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FAA Rebate Program for General Aviation Aircraft Owners Who Equip with Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) to begin 9-19-16

 

More information about equipping and the rebate program is available on the following websites:
http://www.faa.gov/go/rebate
http://www.faa.gov/nextgen/equipadsb/

 

Spartanburg Pilot Association events on the horizon

WINGS Seminar Saturday September 24th @8.30 am KSPA FBO

Understanding impairment risk.

...42% of pilots in fatal crashes had some sort of drug/medications in their systems during the flight. Some of these medications carry very specific warnings not to perform task requiring alertness.  Combinations of prescriptions and OTC medications can be particularly dangerous.

A special invitation to ALL AME's and Doctors in the area to  attend


Alpha 53 Café 25 years anniversary – KFQD

October 8th 11.00 am -2.00 pm

The Home of the $100 Hamburger! The South's Favorite Fly-In Eatery

SPA Meeting for Monday October 10th @ 6.00 pm at Fuddruckers 1509 John B White Sr Blvd Spartanburg.

Please join us for our monthly meeting with Eddie Ide presenting the story of the Berlin blockade and airlift. The international crisis that arose from an attempt by the Soviet Union, in 1948–49, to force the Western Allied powers (the United States to abandon  West Berlin

Big Splash Seaplane Fly In Lake Hickory NC

Saturday Oct 15, 2016

The Big Splash Seaplane Fly In on Lake Hickory NC Oct 15 will start with a Pancake Breakfast at 7:30 at the Wittenberg Access. Pilots and passengers landing at the  Hickory Airport (KHKY) may take the free shuttle to and from the Wittenberg Access for the breakfast and viewing the seaplanes land and take off.

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

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

Saturday November 19th

More details to follow

 

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!

 

 

 

Breakfast Club – Winnsboro, SC

Sunday 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

Sunday 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

Monday 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

 

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