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The Spartanburg Pilots Association will be offering Private Pilot Ground School classes. Next Class Saturday May7th @8.30 am


The course is focused on taking the FAA Private Knowledge Test, which is a requirement for your Private Pilot Certificate.

This class is for all SPA Pilot/Student members who are working on their Private Pilot Certificate or as a refresher.


Airplanes and Aerodynamics (Complete)

Airplane Instruments, Engines, and Systems (Complete)

Airports, Air Traffic Control, and Airspace (Complete)

Federal Aviation Regulations (Complete)

Airplane Performance and Weight and Balance (Complete)

Aviation Weather (Complete)

Aviation Weather Services (Complete)

Aeromedical Factors and (ADM) (Complete)

Navigation: Charts and Publications (Complete)

Cross-Country Flight Planning


Materials required will be the Gleim 2015-16 Private Pilot FAA Knowledge Test book which is available at the class, pencil & note pad.


AOPA Fly-in Saturday May 21st  Michael J. Smith Field (MRH) in Beaufort, North Carolina.

Features for 2016 fly-ins include:
Barnstormers Party on Friday night with food and entertainment
Free on-field camping at all four 2016 fly-in locations
Traditional pancake breakfast cooked and served by local pilots and volunteers
Lunch with a variety of offerings available from gourmet food trucks and local restaurants
Dozens of aircraft displays and exhibitors
New seminars, speakers, and a Pilot Town Hall with AOPA President Mark Baker
Free AOPA Rusty Pilots seminar



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



Our August 8th meeting will be at Triple Tree, so plan to fly over for a great meal and an update on the Triple Tree activities.


We plan to have the folks at Triple Tree gives us an update on the general General Aviation fly in on September 7th thru 11th 2016