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RAF Fly- In Madras, Oregon

June 10-11, 2017. Madras Municipal Airport (S33). Madras, OR.


RAF Oregon Liaison Richard Mayes invites you to a special RAF Fly-In at Madras, Oregon (S33) to inaugurate its new grass runway.  

Tailwheel pilots, especially, appreciate the benefits of landing on a grass surface, and the RAF is pleased to be part of this event! But all aircraft are welcome. Tricycle or tailwheel, grass surfaces provide a great experience and more flying fun!

The event begins Saturday morning, June 10 with the opening of the new runway. Opportunities for fly-outs to local backcountry airstrips will continue throughout the morning. On Saturday afternoon at 2pm, Erickson Aircraft Collection will present a special program for fly-in attendees on their restoration process.  Their beautiful warbird collection will be on display, up close and personal. Saturday evening enjoy barbecue dinner kindly hosted by Rob and Tracy of Berg Air at 6 pm in the Madras FBO office.

Sunday morning you are invited on a fly-out to Sunrise Valley Ranch Lodge for a $20 "all you can eat" breakfast. The Sunrise Valley Ranch airstrip, located in the Ochoco Mountains about 60 miles southeast of Madras, is the newest backcountry airstrip in Oregon, and was developed with RAF assistance. Owners Larry and Susan Fildes are excited to introduce pilots to their lodge and the available activities.

Camping at S33 is available Friday, Saturday and Sunday adjacent to the FBO office, or under your wing adjacent to the new grass runway. RVs can also be accommodated.


  • ►Erickson Aircraft Collection presentation on restoration process starting sharply at 2:00 pm Saturday in the collection hangar.
  • ►Barbecue dinner hosted by Rob & Tracy Berg starting about 6:00 pm Saturday at the Madras FBO office.
  • ►Safety briefing for Sunrise Valley Ranch breakfast fly-out at 7:15 am Sunday at the Madras FBO office.
  • ►Breakfast at Sunrise Valley Ranch starting about 8:30 am Sunday, $20.00 set price for all you can eat.
  • ►For information contact Richard Mayes, rmayes@theraf.org.
June 10th, 2017 8:00 AM   through   June 11th, 2017 11:00 AM

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