RAF PHOTO CONTEST WINNERS ANNOUNCED

The 2021 RAF Photo Contest just concluded, again with striking results. Our volunteer Vice Presidents of Appreciation judge the anonymous submissions. “It really was exciting to see so many beautiful and awe-inspiring photos of places,” VP of Appreciation Penny Hergenrather said. “It just made me want to be there! It was absolutely what we were looking for, real showstoppers…

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RAF’S BILL MCGLYNN IS PANELIST ON AOPA SAFETY WEBINAR

RAF President Bill McGlynn will be a panel member on the AOPA Air Safety Institute’s “Back to the Back Country: 2021 in review” live webinar Thursday, November 18 from 8-9 pm EST, 5-6 pm PST. This free webinar is a segment of the Air Safety Institute’s Backcountry Safety Initiative that the RAF participated in last May.  …

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RAF AMBASSADOR SARAH TAMAR WINS KING SCHOLARSHIP

The RAF is proud to announce that its New York Ambassador Sarah Tamar has won the Women In Aviation/Martha R. King Scholarship. She will receive $5,000 and free lifetime access to the 85 King Schools online courses, which are currently valued at over $13,000. She plans to use the funds to add Certified Flight Instructor…

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Chet Leach

From his gyrocopter, a Quicksilver, Rans S-12, a Maule, and now a Bearhawk for the backcountry, and a Piper Dakota 235 for cross country flights, Chet Leach has found a good balance after 46 years of flying as a private pilot. He began flying in 1975 in Lexington, Kentucky, and for the last 16 years…

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THE RAF OUTFITTER NOVEMBER FEATURED ITEM

The RAF has a new hat for the year of 2022! This Richardson oil-cloth ballcap is water repellent and has a UPF of 25 to protect you from the weather. It is a forest green color with the orange RAF logo embroidered on the front and the number 2022 embroidered in orange on the side…

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