The purpose of the Women Soaring Pilots Association is
to promote all aspects of soaring for women glider pilots.
York Soaring Association (YSA), Arthur, Ontario, Canada
Dates: July 21-25, 2014
Seminar Hosts at YSA: Tracey Brake, John Brake and Eva Dillon (Chief Flying Instructor)
Seminar Coordinator for WSPA: Maja Djurisic
About York Soaring Association:
YSA was formed in 1962 with the goal of providing youth and other members of thecommunity with the opportunity to receive affordable flight training in a club atmosphere. Inthe past 50 years, the club has licensed over 600 youths during annual 2 week summertraining camps, provided bronze badge and advanced soaring courses for the club membersand the Ontario Air Cadets, initiated 1 week aerobatic camps for all Soaring Association ofCanada (SAC) clubs, and hosted soaring competitions including the 2005 and 2011Provincials and the 2012 Canadian National Soaring Championship.
York Soaring has completely wheelchair accessible facilities (men’s and women’swashrooms, showers, accommodation, and hand controls available for the ASK 21). In fact,YSA is proud to have the only paraplegic gliding instructor in Canada as one of our members.
The club is located about one hour and 15 min. drive from Toronto on Hwy 109, 30 km Westof Orangeville. The closest international airports are in Toronto (ON), Hamilton (ON), andBuffalo (NY).
Gliders and tow-planes available:
Two-seat gliders: 3 Schweizer 2-33, Schweizer 2-32, ASK-21, 2 Grob103, DG-500.
Single-seat gliders: Schweizer 1-26, 2 Schweizer 1-34, PW5, Grob 102 CS-77.
Tow planes: 2 Piper Pawnee, Scout.
Glider instructors: York soaring currently has 20 glider pilot instructors as well as five aerobatic instructors. The goal will be to have instructors available for all two seat aircraft for the duration of the course. Instruction is free.
Aerobatic training: Participants may select to take part in a single aerobatics sample flight or complete the unusual attitudes and basic aerobatics training. York hosts an annual aerobatics course each year involving instructors from other clubs and those instructors may be invited to participate based on the number of attendees interested in aerobatic flights.
Tracey Brake firstname.lastname@example.org
Eva Dillon email@example.com
Maja Djurisic firstname.lastname@example.org
>>>> Registration coming January 2014! <<<<
York Soaring Assocation: http://www.yorksoaring.com/