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Featured Airstrip

“The Recreational Aviation Foundation preserves, maintains, and creates airstrips for recreational access.”

Each month we will be highlighting an airstrip that the RAF has had an impact on.  We hope that you will get out and enjoy these airstrips.  This month's Featured Airstrip is Chicken Strip in CA.

RAF and Amazon Smile

The RAF is pleased to be one of the select charities that benefit when you shop Amazon Smile.  When you use Amazon Smile with RAF as your chosen charity, Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchase price of everything you purchase to The Recreational Aviation Foundation. It's easy; It's easy; just, follow the instructions below to start “sharing smiles” with the RAF:

“Hooch Hut” re-purposed at Florida RAF work party

— Bobby Capozzi, RAF Florida Liaison

RAF announces 2017 Photo Contest winners

For this year’s contest, we split the nation into five regions and asked you to send in your favorite images of your airplane in a recreational setting. We received photos from all over the country! Your response demonstrates that the RAF is fulfilling its mission across the nation. 

RAF Selects New Board Member R. Peter Burwell

Peter is President and CEO of Burwell Enterprises, Inc., based in Minneapolis. Burwell’s holdings include the Madison Concourse Hotel and Governor’s Club, a 367-room hotel adjacent to Wisconsin’s Capitol building; Country Springs Hotel and Water Park in Waukesha, WI; Echo Mountain ski area just outside of Denver in Idaho Springs, CO; and C & B Operations, a chain of twenty-five John Deere dealerships through the Midwest.

Amigos Del Cielo hosts fly-in November 2-5

– Ron Keller, NM State Liaison

I arrived at Amigos (NM90) Thursday afternoon, after stopping to visit RAF member Ron Orozco at his ranch and airstrip.

Featured Airstrip

“The Recreational Aviation Foundation preserves, maintains, and creates airstrips for recreational access.”

RAF Calendar - November

Join the RAF for some fun!

The first weekend in November is a busy one!  

Erin White to assume RAF Volunteer Coordinator duties

As Sarah Chandler phases out of her position as Volunteer Coordinator for the RAF, we welcome Erin White.

Erin’s resume is extensive and impressive. She started out her writing career in 1994, working as a reporter in the Silicon Valley. Among her many accomplishments, she’s especially proud of the four years she directed marketing and communications for a non-profit organization that provides life-changing outdoor adventures for people with disabilities.