DOES THE RAF MISSION MATCH YOUR VALUES?

The RAF is fortunate to have a deep bench of professional financial planning talent, coordinated by Steve Maus, CLU, MSFS, and Chartered Advisor of Philanthropy. We are here to learn what is important to you in your legacy planning. Last December, the RAF began sharing a series of planned giving ideas to help you take…

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RAF OUTFITTER JUNE FEATURED ITEMS

This month, enjoy 10% off of our RAF shirt collection to get ready for summer! We have a variety of shirts that help you stay cool while you recreate and rock the RAF brand. Stock up in time for fly-ins and Oshkosh! Order the Featured Items and shop the RAF Outfitter. If you have questions,…

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WORTH THE READ: JOYCE WOODS 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 Joyce Woods, an RAF friend and volunteer who also facilitates the NM Airstrip Network. “Value is Created with Partners” was my new manufacturing boss’s mantra in the…

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RAF CODE OF CONDUCT: YOUR GUIDE IN THE BACKCOUNTRY

Have you ever read our Code of Conduct? The RAF offers recommendations to advance flight safety, professionalism, consideration, and courtesy toward the people and wildlife who share the recreational environment. This is a great tool to use out in the backcountry, and we encourage all RAF supporters to read and follow the RAF’s Code of…

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BRUSHING UP AND LEANING IN

The snow has started to melt in our part of the world, the grass is greening up and it’s that time of year when heading to your favorite backcountry strip seems like just the right thing to do. It’s also a real good time to brush the dust off your flight manual and do some…

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MEET US IN MAY!

The RAF will be attending many events in May. Look at our Event Calendar to learn where you can get involved! We’ll be at Cavanaugh Bay, ID May 3-5 for a weekend work party to repair/replace irrigation sprinklers and apply fertilizer to the runway. On May 4th, help us prepare Ryan Field in MT for the annual Ryan Fly-In. Bring your…

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WORTH THE READ – JEANNE MACPHERSON 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 Jeanne MacPherson, a longtime RAF supporter. Here is her philosophy on life, and how it relates to flying . . . Can we ever become accomplished enough…

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RAF OUTFITTER MAY FEATURED ITEM

Mother’s Day is coming up and we have just the item to help you celebrate the mothers in your life. We recently received a special shipment of RAF necklaces. These custom-made RAF necklaces were created by Jeff Johnson, an RAF Supporter who specializes in making fine jewelry. They are handcrafted sterling silver on an 18″…

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LEGACY PLANNING SERIES: CHARITABLE SPLIT INTEREST TRUST

Split Interest Gifts to a Charity, such as the RAFAs the name implies, a split interest gift involves two or more parties. One is the donor, the second is a tax-exempt 501(c)3 charity like the RAF. This is an irrevocable gift of an asset – typically a highly appreciated, yet previously untaxed one – to…

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RAF OUTFITTER APRIL FEATURED ITEMS

It’s time to gear up for warmer weather at the RAF Outfitter! Here are some of our favorite items for warm weather. The RAF BUFF is perfect for airstrip or yard work on a sunny day. Try our Swedish Dishcloths on your next camping adventure. They’re absorbent and very lightweight – perfect for airplane camping.…

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