Welcome to the website of the Spartanburg Pilot Association
Spartanburg Pilot Association events on the horizon
FAAST Team Wings Program Overview – KSPA
Saturday July 9th @8.30 am
Please join us in the bottom conference room.
Improve the Nation’s aviation accident rate by conveying safety principles and practices through training, outreach, and education; while establishing partnerships and encouraging the continual growth of a positive safety culture within the aviation community.
South Carolina Breakfast Club comes to Triple Tree on Sunday July 10th.
Always a great turn out and a wonderful breakfast to be served.
Get there early to watch many planes arrive in this beautiful Aerodrome.
Our July 11th meeting will be with Van Fleet Aviation.
Ed Vess will be on the grill for burgers and hot dogs......
Susan Van Fleet, owner and operator of Van Fleet Aviation is a licensed Commercial Pilot, Flight Instructor, Instrument and Multi Engine Instructor. Susan is also a Commercial Glider Pilot, Single Engine Sea Pilot and Airline Transport Pilot and has been flight instructing since 1986
We will begin our next round of Instrument Ground School classes on Thursday July 14th at 6.30 pm to 9.00 pm.
This class will be focused on the FAA Instrument Written Knowledge Test. We will be using the 2015-16 Gleim Instrument Pilot FAA Knowledge Test book.
This class is only available to members of the SPA
Updates and details to follow on this website.
Week 1. Airplane Instruments
Week 2. Attitude Instrument Flying and Aerodynamics
Week 3. Navigation Systems
Week 4. Federal Aviation Regulations
Week 5. Airports, Air Traffic Control, and Airspace
Week 6. Holding and Instrument Approaches
Week 7. Aeromedical Factors
Week 8. Aviation Weather
Week 9 Aviation Weather Services
Week 10. IFR En Route
Week 11. IFR Flights
New Members Meeting Lunch – KSPA
July 16th @11.30 am – 1.30 pm
Please join us in welcoming the new members to our association with a great lunch!
Breakfast Club – Anderson, SC
Aug 7th @9:00 am
Ashboro NC (HBI) Aviation Hall of Fame museum fly in
August 20th 10.00 am
Aviation Week in Columbia, SC
Aug 22nd – Aug 26 all-day
September SPA Meeting KAND/SPA – Flying Tigers
Sep 12th @6.00 pm
Breakfast Club – Laurens, SC
Sep 18th @ 9:00 am
Alpha 53 Café 25 years anniversary – KFQD
October 8th 11.00 -2.00 pm
October SPA Meeting Heaven's Landing - Clayton, GA -Family Weekend
October 15th - 16th
Ground School Private starts 12 Weeks– KSPA
October 29th 15th @8.30 am
November SPA Meeting American Legion Spartanburg – Ed Hall
Nov 14th 6.00 pm
Breakfast Club – Winnsboro, SC
Nov 27th @ 9:00 am
Breakfast Club – Spartanburg, SC
Dec 11th @ 9:00 am
Spartanburg Pilots Association Christmas Party - Wades
Dec 12th @ 6.00 pm
SPA Events TBD
Veteran flights – Gliders & Power SC00 or KSPA
Jeff Campbell & Stewart Jackson
Poker Run – KSPA-KEHO-KGRD-KFWD
Compass Rose to be painted – KSPA
FOD Walk Q3 & Q4 - KSPA