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Written on 10/07/2014, 02:00
breaking-news-categorisation-of-gliders-from-tca-to-ntca Hi to all,  Please see the letter HERE. A word of thanks goes to the NTCA team that did a tremendous amount of work with Kevin from Aero Club. Special thanks to Mark Howse and Ivan Hancock!   Kind regards   Dirk   Official announcement HERE
Written on 03/03/2014, 11:53
current-club-events  Club Events 2014     Gauteng Regionals from 27th April – 3rd May, with practice on the 26th April.    There are two 33rd FAI World Gliding Championships this year At Rayskala, Finland for the un-flapped and newly introduced 20m. multi-seat class from 22nd June – 6th July, and the flapped class...
Written on 13/11/2013, 11:53
qualifying-sailplane-grand-prix-for-south-africa6th Sailplane Grand Prix (SGP) Series   The International Gliding Commission (IGC) is pleased to announce the venues for the 6th Sailplane Grand Prix (SGP) series.  The seven venues for the Qualifying Grand Prix events, which will be held in 2014 and 2015, are...
Written on 10/10/2013, 02:00
2012-sa-nationals-3    Download the latest SA Soaring mag and EXCO newsletter HERE
Written on 02/08/2013, 11:53
sssa-survey-resultsTO:   ALL MEMBERS OF SSSA                                          31st  July 2013   OVERVIEW OF SSSA SURVEY 2013 The SSSA Exco has embarked on a scientific approach to establish the needs of our members and to further enhance and find methods to grow the sport of gliding in South Africa. The sample...

Administrative Matters

Written on 01/01/2014
TO ALL CLUB CHAIRMEN & CLUB CFIS   30th  January 2014     Dear all   FLIGHTS FOR VISITORS/FRIENDS/FAMILY MEMBERS & INDEMNITY   As a result of an email asking who exactly can and who cannot take up friends/family/visitors to your Gliding Club, it was decided to give you all an overview...
Written on 03/05/2013
SSSA FAQ LicensingAuthority to Fly (ATF). SSSA FAQ Q: Who is the Recreation Aviation Administration of South Africa (RAASA)? A: RAASA is the body designated by the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) to perform the issuing of recreational and glider pilots licenses and non-type certified...
Written on 22/11/2012
Administrative Matters - RAASA Forms. The Chairman issued a circular clarifying the requirements for applications where licenses or certificates will be issued by RAASA. The requirement that RAASA receive one signed form per application can be satisfied ny using the forms in the downloads...
Written on 22/11/2012
South African airspace file in .cub format. This file describes all the controlled, restricted and prohibited airspace where gliders may not operate.  It does not show general flying or other multi-user danger areas, except where these are designated “glider windows”.  It does not include areas such...


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