WORTH THE READ: CHRISTINE MORTINE GUEST EDITORIAL

Our many RAF supporters have such vast and varied experience, and we’re capturing some of their words of wisdom to share with you. This month’s guest editorial is by Christine Mortine, a CFI and an RAF Liaison. A Family of Independents, A Community of Joy: If you hang a suet feeder for woodpeckers, use the type…

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RAF GRANT HELPS BUILD ST. IGNATIUS PAVILION

RAF Montana Liaison and Montana Pilots Association past president Scott Newpower has been awarded an RAF grant to help fund a 16×24-ft pavilion at St. Ignatius airport, 52S. Based on the design used at the West Yellowstone airport campground with a fire pit inside, it will be located near the existing pilot lobby where there…

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WARMER WEATHER MEANS MORE EVENTS!

As we move closer to spring, you’ll notice that our event calendar fills up more with events around different parts of the country. In fact, we have an event listed on our calendar each weekend of this month. Be checking in with our Event Calendar to find upcoming events to attend! Submitted February 28, 2024

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RAF GRANT TO UPGRADE ALASKA FOREST SERVICE LAKESIDE CABINS

There are two fly-in public use cabins on Heckman Lake on Revillagigedo Island in Tongass National Forest, within the Ketchikan Misty Fjords Ranger District. They have fallen victim to deferred maintenance and seasonal damage, and due to limited USFS funding, were in jeopardy of being decommissioned. “Loss of these fly-in, and marine access cabins would…

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RECREATIONAL READING!

The RAF knows you can be overwhelmed with news. Your time is valuable, so for some “recreational reading” we invite you to visit the “News” menu item on our website. From there, you can select the RAF’s Latest News, Featured Supporters, Guest Editorials, RAF Podcasts, In the Press, or Past Newsletters. Enjoy these stories and stay…

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FEATURED AIRSTRIP: LAS TRANCAS

Each month we highlight an airstrip with hopes that you will get out and enjoy these special places. This month’s Featured Airstrip is Las Trancas in California. “It’s hard to put into words how beautiful Las Trancas airstrip is,” RAF President Bill McGlynn says. The strip north of Monterey Bay provides pilots an opportunity to…

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