South Dakota Pilots Association

South Dakota Pilots Association (SPDA)

SPDA was established in 1993 to promote general aviation in South Dakota.

(Pictured: Missouri River)




What's New

Oct. 29, 2021

Join page: Added three Lifetime Members.

GA Promotion page: Added 12 items to the section on Letters, Alerts, Calls, Meetings, etc.

Scholarships page: Added new scholarship information for the Becker-Hansen Memorial Scholarship and the SDPA Aviation Maintenance Technology Scholarship.

SD Aviation Art Contest page: Added information about the 2022 SD Aviation Art Contest.

SD Aviation Hall of Fame page: Added new contact information for President Ted Miller.

FLY SD Airports Passport page: Added new recipients for the Bronze and Silver Awards.

ACE Camp page: Added comment to winners list.

Masters page: Added two new Wright Brothers Master Pilots.



What's New

Apr. 28, 2021

Join page: Added six Lifetime Members.

GA Promotion page: Added 14 items to the section on Letters, Alerts, Calls, Meetings, etc.

Scholarships page: Added new scholarship for the LATC Aviation Maintenance Technology Program (Steven J. & Pamela J. Hamilton Scholarship).

Act Contest page: Added paragraph about the 2021 SD Aviation Art contest and art contest winners page.

Airports Awarded page: Added the list of airports winning the Best Maintained awards for Basic Service, Small General Aviation, Medium General Aviation, and Large General Aviation categories and photos of award presentations.



What's New

Dec. 09, 2020

We updated our new website on December 9. Here are the updates:

Officer page: Add photo and information about our new District 7 Director Jerry Densmore of Rapid City.

Join page: Added three Lifetime Members. Added revised SDPA membership application.

GA Promotion page: Added thee items to the section on Letters, Alerts, Calls, Meetings, etc.

FLY SD Airports! page: Added “Update November 19, 2020.”

Scholarships page: Added new application for the Becker-Hansen Memorial Scholarship.

Other SD Av Orgs page: Updated list of AOPA Airport Support Network volunteers in SD.

Links page: Added links for Belle Fourche Flight Center.

** If you notice a problem with the website, please let us know so we can get it fixed right away. We are gathering information for the next website update. If you become aware of missing information, erroneous, or outdated information on the SDPA website, contact Steve Hamilton at 605-665-8448 or skyhawk43v@gmail.com


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