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Butterfly Avionics Vario v1.0.6 (1347) and later acceptable for USA competitions
Butterfly Avionics Vario v1.0.6 (1347) and later acceptable for USA competitionsMore ...
Posted: 5/13/2013 By: Contest Committee; Rules
2014 and 2015 Nationals Contest Schedule
6/10/2014 - 6/19/2014 18 Meter Nationals Minden, NV
6/24/2014 - 7/3/2014 15 Meter/Open Class Nationals Montague, CA
6/25/2014 - 7/4/2014 Standard Class Nationals Hobbs, NM
7/15/2014 - 7/24/2014 Sports Class Nationals Midlothian, TX
6/24/2015 - 7/3/2015 Sports Class Nationals Waynesville, OH
7/26/2015 - 8/4/2015 Standard and 15 Meter Nationals Elmira, NY
John Godfrey (QT)
Rules Commettee Chair
Posted: 3/20/2013 By: Contest Committee; Rules
2013 Competition Rules Published
Posted: 3/4/2013 By: Contest Committee; Rules
Rules Committee Chairman Retirement
John Godfrey has been elected as Chairman of the SSA Rules Committee by the committee members following Hank Nixon's recent decision to retire from the Committee and its chairmanship. A huge thanks to Hank for his many many years of outstanding leadership on the Rules Committee and contributions to competition soaring. More ...
Posted: 2/27/2013 By: Contest Committee; Rules
Final Draft of 2013 Competition Rules Changes
Thanks to all who provided feedback during the comment period (which ended January 18). Small revisions have been made to the proposed changes and will be submitted to the SSA BOD for approval at the February 23rd meeting.
The revised document detailing the changes is available here.
For the committee,
John Godfrey (QT)
Posted: 1/21/2013 By: Contest Committee; Rules
G109B AD Update 1/9/13
Please see attached an approved Global AMOC for an alternative inspection method and an additional 3 month time extension to FAA AD 2012-10-11, paragraphs (f)(1)(ii) and (f)(1)(iii). This AD affects Grob Model G 109 and G 109B powered sailplanes. The current compliance due date of paragraphs (f)(1)(ii) and (f)(1)(iii), based on a previous Global AMOC, is January 09, 2013. The requester of the Global AMOC, Mr. Ron Schwenninger, has given his permission for this letter to be posted online for the benefit of all operators. It will be posted to the www.regulations.gov website although it may take a few days to actually appear. I appreciate any help you can provide to get this information disseminated to the sailplane community through the normal channels of the SSA.
Thanks and Best Regards,
Aerospace Engineer, Project Support Branch, ACE-112
Small Airplane Directorate, Kansas City, MO
Federal Aviation Administration
the AMOC letter dated 1/9/2013 is here.
Posted: 1/9/2013 By: Government Liaison Committee
2013 Proposed Competition Rules Changes Posted
Posted: 1/6/2013 By: Contest Committee; Rules
Update (1/4/13) to Grob G109 AMOC request
Update from the FAA as of January 4, 2013 More ...
Posted: 1/4/2013 By: Government Liaison Committee
2012 SSA Kolstad Scholarship Grant Awarded
Daniel Sazhin, 18, of Brooklyn, NY, is the 2012 SSA Kolstad Scholarship Grant winner. Daniel is a member of Aero Club Albatross and an avid online Condor Soaring racer. Daniel has set NY state soaring records and competed in the 1-26 Association Championships. He hopes to compete in the 2013 1-26 Association Championships also. The 2013 grant is for $5,000.
Posted: 12/15/2012 By: Youth Committee
Competition Rules Related Documents Posted
Posted: 12/14/2012 By: Contest Committee; Rules
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