Aviation safety seminars

We offer free safety seminars to the general aviation community. These seminars provide pilots with tools, tips and best practices to help make well-informed decisions.

About the seminars

The seminars are 2-to-3-hour sessions that address aviation safety topics. You’re invited to share your experiences as a pilot, and the seminars are an opportunity to meet other aviation enthusiasts.

In addition to keeping your skills current, attending a seminar meets the 2-year recurrent training requirement in the Canadian Aviation Regulations, Standard 421.05(2).

Upcoming seminars

We will be visiting all regions (Pacific, Prairie and Northern, Ontario, Quebec and Atlantic). We’ll post upcoming seminar dates here, by region.

General Aviation Safety Campaign – National Safety Seminar

Civil Aviation safety inspectors will deliver this seminar across the country as part of the General Aviation Safety Campaign. Topics include:

  • Introduction to the General Aviation Safety Campaign
  • Takeoff and Departure
  • En route- Controlled Flight into Terrain
  • Approach and Landing
  • Maintenance and airworthiness

Ontario region

Location:
4900 Yonge Street
Toronto, Ontario, M2N 6A4
Date: February 19th, 2020
Time: 7:00pm-9:00pm
Speaker: Dr. Craig Winson, Transport Canada, Civil Aviation Medicine
Topic: Flying High, Marijuana, Alcohol and Prescription Medications in the Cockpit.

Location:
Fanshawe College Aviation Centre
1000 Air Ontario Dr.
London, Ontario, Room Y1023
Date: February 20th, 2020
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Speakers: Henri DeBruyn and Mark Frost, Transport Canada
Topics: Take-off & Departure, and Airworthiness & Maintenance

Location:
Georgian College
Barrie, Ontario
H Building, Room H106
Date: March 4th, 2020
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Speakers: Mary Pollock and Adam Biffin, Transport Canada
Topics: Aerodromes, Cabin Safety, and Aviation Occupational Health and Safety

Location:
London International Airport
Air Terminal Building, Administration Boardroom, 2nd Floor
1750 Crumlin Road, London, Ontario N5V 3B6
Date: March 11th, 2020
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Speakers: Henri DeBruyn and Mark Frost, Transport Canada
Topics: Approach & Landing, and Airworthiness & Maintenance

Location:
4900 Yonge Street
Toronto, Ontario, M2N 6A5
Date: March 18th, 2020
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Speaker: Ewan Tasker, Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Topic: Insights from the latest TSB Investigations

Prairie and Northern region

Location:
Gas City Aviator’s Society, Hangar #1
49 Viscount Avenue S.W.
Medicine Hat, Alberta
Date: February 27, 2020
Time: 7:00pm-10:00pm
Speaker: Wendy Renneberg, Transport Canada
Registration: RSVP to contact-us@gascityaviatiors.ca by February 22nd
Fee: No cost, donations to food bank are appreciated

Contact us

For information on seminars, contact us at TC.GeneralAviation-AviationGenerale.Tc@tc.gc.ca

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