Hawkesbury Promo

 

 

To advertise on this site, contact NPereira via the website messaging sytem or by phone 819-665-4844


Web Links

To Add more links here, send a private message to nprereira

Student References
Avinca Ground School Ltd
TC Aeronautical Inf. Manual (TC AIM)
Can. Aviation Regul. (CARs)
Study and Reference Guide - TP12880E
Restricted Operator Cert Study Guide
TC Flight Test Guides
Robyns PSTAR Guide
PSTAR exam site
Learn to fly a pilot's vlog


Ultralight References
Ultralight reference site
UPAC Ultralight Pilots Assoc.
UPAC Classifieds


General
OurAirports airport refence site
Franktown Weather Radar
Controller (Aircraft for Sale)
NavCan Wx
OttawaPilots.ca Poster PDF Print and post
SkyVector North American Charts


Navigation Aid
CAC Airport Charts

Rockcliffe Related
RFC HomePage
RFC Club Policies


OFC Related

OFC Main Site
OFC Booking Page


Send a Private message to npereira if you would like to see specific links to OFC.

UserBox

Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
 
 
 
Forgot your password?

Author Topic: Nav Canada  (Read 840 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline hans

  • Full Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 206
  • Gender: Male
Nav Canada
« on: March 28, 2018, 10:10:29 AM »
I just received a bill for $ 71.64 from Nav Canada for " SERVICES PROVIDED OR MADE AVAILABLE" by them.
I use a GPS for my flights and do not use ADF, DME, Glide Slope or VOR services and am happy to do my flights without Nav Canada. I fly about 12 to 15 hours a year which means adding $5 to $6 per hour to the cost of flying. The USA is debating the privatization of flight services and I sent them a picture of the Canadian system to show where this could lead them.
I will contact COPA to see if there could be an exemption for small private aircraft or a reduction in fees.

Offline npereira

  • In the air, or in the sea, but I hate being in between.
  • Administrator
  • Sr. Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 398
  • Gender: Male
    • My only home !
Re: Nav Canada
« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2018, 11:43:01 AM »
Hi Hans,

but what does " SERVICES PROVIDED OR MADE AVAILABLE" actually mean?
Better to live a dream, than die dreaming.

C-IMMP (aka Sea Imp) 2008 Challenger II 582.
Powered Paraglider C-IJHT  Polini Thor130.
Private Pilot PPL.

Offline hans

  • Full Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 206
  • Gender: Male
Re: Nav Canada
« Reply #2 on: March 29, 2018, 11:21:02 AM »
I suppose the fact that they supply services to airlines they assume that GA needs the identical services. I think that those who fly IFR would be in that category, but the majority of VFR fliers can do nicely without NAV Canada and should not have to pay any fees as was the case before we had NAV Canada heaped upon us. Government has become the monster on Canadians' backs, extracting more and more of hard earned dollars for dubious purposes.

Offline David Megginson

  • Full Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 159
  • Gender: Male
    • OurAirports
Re: Nav Canada
« Reply #3 on: April 09, 2018, 04:33:40 PM »
Since I'm based under Ottawa Terminal airspace and fly IFR a lot, I'm a heavy user of Nav Canada's services—way more than $75/year worth—so you must be helping to pay for me, too, Hans. Thanks! :)

Offline jfdoyon

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 906
  • Gender: Male
Re: Nav Canada
« Reply #4 on: May 06, 2018, 08:05:22 PM »
Hans: you don't even use AWWS?

Offline Nicolas

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 659
  • Gender: Male
    • BVQ's website
Re: Nav Canada
« Reply #5 on: May 29, 2018, 01:29:56 AM »
Or talk to them on the radio? ;)

Given all the costs associated with flying..  75 bucks a year is peanuts IMO.

IMO you own a plane you pay. It would be impossible to opt out and have NavCan provide or decline any type of services based on if you paid or not.
Nicolas Roome
C-FBVQ 1970 American Aviation Yankee

 

Members Online

21 Guests, 0 Users

Live ATC

Ottawa CYOW
Toronto CYYZ
Montreal CYUL
you require Flash in order to listen to theses streams. Send PM to npereira to have any Aerodrome added.

OttawaPilot Staff

Administrator:
npereira,

Moderators: uberchuckie,

Recent Members

Zack
doogs
tony24kobe
tylerblack1201
FlyingOtters
Kibble
RCAF36
Floater
MountainCityAvation
acel
Powered by EzPortal