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We will continue our Instrument Ground School class on Thursday August 4th 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

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

Breakfast Club – Anderson, SC

Sunday Aug 7th @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!

 

 

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

 

Surprise, Surprise. WINGS Seminar  Saturday August 13th 8.30 am. Bottom Conference room KSPA FBO

This presentation discusses the safety risk elements of owner/operator maintenance, managing distractions, engine emergency procedures and training, and the startle response to emergencies. Factors that contribute to Loss of Control accidents include; pilot proficiency, Aeronautical Decision Making (ADM}, inadequate hazard identification and risk assessment, hazardous operational environment and human factors.

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

 

 

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 Knowleage Test

 KSPA - Bottom conference room

October 29th thur   @8.30 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

 

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