Twitter response: "Invalid or expired token."

SAC Office **Change of Address**

Please note that the SAC Office has moved! The new address is:

SAC Office
c/o COPA National Office
75 Albert Street, Suite 903
Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5E7

Phone: 613-236-4901 Ext 109
Fax: 613-236-8646
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

SAC Office Move Image

SAC 2016 AGM Reports

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.

Southern Ontario Events

Several gliding events are planned for Southern Ontario this summer:

SOSA Basic Country-Country Clinic: Monday July 27th to Friday July 31st

To be held at SOSA Gliding Club near Rockton, ON. Non-SOSA participants should bring their own glider. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.for more details.

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.


2016 SAC AGM

Association Canadienne de Vol à Voile
Assemblée Annuelle 2016 ACVV - SAC et Colloque de sécurité et de mise à jour des connaissances
L’ACVV-SAC vous invite à l’AGM 2016 de Montréal.
Samedi 12 mars 2016 de 9h à 17h.
Elle aura lieu à la Maison de Radio-Canada,
1400, Boulevard René-Lévesque Est, Montréal, QC H2L 2M2
Les sujets traités seront d’intérêt général, liés à la sécurité en planeur
Sa présence est une mise à jour des connaissances selon le RAC 401.05
Il sera possible de manger sur place à la cafeteria à vos frais
SVP s'inscrire en remplissant le formulaire en ligne suivant: Formulaire d'Inscription AGA ACVV

Si besoin, voici un hotel à proximité:

Hôtel Gouverneur Montréal Place Dupuis
1415, rue Saint-Hubert
Montréal (Québec) H2L 3Y9
Tel: 514 842-4881
ou Sans frais : 1-888-910-1111
Code de réservation : 160311SAC
(117$+taxes par nuit si réservé avant le 11 févier 2016)
Samedi 12 mars 2016
- 8:30 Arrivé des participants et inscription
- 9:00 Colloque de sécurité- Accueil et mot de bienvenue
- 9:05 Sylvain Bourque, pilote professionnel d'UAV et chef pilote/Instructeur National pour CBC/Radio-Canada et instructeur à l'AVVC fera une présentation sur l'utilisation professionnelle d'UAV -Drone dans l'espace aérien Canadien
- 10:00 Pause café
- 10:15 Meteo vol à voile / sécurité - Jean Richard
- 11:00 AGM ACVV - SAC
- 12:00 Diner et Remise des trophées ACVV-SAC
- 13:10 Emmanuel Cadieux - Mondiaux Junior d’Australie - Décembre 2015
- 13:30 Rapport de l’officier de sécurité National ACVV-SAC David Donaldson
- 14:30 Dealing with emergencies Dan Cook, Directeur FTSC - ACVV)
- 17:00 fin du séminaire
- 19:00 Souper, endroit à déterminer


Soaring Association of Canada
2016 Annual General Meeting and SAC Safety Seminar
SAC invites you to the 2016 Montreal AGM
Saturday, March 12th from 9 am to 5 pm
The AGM will be held at the Maison de Radio-Canada (CBC),
1400, Boulevard René-Lévesque Est, Montréal, QC H2L 2M2
Discussions will be of general interest and safety related
Attending to this seminar will satisfy the recency requirements of CARS 401.05
Lunch at cafeteria will be available on site at your own expense
Please register by completing the online registration form: SAC AGM Registration Form
Nearby Hotel If Required:
Hôtel Gouverneur Montreal Place Dupuis
1415, rue Saint-Hubert
Montreal (QC) H2L 3Y9
Phone: 514 842-4881
Toll free : 1-888-910-1111
Reservation Code : 160311SAC
(117$+tax per night if reserved before February 11th 2016)
Saturday March 12th
- 8:30 Arrival of attendees and registration
- 9:00 Welcome and opening of seminar
- 9:05 Sylvain Bourque, Commercial UAV pilot and National chief pilot/Instructor for CBC / Radio-Canada and Instructor at Champlain, will do a presentation about commercial UAV - Drone use in Canadian airspace
- 10:00 Coffee Break
- 10:15 Weather and safety - Jean Richard
- 11:00 SAC AGM
- 12:00 Lunch - SAC awards and trophies
- 13:10 Emmanuel Cadieux - Junior worlds report - Australia - December 2015
- 13:30 National safety officer 2015 report - David Donaldson
- 14:30 Dealing with emergencies - Dan Cook, Chairman of SAC FTSC
- 15:30 Break
- 17:00 End of seminar
- 19:00 Dinner - location TBD

News from Canadian clubs

Towplane Inspection - BWY
Towplane BWY skin maintenance and infrastructure inspection. It looks in great shape and will be ready for the start of the season. The work is been performed by Kovachik at the Burlington...
Winter flying - January 2018
While still cold due to the last front, on Sunday January 14th the ground and weather conditions allowed for over 20 flights at SOSA.​Thanks to Luke for the great pictures....
Radio Operator Certification
Yesterday, Dave, Mark V., and others organized a training session followed by a radio operator license exam.There was a 1 hour "lecture" followed by the exam, resulting in 13 pilots successfully receiving...
Precision Landing Contest - Results
The 2017 Precision Landing Contest was a great success. We flew almost 80 flights, the operation running all day long. We had a great day.Here are the official results by class:Un-licensed pilots:1st place:...
October Mid-Week Towing
As we move into a quieter part of the year, there are towpilots that have volunteered to be available most days throughout October.The schedule is shown here: avoid the situation where a...
OLC - September 2017 Results
SOSA finished the 2017 soaring season with a strong September that raised our total distance recorded to over 44,000 km. This put us in third place in the club rankings behind Canadian...
Friday Winch Operation
With sunset occurring earlier each week, it is now time to call off Friday winching for the season. As we move through the fall, we'll plan to start winching every Sunday starting in November and...
SAC Eastern Zone Championship - GGC MayFly 2017
Friday May 19th is Day 1 of the Championship. With the cold front/thunderstorms/high wind last night, and low cloud this morning, it was hard to be optimistic, however, they're up and flying....
Carleton University "Blackbird" UAV Team at GGC
 Over the last two weeks, GGC has hosted the Carleton University “Blackbird” UAV team as they have been preparing their fixed wing and rotary wing UAVs for the national student competition in...

SAC news feed

Visit this page frequently or ask your webmaster to publish our news on your club's site feed-image with this link

An example of integration of SAC news is given at this link