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North Sound WPA Meeting- Differences in Flying in US and Canada
A Comparison of Flying in Canada vs the USA.
Date and Time:
Thursday, April 13, 2023, starting at 19:00 Pacific Daylight Time Download Calendar File
Leslee Probasco, Chip LaPlante
Brief Description:

This is a closed event for Washington Pilot Association members only. 

This event will be a discussion regarding general aviation flying in Canada for the US pilot. Items covered will include chart differenes, circuit vs patterns at both towered and non-towered airports, filing flight plans, border crossings, weather reports, raido phraseology, NavCanada and alternate airport requirements. 

Pilot participation is encouraged, with Q&A supplying additional topics.

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Location of Seminar:
Jansen Field Pilot Lounge
8635 Depot Road

Lynden, WA 98264
Directions to Venue:

The meeting will be held in the pilot lounge at at Jansen Field in Lynden, WA. 

From Bellingham, proceed north on Hannegan Road.  Continue straight on 1st Street.  Turn left onto Main Street. Continue 2 blocks and turn right on Depot Road.  Continue 0.6 miles.  The airport entrance is just past the flag on the left.

Doors open at 6:30pm, presentation starts at 7:00pm.

Fly-in Seminar?:
Yes  38W
30 seats at the facility, 14 remaining for online registration.
Registration Information:
Seminar has passed.
Sponsoring Division:
Contact Information:
Maureen Griggs
Phone: (360) 303-8540
Additional Event Information & Acknowledgement of Industry Sponsor(s):

Thank you to Leslee Probasco, Canadian ground instructor, and Chip LaPlante, FAA CFI, and to WPA North Sound Chapter for facilitating the event.

Prior to attending a safety seminar, please review and abide by current CDC, State and Local health guidelines.

Equal Access Information:
The FAA Safety Team (FAASTeam) is committed to providing equal access to this meeting/event for all participants. If you need alternative formats or services because of a disability, please communicate your request as soon as possible with the person in the “Contact Information” area of the meeting/event notice. Note that two weeks is usually required to arrange services.
Credit Applicability:
1 Credit for Basic Knowledge Topic 3
FAASTeam Project Information:
National Project:
Any other Operations task not covered in the NPP
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