Please welcome Katerina Barilov as a new Liaison for California. Since January, 2019, she had served as an RAF Ambassador. Originally from Russia, Katerina lives and works out of a small airport in Santa Paula in southern California. Along with a team of engineers based in Silicon Valley, she is growing a start-up that is building an electric aircraft that will…

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California State Liaison Anthony has lived and worked all over the world but “I’ve finally returned home to Southern California for good,” he says. He originally got into aviation to provide missionary and humanitarian services in some of the poorest countries of the world. Anthony has worked as a pilot and mechanic for Mission Aviation…

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California State Liaison Richard “Rick” Lach, from Kernville, CA, has had a passion for aviation from an early age. He can recall riding his bike to Van Nuys Airport, where he would sit on the railroad tracks and watch planes land. After joining the Air Force he spent four years maintaining F-100, F-101, and F-105…

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Each month we highlight an airstrip that the RAF has positively impacted. We hope that you will get out and enjoy these airstrips. This month’s Featured Airstrip is Cinder Cone Dry Lake Bed in California. Cinder Cone Dry Lake Bed is a public use airstrip located roughly 11 miles north of the census-designated place (CDP) Inyokern…

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