Ninety-three folks participated in the RAF’s Red Rock Roundup in St. George, Utah April 21-24, coming from as far away as Maine, Florida, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C. Many flew in and enjoyed the free tiedowns and discounted gas at St. George’s FBO, Above View Jet Center.  The evening began poolside at the Mariott Courtyard with…

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We are pleased to announce this year’s RAF Founder’s Cap Raffle winner – longtime RAF supporter Dr. Bill Gallea of Helena, MT.  He was delighted to win the Zulu2 and the Sierra headsets, his preferred brand. Here’s what Bill said, and it would be hard to put it in better words:“I am thrilled to have won…

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It took two years, but we finally got Wisconsin’s Recreational Use Statute (RUS) amended to include noncommercial aviation. The new language protects owners of private airstrips. There are 177 private airports in the Wisconsin Bureau of Aeronautics database and many more that have not been registered with the FAA.    The RAF wishes to thank a number of these…

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Not every RAF success story is tied in with remote backcountry airstrips.  Sometimes it can be about partnering with more ‘traditional’ aviation groups for the betterment – and fun – of everyone.  One such example was the recent RAF Rodeo Weekend held in Arcadia, Florida.  A local airport support group blossomed at this orphaned municipal airport with the…

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