CLICKERS OR DOERS

In today’s “watch me” world, and the bombardment of colorful imagery, it’s sometimes difficult to discover who the RAF is, and how we do things. Mostly because we always try to shine the spotlight outward as opposed to inward. Naturally, the RAF does utilize social media to get our message out, and to tell stories…

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IMPORTANT STEPS TO SAVE BACKCOUNTRY FLYING – CLAY SIMMONS PODCAST WITH BILL MCGLYNN

Fourth-generation pilot, aircraft broker, and builder Clay Simmons sits on the RAF’s new Backcountry Etiquette Team. The group formed out of concern for the growing impact of increased backcountry activity by a variety of users. On the RAF podcast hosted by RAF President Bill McGlynn, Clay explains experiencing Idaho’s backcountry as a very young passenger. When his dad survived a serious airplane…

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Jim Hanson

For a fellow who’s flown every sort of aircraft, and has landed all over the world with the late Hall of Famer, Buzz Kaplan, Mr. Jim Hanson of Minnesota still finds complete joy in flying low and slow, and sharing the joy with others. He loves flying his Lake Amphibian among what he claims are…

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RAF AT AIRVENTURE 2024

We’ll be at AirVenture again this July, and hope to see you throughout the week! Join us on Tuesday, July 23 from 9 am-11 am on Hartzell’s rooftop (#296) for coffee and Manderfield’s gourmet donuts. Enjoy sharing the love of aviation with folks from all over the country during this popular standing-room only event! Throughout…

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RAF OUTFITTER JULY FEATURED ITEMS

To celebrate the release of the updated Airfield Guide, we created this fun collection of quality items. Order our full package of Airfield Guide products! This includes our entire Airfield Guide Collection, worth $76. It features RAF tried-and-true items we know you’ll enjoy! Order the Featured Items and shop the RAF Outfitter. If you have questions, please email contact@theraf.org or…

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EDIE WELLS

While Edie is not a pilot, she has somehow managed to surround herself with them. A college boyfriend took her on her first date in a Cessna 150. Her brother earned his private pilot’s license in his teens just for fun but loved it so much he made aviation a lifelong career. Edie met her…

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