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The purpose of the Vintage Sailplane Association (VSA) is to promote the acquision, restoration and flying of vintage sailplanes by its members, and to assist the National Soaring Museum in the preservation of soaring history and the promotion of vintage sailplane activity.

A Vintage Sailplane is any glider of a type first flown prior to 1958, or a more recently built glider with appearance, performance and construction characteristics similar to gliders built before 1958. Read more about vintage sailplanes

A Classic Sailplane is any glider of a type first flown prior to 1975, but not categorized as a Vintage Sailplane. Read more about classic sailplanes

VSA Officers
President: James Short
Vice President East: Rusty Lowry
Vice President North: Lee Cowie
Vice President South: John Hardy
Vice President West: Josh Knerr
Secretary: David Schuur
Treasurer: Mary Cowie
Director at Large: Neal Pfeiffer

Board Members
Immediate Past Pres: David Schuur
Corporate Agent: Marita Rea

SSA Liaison: Burt Compton

Committee Chairs
Archives – Drawings: Neal Pfeiffer
Archives – Documents: Lee Cowie
Membership Coordinator: Robert Helland
Classic Division: Josh Knerr

Vintage Sailplane Association
31757 Honey Locust Road
Jonesburg MO 63351-3195


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