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COPA for Kids, Saturday May 25th 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

At the Alkan Air Flight Training Center, 130 Condor Road. Free flights for kids aged 8 to 17. Volunteer pilots and ground crew needed! Event held in conjunction with the Yukon Transportation Museum Season Kick-Off Barbeque.

 

Underwater Egress Course in Whitehorse:

Do you fly a fixed-wing aircraft or a helicopter over water? Have you ever wondered what would happen if you had to ditch? AES is coming back to Whitehorse to teach best practices to get out a submerged aircraft or helicopter. June 1 & 2, 2019. For more information and to register visit www.dunkyou.com or www.egresstraining.ca, courses recommended for crew and passengers

 

Past Events:

June 26 to 29, 2013 - CYXY
COPA National Airtour visted Whitehorse on their way from Dawson Creek to Fairbanks. Thank you to Great River Air, Fireweed Helicopters and Volunteers to help with the BBQ for that large crowd.

May 12, 2013: COPA fly-in breakfast Atlin



May 9 to 14, 2013:
Egress course in Whitehorse

For information contact Aviation Egress Systems.

 

Copa for Kids

Kids Flying with Randy

 

 

GENERAL INFOs:


Off - Strip Operations on Yukon Airports
Recently YTG has issued a NOTAM, that does not allow any fixed wing aircraft to operate outside prepared surfaces at certified airports, unless prior permission has been obtained.
Read & Apply here

 

Yukon Flying
George Balmer, our former president, has an own website with tonnes of interesting and entertaining stuff about aviation in the Yukon. You can check it out here:
Yukon Flying


Grey Mountain Lions Club

This group of great people always supports our Copa for Kids events by providing free food and great mood. Thanks!


Air North - Yukon's Airline

This company is an important cornerstone for the Yukon and its visitors. Air North also supports the Copa for Kids events. Learn more here:
Air North