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Promote the safety of Canadians abroad, ICAO NACC, memorandum of collaboration (MoC), developing Haiti’s safety oversight system, improving aviation safety of the ECCAA.
General aviation safety program, voluntary reporting working group, AC 521-009, SDR submission, service difficulty reporting program, most important tool to gauge safety and reliability, WSDRS is the quickest way to submit an SDR.
New hazards and challenges, Part IX of the CARs, two operating environments and some associated rules, the elimination of the distinction between commercial and recreational users.
COVID 19, no DCAM award for 2020.
Cessna 182E, carburetor ice accumulation. (See PDF for condensed version)
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan, pilot decision making, poor weather conditions in mountainous terrain. (See PDF for condensed version)
Cessna 150M, no licence or a night rating, low altitude flight. (See PDF for condensed version)
Regulatory changes, all Canadian aircraft to be equipped with a digital ELT capable of broadcasting simultaneously on frequencies of 406 MHz and 121.5 MHz, with some exceptions.
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