APA 2015 Annual Meeting May 23 at 9.30am

ARIZONA PILOTS ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING AND DIRECTORS ELECTION NOTICE On May 23, the Arizona Pilots Association will hold it’s Annual Membership Meeting and the Board of Directors Election. The meeting this year will be held at the CAE/Oxford facility at 5010 E. Falcon Drive, Suite 201 on Falcon Field, Mesa. Come join us at 9:30 am for coffee and doughnuts...


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*CANCELED* - Backcountry Camping and Cookout in Payson May 15th-17th

This Event Will Be Rescheduledfor Later This Year Backcountry Camping and Cookout in Payson (KPAN)May 15-17, 2015Payson Airport Campground Come help us thank thirteen year old James Nebrig for his hard work in providing a picnic shelter at the Payson (KPAN) airport campground! James and his parents, Ken and Lorrie, will be joining us for a weekend of fun, food, and flying...


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Green Light for the Double Circle on May 8th-10th

Green Light for Double Circle May 8th-10th by Mark Spencer It’s been up to the wire, but our new friend, Eric Bredemann, District Archaeologist for the Clifton District of the Apache Sitgreaves National Forest, has accomplished what he had hoped to for us and won the approval of the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) for our upcoming project at the...


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May 2015 Executive Director's Report

By Jim Timm May 2015 I hope everyone has been out enjoying the reasonably good flying weather we have been having, but it appears it may not have been done as safely as it could have been. Unfortunately, this month’s safety report is not as good as it could have been. Please be careful out there! Seven Arizona NAVAIDS Are Listed for DecommissionIn...


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Airparks of Arizona

AIRPARK NAME / CONTACT CITY HOMES / SITES REALTOR Big Springs Airpark Prescott 12 Mgr: Peter Hartman (928) 626-7207 Castle Wells Morristown 5/10 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ...


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APA Scholarship Program

APA SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION (images/news/scholarships/2014-07-28_scholarship_application_form.pdf) The Arizona Pilots Association awards scholarships each year to deserving students of the East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT) Aviation Program. With these scholarships we hope to further the education of students who intend to work in the field of aviation; be it as a pilot or as an aircraft maintenance technician. Applicants must maintain a scholastic...


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*CANCELED* - Backcountry Camping and Cookout in Payson May 15th-17th
This Event Will Be Rescheduledfor Later This Year Backcountry Camping and Cookout in Payson (KPAN)May 15-17, 2015Payson Airport Campground Come help us thank thirteen year old James Nebrig for his hard work in providing a picnic shelter at the Payson (KPAN) airport campground! James and his parents, Ken and Lorrie, will be joining us for a weekend of fun, food, and flying in the cooler temps of… Read more...*CANCELED* - Backcountry Camping and Cookout in Payson May 15th-17th
Inde Motorsports April 2015 Fly-In
INDE MOTORSPORTS AIRPARK FLYIN – April 18, 2015By Kit McCloud “I always thought every day was a gift, but now I am looking for where to send the thank you note.”~Randy Pausch I know where to send my thank you note for at least one very special day. THANK YOU JOHN MABRYof Inde Motorsports! To say he made my day is not enough. A day outing to Inde Motorsports is to be envied by all… Read more...Inde Motorsports April 2015 Fly-In
Montezuma Heights Airpark
Montezuma (19AZ) Camp Verde, AZ. This airpark is situated 20 miles due south of Sedona and 15 miles southeast of Cottonwood, adjacent to Hwy 17. However, one cannot see this airpark from the highway because it’s on a plateau which provides magnificent views of the surrounding mountains for the airpark residents. Runway elevation and length are both 3300’. The airpark is totally private… Read more...Montezuma Heights Airpark
APA 2015 Annual Meeting May 23 at 9.30am
ARIZONA PILOTS ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING AND DIRECTORS ELECTION NOTICE  On May 23, the Arizona Pilots Association will hold it’s Annual Membership Meeting and the Board of Directors Election. The meeting this year will be held at the CAE/Oxford facility at 5010 E. Falcon Drive, Suite 201 on Falcon Field, Mesa. Come join us at 9:30 am for coffee and doughnuts before the 2014… Read more...APA 2015 Annual Meeting May 23 at 9.30am
Green Light for the Double Circle on May 8th-10th
Green Light for Double Circle May 8th-10th by Mark Spencer  It’s been up to the wire, but our new friend, Eric Bredemann, District Archaeologist for the Clifton District of the Apache Sitgreaves National Forest, has accomplished what he had hoped to for us and won the approval of the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) for our upcoming project at the old Double Circle! This… Read more...Green Light for the Double Circle on May 8th-10th
May 2015 Executive Director's Report
By Jim Timm May 2015 I hope everyone has been out enjoying the reasonably good flying weather we have been having, but it appears it may not have been done as safely as it could have been. Unfortunately, this month’s safety report is not as good as it could have been. Please be careful out there! Seven Arizona NAVAIDS Are Listed for DecommissionIn a Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM), The… Read more...May 2015 Executive Director's Report

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