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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: 2012 ESC Canadian Junior Soaring Camp

    To All Glider Pilots! (PW-5 – Single Seat Fibreglass Glider) This is what the Canadian Junior Soaring Camp is all about! This is to all of those who obtained their glider wings or are currently taking on the course! I would like to bring interest to the 2nd Annual ESC Canadian Junior...

    Started by JetA Burner, 29th March 2012 17:53
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  1. $10,000 in scholarships available in 2017 from YFC for glider pilots

    Last year Youth Flight Canada (YFC) awarded $9200 in scholarships to twenty five current and former cadet glider pilots to do civilian soaring at York Soaring Association in Ontario. $10,000 is available in 2017 for licenced glider pilots. To apply, complete the application form on YFC web-site and...

    Started by Eva Dillon, 24th March 2017 07:11
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  2. $10,000 in scholarships for glider pilots available from Youth Flight Canada

    Last year Youth Flight Canada (YFC) awarded $7500 in scholarships to current and former cadet glider pilots to do civilian soaring at York Soaring Association in Ontario. $10,000 is available in 2016 for licenced glider pilots. To apply, complete the application form on YFC web-site and submit...

    Started by Eva Dillon, 30th January 2016 09:16
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  3. $22,000 available in civilian bursaries for licensed glider pilots in 2015

    There is currently $22,000 of civilian soaring bursary money available waiting for applicants. In Ontario, there is $15,000 available at the two largest gliding clubs: York Soaring and SOSA. Both clubs are open 7 days a week from Jun-Sept and have camping facilities so even if you live far away...

    Started by Eva Dillon, 17th May 2015 16:29
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  4. "Aviation" Night Ideas

    Hi everyone, Our squadron will be holding an aviation night in the last week on March. It will be held on a regular training night where our cadets will come down in their uniforms and have an opportunity to enjoy an entire night of solely aviation. We have never done something like this...

    Started by GenX, 5th February 2013 15:12
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  5. "Nose-Draggers Suck"

    Just when you thought you were getting the hang of it.... So I did all of my CPL training mostly on the 172. The 150, DA-20 tossed in for kicks from time to time. I was introduced to the best training aid I have flown so far. The Tail Dragger Today I got the chance to fly a 1947...

    Started by JetA Burner, 14th April 2007 17:25
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  6. "Rating" Incentives

    Word on the street is that central region has starting to distribute "rating" incentives. Front Seat Famil: $??? Rear Seat Famil: $250 Instructor: $??? Rear + Instructor Rating Together: $700 Anyone have the low down? Just skuttlebutt and this thread should be taken as a grain of salt.

    Started by JetA Burner, 26th November 2008 19:32
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  7. 20 cadet pilots to be awarded gift certificate for flight in high performance glider

    In celebration of the 75th anniversary of the air cadet program in Canada, Youth Flight Canada is working with Soaring Association of Canada clubs to provide current cadet pilots with the opportunity to have a free soaring mentoring flight in a high performance glider. 20 gift certificates for...

    Started by Eva Dillon, 30th January 2016 09:09
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  8. 2009 Canadian Junior Soaring Camp

    To All Glider Pilots! (SZD 51-1 Junior – Single Seat Fibreglass Glider) This is what the Canadian Junior Soaring Camp is all about! This is to all of those who obtained their glider wings or are currently taking on the course! I would like to bring interest to the 6th Annual Canadian...

    Started by JetA Burner, 13th July 2007 14:38
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  9. 2009 Fall Gliding Season

    Is now in full swing. We had three flights over the weekend, by cadets who just got off course, that were well over a hour each! One was even a hour and twenty minutes.

    Started by Cod Father, 31st August 2009 14:10
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  10. 2009 Glider and Power Qual. Exam

    Well, it's that time of the year again. I don't know who is more nervous, me or my first batch of kids to go through my ground school. I wish everyone the best of luck for this years exams. Some tips: What I said in 2007 about my 2006 exam:

    Started by JetA Burner, 6th January 2009 19:31
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  11. 2009 RGS Dates

    Is there any place to find the 2009 summer course dates for RGS C, P etc.? I heard RGSP is running a week later for some reason! :banghead:

    Started by JetA Burner, 28th January 2009 18:16
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  12. 2010 Canadian Junior Soaring Camp

    To All Glider Pilots! (SZD 51-1 Junior – Single Seat Fibreglass Glider) This is what the Canadian Junior Soaring Camp is all about! This is to all of those who obtained their glider wings or are currently taking on the course! I would like to bring interest to the 7th Annual Canadian...

    Started by JetA Burner, 10th May 2010 16:02
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  13. Air 2011 Advanced Soaring

    Do you guys know about the Youth Flight Canada bursaries available to licensed glider pilots under the age of 22? Twenty $500 bursaries are given out each year to licensed glider pilots so that they can build solo time, fly high performance gliders, or stay current. If you are struggling to build...

    Started by Eva Dillon, 22nd January 2011 11:41
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  14. 2011 Canadian Junior Soaring Camp

    To All Glider Pilots! (SZD 51-1 Junior – Single Seat Fibreglass Glider) This is what the Canadian Junior Soaring Camp is all about! This is to all of those who obtained their glider wings or are currently taking on the course! I would like to bring interest to the 8th Annual Canadian...

    Started by JetA Burner, 13th March 2011 04:43
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  15. 2012 Canadian National Soaring Championships

    The 2012 Canadian Nationals Soaring Championship will be held at York Soaring Association in Ontario from Wednesday June 20th to Friday June 29th. If you are interested in learning more about cross-country soaring and meeting some of Canada's best, this is a good opportunity. Volunteers are needed...

    Started by Eva Dillon, 8th March 2012 16:21
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  16. 2013 Glider Aerobatics Camp

    York Soaring will be hosting it's third annual aerobatics course in June 2013. The course is provided by Canadian aerobatic instructors from SOSA and York and is open to licensed glider pilots with >20 hours PIC and are passenger rated in a twin grob or equivalent glass ship. The course...

    Started by Eva Dillon, 14th April 2013 09:30
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  17. 2016 Civilian Scholarships and Bursaries for Glider Pilots

    The Soaring Association of Canada (SAC) will be awarding another $10,000 in bursaries across Canada for youth <25. Contact your local SAC club by May if you are interested. More details on SAC's web-site. In Ontario, Youth Flight Canada will be awarding $10,000 in scholarships at York Soaring...

    Started by Eva Dillon, 15th January 2016 15:35
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  18. A question about medications and CAME's

    I was recently notified of my acceptance to power, and as thrilled and excited as I am I have a question about some medication I'm taking and my ability to fly while taking it. In the time period since sending in my application and long since my Aviation medical (Jan 2007), I was prescribed a...

    Started by Hikari, 4th May 2008 18:49
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  19. A380 Cockpit panorama

    http://www.gillesvidal.com/blogpano/cockpit1.htm You can scroll/zoom with your mouse or the buttons along the bottom.

    Started by jocko417, 1st February 2008 11:28
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    24th June 2008 13:52 Go to last post
  20. About time...

    Started by jocko417, 4th December 2007 18:47
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    26th December 2007 16:42 Go to last post

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