Thanks to your great response in past years, we’re announcing the RAF 2020 Photo Contest! It’s time again to find your favorites. Starting Thursday, October 1, send us your best photos of scenic, recreational airstrips. Winning images will appear on the popular RAF greeting cards that go out to thousands of donors and supporters as thank you notes.  A winner…

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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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Our October Backcountry Boutique item, the RAF Pillowcase, is sold out! Thank you for supporting the RAF mission through boutique purchases. Our next Backcountry Boutique item will debut on Thursday, November 5.

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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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Every Wednesday evening, SuperCub.org presents Hump Day Hangar Presentations, interactive live sessions hosted by select aviation folks.  Join Recreational Aviation Foundation President Bill McGlynn for his update on exciting RAF news, 7 p.m. Central Time on Wednesday, October 14. To watch this program on YouTube Live: https://youtu.be/Ug3C_1TJyhA. If you’ve registered for other HDHP presentations, you can join with the…

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If your thoughts inevitably turn to flying before you fall asleep each night, you will surely appreciate the sentiment displayed on our RAF pillowcase! This 100% cotton, standard-size orange pillowcase is embroidered with a grey RAF logo and the words “Dream of Flying – Fly – Dream of Flying.” Perfect for displaying on a bed or keeping with your camping gear, this…

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