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.

Mar 19, 2005

Meeting (Brookings)

Cancelled due to weather

Jan 22, 2005

Meeting (Oacoma)

Al's Oasis

SDPA Meeting on 1/22/2005 in Oacoma. Norma Kraemer gave a presentation on the “Airportsof the Black Hills.” Steve Hamilton gave a presentation on the “SDPA” inpreparation for a formal presentation at the SD Airport Conference scheduledfor March.

Major Doug “Jethro” Bodine gave a presentation on “B-1 Operations.

Jim Behnken (left) & Dr. Dennis Helder(right) gave a presentation on “Ethanol Aviation Fuel for South Dakota.”

Nov 6, 2004

Meeting (Gettysburg)

Medicine Rock Café

SDPA Meeting on 11/6/2004 in Gettysburg. Seated(left to right) Steve Hamilton, Jeff Jackson, Norma Kraemer, L.A. Vern Kraemer,Pam Hamilton; standing (left to right) Dwight Pladsen, Grove Rathbun, BarryBibler, Marsha Sumpter, Alfred Nagel, Bobbie Potts, Craig Michelson, Mary CarolPotts, Rick Jordan, Merle Vig, Mike Lehrkamp.

Sep 11, 2004

Fly SD (10th) (2 SD stops)

Spearfish (SD Aviation Hall ofFame: BlackHills Aero)

Jul 10, 2004

SDAHF (Spearfish)

Black Hills Aero, limited attendance to talk about SDPA helping / collaborating with the South Dakota Aviation Hall of Fame

Jun 5, 2004

Meeting (Hot Springs)

One-Eyed Jacks Grill

Apr 3, 2004

Meeting (Wessington Springs)

Springs Inn

Jan 31, 2004

Meeting (Flandreau)

Royal River Casino

Aug 16, 2003

Fly SD (9th) (2 SD stops)

Spearfish (SD Aviation Hall ofFame: BlackHills Aero)

Jun 7, 2003

Meeting (Belle Fourche)

Airport Terminal