Meetings & Minutes
The regular COPA Flight 45 meetings are
scheduled for the second Wednesday of every month. The meetings are usually held
at the Goderich Airport Terminal building, and start promptly at 7:30 p.m.
Anyone interested in attending one of our
meetings is always welcome.
COPA FLIGHT 45
HELD AT GODERICH TERMINAL
ON WEDNESDAY APRIL 12, 2017
Quincy Bridge, Fred & Marilyn Bruinsma, Chris McCullough & Anne Rock, Pat
Pattison, Charles Riley, Jack Searson, Mike Scott & Arden Farrow, Dan Stringer,
Matt & Rikki Ueuckerman.
Guest Speaker- Dave Campbell Huron County EMS Coordinator
Co-Captain Dan welcomed everyone to the meeting.
Minutes moved by Fred Bruinsma and seconded by Pat Pattison that the minutes of
March 8, 2017 be accepted as printed. Carried.
FINANCES AND MEMBERSHIP
Bank Statement was on the agenda. The snowbirds are starting to arrive back
home. It is time for some cross country flying.
Captain Mike Scott introduced Dave Campbell, Huron County EMS Coordinator.
Dave listed the main weather events that happen around Southwestern Ontario.
Winter storms are significant events here Listen to media for
Ice storms are treacherous for driving and down lines,
Have survival kits and extra clothing, blankets, candles, food, water etc for
One lit candle gives enough warmth to prevent freezing.
Rain causes flooding in areas. Evacuate immediately if
required. Have a plan to stay somewhere.
Move chemicals to higher levels, disconnect electrical appliances, dont walk
through moving water as depth unknown.
Extreme heat is dangerous to elderly, disabled and youth
causing heat stroke, rash, cramps.
Drink water, eat lighter meals, go to basements or cooling centres. Check on
Stay inside if possible. Outside find shade wear light, loose fitting clothing,
sunscreen and hat.
Thunderstorms can cause damage and life. Avoid under bridges
and trees. Put pets inside.
Tornadoes to avoid collapse move to centre wall. Listen to news
for updates. Bring in outdoor furniture,etc. Mobile homes are huge targets for
Geoff Coulson Environment Canada Geoff.firstname.lastname@example.org
Workshop CANWARN- Blyth Training centre- Mon April 24- 7:00PM free
register with Glenda at email@example.com phone 226-523-9500 xt 200- weather spotter
food- 3 days for each person, manual can opener
water- 4 bottles per person per day
flashlight, radio, extra batteries
candles, matches, sanitzer
Important papers prescriptions, contact info, ID
extra keys, cash whistle
ziplock bag- keeps stuff dry
garbage bags, foil blanket
also pet food, baby items
extra shoes, clothing
board games, cards
5 STEPS TO ENSURE SAFETY AFTER PLANE CRASH
1. FIRST AID stop bleeding, stay warm
2. FIRE matches from first aid or survival kit, green brush for smoke signals
if not dangerous use fuel from aircraft
3. SHELTER create a shelter with branches or whatever available
4. SIGNALS smoke, fire, flashlight or mirror, cell phone
5. FOOD AND WATER- survival kit- need energy bars and water
EVENTS FOR 2017
Rust Remover CYHS Sun April 30 9:00 to noon
IPAT (Interprovincial Air Tour) June 1-4 Elmhurst, Morrisburg, Brockville,
COPA Convention Kelowna BC. June 23-24
Airventure, Oshkosh WI- July 24-30
IPM 2017 Sept 19-23
Wed May 10- Tour of Fanshawe College Aviation Program (former JAZZ hangar)
1:00 pm 1000 Air Ontario Dr. London N5V 3S4
Wed June 10 annual BBQ
Moved by Dan Stringer and seconded by Mike Scott that meeting is adjourned.