The RAF sponsored noise study on the effects of aircraft on wildlife in the backcountry is progressing. This initial piece of work has funding from the AOPA Foundation and the State of MT. Devin Landry and Chad White of the University of Montana, under the direction of RAF Science Committee chairman Dr Ric Hauer have been conducting…

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In spite of a weekend full of rain, everyone attending the 2014 Ryan Donor-appreciation fly-in (Ryan Field 2MT1) enjoyed the company, abundant food and flying. 19 airplanes picked their way between rain showers to arrive and camp at the field. Some folks enjoyed the warmth of the nearby Belton Chalet. Jeanne MacPherson and Bill Gallea gave a safety…

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