When RAF friends gather around the fire hub at an airfield, there’s always a good story to be told. We have brought that love of storytelling into a digital format, and hope you will enjoy our new RAF Podcasts. Each podcast is hosted by RAF President Bill McGlynn, whose good-natured and easygoing interviewing style naturally…

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RAF Idaho Liaison Tim Riley’s RAF grant was approved for camping amenities at Driggs-Reed Memorial Airport (KDIJ), located in eastern Idaho at the base of the beautiful Grand Teton Mountains.  “Driggs is a world class destination for the pilot community, with access to hiking, biking, fishing, floating, golf and a small town with numerous shops…

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RAF New Mexico Liaison Ron Keller was awarded an RAF grant to lengthen the crosswind runway at Amigos del Cielo airport, (NM90) near Rodeo, NM. The grant provides funds for the airport manager to reclaim the crosswind runway to its original length of 1,900 feet, with expected completion by the end of May. The crosswind…

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Please welcome new Wisconsin Liaison, Trever Otto! Trever knew at the young age of ten that he wanted to fly and own an airplane, just like his late father. By age 16, he’d saved enough money to buy a ¾ scale Piper Cub, the FP-202 Koala. After a bit of wood and fabric work, he…

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Heidi Stoeppler found a group of what quickly became “the best friends I’ve ever made,” at an RAF fly-in. She visited with Jeff Russell, joined, and when her professional flying permits, she digs in at the work parties, too. Watching cropdusters in Montana, she knew she wanted to fly. Not from an aviation family, her…

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RAF Vermont Liaison Robert Burley was awarded an RAF grant to keep Allenholm, (VT26) open for public use. This 2,000 x 40-ft turf airfield lies in a working apple orchard on an island in Lake Champlain, between Vermont and New York mountain ranges.   “Multiple and varied water, hiking, camping and scenic recreational opportunities abound,”…

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How can anyone that is not an accountant, or financial planner keep up on all that goes on with the tax code, let alone the Cares Act? John McKenna received this message from RAF Ambassador Rick Mercil and we thought it was worth sharing. No matter who your favorite charity is, you may want to…

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