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Stoffel Flight Training Scholarship

A generous donor  has made it possible for the SSA to offer up to five $2,000 Flight Training Scholarships.  These are open to SSA members 13-24 years old that are pre- or post-solo for authorized expenses for training toward their private glider rating.  Completed applications must be postmarked no later than March 31, 2019, if submitted by mail to:

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Keep up with the WWGC Pre-Worlds

If you would like to track the WWGC Pre-Worlds in Lake Keepit, Australia, visit:
https://ussoaringteams.org/ for posts from the pilots, or
https://www.soaringspot.com/en_gb/38th-australian-club-and-sports-nationals-lake-keepit-2018/ for up-to-date results.

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Changes in Sporting Code

This is a summary of major changes — please review the manual for other changes contained in Chapters 3 & 4. Several documents on the SSA website need to be updated, so please review this newest code before your flight. I will update documentation as soon as possible. Download your full copy of Sporting Code Section 3 at https://www.fai.org/igc-documents

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Glasflugel Airworthiness Directive

Effective November 13, 2018
The FAA has released an AD related to Glasflugel gliders with a CG tow hook and using winch launches. For further details, refer to the reference number. — Soaring Editor

2018-21-04 Glasflugel: Amendment W-19462; Docket No. FAA-2018--0891; Product Identifier 2018-CE-038-AD.

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Soaring In The News

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