Transport Canada has suspended the reporting of the Annual Airworthiness Information report for 2023. So if you were anxiously waiting for your…
Excellent Training Videos, Reference Material
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Wires & Obstruction Video - NAAA
Vasovagal syncope -The silent pilot killer
Will your helmet cords cause a problem if you had to quickly get out of the plane?
Lack of Situational Awareness caused accident
178 Seconds - flying in marginal weather
If it can happen to NASA, it can happen to you
Mentoring and what it meant to me - written by a rookie Ag Pilot
7 Habits of Highly Effective Pilots - great article, it's a take on the Steven Covey book
Inversion Demonstration by spraydriftgirl
National Safety Forum Examines the Human Factors Behind Aviation Accidents- National Business Aviation Association
General Aviation Vital to Agriculture- Alliance for Aviation Across America
Better Pilot Decision- Transport Canada
Staying Current and Proficient as a Pilot- Transport Canada
Best Practices in General Aviation- Transport Canada
Looking for Safety Topics/videos? Excellent topics here by the National Agricultural Aviation Research and Education Foundation (NAAREF)
Ag Aviation Crop Yield Benefits- NAAA
TP 185- Aviation Letter- Transport Canada
Excellent reference for discovering if you are a smart pilot- SAAA
Information: Military Trainers are in our AG airspace too- 15 Wing Moose Jaw
“When did you last pee? Hydration management!” - Aviation Safety
Role and Responsibilites of the Aircraft Owner - COPA Flight
"Total time is a collection of experiences that may or may not apply to the flying you're doing today; time in type matters much more." - Airfacts Journal
Wire Strike Confessions: A Roundtable Discussion - Ag Aviation Magazine
Low Volume Aerial Applicators - Alan McKracken
If you have any material you would like to share with industry let us know, we would be happy to post it!
Pattern Testing Clinics
Our clinics were very well attended and much was learned. Our next clinic will be held May 8-14 2021 with Specialized Spray Systems in Yorkton.
Pilots, Planes & Prep 2020 & 2021- Covid cancel
Pilots, Planes & Prep 2019
This years event was a touch smaller, but still educational, none-the-less.
Take a look at our recap. Thank you to all who joined us for another week!
Pilots, Planes & Prep 2018
What a whirlwind of a week. Thank you to all our presenters, sponsors, and attendees. This event was a huge success! We'd like to share an email we received:
Hello, Allan and Cheryl:
All in all, a most valuable and educational time.
And excellent organization by Kaci all around, keeping us organized and on time.
Just a quick note of thanks and appreciation for the excellent sessions as part of the pilot prep week. Kevin Pierce provided a lot of important info and links to Thrush, Doug gave a superb workshop on risk management (one I think should be mandatory for all ag pilots), and Lubos provided a lot of critical info on the H80. Ed Gaffray was great to have there as well. And the hangar session as a follow up to the formal presentation at the hotel was greatly appreciated, and most instructive.
Many thanks indeed!
Welcoming (and helping) the new to the AG Air industry
And it was a success! Our Welcome to the Industry course held at CAAA 2019 went very well.
Thanks to Aaron Trudell and Tanner Denesowych for being the panelist of our panel discussion this year. It was such a success, the discussion ended up going 1 hour over the scheduled time!
Thank you to our past presenters:
2018- Doug Ingham and Kevin Mooney
2017 - Michael Rutledge
2016 - Kevin Pahl
2015 - Clayton Rempel
YAS Pilot: Andy Awareness
Meet Andy. He's on the Yorkton Aircraft Team to provide safety reminders in a fun and visual way.
He's a good guy, that Andy. During the season he posts on Facebook, Insta and Twitter and the YAS News Page.
Just another way we try to Keep You in the Air.