Archive for April 2018
MEXICAN MOUNTAIN REMAINS IN GOOD SHAPE
Mexican Mountain airstrip in southern Utah is considered by some to be the “best backcountry strip in Utah.” It lies within a Wilderness Study Area, and remains open as a “casual use” airstrip. It’s only accessible by air or on foot. Federal WSA lands are managed to retain their “primeval character and influence, without permanent…Read More
RAF AT SUN ‘N FUN INTERNATIONAL FLY-IN AND EXPO!
Aviation enthusiasts from around the world gathered April 10-15 for the 44th annual aircraft extravaganza. Although inclement weather impacted the first and last days of Sun ‘n Fun, the majority of the week was spectacularly clear for visiting exhibits, attending forums, watching airshows and examining static aircraft. Just seven months ago, Hurricane Irma brought sustained…Read More
GEORGIA’S CREIGHTON ISLAND FLY-IN SERIES BEGINS!
Join the RAF for a series of Fly-ins at Creighton Island airfield in Georgia. Come enjoy one of the special recreational airfields the RAF has helped preserve. Most of the island is undeveloped and remains much as it was in the Civil War era. Fly-ins will be the fourth weekend of every month, beginning April…Read More
FEATURED AIRSTRIP: JAKE’S BAR, AK
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 Jake’s Bar, located in Alaska. Jake’s Bar (AK0) was developed in support of mining operations in the mineral-rich Wrangell mountains south of the famous Kennicott copper mine which…Read More