DALE NIELSEN, CLASS 1 FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR AT CHINOOK HELICOPTERS FIXED WING DIVISION, ABBOTSFORD, BC
Dale’s career has spanned over fifty years, amassing over 19,000 plus hours.
His experience & accomplishments include an Air force career, Commercial
Operations, a Person Responsible for Maintenance,
Charter Flying (Lear Jet, Medivac) line flying with 703, 704, & 705 Operators & Flight Instruction.
He wrote flight safety columns for many years that were published in the COPA monthly newspaper & a complete line of training manuals that were also published.
This has endowed him with wide-ranging experiences and skills.
A great mentor to our next generation of Pilots.
A quote from this year’s recipient:
The following is an excerpt from his acceptance speech:
“It is a great honour to be selected for the DCAM Award. I commend Mrs. Abramson & her selection committee for their continued promotion of flight safety. Over the years, I have noticed a continual improvement in flight safety, especially in the attitude of companies and their executives.” Dale Nielsen