rust removers - recurrent pilot training
The Northwest Territories Floatplane Association/COPA Flight 108 conducts an annual "Rust Remover" each spring to assist members in meeting requirements for recurrent pilot training pursuant to CAR 421.05(2)(c). Our "Rust Remover" agendas are approved by Transport Canada. Presenters have included representatives from NAV CANADA, Transport Canada, Canadian Transportation Agency and CASARA. Topics covered have included aviation weather, flight planning and navigation, and aviation regulations.
2018 rust remover
The 2018 Rust Remover is scheduled for Saturday, May 12, 2018 from 9:15 am to 3:00 pm at the Northern United Place auditorium in Yellowknife, NT. Lunch will be provided. Participation qualifies as the recurrent training requirement for private pilots. Program details and speaker information appear in the agenda opposite. For further information, contact Hal Logsdon at 873-5569.
This seminar is free for NWTFA/COPA 108 members. The fee for non-members is $35. Memberships can be purchased in advance through our online membership application and will also be available at the door.
Pre-registration is required for this seminar. Members and non-members are encouraged to register online as soon as possible to obtain a registration ticket for presentation at the seminar.
2017 rust remover
The 2017 Rust Remover was held on Sunday, April 23, 2017 from 8:30 am to 2:30 pm at the Baker Centre in Yellowknife, NT. The program was approved by Transport Canada so participation qualified as recurrent training for private pilots. Topics included the following:
- Update from Transport Canada
- UAV Regulations
- Weight and Balance Calculations
- Review of Procedures by NAV CANADA
- Survival Equipment and Skills
- Round Table on Safety on Yellowknife Bay and Back Bay
rust remover presentations
The following presentation from the 2017 Rust Remover is available for download and viewing:
previous Rust removers
Topics discussed in NWTFA/COPA 108 Rust Removers over the past few years have included the following:
- Radio Communication and Phraseology
- Operations at Yellowknife Aerodrome
- Search and Rescue Procedures in Northwest Territories
- Flight Planning and FSS Services
- Safety on the Water
- Navigation and Meteorology