Following feedback from operators and a full review by Transport Canada the ATAC SMS Toolkit has been revised and expanded to include increased information on Quality Assurance and the 96 criteria that Transport Canada examines when reviewing an operator for approval of his safety management system.
We have also updated the workflows to reflect changes based both on proposed regulations and lessons learned in the field.
In a February Trade Mission to China, Member companies supported by ATAC Vice President of Commercial General Aviation met with numerous Chinese general aviation (GA) companies with the assistance of Trade Commissioners in Singapore, Hong Kong and 3 cities in mainland China. The main topic of discussions centered on the opportunity for Canadian flight training companies to train professional pilots for the exploding Chinese GA market.
A service celebrating the life of Harvey Friesen will be held on Thursday, February 27th, 2014 at 11:00 followed by an open house until 14:00 at the Edwin Switzer Memorial Royal Canadian Legion (upper and lower Legion) in Sioux Lookout, Ontario.
In lieu of flowers, donation can be made to the Meno-Ya-Win Health Centre or charity of your choice. Online condolences can be emailed to
For more information please see the Sioux Lookout Bulletin.
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