Incident Proofing 2018

The common causes of incidents or accidents in powered parachutes is so common that we have complied an INCIDENT PROOFING CHECKLIST. This list was compiled by sharing stories from REAL incidents, by many pilots who attended our fly ins and rallies over the years.  We have seldom heard of one that isn’t the result of one or more ‘failures’ to […]

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2017 WSPA Catalogue

The 2017 Western Sport Pilot Association catalogue is available as a free download. It is a 37 page document packed with information on how to become a sport pilot. 2017 WSPA Catalogue                   If you would like to have one of our instructors contact you to discuss light sport aviation training, take […]

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New Affiliate, Colorado

October 1 we have added Ted Wilson, “Livin the Dream Flight School” out of Englewood Colorado, to our Western Sport Pilot network 1.303.570.1741 Ted Wilson 7901 East Belleview Avenue #526 Englewood, Colorado USA 80111 info@livinthedreamflightschool.com Ted is well known in the Southwest and operates a very active training organization nearly year-round

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Wolf Edmonds

Information from Wolf Edmonds Hello Doug. I was just giving you an update. I recently purchased a quicksilver S-lsa airplane. Therefore I can legally offer ultralight and below 87 kts endorsement courses. Maybe you would like to update that information. Some of our group might be interested. Thank you! Wolf  Wolf Emonds, CFI Illinois Valley Airport Cave Junction, Oregon, USA […]

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WPPA and Six Chuter CFI Scholarship

Western Sport Pilot Association in Collaboration with Six Chuter International Powered Parachutes is offering Scholarships for Aspiring FAA Instructors This is a unique effort to help recruit additional Powered Parachute instructors.  The effort is based on our belief that the sport can only continue to survive and thrive if we have additional qualified instructors around the United States. If you […]

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New Instructors

Arlington, Washington 05/14/2016 Congratulations to our newest FAA CFI Joe Eggert. Joe successfully passed his FAA practical test for Sport Pilot Flight Instructor this morning at Arlington Airport, Arlington Washington.  This was also a hallmark day in that Mark Martin was appointed to FAA SPIE (Sport Pilot Instructor Examiner)!  Mark is already a designed Sport Pilot Examiner, but to receive […]

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Training Commercial Drone Pilots

N.W. Light Sport Aviation Training Commercial Drone Pilots Doug Maas, President, Western Sport Pilot Association Mark Martin, CFI, DPE President, N.W. Light Sport Aviation The Western Sport Pilot Association has offered a 12 day accelerated Powered Parachute Sport Pilot training course for several years. Recently this course has drawn interest from a surprising and entirely new group of aspiring pilots. That is […]

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N.W. Light Sport Aviation Accelerated Course

Mark Martin, N.W. Light Sport Aviation LLC and his training partner Paul Beam just finished an accelerated powered parachute course at their Arlington Washington flight center. Students, Jame Sykes and Jessar Nygard from Los Angeles spent 12 days with Mark and Paul to complete the 12 hour course and we successful this morning in passing their FAA Sport Pilot practical […]

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