Join other RAF members at the Northwest Aviation Conference at the Washington State Fair Events Center in Puyallup, WA on February 22-23. The RAF will be at booth #511.
This conference will have over 75 hours of aviation seminars. Join the conference to learn from fellow pilots, mechanics, aircraft owners and aviation speakers. There will be more than 400 display booths and static aircraft displays.
RAF President Bill McGlynn will give a presentation at the event at 4:30pm on Saturday, February 22 in Room D | Heritage:
Why Backcountry Flying is Important to the Future of Aviation
Bill McGlynn, President, Recreational Aviation Foundation (RAF)
The RAF mission is to create and maintain backcountry destinations that combine aviation and adventure. Bill will explore the three major reasons backcountry flying is important to aviation: younger flyers are looking for more – backcountry flying provides that dimension; backcountry flying takes your skills to a new level (and keeps you interested);and you and your flying companions will experience memories of a lifetime along with lifelong friendships come with backcountry visits. Join the RAF in this entertaining, engaging and inspiringly visual presentation to learn how you can expand your flight experience into the backcountry!
Bill McGlynn is President of the Recreational Aviation Foundation and has been flying for 25 years. He currently lives in Leavenworth, WA and is retired from a career in the computer industry. He enjoys flying his backcountry 182 to many backcountry airfields and volunteers for a month each year at Moose Cr (1U1) in the Selway Bitterroot Wilderness in Idaho where he staffs a remote Ranger Station and assists backcountry pilots.