Mar 28, 2016 Dates for 2016 Parowan Camp
ASA has now accepted all the applications
we have space for at Parowan 2016. Any further applications received
will be held in reserve but please do not send checks that will have to
be returned. Thanks everyone for your interest in the camp and we
look forward to seeing you in Utah.
Nov 12, 2015: Dates for 2016 Parowan CampThe camp will be held June 14-26, 2016. More information later. More info here: Parowan Soaring Camp
(this link is also in the menu on the left).
May 18, 2015 Parowan Camp update: missing entries
For anyone needing rooms at the Days Inn, the Manager is holding a
block of 10 for us, with only 3 signed up, so there should be 7 rooms
available. There is a competing event in town, so the motel will be
full-better call now to insure a room for the camp.
contrary to popular rumor, there will be a tow plane available, same as
last year, ready, willing, and anxious to serve our lead nose friends.
March 31, 2015 Parowan Camp update: missing entries
Our Treasurer, Della Seim, has discovered some entries were mailed but not received by her. She will send email notices to everyone whose entry she has receive; if you sent in an entry but don't get a notice by April 2, please determine if your check was cashed, then contact her by email or phone.
509-943-9065 (West Coast time)
Nov 3, 2014 The 2015 Parowan Camp date
The dates for next year's Parowan Camp are June 18-28, 2015. The camp will be similar to this year's camp. Check the "Camps and Competitions" link on the menu for details as they become available.
May 26, 2014 Parowan tow plane update 2
"As we sip our java, Dave Norwood is
installing a Schweitzer hook on a 210 HP C172 that has been made
available to Parowan on a rental basis. It lives in nearby Hurricane
UT but will be on-station for the ASA event as well as other
May 23, 2014 Parowan tow plane update 1
John Templeton at Parowan said there is a plane in a nearby town that is available. It only needs to have a tow hook attached. This is not guaranteed, but John thinks it is a good possibility. John said to call or e-mail him for updates. John's phone number is 435-669-4544
and his e-mail is firstname.lastname@example.org
Feb 22, 2014 Convention Maintenance Forum
The ASA Maintenance Forum is now expanded, and scheduled from 9 am to 1 pm on Friday, Feb 28. Location is the Emerald A Room, on the second floor of the Atlantis Hotel. This information sharing session will be organized around three focus groups, including DG-400/Rotax 505, DG-800/Solo, and ASH-26e/Midwest Rotary. Please attend any and/or all and bring discussion topics and questions to contribute.
Feb 13, 2014 Taurus discussion forum announced
There is an owners and operators discussion forum for the Pipistrel
. It is part of a more
inclusive site with sub-forums for each Pipistrel aircraft. Pipistrel
maintains good and supportive relations with owners and operators of
their aircraft, but the site is not factory sponsored.
Jan 27, 2014 ASA at the Reno Convention
"The SSA Convention schedule has firmed up, and the ASA sponsored
Motorglider Owners & Maintainers Seminar will be held at 4 PM on
Saturday, March 1. If there is enough interest, various break-outs will
be made by brand and engine type, such as DG-400/800 Rotax 505,
DG-800/Solo, ASH-26e/31/Midwest and so on. The Stemme group was
interested enough to come a day before the Convention and meet as a
group all day on the 26th. If there is interest from a sizable group of
other ASA Self-Launchers, I will be glad to look into making the same
provision; call or email soonest. See you at the convention!"
Steve Dee, ASA President
Jan 25, 2014 New edition of the "Guide" available
The newest "Guide to Self-launching Sailplane Operation - 4th edition" is available for free downloading in the Publications section.
Jan 17, 2014 Parowan Camp application is ready
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Dec 20, 2013 Dec-Jan 2014 newsletter now available
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