James Pouget is Top Amateur Pilot in Canada – 2010
Congratulations James Pouget!
James Pouget wins the prestigious Webster Memorial Trophy for 2010.
James Pouget flies out of the Durham Flight Centre in Oshawa, Ontario, and he trained at Centennial College. James joins the ranks of being named the Top Amateur Pilot in Canada and winner of the Canada wide Webster Memorial Trophy Competition.
Eastern Ontario Region
The 2010 Webster winner, James Pouget, represents the Eastern Ontario Region, flying out of Oshawa, Ontario. The 2nd place, runner-up is Cameron MacLean of British Columbia, representing the Coastal Pacific region of Canada. Interestingly, the 2009 winner and runner-up were also represented by the same two regions of Canada with Eastern Ontario Region placing first, and the Coastal Pacific region coming in a close second.
James Pouget and Cameron MacLean
Congratulations to James Pouget and Cameron MacLean for their demonstrated skill and professionalism as the top two Amateur pilots (First and Second place winners) across Canada.
As winner of the competition, James will receive respect and recognition as Canada’s Top Amateur Pilot. In addition, James’ award will include:
- Bronze Medallion depicting the Webster Trophy
- Two Tickets anywhere on the Air Canada system
- Top of the Line HME 460 Series Head-Set from Sennheiser Canada
- Professional Development Day with the Canadian Forces Elite Aerobatic Team – the Snowbirds
- $1,000 Cheque from the Air Canada Pilot’s Association
- Framed Print of John C. Webster in his Curtiss Rambler. The print is signed by Canadian artist Robert Bradford
- Certificate of Congratulations Award from the Air Transport Association of Canada
- $1,800 X-Wind Watch from Hamilton Watches
In addition, as the 2010 winner, James’ name will be engraved on the Webster Trophy that is kept on permanent display at the Canadian Aviation Museum.
Durham Flight Centre
Congratulations to the Durham Flight Centre of Oshawa, Ontario. James Pouget flew out of the Durham Flight Centre, and the training centre must be especially proud of James representing them in the Competition.
Durham Flight Centre is one of Southern Ontario’s newest Flight Schools. This modern flight training centre provides complete flight training to guide the student pilot through the many phases of professional or recreational pilot training. DFC has a great training facility, and provides advanced professional instruction utilizing a diverse fleet of well maintained aircraft.
DFC is located at the new Enterprise Air Hanger on the North Field of the Oshawa Airport.
James Pouget trained at Centennial College, and they offer a fantastic Professional Pilot Training Program.
12 Month Program
Centennial College offers a 12 Month Professional Pilot Training Program. The student receives 330 ground school hours and 200 flight hours totalling 530 hours of instruction during the 12 month program.
The Centennial College Professional Pilot Training Program has three phases:
- Private Pilot
- Commercial Pilot
- Multi Engine IFR Rating
Congratulations again to James Pouget, Durham Flight Centre and Centennial College.
Webster Memorial Trophy Competition Supporters
LearnToFly.ca is a proud and enthusiastic supporter of the Webster Memorial Trophy Competition.
- Aerographics Creative Services
- Air Cadet League of Canada
- Air Canada Pilots Association
- Airline Pilots Association
- Air Transport Association Of Canada
- Association Québécoise du Transport Aérien
- Aviation World – Toronto
- Canada Aviation Museum
- Canadian Forces Snowbirds
- Canadian Owners and Pilots Association (COPA)
- Flightline Training Services
- Hamilton Watches
- On Line Single-Pilot Resource Management
- Marcel Keays
- Plein Vol
- SAAB – Virginia
- Sennheiser – Canada
- Transport Canada
- Vintage Wings
Amateur Pilots can earn tremendous recognition, and compete for the honour of being Canada’s Top Amateur Pilot.
New Pilots and Seasoned Pilots
The competition is not just for new pilots. Amateur Pilots of all ages and levels of experience are encouraged to apply and join this great competition. If you have been flying for years, it is a great way to refresh your skills and demonstrate your continued expertise in Aviation.
Applicants will enjoy the challenge of the competition, meet new friends, improve their Piloting skills and broaden their experience.
For more details, continue reading about the Webster Memorial Trophy Competition.
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