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.

Check back here for other topics to be offered on the following dates and times at the following locations:

  • Wednesday January 17, 2018 – 3rd Floor Auditorium, 4900 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON M2N 6A5.
    Am I Fit to Fly? Medical Issues for Pilots

    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. The seminar will run from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. (The front doors facing Yonge Street opens at 6:30 p.m.)
    Please bring photo identification with you for entry into the building.
  • Wednesday February 21, 2018 – 3rd Floor Auditorium, 4900 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON M2N 6A5.
    “From the Top of the Descent to past the HOLD line”

    Fellow aviator Fred Grootarz provides his Transport Canada Civil Aviation recognized Pilot Recurrent Training Program as per CARs 421.05 (2)(c) - “From the Top of the Descent to past the HOLD Line” that he developed in order to help fellow VFR pilots with observation he has discovered in his years of flying. The seminar includes three approx. 5 min topic related videos.
    The seminar will run from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. (The front doors facing Yonge Street opens at 6:30 p.m.)
    Please bring photo identification with you for entry into the building.
  • Wednesday, March 21, 2018 – No Monthly Aviation Safety Seminars (MASS) due to the March Break holidays.
  • Wednesday April 18, 2018 – 3rd Floor Auditorium, 4900 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON M2N 6A5.
    Floatplane Safety Seminar

    The annual return to Flying on Floats - Come out for an educational and informative evening exploring the water-flying world where water-soaked floats and hulls are treated as standard operating procedure. Transport Canada’s Paul Baldasaro 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.
    The seminar will run from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. (The front doors facing Yonge Street opens at 6:30 p.m.)
    Please bring photo identification with you for entry into the building.
  • Wednesday, May 16, 2018 – To be announced at a later date

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