2013 – Recipient

The eleventh recipient of the annual DCAM Flight Instructor Safety Award for the year 2013 was:

CHRIS WALSH, of MONCTON FLIGHT COLLEGE

Chris made a significant contribution to the development and management of Moncton Flight College’s Approved Training Organization and the subsequent launch of the Multi-Crew Pilot License MPL.  Both of these are a first in Canada. 

He consistently demonstrates high levels of professionalism, commitment and acute understanding of the complexities of operating a flight training unit in a safe and productive environment.

 Chris Walsh: “As we move forward with the promoting of safety in our industry, this Award allows for the education of safety through acknowledgement. This Award, which memorializes David’s efforts on that fateful day are ever apparent. My nomination for this Award acknowledges a career of promoting a safety culture, an acknowledgement I truly appreciate.”

L to R. Patrick Coulter, Centre Manager, FlightSafety International, Toronto; Chris Walsh, recipient, Director of Flt. Training & Mngr. of Safety & Quality, Moncton Flight College, Jane Abramson Co-founder. (photo: courtesy Mike Doiron)

L to R. Wayne Gouveia, ATAC, VP Commercial General Aviation, VP Prairie & Northern, Chris Walsh, recipient; Orville Hewitt, Chief Flight Instructor, Cooking Lake Aviation Academy, AB, winner of the DCAM ‘Legacy Award.’ (photo: courtesy Mike Doiron)

L to R. Thomas Sandrin, Brand Manager, Hamilton Watches; Orville Hewitt, Chief Flight Instructor, Cooking Lake Aviation Academy, AB, winner of the DCAM ‘Legacy Award.’ (photo: courtesy Mike Doiron)

Jane Abramson (left) presents the cheque from our Sponsor, Essential Turbines to 2014 recipient Chris Walsh (right).

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