RAF Liaison Bobby Capozzi has shared news that Arcadia Airport, (X06) has received Florida Department of Transportation’s 2020 General Aviation Airport of the Year Award. Considering that there are 884 airports in Florida, the folks who operate and maintain Arcadia should be very proud.  Arcadia is also a great example of cooperation between the RAF,…

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Every Wednesday evening, SuperCub.org presents Hump Day Hangar Presentations, interactive live sessions featuring select aviation folks.  If you missed RAF President Bill McGlynn’s October 14 Hump Day Hangar Presentation, the recorded version is available via YouTube. Hear Bill’s update on current RAF efforts, including key partnerships, the Airfield Guide, and the Ryan Field barn raising. If you’ve…

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RAF Director Peter Burwell has announced that due to increasing demands of his family businesses, he must step down from active participation on the RAF Board.  For three years, Peter has been an enormous contributor to the RAF mission, while overseeing 37 John Deere dealerships throughout the Midwest; and several upscale hotels and a ski resort.…

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RAF Director Jeff Russell of Wisconsin is leading the RAF effort to provide the FAA with current information from owners of private use airports. If airport data is older than three years, these airports and airfields risk “closed indefinitely” status. Russell has motivated RAF state liaisons to reach out to every private airport owner to assist in this effort in time…

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RAF Colorado Liaison Tom Haefeli reports that Astronaut Kent Rominger Airport manager Jay Sarason conducted a successful extracurricular activity for a local AOPA’s High School STEM class using the new classroom at the airport. “The inaugural class at Sargent High School had 20 kids,” Haefeli said, adding, “That’s pretty remarkable, considering the K-twelve student body is around 200.”…

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The RAF has granted funds to help cover the cost for improvements at Fort Kent Municipal Airfield in Maine. Camping area additions will include two picnic tables and a picnic area shelter just off the west side of the runway next to the trailhead to Fish River Falls.  Fort Kent Municipal Airfield is adjacent to Maine’s…

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Pilot and RAF member Perry Null ignited a multi-generational love of flying, especially exploring the backcountry. He began flying “late in life” and often flew between his home in Gallup, New Mexico and Texas in his Cessna 210, and his Cessna 206. He modified his current craft, a 1976 I/O 550-powered 182 with VG’s and…

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Living in Carbondale, IL (KMDH), my wife Ann, RAF VP of Appreciation and I don’t get to see our kids very often, as they work and live hundreds of miles away in opposite directions. We credit the RAF for our recent rendezvous with our Denver-based son and his wife. The Airfield Guide fulfilled our intent to fly,…

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Vice President of Appreciation In Texas, I grew up surrounded by aviation. My father was a corporate pilot, and my brother had created a successful aircraft maintenance facility in Fort Worth. I lived in New York, L.A. and Chicago as a flight attendant with American Airlines. A fun career, where I met my husband, Harper Goodwin (RAF Arkansas Liaison) who…

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Maryland Ambassador Day job: Product Manager of Digital Air Traffic Tower Solutions at Frequentis USA Favorite airstrip: Far too many to say. Perhaps Alton Bay or KLUA. Honestly, I hope I haven’t found my favorite yet. Next adventure: Backcountry flying in Idaho – hopefully very soon!

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