“Team RAF” keeps adding willing and enthusiastic volunteers who are vital to the success of our organization. Our RAF Ambassadors, our VP’s of Appreciation, and other key volunteers now appear on our website. Please take a moment to click and “meet” these marvelous volunteers. We welcome you to get to know the many different faces behind the RAF. Each one…

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Planes coming from as far west as Oklahoma and as far south as Virginia began arriving Thursday, October 4 for this year’s Wentworth Aerodrome “WAD” fly-in. “A mixed bag from a Cessna 172, a Husky on Amphibs, J3s and SuperCubs were abundant,” said RAF New Hampshire Liaison John Meade. At one point, 43 airplanes were lined up.  The…

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The RAF recently learned the history of an Oregon gem, Pacific City State Airport (KPFC), thanks to David Inman, vice president of Friends of Pacific City State Airport. Nestled in the middle of a small Oregon coastal town, the airport lies near rivers, a beautiful beach, and a picturesque cape.  Fishing dories launch directly into the surf. …

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The mood at Bowstring Fall Fly-in was very upbeat despite the cold windy overcast weather,” RAF Minnesota Liaison Kurt Pennuto reports. Bowstring (9Y0) is a public use airport in the heart of Superior National Forest. Bowstring Lake is just off the west end of the runway and offers resort amenities. Camping, hiking, hunting and fishing is…

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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 Lee Bottom in Indiana. Lee Bottom, (64I) lies along the Ohio River six air miles south of the town of Hanover, IN and 26 nm NE of Bowman Field…

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