RAF New York Liaison Russ Holland is home safely from his road trip across America. Typically found in the cockpit of his tandem Rans S-7S, Russ left his home in Cold Brook, NY in March to attend a “Why Public Land Matters” meeting in Boise, ID with RAF Chairman John McKenna, Vice President Jack Tyler,…

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Kicking off Sun ‘N Fun 2017 was a two hour radio show at seven o’clock Tuesday morning. The RAF was represented live on-air by Tim Clifford and FL State Liaison Bobby Capozzi. Additional guests were Florida Sport Aviation Antique & Classic Association (FSAACA) President Steve Knouse, FSAACA VP and Chairperson Kim Capozzi for the Vintage Hospitality House where the RAF…

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In spite of 30mph crosswinds all day, 19 volunteers accomplished everything we hoped to! We worked a Bobcat to death, and were lucky Matthew Turnage was able to get a second unit out to us getting the 26 holes bored out.  As best I can see we got the following done: • Assembled, stained and placed two…

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Creighton Island’s first official fly-in weekend took place March 24-26 as part of the RAF Trail. The seventeen attendees were rewarded by spectacular sunny spring weather and great company. While most were RAF and FSAACA members from Florida and Georgia, RAF member Jim Crawford and his girlfriend Andrea flew their Husky all the way from…

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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 Escalante Airport  (1L7). Escalante Airport  (1L7) has a 5,000 ft paved runway.  The RAF with the Utah Backcountry Pilot’s Association constructed a pilot shelter on the field.…

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