Welcome to SSSA
The Soaring Society of South Africa (SSSA) is the body to which all glider pilots must belong, as stipulated in law by the South African Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), to pursue the sport of gliding in South Africa.
It is affiliated to the Aeroclub of South Africa which in turn represents all the sporting bodies at the CAA. Membership is by subscribing directly to the SSSA.
The SSSA has the following responsibilities:
- Defining and publishing the standards for safe operations (approved by the CAA)
- Maintaining a register of airworthy gliders
- Approving courses for the training of instructors
- Negotiating to ensure access to airspace
- Promoting the sport of gliding
- Liaison with international gliding organisations
2017 SA Nationals Bulletin 1
2017 SA Nationals Bulletin 1Download Entry Form <<Here>> Practice Day& Compulsory Briefing: Sat. 30th Sept & Briefing @ 19.00 hrs (both mandatory)...
Current Club Events
Club Events 2017 Qualifying Grand Prix at Orient: 15th – 22nd April 2017 Gauteng Regionals at Orient: 23rd – 29th April 2017 SA Nationals 2017 at...
Touring Motor Gliders
Motorgliders = Opportunity Opportunity to launch when you are ready, opportunity to avoid landing out, but more importantly the opportunity to enhance...
RIP : Fritz Johl
We mourn the loss of Fritz Johl. He, with Pat Beatty, was a pioneer of his time when they designed and built the BJ gliders. At almost 96 yrs. he...
Latest EXCO newsletter available
Download the latest SA Soaring mag and EXCO newsletter HERE
FLIGHTS FOR VISITORS/FRIENDS/FAMILY MEMBERS & INDEMNITY
TO ALL CLUB CHAIRMEN & CLUB CFIS 30th January 2014 Dear all FLIGHTS FOR VISITORS/FRIENDS/FAMILY MEMBERS &...
Administrative Matters - RAASA Forms. The Chairman issued a circular clarifying the requirements...
SA Airspace files
South African airspace file in .cub format. This file describes all the controlled, restricted and...
- SSSA Frequently Asked Questions