National RAF Meeting
By Mark Spencer
Over 100 volunteers, including 20 state liaisons, met in Bentonville, Arkansas, from May 12th through the 14th for the RAF Razorback Rendezvous, as it was called. Thanks to generous support by the Walton Family Foundation, the group enjoyed Friday dinner at the soon-to-be open to the public Sugar Creek airstrip, just outside of...
APA Getaway Report, Soaring Colorado By Brad Lawrence (Arizona) and Perry Null (New Mexico)
I was a little apprehensive about flying out to Durango and taking the train up to the zip lining facility, Soaring Colorado, for the first time. I guess I should have realized that I wasn’t the first person ever to do this. The entire procedure was...
Trip Coordinator - Perry Null 505-722-3806
He has negotiated rates for the zip line excursion, the rental car and the hotel in Durango.
GRAPEVINE TO BE CHARTED!
By Mark Spencer
You read that right gang! We’ve begun the process of placing the Grapevine airstrip back on the Phoenix sectional, replacing the closed airport symbol that has marked the place of Grapevine for nearly 20 years!
In my mind, it seems like just last year that we had our first volunteer weekend at the Grapevine,...
2016 APA SCHOLARSHIPS by Jim Timm
Early each year, for the past few years, The Arizona Pilots Association has made a couple of scholarships available to qualified and deserving aviation program students at the East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT) location at Williams Gateway Airport in Mesa to assist the students in pursuing their aviation careers. This year’s program resulted...
Dear Arizona Pilots,
The mission of the Arizona Pilots Association (APA) is to act as the unified voice of general aviation in Arizona to preserve and protect our shared interests as pilots within the state.
I am writing to share what the APA has been doing for the Arizona Aviator. We realize that results count, and with membership growing by nearly 50%...
Bob Littlefield, CFII
Pat Mindrup, Realtor
Jason Dawson, Realtor
Help promote general aviation & preserve airstrips in Arizona!
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The Arizona Pilot’s Association (APA) was organized in 1978 to give Arizona’s general aviation community a voice in aviation matters. Our mission remains much the same today as we continue to promote general aviation through advocacy at various levels of state and federal government, as well as through partnering with other aviation organizations in advocating our common interests: promoting aviation safety, pilot education, and public understanding of general aviation; preserving, maintaining, and even re-opening Arizona’s backcountry and recreational airstrips; broadcasting Arizona aviation news; and connecting Arizona pilots through aviation events.
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