Aviation has seen a lot of changes since the first US Postal airmail flight in May of 1918. But on May 13 of this year — 100 years from the first flight — an official airmail flight will take off from San Diego as three huge radial engines roar to life for the first leg…

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Out in grizzly bear country, the advice is, “Always hike with someone slower than you.”  You get the idea.  You’ll want to hike with someone other than Laura Haefeli, wife of RAF Colorado State Liaison Tom Haefeli. The couple lives in Del Norte, CO, and operates a beekeeping business.  Laura was just inducted into the…

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Each month we highlight an airstrip that the RAF has positively impacted. We hope that you will get out and enjoy these airstrips. This month’s Featured Airstrip is Negrito, located in New Mexico. Negrito Airstrip, New Mexico (0NM7)  is located in the Gila National Forest approximately 20 miles southeast of Reserve NM.  The airstrip is not only beautiful but…

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