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       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

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 Aviation fly in on September 7th thru 11th 2016


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








Compass Rose to be painted – KSPA




FOD Walk Q3 & Q4 - KSPA