RAF Podcasts

When RAF friends gather around the fire hub at an airfield, there's always a good story to be told. We have brought that love of storytelling into a digital format, and hope you will enjoy the following installments of our new RAF Podcast.

Each podcast is hosted by RAF President Bill McGlynn, whose good-natured and easygoing interviewing style naturally brings out some wonderful stories from our interviewees. Sit back, relax (perhaps with a cup of Cowboy Coffee!) and enjoy.

RAF Podcast #4: Carmine Mowbray

By admin | May 10, 2020

Bill and Carmine discuss her experiences learning to fly, volunteering for the RAF, flying to Alaska with Chuck Jarecki and the background for her book “Havoc Red” about flying bombers to Russia via Watson Lake Canada.

RAF Podcast #3: Tim Clifford

By admin | May 10, 2020

Bill talks with Tim Clifford retired RAF VP and Board Director about learning to fly in Ohio, helping build the second story of the RAF and opening new backcountry airfields in Florida.

RAF Podcast #2: Steve Thompson

By admin | May 10, 2020

Bill has a conversation with Steve Thompson about his learning to fly at 16 in Texas, becoming an airline pilot and finally an RAF State Liaison.

Beginnings of the RAF

By admin | April 25, 2020

Interview with John McKenna, the Chairman of the Recreational Aviation Foundation and one of the founders. John talks about the early days of founding the RAF and figuring out how to make a difference in saving backcountry airstrips.