IMPROVEMENTS CONTINUE AT TRIGGER GAP

With the increased popularity of Trigger Gap RAF Arkansas Liaisons Dave Powell and Harper Goodwin began considering noise mitigation. “As an organization, we have truly strived to make as low an impact as possible,” Goodwin said. They examined current usage and flight paths, and coordinated with The Nature Conservancy. With help from fellow RAF members…

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HISTORIC, SCENIC KATAMA GETS RAF GRANT

You may not have heard of Edgartown, MA but you probably know of Martha’s Vineyard. The Katama Airpark, 1B2 is a recreational turf airfield on the island, and the RAF has awarded a $10,000 grant toward a facility for pilots and passengers to gather, picnic, and enjoy direct access to the Atlantic Ocean. “First opened in…

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AMANDA LEVIN STEPS UP TO LIAISON

The RAF is pleased that Amanda Levin has stepped up to serve as Wisconsin Liaison. She began helping the RAF as the database volunteer, and Social Media Coordinator. “Now I hope to have more local impact as Wisconsin’s State Liaison,” Amanda says. She has always had a passion for adventure and travel. Her first glimpse of GA was through her…

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US FOREST SERVICE INVITES PARTICIPATION

If your state includes land within a National Forest, the USFS wants to keep you informed of its Forest use public planning steps. RAF liaisons are tasked with tracking their respective Forest planning. If appropriate, RAF Public Agency Consultant Ron Normandeau prepares talking points, and state liaisons let RAF supporters know when public input is…

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RYAN FIELD VEHICLE CAMPING CLARIFIED

Word is out about beautiful Ryan Field. The RAF has worked hard to improve this backcountry airfield, and welcomes visitors with appropriate flying skills. To preserve its premier backcountry atmosphere, the RAF is clarifying vehicle use. Ryan Field welcomes under-wing tent camping, and fly-in use of the rustic cabins. Road vehicles are welcome to drive…

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WHERE TO FIND THE RAF THIS SUMMER

We know you want to connect with your friends and other RAF supporters this summer and hope you will mark your calendar for two upcoming events. On June 24-26, join us for another weekend at beautiful Ryan Field, 2MT1 near West Glacier, Montana. Activities at the annual Ryan Field Fly-In will center in and around…

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FEATURED AIRSTRIP: NOBLE COUNTY, OHIO, I10

Each month we highlight an airstrip with hopes that you will get out and enjoy these special places.The May Featured Airstrip is Noble County (I10) Ohio. “Noble County Airport is the single access point for Wolf Run State Park Fly In Camp Area,” RAF Ohio Liaison Christine Mortine says. It lies in the Appalachian Plateau…

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