COPA for Kids is a national program designed to give an introduction to general aviation to kids aged 8 - 17 years. Participants are given a briefing about how the aircraft operates and then enjoy a local flight of about 20 minutes. Flights are provided free of charge by local pilots in their own aircraft.
The Northwest Territories Floatplane Association/COPA Flight 108 will host its annual COPA for Kids event on Saturday, July 29, 2017 from the Wardair Dock in Yellowknife, NT. Flights will be scheduled for 9:00 am, 10:00 am, and 11:00 am departures. All flights will be in floatplanes. Space is limited so book your child's flight early! Online registration is required.
For more information concerning the COPA for Kids program, refer to https://www.copanational.org/en/copa-for-kids/. For information specific to the Yellowknife event, contact Hal Logsdon at 873-5569.
The Northwest Territories Floatplane Association will be hosting a fly-out picnic for the Midnight Sun Fly In on Saturday, July 8, 2017. The destination will be Desperation Lake, which is 56 nautical miles east of Yellowknife. NWTFA members are invited to join Fly In registrants at the lake any time after 11:00 am for smokies and great conversation. Sign up at the Fly In registration desk on the Wardair dock to obtain coordinates for the site and to let us know that you plan to attend.
The Canadian Arctic Aviation Tour 2017 plans to present an aerobatic airshow over Back Bay in Yellowknife on Sunday, July 9, 2017. This event is not associated with the Northwest Territories Floatplane Association/COPA Flight 108. YZF airpsace will be restricted from 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm local time during this airshow, as detailed in the NOTAM reproduced below.