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On This Day in History Female-Powered Flight Took Off
Thirty years ago, on 21 January 1987, American triathlete Lois McCallin set three women's world records for human-powered flight – and they still stand today.
Stepping out onto a dried-up lakebed at Edwards Air Force Base in California at 8.30am on Wednesday 21 January 1987, 29-year-old Lois McCallin was about to make history.More ...
Posted: 1/18/2017 By: General News
FAA Withdraws Transponder ANPRM
The FAA has withdrawn ANPRM FAA-2015-2147 which would have required that gliders operating above 10,000 MSL have an operating transponder. Glider operations below 10,000 MSL would not have been impacted even if this rule had passed. More ...
Posted: 12/28/2016 By: Government Liaison Committee
SSA Chapter Guide
Revised SSA Chapter GuideMore ...
Posted: 12/7/2016 By: Clubs and Chapters Committee
FAA develops procedures to allow Student Pilot solo on their eligibility birthday
Notice Number: NOTC6635
Posted: 8/4/2016 By: Government Liaison Committee
FAA Simplifies ADSB installations
The FAA recently issued a new policy regarding ADSB installations. The policy is located here: More ...
Posted: 5/18/2016 By: Government Liaison Committee
SSA Hangar Flying Newsletter April 2016
The SSA Hangar Flying Newsletter has been e-mailed to chapter contacts as listed with the SSA. If you're an officer of an SSA Club or Chapter and did not receive a copy, they are available online.
Posted: 4/17/2016 By: Clubs and Chapters Committee
SSA Youth and Junior News April 2016
The SSA Youth and Junior Newsletter for April 2016 has been e-mailed. Not all youth and juniors have an e-mail listed with the SSA. PDF copies are available online.
Posted: 4/17/2016 By: Youth Committee
L 23 Super Blanik Gliders - Global AMOC Issued - FAA AD 2010-15-05
Dear Stephen, More ...
Posted: 6/30/2015 By: Government Liaison Committee
AMOC to Grob AD-2012-10-11
From the FAA on AD-2012-10-11: More ...
Posted: 4/15/2015 By: Government Liaison Committee
2015 Competition Rules Posted
2015 Competition Rules PostedMore ...
Posted: 3/12/2015 By: Contest Committee; Rules
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