Aerospace Industries Association of Canada
The Aerospace Industries Association of Canada (AIAC) is a member-driven, not-for-profit, national organization that promotes and facilitates Canadian competitiveness in the global aerospace industry. AIAC provides aerospace experience and exposure for cadets by providing access to its AGM and will assist the League in developing a national data base of tours and speakers for squadron use.
Air Canada Pilots Association
Air Transat is Canada’s leading holiday travel airline. Every year, it carries some 3 million passengers to nearly 60 destinations in 25 countries aboard its fleet of Airbus wide-body jets. The company employs approximately 2,000 people. Air Transat is a business unit of Transat A.T. Inc., an integrated international tour operator with more than 60 destination countries and that distributes products in over 50 countries. On December 15, 2012 the Air Cadet League signed an LOA with Air Transat, which provides for a scholarship of $500.00 awarded to the most improved cadet attending the AATC - Aircraft Maintenance Course.
The Air Transport Association of Canada
Airline Pilots Association
The Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA) is the largest airline pilot union in the world and represents nearly 54,000 pilots at 36 U.S. and Canadian airlines. Founded in 1931, the Association is chartered by the AFL-CIO and the Canadian Labour Congress. ALPA funds an annual Power Pilot Scholarship. ALPA funds 4 annual Power Pilot Upgrade Scholarships
An MOU with CAE, a world leader in providing simulation and modeling technologies and integrated training solutions for the civil aviation industry and defense forces around the globe, was signed on January 30, 2008. In addition to contributing to the Air Cadet programme by providing 4 annual Power Pilot Upgrade Scholarships, CAE provides access for cadets to its training centres in Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver [tours and simulator time, see the procedure here], as well as career awareness materials and educational materials for distribution to squadrons.
Canadian Airports Council
The Canadian Airports Council (CAC), formed in 1992, is the voice for Canada's airports and its 47 members represent more than 200 Canadian airports, including all of the National Airports System (NAS) airports and most passenger service airports in every province and territory. CAC provides, in addition to two $500.00 annual scholarships for cadets attending the Airport Operation summer training course and other incentives, aviation experience and exposure for cadets by providing access to its AGM and will also assist the League in developing a national database of tours and speakers for squadron use.
Canadian Business Aviation Association
Canadian Business Aviation Association (CBAA), which represents the interests of the Canadian business aviation industry provides, in addition to 1 annual Power Pilot Upgrade Scholarship, career awareness materials and educational materials for distribution to squadrons, as well as opportunities for selected cadets to attend CBAA training seminars and other events.
Canadian Council for Aviation & Aerospace
Canadian Owners and Pilots Association (COPA)
The Canadian Owners and Pilots Association (COPA) is a member-driven, not-for-profit national Association whose mission it is to protect Personal Aviation and promote it as a valued, integral and sustainable part of the Canadian Community. On August 8, 2011, the League signed a LOA with COPA, which provides benefits and incentives not only for currently enrolled cadets but also for those who will graduate from the programme. These include complementary subscriptions to COPA Flight newspaper, access for selected cadets to its AGM and COPA Flight meetings, and the provision of guest speakers and safety information.
Canadian Space Agency
Established in March 1989, the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) was created through an Act of Parliament, proclaimed in December 1990. The CSA is committed to leading the development and application of space knowledge for the benefit of Canadians.
Civil Air Search and Rescue Association
The Civil Air Search and Rescue Association, or CASARA, is a Canada-wide volunteer aviation association dedicated to the promotion of Aviation Safety, and to the provision of air search support services to the National Search and Rescue Program. Membership is open to aircraft owners and pilots, as well as to those who wish to receive training as spotters and navigators. Members receive training in fields such as aviation safety, meteorology, survival awareness search techniques and procedures. CASARA provides an annual continuation flying award to the cadet selected from the applications submitted by each League Provincial Committee.
Hamilton was founded in 1892 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA. Their watches have been timing the skies since 1919, when the pioneering pilots of the era put their trust in the precision of its watches and navigation instruments. In addition to keeping the first American airmail service on track, Hamilton became the official watch of TWA, Eastern, United and Northwest Airlines, in the 1930s. Today, each watch features the unrivalled precision of the latest Swiss movements and technologies. In Canada, Hamilton is proud to be the Timekeeping Sponsor of the COPA (Canadian Owners and Pilots Association), the Webster Trophy Competition, the DCAM (David Charles Abramson Memorial), and now the Air Cadet League of Canada. The League's LOA with Hamilton Watches, a division of the Swatch Group, the largest watch manufacturer and distributor in the world, provides for two pilot watches to be awarded annually to the top Power Pilot Scholarship (PPS) cadet, and the top Glider Pilot Scholarship (GPS) cadet.
Jazz Aviation LP
Jazz’s vision is to be the industry leader in regional airline services, and whereas Jazz is the only airline serving 10 provinces and 2 territories, and as an integral part of Air Canada’s strategy and North American market presence, Jazz provides service to and from many smaller communities in Canada and the United States under the brand name Air Canada Express. Jazz provides one annual Power Familiarization Pilot Upgrade Scholarship; facilitates the provision of guest speakers as a means to educate and enhance awareness of career opportunities for cadets and Air Cadet League members; provides career awareness materials and educational materials to the Air Cadet League for distribution to squadrons; and encourages its employees to support their local Air Cadet squadron through the provision of appropriate human, financial and physical resources.
NAV CANADA, the country's civil air navigation services provider, is a private sector, non-share capital corporation financed through publicly-traded debt. With operations coast to coast to coast, NAV CANADA provides air traffic control, flight information, weather briefings, aeronautical information services, airport advisory services and electronic aids to navigation. In addition to two annual scholarships for the AATC Airport Operations cadet summer course, the MOU with NAV Canada provides for tours of its facilities, provision of guest speakers and career awareness and educational materials for distribution to squadrons
For more than 60 years the name Sennheiser has stood for the highest quality products and customised solutions across all areas of sound recording, transmission and reproduction, and is one of the world’s leading providers of integrated solutions for electro-acoustic products, systems and services. Sennheiser has also produced and serviced the finest ANR equipped headsets for commercial and general aviation for 14 years. Sennheiser provides pilot headsets to the cadet recipients of the Power Pilot Scholarships, as well as providing its hearing safety materials to the League for distribution to squadrons. Sennheiser provides 2 annual $2500 Squadron Band Music Awards including headsets for the cadet musicians and also provides headsets for the annual National Effective Speaking Competition finalists.
Webster Memorial Trophy Competition
The Air Cadet League of Canada is a proud supporter of the Webster Memorial Trophy Competition, the winner of which is declared the "Top Amateur Pilot in Canada." "Webster" waives its entry fees for qualified cadet competitors.
WestJet is a proud supporter of the Air Cadets and the Air Cadet League of Canada, but more specifically they sponsor the Effective Speaking Competition. Every year WestJet provides flight for one cadet and one parent or escort per Provincial Committee to the League's National Effective Speaking Competition.
WestJet Pilots' Association
The WestJet Pilots' Association is the recognized representation for WestJet pilots working to enhance and enrich the lives and professional interests of their pilots through open and honest communication with the leadership team. The WestJet Pilots' Association provide a Continuation Pilot Training Award annually to one of the top graduates of the pilot training program.