South Dakota Pilots Association

What's New

What's New

Sep. 05, 2020

September 3:
SDPA added a secure SSL certificate to the website, so the web address now includes an “s”: https://www.sdpilots.com

NOTE: SSL stands for Secure Sockets Layer, a global standard security technology that enables encrypted communication between a web browser and a web server.]

September 4:
Added the “Events” calendar feature using Goggle Calendar.

Added 2019 and 2020 ACE Camp scholarship winners.

Added 2019 and 2020 Becker-Hansen Memorial Scholarship winners.

Added Dale Knuth (Hartford) to the Gold Level Award recipient list and his photo with his plane on the FLY SD Airports! Passport page.

** 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 If you become aware of missing information, erroneous, or outdated information on the SDPA website, contact Steve Hamilton at 605-665-8448 or skyhawk43v@gmail.com


What's New

Aug. 29, 2020

We launched a new website on August 28 with the same domain name (sdpilots.com or sdpilots.org) and updated several pages. Some of the menus have changed, but everything that was on the old website should be on the new website. We will be adding a Secure SSL Certificate for the website to run as HTTPS in the near future. We still have one new feature to add to the website and that is an aviation event calendar using Google Calendar (as soon as we learn how to work with Google Calendar). Here are the updates:

Officer page: Add photo and information about our new Secretary Dale Knuth of Hartford.

Constitution & By-laws page: updated new additions to the Constitution and Bylaws passed on June 25, 2011, and May 23, 2020.

Join page: Added 12 names of new LifeTime Membership people.

Meetings page: Add several meeting dates and places and one photo from meeting on Oacoma on Feb 8, 2020.

GA Promotion page: Added information about Displays & Markers, and Letters, Alerts, Calls, Meetings, etc.

FLY SD Airports Passport page: Added “Update for August 15, 2020,” and added photo of Gold Level Award recipient: Allan “Tex” Goerger of Barney, ND (we will be adding Gold Level Award recipient Dale Knuth of Hartford, SD, on the next update of the website).

Art Contest page: Added information about the 2020 SD Aviation Art Contest and pdf of winner’s artwork.

Other SD Av Orgs page: updated information for the SD Civil Air Patrol.

Airport Awards page (formerly Best Maintained Airports page): Added information and photos of award winners for 2019.

Links page: updated numerous links and added several new entries.

** 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


New Website!

Aug. 28, 2020

Our new site has launched!


What's New

Oct. 31, 2019

We have updated the SDPA web site AGAIN! If you have not visited the web site in a while, here's what's new as of October 31, 2019

Join page: added names of 13 new LifeTime members.

Events page: added events on a weekly basis.

Meetings page: added recent meetings.

GA Promotion page: added information on three recent displays and three letters / emails / calls.

FLY SD page: added one person to the Bronze Award list and one to the Silver Award list.

Scholarships page: updated SDPA Aviation Maintenance Technology Scholarship information.

SD Aviation Hall of Fame page: added three inductees to the SDAHF and four inductees to the Combat Air Crew Memorial.

Masters page: added four new Master Pilots.

Other Av. Organizations page: updated SD Civil Air Patrol information.

We are currently gathering information for the next web site update. If you become aware of missing, erroneous, or outdated information on the SDPA web site, contact Steve Hamilton at 605-665-8448 or skyhawk43v@gmail.com SDPA


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