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Goderich Sky Harbour Airport
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Website last updated 08/23/16

Next COPA 45 Meeting

Sept 14, 2016
7:30 PM

at the Goderich Airport

 in the NEW Clubhouse
(across ramp from terminal)

 

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Weather Info and more Webcams
  August 28th, Sexsmith Airport (CSX7):

43.22.63 N 81.30.25 W
Join Sexsmith Pilots Limited and COPA Flight 177 for our annual traditional corn roast
between 10:30 and 13:00 hours.

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COPA 26 Flies into Goderich Airport
July 16, 2016

The weather on Saturday July 16 was sunny with clear skies. A perfect day for COPA 26 to fly to Goderich for their weekly fly out. Every weekend, weather permitting, members of COPA 26 conduct flights to different destinations. Read more...


'It's a wonderful way to see Canada', IPAT , June, 2016
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Windfarm proposed near the Collingwood Airport
March 2016

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Our Very First Garage Sale - July 2, 2016

COPA 45 and the Sky Harbour Modellers held their first ever garage sale on the Canada Day weekend in our new clubhouse. The weather was perfect. Several aircraft flew in not only for the breakfast at Flippin’ Eggs but also to attend our garage sale and BBQ. Members brought lots of excellent donations already priced or priced them with available stickers and labels at the clubhouse. The table were loaded with items both townsfolk and cottagers alike would want to purchase. Read more...


COPA Convention 2016 - June 24-25, 2016

COPA members look forward to attending their annual convention the last weekend of June somewhere in Canada. This year it was in Yarmouth NS. It is one event to attend the convention but another to fly there and home. Pilots left on varying days depending on weather and schedules for the Thursday Kitchen Party or Friday BBQ. Read more...






Way Up North, North to Moosonee  - June 9, 2016

The lyrics, ‘Way up North’ from Johnny Horton’s song must have been on the minds of organizers Mike Geoffroy and Lloyd Richards. As Lloyd says, “This tour is a chance to showcase Northern Ontario, its’ towns and cities, and landscapes. It is not wilderness, log cabins and animals.” To us southerners we say, “Flying in this area is mainly trees, rocks and water and more trees, rocks and water”. The Northern Air Tour was created to allow the overflow of aircraft that could not be accommodated on the original Interprovincial Air Tour an opportunity to fly with a group of aircraft to new airports...Read more...



A Great Way to See Canada - IPAT - May 26, 2016

Pilots know that a mile of highway will take you a mile but a mile of runway will take you anywhere. “It is a wonderful way to see Canada”, says Carole Cook, organizer of the Interprovincial Air Tour (IPAT). She along with husband Ron has organized all nine Air Tours... Read more...






COPA 45 Clubhouse Dedication May 11, 2015

It was a very successful evening on May 11th 2016 when COPA Flight 45 and Sky Harbour Modellers dedicated their new clubhouse. The building was the former weather station at the Goderich airport.We planned to showcase our winter’s work. Local politicians, town staff and COPA Director Cheryl Marek were invited. Over 50 sat down for an evening of presentations and dinner.
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Aviation Pioneer Passes- Gus Chisholm - Jan 2016

Known as Gus, Robert Angus Chisholm passed on January 27 at 89. His initials, RAC, was also the tail letters of his beloved Corben Baby Ace which he built and called ‘Bits and Pieces’. The aircraft was literally built from pieces Gus found or scronced. Gus spent 2 years 8 months and 15 days building the Baby Ace in his basement. But first, Gus helped his friend Keith Hopkinson build the Stits Playboy CF –RAD, which now is home in Canada’s Aviation Museum. Read more...


‘Tis the season of drones! - Dec 2015

The Honorable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport took time last week to record six videos, you owe it to yourself to also take time to view His video messages on Air Safety.


Dec 2015
The Canadian Beacon Registry (CBR) ran a pilot project in 2012 

which sent users of registered 406 MHz beacons an email when the self-test of their beacons were detected. The pilot project was a resounding success, with the general aviation and small operator communities in particular, as it demonstrated the value of registering 406 Emergency Locator Transmitters (ELTs). Unfortunately that pilot project was suspended later that year when the CBR database was reengineered. Read More...


COPA Director Flies In For Christmas Party - December 2015


COPA Flight 45 celebrates its annual Christmas social and dinner the first Sunday in December. This year of 2015 was no different.

A surprise phone call from Goderich’s terminal revealed COPA director Cheryl Marek along with Anil Bhalla, another pilot and plane from Oshawa had flown into Goderich practising their IFR ratings, With a house full of COPA members and guests, Navigator Marilyn convinced Cheryl and Anil to come for some Christmas cider and snacks. Fred went to the airport to bring them here for the social...
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