Arizona Backcountry Events
Winter and Spring 2016
By Mark Spencer
The temps will be warming up soon and we have a full lineup planned for the 2016 spring backcountry season! Of course, with spring starting in January, in the desert anyway, we’ll kick off with a couple of training events hosted by some of the best in the country. Dave...
By Jim Timm
I hope all of you had a merry Christmas and a safe time welcoming in the New Year. So far this winter the weather has produced some great opportunities to get in some quality flying time. I hope many of you have been able to take advantage of it. Thanks to all of you for flying...
APA Getaway Fly-in to Guaymas, Mexico February 5-7 (NEW DATE) By Brad Lawrence
We already have over a dozen airplanes signed up for the fly-in to Guaymas and more are coming. This should be a very smooth operation and a lot of fun especially for the first timers experiencing Mexico. As you read in the Dec 2015 APA Newsletter (http://azpilots.org/images/newsletters/2015/apanewsletter2015-12dec.pdf),...
By Jim Timm
Fall is finally here, I think, and if we can keep hurricanes and their remnants out of here, maybe we can finally look forward to enjoying some great flying weather. We kicked off the flying season with the annual Copperstate Fly-in at Casa Grande Municipal Airport (CGZ). After a bit of intimidating weather days before...
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