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February 24, 2015
RAF member Jim Newton of West Virginia has made several flights in his Super Cub to enjoy camping and fly-in gatherings in Montana, Idaho, Oregon,...
February 7, 2015
The Recreational Aviation Foundation (RAF), through participation in US Forest Service (USFS) public comment sessions and attending meetings of the...
January 31, 2015
State Liaison Mike Purpura represented the RAF at the Illinois 99's Aviation Expo. Attendance was very good and it was a great opportunity to...
January 26, 2015
RAF team showed up in force at Arizona's Grapevine Airstrip for a weekend of fun, camping, food and friendship. RAF Board member Alan Metzler and...
January 26, 2015
RAF President, John McKenna and RAF Treasurer, Tim Clifford were invited to attend a board meeting of the Idaho Aviation Association to discuss...
January 24, 2015
EXPO is the major Light Sport show in the USA and we exhibited at last year’s show to learn if there was much interest in the RAF and...
January 7, 2015
Arriving this week in our nation’s Capital were RAF Arizona Liaison Mark Spencer and his wife, Stefanie; and RAF President John McKenna. It...
December 21, 2014
“How many of you have had your Forest Service District Ranger camp out at your fly-in for two nights, play fiddle, and then serve dinner to...
December 19, 2014
“Everywhere you turn, there are new opportunities for the RAF and Recreational Flying,” said RAF California Liaison Rick Lach after...
December 2, 2014
RAF Georgia Liaison Eric Davis responded to a recent plea to help airlift close to 1,000 endangered turtles from New England beaches to facilities in...
December 1, 2014
Well, maybe not exactly international, but with 25 aircraft, including a brand spanking new Cessna Caravan and 50 plus people, anyone would have...
November 24, 2014
Imagine RAF Arkansas State Liaison Dave Myrick’s surprise when RAF President John McKenna dropped in on him for a visit.  Dave joined...
November 11, 2014
When two people meet at the airport there are usually a few things that as the conversation develops they agree on, and just as many they don’t...
November 1, 2014
The annual Arizona Copperstate Fly In turned out the numbers for backcountry again this year! Ever since the RAF and APA got together for a joint...
October 28, 2014
RAF Vermont State Liaison Bob Burley hitchhiked a ride in this stunningly-restored Lockheed 12A Electra to AOPA’s regional Fly-In at Plymouth,...