Events


VSA’s 2017 Calendar of Events

May 5–7 • Eastern Vintage/Classic Regatta.  Chilhowee Gliderport, Benton, TN. Tows and flying operation provided by Chilhowee Soaring Association, Inc. Visit <Chilhowee.com> or call Sarah Arnold (423) 338-2000 or (423) 506-9015. Information: Dennis Barton (706) 587-1318 or <denbar@bellsouth.net>.

 

May 15–20 • Low Performance Category SSA Contest. Region 7, Albert Lea, MN. Information: Leon Zeug (612) 590-7157 or <k6ert@yahoo.com>.

May 26–29 • (Memorial Day Weekend). Western Vintage/Classic Regatta. Mountain Valley Airport (L94) Tehachapi, CA. Tows, flying operations and camping facility provided by Skylark North (661) 822-5267. Information: Cam Martin (661) 316-5288 or <jcmartin@bak.rr.com>. Also: May 28, 8:00 – 10:00 AM Spot Landing Contest with Pilots Meeting at 8 Sharp. Rules per Fall 2016 Bungee Cord Page 20. Info: Doug Fronius at <dougandmae@cox.net>.

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June 10 • Glider Saturday. Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum. Hood River, OR. Information: Judy Newman (541) 308-1600 or <info@waaamuseum.org>.

June 15–18 • (Fathers Day Weekend). Midwest Vintage/Classic Regatta. Hosted by the Wabash Valley Soaring Association at the Lawrenceville-Vincennes Airport (KLWV), Lawrenceville, IL. Camping on field, motels and lodging nearby, hangars available by prior arrangement. Insurance requirements stipulate that tows are available only to members of an SSA chapter (or WVSA) unless prior arrangements have been agreed. Information: Dave Schuur (618) 584-3328 or <dschuur@frtci.net>.


June 16 •
VSA Annual Meeting. Information: Jim Short (708) 624-3576 or <simajim121@gmail.com>.

July 2–4 Vintage/Classic Regatta. Tidewater Soaring Society. Join TSS at Garner Gliderport in southeast Virginia for a 3-day fly-in. Tows, hangar-space, camping available. Temporary TSS membership ($25.00) and SSA membership required for tows. Please check out <tidewatersoaring.org>. Information: C.B. Umphlette or Marita Rea (757) 925-4945 (evenings) or <skysailor282@earthlink.net>.

July 20–27 • Low Performance Category SSA Contest. Region 10 South, Midlothian, TX. Information: John Hardy (503) 789-9704 or <jhaviation113@comcast.net>.

August 19-20 • Massey Vintage/ Classic Rally. Massey Aerodrome (MD1), 1.5 miles east of Massey, MD. Airport information: (410) 928–5270 or <masseyaero.org>. Information: Rusty Lowry (240) 925–5683 or <lowry94@verizon.net>.

September 2–4 • (Labor Day Weekend) Experimental Soaring Association Western Workshop/Vintage Sailplane Meet . Mountain Valley Airport (L94), Tehachapi, CA. Tows, flying operations and camping facility provided by Skylark North (661) 822-5267. Information: Cam Martin (661) 316-5288 or <jcmartin@bak.rr.com>.

September 21–24 • Great Plains Vintage/ Classic Regatta. Wichita Gliderport, two miles east of Jabara Airport in Wichita, KS. Hotels and restaurants nearby. Saturday features vintage glider topics colloquium. Information: Neal Pfeiffer <nealpfeiffer@sbcglobal.net> or Tony Condon <abcondon@gmail.com>.

 

 

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