Welcome to the website of the Spartanburg Pilot Association

Spartanburg Pilot Association events on the horizon


Ashboro NC (HBI) Aviation Hall of Fame museum fly in

POSTPONED - TO SEPTEMBER

 

 

Please join us to in flying over to Asheboro NC to the North Carolina Aviation Museum & Hall Of Fame. We will be joined by the Western North Carolina Pilots Association.

 

We all plan to meet at the museum at around noon and have lunch together around 12.30 pm. After lunch we can spend 1-2 hours at the museum before heading home.

 

This will be a great opportunity to meet other fellow pilots and spend a day at this wonderful museum which has so much to see!

 

 

 

We will continue our Instrument Ground School class on Thursday August 25th 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 - Completed

Week 2. Attitude Instrument Flying and Aerodynamics -Completed

Week 3. Navigation Systems - Completed

Week 4. Federal Aviation Regulations - Completed

Week  5. Airports, Air Traffic Control, and Airspace - Completed

Week 6. IFR En Route - Completed

Week 7. Holding and Instrument Approaches

Week 8. Aeromedical Factors

Week  9. Aviation Weather

Week 10 Aviation Weather Services

 Week  11. IFR Flights

Aviation Week in Columbia, SC 

Aug 22nd – Aug 26 all-day

 Triple Tree FLY-IN Sept, 7 - 11, 2016

For those who would like to sign up to help as a volunteer for the TTA fly in, please go to this web link and indicate your interest in where you would like to help. The folks at TTA will then contact you with the details in training and where you are needed.

http://www.tripletreeaerodrome.com/volunteer-sign-up.php

 

 

September SPA Meeting @KSPA Flying Tigers

Sep 12th @6.00 pm

The source for safe, professional skydiving instruction in Upstate South Carolina

Breakfast Club – Laurens, SC

Sep 18th @ 9:00 am

 

 

It's a home cooked southern breakfast, great fellowship and flying! Every other Sunday since 1938, pilots & aviation enthusiasts in and near South Carolina have met for breakfast.

 

Fly in or drive to the airport, belly up and talk aircraft, aviation, or anything else, to your hearts content! Pilot or non-pilot, everyone Welcome!

 

Alpha 53 Café 25 years anniversary – KFQD

October 8th 11.00 am -2.00 pm

October SPA Meeting Heaven's Landing - Clayton, GA -Family Weekend

October 15th - 16th

Ground School Private Written Knowledge Test

 KSPA - Bottom conference room

October 29th @8.30 - 11.00 am

 

 

 

Airplanes and Aerodynamics  

Airplane Instruments, Engines, and Systems

Airports, Air Traffic Control, and Airspace

Federal Aviation Regulations

Airplane Performance and Weight and Balance

Aeromedical Factors and Aeronautical Decision Making (ADM)

Aviation Weather

Aviation Weather Services

Navigation: Charts and Publications

Navigation Systems

Cross-Country Flight Planning

 

 

 

Saturday November 12th 11.30 am at Spartanburg Airport.

 

The Spartanburg Pilots Association & the Carolina Soaring Association will be hosting a Veterans Appreciation Day cook-out & rides. We are looking for volunteers to help for the day with cooking and piloting the rides.

Please let Linda know if you are interested in helping our veterans.

 

 

November SPA Meeting American Legion Spartanburg – Ed Hall

Nov 14th 6.00 pm

Breakfast Club – Winnsboro, SC

Nov 27th @ 9:00 am

 

 

It's a home cooked southern breakfast, great fellowship and flying! Every other Sunday since 1938, pilots & aviation enthusiasts in and near South Carolina have met for breakfast.

 

Fly in or drive to the airport, belly up and talk aircraft, aviation, or anything else, to your hearts content! Pilot or non-pilot, everyone Welcome!

 

Breakfast Club – Spartanburg, SC

Dec 11th @ 9:00 am

 

 

It's a home cooked southern breakfast, great fellowship and flying! Every other Sunday since 1938, pilots & aviation enthusiasts in and near South Carolina have met for breakfast.

 

Fly in or drive to the airport, belly up and talk aircraft, aviation, or anything else, to your hearts content! Pilot or non-pilot, everyone Welcome!

 

Spartanburg Pilots Association Christmas Party - Wades

Dec 12th @ 6.00 pm

SPA Events TBD

 

 

Poker Run – KSPA-KEHO-KGRD-KFWD

 

 

 

Compass Rose to be painted – KSPA

 

 

 

FOD Walk Q3 & Q4 - KSPA

 

WELCOME HOME!
WELCOME HOME!