Wing, 1000 Stevenson Road North, Oshawa, Ontario L1J 5P5. The seminar will run from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Join us as speakers from the Canadian Mission Control Centre (CMCC), Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre (JRCC) Trenton and 424 Squadron provide information on a number of topics including the Canadian Beacon Registry, CMCC and Cospas-Sarsat, JRCC Trenton, rescue co-ordination, search and rescue (SAR) missions and safety.  Meet some of the local Civil Air Search and Rescue Association (CASARA) volunteers and learn how you can get involved with their volunteer search and rescue organization.