By Jim Timm
It appears that Fall has finally arrived! The mornings are much cooler and the flying temperatures are getting much better. Looking at my calendar, it’s also evident that our flying season is beginning, based on the number of fly in events I see coming up. Let’s go flying, but fly safe!
This kind of falls...
GAARMS Report: October 2016 Fred Gibbs
We are now three quarters of the way through 2016, or if you work for the government, it is the beginning of the new 2017 fiscal year and, of course, the FAA is gathering stats for last year’s safety record. Us real folks operate on the calendar year, and we still have 3...
By Jim Timm
With the monsoon season in full swing it’s becoming challenging to find suitable flying weather. We’ve had to be a bit flexible in picking out where to fly out for the Saturday morning breakfast. Fly safe, and this monsoon season will soon be behind us and we will have better (and cooler) mornings.
GAARMS Report: September 2016 Fred Gibbs
It saddens me to report that we are now up to 6 fatal accidents this year, with 9 pilots perished, but fortunately NO passengers. And it has gotten personal! Below is the NTSB website list.
Several of the pilots who were killed this year were flight instructors, but it appears only one was actually...
Warbird Attack Helicopter Operated by Local Chapter of the Army Aviation Heritage Foundation
If you have been out to Mesa’s Falcon Field on a Saturday over the past year, or attended the Gateway or Falcon Field Airport open houses, you could not have missed the Valley’s newest aviation organization and flying thrill. The Army Aviation Heritage Foundation (AAHF) stood...
Greenlee County Cattle Growers Meeting
by Suzanne Menges
The 102nd annual meeting of the Greenlee County Cattle Growers Association was held on Saturday, August 20th, at the historic Double Circle Lodge at Upper Eagle Creek. This year the Association was pleased to host featured speaker Mr. Mark Killian, Director of the Arizona State Department of Agriculture. Mr....
Bob Littlefield, CFII
Pat Mindrup, Realtor
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