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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Arlington Fly In 2015

The Arlington Fly In is one of the best regional fly ins in America.  The airshow is always super and there are literally hundreds of all types of flying machines to see and plenty to do. http://www.arlingtonflyin.org/ The organizers again this year have reserved a small camping area near the Light Sport end of the field to provide a convenient […]

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EAA UL Chapter 127 Memorial Day Rally 2015

2015 EAA UL Chapter 127 Memorial Day Rally May 21 – May 24, 2015 Basin Sod Farm Eltopia, Washington Public Welcome – Free Admission Exciting Flying Machines, Discovery Flights, Educational Forums, Contests, Prizes, Good Food, and Other Fun Family Activities. Mechanics and Instructors On the Field.   Event and Flying is Weather Dependent Download EAA UL 127 Memorial Day Brochure

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Welcome to 2015

Welcome to Another Year with WSPA  As we complete another great year of Light Sport and Ultralight Flying in the Western U.S. and look forward to the year ahead I want to update you on yet more changes ahead with our organization. As I reflect on the eleven years that we have been in existence I now realize that the […]

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