Training and Testing Weekends

 This Years planned Training and Testing Weekends for 2020.

 

(Also see bottom of page for Simulator info)

 

This video  https://youtu.be/wCVLQG9FfmM has just been released for anyone planning on doing their Bronze at West Calder in August. The Phoenix scenery file can be downloaded from here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=185mYY460ldTybTDB6oR1OCo0c6fMSf6v and information of the RealFlight backgrounds can be found here: https://www.saaweb.uk/media/other/39527/simulators.pdf

 

If you are doing your Bronze this year then please don’t forget to practice the simulated dead stick, and read the safety manual.

 

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SAA Training & Testing Weekends

 

Event: SAA Training & Testing Weekend

25/26 April
Name of Flying club: Angus Model Flying Club
Start Time: 10:00
Toilets: Yes
 
 
Event: SAA Training & Testing Weekend
6/7 June
Name of Flying club: Balbedie Aeromodelling Club
Start Time: 10:00
Toilets: Yes

 

Event: SAA Training & Testing Weekend

8/9th August with the following weekend as a backup.

Name of Flying club: West Calder Aeromodellers.

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/zpQ1buEpVYX4cWKm9

Website for your location: www.modelclub.org

Time of fly in start each day 10:00am

 

Event: SAA Training & Testing Weekend
When: 5/6 September (backup dates 12/13 Sept)
Name of Flying club: Hamilton Model Flying Club
Start Time: 10:00
Toilets: Yes

 

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Below is just an example of what will be coming over the next few months. 

Flying School

  1. 1st priority is flight familiarisation
  2. 2nd priority is runway approaches
  3. 3rd priority is landing and take-off
  4. 4th priority is circles and procedure turn
  5. 5th priority is Dead Stick simulation

Ground School:

  1. Transmitter setup:
  2. new aircraft
  3. wing type (normal versus aileron)
  4. drive reduction and dual rate switch setup (away is high rates)
  5. end point adjustment
  6. expo
  7. buddy box set-up
  8. SAA Safety Manual
  9. CAA Registration Scheme
  10. Flying Site Safety Protocols
  11. Kit Building and Repair Skills

Simulators

 

There are many good simulators about these days, however Imagine if your learning and then wishing to take your Bronze or Silver and you can practice at the site your going to take your achievement award at. See the file below, which offers you the West Calder flying site for Pheonix or Realflight so you can get practicing for the real thing.

 

Simulators.pdf