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June 20, 2019
Growing up in St. Joseph and Kansas City, Missouri, Bill McCormick always wanted to take flying lessons. He began his training in 1997, “but...
June 17, 2019
The Recreational Aviation Foundation is pleased to have teamed up with AOPA’s Air Safety Institute on more than fifty of their in-person live...
June 13, 2019
In Oregon recently, the RAF worked in collaboration with the Oregon Department of Aviation (ODA) to maintain McKenzie Bridge State Airport (00S), a...
June 11, 2019
Each month we highlight an airstrip that the RAF has positively impacted. We hope that you will get out and enjoy these airstrips. This...
June 11, 2019
RAF Minnesota Liaison Kurt Pennuto reports that the May 31-June 2 Bowstring work party weekend was “a huge success.” Volunteers...
June 11, 2019
There are lots of reasons to head to Livermore Municipal Airport (KLVK) June 21 and 22 for AOPA’s Fly-In! Team RAF will have an outdoor...
May 30, 2019
The RAF is primarily volunteer-driven, meaning your donations go directly toward on-the-ground projects that further the RAF mission to preserve,...
May 29, 2019
Looking for a rewarding way to spend part of Father’s Day weekend? Help is needed at either of two Montana work parties, West Yellowstone and...
May 28, 2019
The RAF Annual Ryan Field Weekend on June 28-30 will again feature an Out West theme. Fly or drive in and join us at the beautiful airstrip...
May 26, 2019
Summer is here, and the RAF event calendar is filling up with aviation events! Clicking on any event title will take you to the RAF events...
May 26, 2019
The first of three RAF mini educational conferences (RMECs) took place May 17-19 at Thaden Field (VBT) in Bentonville, Arkansas.  RAF...
May 25, 2019
“This year’s annual Winter’s Finally Over (WFO) hangar party saw the biggest attendance we have ever had with well over two hundred...
May 24, 2019
On Wednesday, June 5, we will debut our next RAF Backcountry Boutique logo item. Be sure to check out the RAF website ...
May 23, 2019
Now’s a great time to think about the RAF Fall Photo Contest! It’s summer, the kids are out of school, and it’s vacation time for...
May 14, 2019
Oregon RAF members got together on Mother’s Day to catch up and plan for the future.  Twelve supporters in nine airplanes flew from...