Olds-Didsbury Flying Association

COPA for Kids

Junior Aviators

COPA for Kids is an aviation program that is free to Kids. It brings together young people who are interested in the science of flight with licensed pilots where the pilots will provide you with an aviation informative introduction and then take you up for a flight. An introduction to this program can be found on the COPA for Kids website. If you are between the ages of 8 to 17 this program is open to you.

For The Parents

COPA for Kids aviation program provides a - Free of Charge - motivational aviation experience introducing young people to the science of flight. Kids between the ages of 8 and 17 are welcome to join us at the Olds-Didsbury aerodrome for a free first flight. This Brochure will give you some information about the program.

REGISTRATION is now CLOSED for 2021. Please watch for our program in 2022. It is usually held in June.

To help save some time please read through the brochure and complete the Flight Waiver and Registration form for EACH Junior Aviator accompanying you. You MUST have BOTH pages filled in for every participant.

Reference LINKS: www.copaforkids.org Thrill of Flight!

How To Find Us

The Olds-Didsbury aerodrome is registered and located at Latitude N51° 42' 39" Longitude W114° 06' 22" and its ICAO aerodrome identification is CEA3. It is located between the town of Olds and the town of Didsbury.

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COPA For Kids Flight Crew From Previous Flights

COPA for Kids Flight Crew


Pilots wanting to fly COPA for Kids with the Olds-Didsbury Flying Association please forward the following pilot and aircraft information to Ed Shaw.


  1. Vulnerable Sector Check - form for RCMP. Must not be expired at the time of the COPA flights.
  2. Pilot's License
  3. Pilot's Medical
  4. Insurance
  5. Current Annual From Log Book
  6. Copy from log book of 5 Take-Offs and Landings in previous 6 months
  7. Pilot's/COPA membership number