RT @rvssca: We plan to rig gliders and checkout pilots next weekend. Instruction may begin on Sunday. Watch this space for updates. GS stud…
For those members who were unable to attend the 2017 AGM, a digital version of the 2017 SAC AGM Reports has been uploaded to the website. This document includes the 2017 AGM Minutes, SAC Board of Director Reports (President, Pacific Zone, Alberta Zone, Prairie Zone, Southern Ontario Zone, Eastern Ontario Zone, and East Zone), SAC Treasurer Reports, and 2016 Committee Reports (Airspace, FAI Badges, Flight Training and Safety, Free Flight, Insurance, Records, Sporting, Safety, Technical, and Website).
You can download the report here.
The 2017 SAC - ACVV AGM will be held on Saturday March 18 from 9am - 5pm at Humber College North Campus.
Additional details are as follows:
- parking on location will be free of charge
- a catered lunch will be available for $20 (youth members can eat free of charge)
- full address is
205 Humber College Boulevard
Photos provided by Maria Szemplinska.
From July 24 to 31, 2016, the first-ever FAI Sailplane Grandprix USA was held in Ionia, Michigan. In total, 16 pilots competed, including 5 Canadians (Jerzy Szemplinski, Sergei Morozov, Krzysztof Wiercioch, Nick Bonniere, and Emmanuel Cadieux). You can read more about all the pilots here.
The 4th Edition of Bernard Eckey’s book “Advanced Soaring Made Easy” is now available for order. This book was edited by Tony Burton. Priced at $75 (plus $17 shipping), you can place an order by contacting Tony directly (t-burton[at]telus[dot]net). To save on shipping costs, those in the Ottawa area can contact George Domaradzki, and those in the Toronto area can contact Dave Springford directly to place an order for the book. Click here for more details.
The Edmonton Soaring Club will be hosting a Junior Gliding Camp from August 22-28. The camp is open to licensed glider pilots aged 16-25. More information can be found on the SAC Calendar, with full details here or on Facebook. You can download the registration form here.