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COPA Member Trips and ExperiencesThis section includes stories and photos of special trips that various members have recently undertaken.
COPA Flight 176 - Stories
Fort ChipewyanJanuary 2012Dion Beierclick through to get the whole story and all the photos.
Mike and his ShinnMay 2012Mike BellamyMike is currently in Ontario on a helicopter fire contract. Click through to learn more about Mike’s aviation path and his Shinn.
Lost Prairie BoogieAugust 2012Alan LoehrHere is a link to a video made by Wayne Anderson of Rollins, Montanafrom photos taken last weekend on a short flight in my Cherokee 160from Kalispell, Montana to the Lost Prairie sky diving boogie.
Early Lessons Flying in the YukonMay 2012Mike BellamyClick through to read about Mike’s adventures in the Yukon.
The last night of the year2012Mike BellamyMike shares this extract from his logbook about an aviator in Whitehorse closing out a year as only an aviator can. Click through to read.
Radial or Jet EngineApr 2013contributed by Mike BellamyClick through to read a hilarious account of the clear advantages of flying a radial engine tail dragger vs flying a jet.
The Pleasure of FlightI resolve to myself, to do this kind of flight -- just for me -- more often. It's not gotten old. 40 minutesairtime -- I feel renewed.The sheer pleasure of flight. Click to read the whole article.
A Visit with the GodsNov 2015Gary SorgeAll too soon it was time to leave the "realm of the gods" and return back to earth in a peaceful and reflective transit to Hana airport. Oh how I envy those Hawaiian Gods!. Click to read the whole article.View Gary’s Photos in the Gallery
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