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July 3, 2015
This season, marks one of the driest any can recall.  The Ryan Airfield (2MT1) is completely brown and the potential for fire is extremely high...
June 22, 2015
Pilots and outdoor enthusiasts from Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Washington, Arizona, Wisconsin, California, Colorado, Oregon and Montana convened...
June 17, 2015
What do you do when flying to great recreational destinations is just not enough?  For some the answer is to pick up a camera and capture those...
June 1, 2015
On May 10, 2015 RAF member Steve Mason had the great privilege to pilot his first Honor Flight.  He flew from Greenville (3B1) to Portland,...
May 19, 2015
Thanks to an abundance of willing labor, the old Double Circle Lodge in the US Forest Service Apache Sitgreaves​ Clifton District got a new porch...
May 18, 2015
The RAF joined forces with the Green River Chapter of the Washington Pilots Association and WSDOT Aviation to hold a Work Party and Chili Feed on May...
April 27, 2015
Each spring, the RAF “Order of the Orange" assembles in Lakeland, Florida for the Sun ‘n Fun fly-in.  Our mission at the...
April 14, 2015
My personal advanced goals mostly center around backcountry flying. I have had numerous initial and advanced courses, and I’ve been fortunate...
April 2, 2015
Recreational Aviation Foundation (RAF) President John McKenna and Public Lands Liaison Mark Spencer of Arizona testified on March 18 before the U.S....
March 27, 2015
It’s become pretty obvious that, if you own a tent and a plane, one of the best weekends to be had is Arcadia’s Rodeo Weekend. ...
March 26, 2015
The Recreational Aviation Foundation (RAF) brought two major initiatives to fruition on a mid-March trip to Washington, D.C.. RAF President John...
March 24, 2015
The Recreational Aviation Foundation (RAF) today announced the selection of Sarah Chandler as the organizations new Volunteer Coordinator. “...
March 10, 2015
Thirteen year old James Nebrig first realized the need for a picnic shelter at the Payson (KPAN) airport campground when he was visiting the site...
March 10, 2015
A life-changing journey for one Bonanza pilot Aviation outposts like Benchmark and Cavanaugh Bay will never be confused with LaGuardia, LAX or even...
March 6, 2015
A special thank you to all of our friends at Lightspeed for so generously donating the Zulu PFX headset this year.  At 14 ounces, the Zulu PFX...