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Competition Rules Committee Election and Opinon Poll Starts

All USA Competition Pilots,

The annual pilot poll and Rules Committee election is now open.  Please take the few minutes to get your two cents in. If you have flown in a USA contest in the last 3 seasons you are eligible to vote. If you are unable to access the survey please contact me so we can get it fixed ASAP.

The election this year has two candidates: incumbent John Cochrane and former RC member/chair Hank Nixon.

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Summary of Sporting Code 3 Annex C Changes

Summary of Sporting Code 3 & Annex C Changes
(Concerning Badges) as of October 2015
This document is intended to highlight the changes concerning Badges that are effective as of 1st October 2015 in the Sporting Code Section 3 (Gliding) together with Annex C. It is not intended to be a word-by-word comparison, rather an overview how the changes affects pilots, analysts and Approvals for FRs & PRs.

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Soaring recently received a nice plug in an article written for National Aviation Day. For the complete article, go here: http://www.cnn.com/2015/08/17/travel/national-aviation-day-feat/index.html


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The SSA has submitted a response to the FAA concerning the Advance Notice of Proposed Rule Making. Information about the SSA's position on this, along with the letter, can be found here.

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Soaring In The News


For those who have experienced the thrill of motorless flight from the recent airing of CloudStreet: Soaring the American West, we are here to further your excitement and help you begin a new journey. 

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