In Memoriam Pierre-Laurent Samson

The Air Transport Association of Canada acknowledges with gratitude the life and work of Pierre-Laurent Samson, who passed away peacefully on November 8, 2019. Pierre demonstrated his love of flying and his dedication to Canadian aviation over decades of involvement with flight training, both in industry and at Transport Canada, right up to the end of his life. His leadership, competence, and the personal touch he brought to his work will be missed by all who knew him. Pierre was a model of responsive collaboration between industry and the regulator, and he leaves an impressive legacy of accomplishment over his lifetime.