Operate as pilot in command of a sport pilot eligible aircraft
• Carry a passenger and share expenses (fuel, oil, airport expenses, and aircraft rental);
Fly during the daytime using visual flight rules (VFR). Three statute miles visibility and visual contact with the ground are required.
Cross-country flying anywhere in the U.S.
Fly up to 10,000 feet above mean sea level (MSL) or 2,000 feet above ground level (AGL), whichever is higher.
Fly solo or with one passenger.
Share operating expenses with another person.
Fly in Class E and G airspace (and B, C, and D airspace with appropriate training).
Allows sport pilots to fly production (standard airworthiness certificate) and experimental amateur-built aircraft that meet the definition of a light-sport aircraft.
Allows rental of special light-sport aircraft (S-LSA).
Rocky Mountain Soaring Association
PAYPAL is a service that provides electronic transfers of money between
businesses and individuals. For all users that SEND money the service is
TOTALLY FREE. For users that receive money the service is free if the
receiver gets less than $100 per month from users. Unfortunately if the
receiver (RMSA) exceeds $100 in transactions they refuse all further
transactions until the next month. To avoid this RMSA has signed up as a
business user. As a business user there are fees charged for processing
each transaction. To receive a credit card transaction the charge is 2.2%
+ $0.30 - for checking account transfers the charge is 1.6% + $0.30. Since
our most expensive fee is the family renewal and the fee on that is about $0.99
we are charging the member one dollar extra to pay electronically to cover this
fee. There are NO other charges.
If you have an existing PAYPAL account you can use that to either transfer
money to RMSA or you can have PAYPAL place the charge on your credit
card. If you do not have an existing account you will be allowed to fill in
a form with your credit card information and they will sign you up in the
process. They collect only the bare minimum of data to ensure that you are
the card owner. PAYPAL will transfer the money from your card to the RMSA
PAYPAL account. Once a month a check will be cut payable to RMSA with
the fees collected that month. Remember that other than the $1 that RMSA
adds to your bill there are no other charges.
I have been using the PAYPAL services for over one year and have been very
happy. I have bought a number sailplane items from individuals on the net
and it worked flawlessly.
The following screens will guide you through the signup process.
The first screen will be the RMSA application form. At a minimum
you must fill in the required fields marked by RED REQUIRED marks. We
would appreciate the other data on the form as well.
Pressing the VALIDATE button causes the system to check if you have
completed all of the required entries. If you have not you will be
returned to the application form with the required fields missing marked in
red. VALIDATE will still be available and must be pressed again.
If you have filled in all the required fields the buttons at the top and
bottom will change as follows: If you checked the box to only submit the
form and not pay - the button will say "SUBMIT FORM". When you click on
it the form will be submitted to RMSA. YOU MUST STILL SEND A CHECK IN TO
ACTIVATE YOUR MEMBERSHIP. WHEN PAYMENT IS RECEIVED BOB WILL UPDATE YOUR
If you did not check the SUBMIT FORM ONLY checkbox then the button will
read "PAY via PAYPAL". Clicking the button will take you to the PAYPAL
site. On this screen you can log on to your existing PAYPAL account or
you can fill in the form and activate a new account to charge your credit
card. The form will already have a description of your membership type
and the amount to be charged to your card. Completion of payment via
PAYPAL will bring you automatically back to the RMSA application form.
After Payment the RMSA application form button will now say "SUBMIT TO
RMSA". Clicking this button will send your application to us.
A Thank You screen will then be displayed. If you have a family
membership you can and should click on the link to the application form to
fill out a form for each FLYING member of the family. Note that all of
the data you previously filled in will still be there - so you only have to
change the data that is unique to the added family member. Also the new
application automatically has the "FAMILY MEMBER" checkbox selected so there
are no fees charged. Press the "SUBMIT to RMSA" button to send the
application. When you are done you can return to the RMSA site using the
link on the Thank You page - or you can simply close the window.
It is actually harder to explain than do...
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