From July 24 to 31, 2016, the first-ever FAI Sailplane Grandprix USA was held in Ionia, Michigan. In total, 16 pilots competed, including 5 Canadians (Jerzy Szemplinski, Sergei Morozov, Krzysztof Wiercioch, Nick Bonniere, and Emmanuel Cadieux). You can read more about all the pilots here.
The Edmonton Soaring Club will be hosting a Junior Gliding Camp from August 22-28. The camp is open to licensed glider pilots aged 16-25. More information can be found on the SAC Calendar, with full details here or on Facebook. You can download the registration form here.
Please note that the SAC Office has moved! The new address is:
c/o COPA National Office
75 Albert Street, Suite 903
Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5E7
Phone: 613-236-4901 Ext 109
Si besoin, voici un hotel à proximité:
For members who were unable to attend the AGM, a digital version of the SAC 2016 AGM Reports has been uploaded to the website. This document includes the 2015 AGM Minutes, SAC Board of Director Reports (President, Pacific Zone, Alberta Zone, Prairie Zone, Southern Ontario Zone, Eastern Ontario Zone, and East Zone), SAC Treasurer Reports, and 2015 Committee Reports (Airspace, FAI Badges, Flight Training and Safety, Free Flight, Insurance, Records, Sporting, Safety, Technical, and Website).
You can download it here.
Several gliding events are planned for Southern Ontario this summer:
SOSA Basic Country-Country Clinic: Monday July 27th to Friday July 31st
Ontario Provincial Soaring Championships: Friday September 4th to Monday September 7th
To be held at SOSA Gliding Club near Rockton, ON. Friday, September 4th is a practice day.