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July 24, 2014
The RAF sponsored noise study on the effects of aircraft on wildlife in the backcountry is progressing. This initial piece of work has funding from...
July 17, 2014
We have already had a busy summer, with members gathering together in multiple states to further the mission of the organization.  From Ryan...
July 7, 2014
In spite of a weekend full of rain, everyone attending the 2014 Ryan Donor-appreciation fly-in (Ryan Field 2MT1) enjoyed the company, abundant...
June 25, 2014
Sacramento, Calif. —Governor Jerry Brown has signed into law Senate Bill 1072, which amends the California Recreational Use Statute (RUS) to...
May 15, 2014
The visitors were as welcoming as the balmy Anchorage spring weather, and the RAF signed up new members and answered questions all day Saturday and...
April 28, 2014
RAF Red Rock Roundup Wrap up   Ninety-three folks participated in the RAF’s Red Rock Roundup in St. George, Utah April 21-24, coming...
April 19, 2014
We are pleased to announce this year’s RAF Founder’s Cap Raffle winner – longtime RAF supporter Dr. Bill Gallea of Helena, MT....
April 18, 2014
It took two years, but we finally got Wisconsin’s Recreational Use Statute (RUS) amended to include noncommercial aviation. The new language...
April 17, 2014
Exactly one year ago the RAF hosted the first public aviation event in decades at Blackwater Airfield 8FD3.  In fact, the event was chronicled...
April 7, 2014
Not every RAF success story is tied in with remote backcountry airstrips.  Sometimes it can be about partnering with more ‘traditional...
March 29, 2014
Its springtime and time once again for Sun ‘n Fun!.  The RAF will be there in Lakeland, FL again but don’t come looking for us at...
March 12, 2014
Words cannot describe the sense of loss we felt at the news of the sudden passing of RAF Washington State Liaison Bob Kay. Bob was known by many RAF...
March 1, 2014
No Surprise  At the recent Montana Pilots Association’s (MPA)30th annual gathering the RAF’s own Ron Normandeau was the recipient...
January 12, 2014
RAF board members take a popcorn break during their daylong meeting recently in Denver, Colorado. Signature Flight Support hosted the meeting in...
December 27, 2013
Surprised?  So am I.  Over ten years ago, six individuals sat around a campfire and concluded that something needed to be done to save...