RAF and NPS Reach Agreement on September 27, 2011 to Reopen the Chicken Strip The Recreational Aviation Foundation and the National Park Service in cooperation with Chief Ranger,  Brent Pennington reached an agreement under the existing Memorandum of Understanding  to reopening  the Chicken Strip.  The Chicken Strip airstrip is located in Saline Valley, and is…

Read More

The votes are counted and the Recreational Aviation Foundation is the recipient of a Lightspeed Aviation Foundation 2011 Grant Award.  To say that we could not have done it without you is not cliché, it is a fact.  For those of you who never think your vote counts, it did this time. The winners were announced at…

Read More

Fort Kent Airfield Re-Opens September 19, 2011 The RAF has been informed by the Fish River Flying Club that Fort Kent Airport is now available for aircraft operations.  The 2200 foot grass airstrip in the very northern portion of Maine is restricted use rather than public use, so a call to Mr. Tom Voisine at 207-834-5685…

Read More