RAF WELCOMES SECOND TEXAS LIAISON STEVE GOEBEL

The RAF has added a second liaison in the state of Texas, long-time member Steve Goebel. Steve’s father was an airline pilot, “whose passion was aviation,” Steve says, so he was surrounded with airplanes his entire life. Steve soloed as a teenager and has since acquired more than 10,000 hours of flying time. He has flown…

Read More

CORNUCOPIA VISITORS ENJOY SUPERIOR’S LONGEST DAY

Beginning with Friday evening’s locally-caught whitefish dinner, the Solstice weekend Fly-in at Cornucopia Airport (WI23) was a great success, RAF Director Jeff Russell and Wisconsin Liaison Trever Otto reported. Hosted by the Cornucopia Club and the Cornucopia Business Association, more than thirty airplanes showed up at the 2,000-ft turf airfield and, “there were smiles all…

Read More

A WARM, WELCOME-BACK WEEKEND AT RYAN FLY-IN

“This year’s Ryan Fly-In had a family reunion feel to it,” said RAF Administrative Director Tricia McKenna after making sure Sunday’s early risers had fresh coffee. RAF President Bill McGlynn added, “The weekend was something almost ‘spa-like’, getting together with old and new friends, and taking a deep breath of the fresh pine air.” Thirty…

Read More

RAF PARTICIPATES IN ALASKA NPS DEDICATION, MAY CREEK WORK

The bars, brothels and hospital, school, and gymnasium are long gone in what was formerly the bustling town of McCarthy, Alaska, at the foot of the Wrangell mountains adjacent to the Kennecott mine, but its history is intact. And now, just across a footbridge, a series of “wayside” panels commemorate the many miners who lost their lives in the dangerous…

Read More

RAF HELPS MONTANA PILOTS ON AIRSTRIP WORK

On Saturday, May 29 approximately 20 people representing the RAF, Montana Pilots Association, and Montana Aeronautics helped maintain Spotted Bear Forest Service airstrip, (8U4) along the South Fork of the Flathead River, just south of Hungry Horse Reservoir in northwest Montana. RAF Montana Liaison Scott Newpower reported that most drove in and camped. A few flew in,…

Read More

SAVE $1,000 ON A HARTZELL PROPELLER AND BOOST THE RAF

Now through the end of 2022, Hartzell Propeller is offering RAF members a $1,000 discount on four propeller models designed for backcountry use. In addition, Hartzell is making a $250 contribution to the RAF mission for every member who buys a new Hartzell prop during this special offer. The RAF’s friends at Hartzell Propeller are…

Read More

THE RAF OUTFITTER JULY FEATURED ITEM

This month’s Featured Item is our leather skillet handle cover. From a cast-iron skillet around the campfire to your metal pot in the kitchen, these leather handle covers will protect your hands! They are made of high-quality leather and have the RAF logo stamped on the side.  Made in Livingston, MT To order the Featured Item, click here.…

Read More

WORK COMPLETED AT SPOTTED BEAR IN THE FLATHEAD NF

On Saturday, May 29 approximately 20 people showed up representing the RAF, Montana Pilots Association, and Montana Aeronautics to help maintain Spotted Bear Forest Service airstrip along the South Fork of the Flathead River, just south of Hungry Horse Reservoir in northwest Montana. RAF Montana Liaison Scott Newpower reported that most drove in and camped,…

Read More

THE RAF OUTFITTER JUNE FEATURED ITEM

This month’s Featured Item is our pink ponytail cap. This pink and tan C.C cap is perfect for on-the-go ladies! It comes in one size and has adjustable velcro on the back. The pink front of the cap has the RAF logo in tan. It has a mesh back that features a criss-cross design that…

Read More