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FEATURED MEMBER: JOHN CLAYTON

John was one of those second graders who liked to take things apart. Unlike many, he managed to put things all back together, usually in better condition. Strictly ...

Aaron Trueblood

Seventeen-year-old Aaron Trueblood has always been excited about flying. He took time off from his ramp duties at Glacier Jet Center in Kalispell one June day and headed ...

Heidi Stoeppler

Heidi Stoeppler found a group of what quickly became “the best friends I’ve ever made,” at an RAF fly-in. She visited with Jeff Russell, joined, and when her ...

Former Senator Carmine Mowbray

RAF Featured Member Carmine Mowbray If there was ever an individual who epitomizes volunteerism for the Recreational Aviation Foundation, it is Carmine Mowbray, from Polson, Montana. She has ...

A Very Special Passenger

I’ve been flying throughout MT with my father since my earliest memories as a child and have been flying throughout the state and elsewhere since I was 17. ...

Jo Schumacher

The RAF can’t say enough about Jo Schumacher and all she does for the organization. “Jo works her fanny off at Sullivan Lake, Sun ‘n Fun and other ...

Ben Ryan

I was born in Belleflower, California in 1923. My father was an oilfield worker and wildcatter. Mother graduated from college at age seventeen with an engineering degree from ...

Carol Strong

Carol (aka Pinky) and I have been together for 20 years and one constant in her life has been her willingness to help others. Whether it is animals ...

Sue Mann

For a woman who works full time as a surgical nurse for the Veteran’s Administration hospital in Portland, OR it’s amazing to consider all the other things Sue ...