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October 11, 2017
The virtual gavel’s gone silent after ten fun-filled days of bidding! Thanks to the incredible generosity of our aviation industry friends,...
October 10, 2017
Our first RAF Trail event in Pennsylvania is now history, originally scheduled for the last day of September. High up on the Allegheny Plateau about...
October 9, 2017
Join us for an RAF Weekend November 3-5, 2017.  Fly into the very intriguing airstrip known as Amigos del Cielo (NM90) in far...
October 5, 2017
We had a great weekend at our Fall 2017 Backcountry Fly-In/Campout Sept. 22-24 co-hosted by Kern Valley Airport and the RAF. Over 30 planes...
October 4, 2017
The RAF is thrilled that the FAA officially activated Trigger Gap with a permanent identifier on September 19. Trigger Gap, (17A) is a new 3,000-ft...
October 3, 2017
The RAF and the National Park Service (NPS) officially renewed their cooperative maintenance agreement on the three airstrips within the boundaries...
October 2, 2017
RAF Mission: “The Recreational Aviation Foundation preserves, maintains, and creates airstrips for recreational access.” Each month we...
September 30, 2017
RAF FUNdraising Auction All items were donated by our friends in the industry, so the Excess Goes To Access! Bidding  opens today Oct. 1st...
September 29, 2017
We all know that flying close to the ground, approaching and setting it down on short, narrow runways adds risk to our flying.  In the...
September 28, 2017
 (click here to view the RAF Calendar) Fall flying is taking off all across the country!  Where will you join the RAF in October? RAF...
September 27, 2017
We’re doing it again, since the previous contest was so much fun! RAF Photo Contest   This time there will be more winners – We...
September 22, 2017
We’ve removed landing restrictions at Ryan Field, (2MT1) but we still prohibit campfires, due to continued dry conditions at this time. The pilot...
September 19, 2017
The RAF crew will be setting up camp at the next two AOPA Fly Ins!  We hope you will stop by and say “hi” or maybe even...
September 12, 2017
In the interest of safety, RAF 2017 Trail organizers postponed two June RAF Trail events to avoid inclement weather. If you were...
September 5, 2017
RAF Mission: “The Recreational Aviation Foundation preserves, maintains, and creates airstrips for recreational access.” Each month we...