Archive for May 2019

ANNUAL "OUT WEST" RAF RYAN FIELD WEEKEND

The RAF Annual Ryan Field Weekend on June 28-30 will again feature an Out West theme. Fly or drive in and join us at the beautiful airstrip near West Glacier, Montana, 2MT1. We’ve reserved restauranteur Mike Lindemer and his food truck for Friday and Saturday dinner. If you attended the Seeley Lake Fly-in immediately after the AOPA…

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CUSTER-GALLATIN CALL TO ACTION

Your help is needed! Custer-Gallatin National Forest has released its Draft plan. The public comment period ends Thursday, June 6, 2019. This Forest encompasses more than three million acres in SW Montana and South Dakota. There are six mountain ranges within the Forest complex. Montana Liaison Ron Normandeau says this Draft “portrays a prejudice against…

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BILL MECOZZI

Wisconsin Ambassador Day job: Field Marketing Representative for a crop insurance company Favorite airstrip: Adams County, Legion Field (63C) Next adventure: To fly in the mountains in the western US and then fly my plane to Alaska

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JACK SORONEN

West Virginia Ambassador Day job:  Retired from my apple and peach orchard and construction companies, still own and operate a movie theatre and rental properties, president of county planning commission Favorite airstrip: Potomac Airpark (W35) in Berkeley Springs, WV – my home base.  A quiet private strip alongside the Potomac River that holds friends and truly marvelous memories…

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ALAN COSSITT

Washington Ambassador Day job: Hospital Chaplain Favorite Airstrip: Any place in or near Hells Canyon Next Adventure: Wilson Bar

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STEVE MAUS

Montana and Texas Ambassador Day job: Estate and business succession planning Favorite airstrip: Driggs, Idaho: great skiing, fishing, Warbirds Cafe, and museum Next adventure: Big Bend, Texas

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MIKE HERGENRATHER

Texas Ambassador Day job: I had one once. It got in the way of my personal life. Favorite airstrip: Johnson Creek, ID Next adventure: Taking my recently purchased Cessna TU-206 packed full of camping gear and grandchildren and heading into the mountains.

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KATHLEEN LABRIE

Ohio Ambassador Day job: Childcare provider Favorite airstrip: New Holstein, Wisconsin (8D1) Next adventure: A long cross country somewhere new

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