South Dakota Pilots Association

SDPA Meetings

The South Dakota Pilots Association holds Meetings typically the month before the newsletter is published. SDPA Meetings are opportunities for pilots to fly to an airport away from home and participate in a discussion of aviation issues in South Dakota and activities to promote general aviation in South Dakota.

For future SDPA Meetings – check the What's New Page.

Sep 19, 2020

BOD Meeting (Conference Call)

In-person meeting set for September 12 in Wall canceled due to COVID-19.

Jul 10, 2020

BOD Meeting (Conference Call)

Jun 13, 2020

BOD Meeting (Conference Call)

In-person meeting set for Wagner canceled due to COVID-19.

May 23, 2020

BOD meeting (Mitchell)

Dakota Flight Center

Apr 11, 2020

BOD meeting (Conference Call)

In-person meeting set for Hot Springs canceled due to COVID-19.

Feb 8, 2020

Meeting (Oacoma)

Al's Oasis

John Mollison (right), aviation writer, historian, and filmmaker, gave a talk about a Korean War veteran who was shot down and held as a prisoner of war. Also present were two pilots Mollison had previously interviewed: Jim Eisenmenger (left) who flew F-102s out of Thailand, and Richard Hall (center) who flew A-1 Skyraiders out of Laos – both during the Vietnam War.

Nov 16, 2019

Meeting (Huron)

FLY Jet Center (Skyways)

Sep 21, 2019

Meeting (Rosebud)

Eagle Med Facility

Jun 15, 2019

Meeting (Belle Fourche)

Belle Fourche Flight Center

Apr 20, 2019

Meeting (Tea - EAA Chapter 289 building)

(Left) Captain Brendan “Laps” Zubrod, Safety Officer, 114th Fighter Wing, Air National Guard, Sioux Falls, gave a talk at the April 20 Meeting about Air Guard operations and Mid-Air Collision Avoidance. (Right) Pastor Mark Tracy of Clark, SD, talked about starting Pilots for Christ chapters in South Dakota.