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 & Co-ordination) at (416) 952-3858 or will.boles@tc.gc.ca

These seminars are free.

Wednesday February 18, 2015 – Am I Fit to Fly?  Medical Issues for Pilots

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.

Join us as Dr. James (Jim) Pfaff, Transport Canada’s Regional Aviation Medical Officer for Ontario Region, discusses fitness to fly, with a focus on medical issues, concerns and responsibilities that pilots should consider prior to flying.  A question and answer session will follow.

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.