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Sport Aircraft Association of Australia

1955 to 2020 – Celebrating 65 years of aviation excellence

We are a group of aviation enthusiasts, assisting each other to build, maintain and operate sport aircraft. We educate our members to continuously improve safety outcomes.

CONGRATULATIONS to Peter Leonard and Bruce Towns

At our SAAA AGM, our President Tony White announced the award of Life Membership to Peter Leonard and Bruce Towns. Each announcement was greeted with a round of applause by the meeting attendees. Congratulations to you both - well deserved! The SAAA...

Flutter is Real

Very few pilots will have experienced flutter. It can present as a small vibration associated with, for example, a trim tab as it reacts with a control surface. Or it can present as violent shaking of the airframe which can destroy an aircraft in a very short time,...

SAAA Build Project – June 2020 Update

As we come out of COVID isolation and restrictions start to lift,  we are getting ready for our build and it's time for an update on what is happening with the SAAA Build Project. The team has been busy!  In our last update we advised who our sponsors were at the time...

CASA Exemptions

Today CASA have issued a statement with regards to their CASA Exemptions.  Please click here for full details

Wings Over Illawarra 2020

The Wings Over Illawarra event is taking place 7th & 8th November 2020. https://www.wingsoverillawarra.com.au/ Click here for more details on flying in, camping and exhibitor information.

If you’re thinking about building your own aircraft, then the SAAA is your best starting point.

SAAA is likely the most cost effective & expert supported environment to build, maintain & fly Experimental Category aircraft.

Check out our aircraft build support program, and our type transition and re-current flight training program – SAAA supports Members with aircraft builds, flight ops and maintenance.

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