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…

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Ten volunteers responded to my last-minute call for support at Keystone Heights (42J) airport, 15 nm northeast of Gainesville. Its maintenance shed/pilot shelter — affectionately called the “Hooch Hut” — is being re-purposed for aviation-only use.  This facility will support meetings, fly-ins and camping. Once completed, aviation organizations will be able to block out their event…

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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.  Again, our judges had difficulty selecting just…

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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…

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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 Arcadia Municipal Airport (X06). The RAF is not just about flying the Rockies:  Not every RAF success story is tied in with remote backcountry airstrips. …

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