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Free COPA for Kids Program

Sat August 19

August 19th at Picton Airport

The only COPA for Kids Program held in the Quinte Region

The Prince Edward Flying Club (COPA Flight 53) is co-hosting with Loch-Sloy Holdings, the annual free COPA for Kids Program, Saturday, August 19th, at Picton Airport. Start time is 9 a.m. Rain date: August 20th. https://www.copanational.org/en/copa-for-kids/)

The program is provided by the Canadian Owners Pilots Association (COPA) and its members, and is designed to encourage young people aged eight to 17 years to discover the wonderful world of aviation. Through this national initiative, the youngsters take part in a brief ground school, walk around a plane, and then enjoy a flight that includes start-up, take-off, cruising, landing and shut down. The entire program is about 1 1/2 to 2 hours long, and the Club is holding ground school sessions for two groups: one starting at 9 am, and the second at 10 am.

All COPA pilots are licensed by Transport Canada, and their aircraft is registered by Transport Canada. Prince Edward Flying Club represents personal aviation at the local level.

Any youngster interested in participating in this free event must pre-register by contacting Jacqui Burley at Loch-Sloy Business Park. 613-476-3064. Registration forms are available at the main office of Loch-Sloy, 343 County Road 22. Completed forms are due by no later than August 11th. With enrolment limited to 30 participants, early reservations are highly recommended.

About Prince Edward Flying Club

Prince Edward Flying Club (PEFC) is a non-profit corporation, owned and operated for and by its members. A member of COPA Quinte-Flight 53, Prince Edward Flying Club celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2013. We are located at Picton Airport, which is privately owned and managed by Loch-Sloy Holdings Limited. Visit us at: prince-edward-flying-club.com

For more information, contact:
Dave Main
[email protected] 613-476-0256



Sat August 19


Picton Airfield
343 County Road 22 (Church St)
Picton, Ontario
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