New Zealand Pilot meets the Recreational Aviation Foundation (RAF) at Idaho Aviation Trade Show
Cessna 180 owners Beverley and Graeme Prankerd from Straford, New Zealand joined Recreational Aviation Foundation friends at the Idaho Trade Show in Idaho Falls, Idaho the weekend of May 20th and 21st. The Idaho Aviation Trade Show was hosted by Aero Mark FBO of Idaho Falls and Bob and Jane Hoff.
The trip over the pond was encouraged by RAF supporter and 180 pilot, Mike Todd of Yelm, Washington. Upon arrival Beverley and Graeme found they were among friends in Idaho. Jack Kotaki of the Idaho Aviation Association (IAA) took on the role as official host.
Shown in the photo are John McKenna, RAF President; Stu Horn, Owner of Aviat Aircraft, Graeme Prankerd and Carl Hicks, also of the RAF. As is customary, hats from the respective organizations were exchanged. John McKenna is shown here sporting his New Zealand 180/185 club hat, while Graeme is proudly wearing his new RAF hat. Read more >>