FREE COPA SAFETY SEMINAR
Seasonal Float Flight Review and Water Egress - Key Considerations
In the first half of the seminar, Brian Douglas and John Porter will focus on key aspects to cover in a seasonal flight review including pilot and aircraft preparation, and considerations in float flying procedures after a long winter.
Following this presentation, Bryan Webster will then speak on water egress, stressing the importance of preparing for a water egress, and providing an update on the state of water egress training especially given the restrictions associated with the pandemic.
The seminar will be about 1-1.5 hours in duration and include time for questions.
Meet the speakers:
A retired army veteran, Brian Douglas is a flight instructor at the Rockcliffe Flying Club, and has been teaching floats for Lake Country Airways at Constance Lake (Ottawa) for four years. He and his wife own a 1976 Cessna 172 and fly regularly from the Carp airport. Brian resides in Ottawa, Ontario.
John Porter has been instructing on floats since 1989 when he purchased a Piper J-3. He is currently the CFI at The Ottawa Flying Club and has been working seasonally for Lake Country Airways at Constance Lake for 12 years. He is fortunate to fly the C-172, 180, 185 and 206 float planes frequently. John resides in Chelsea, Quebec.
Bryan Webster has been providing safety training to civil private and commercial pilots for years. He founded Aviation Egress Systems in 1998, and is a long-term COPA member and a past COPA Director. He has flown over 12,000 hours since 1976, and resides in Victoria, BC.