EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORTBY JIM TIMM
I trust everyone is getting out there and taking advantage of the good flying weather. I fear it won’t last long enough, so lets go flying and take advantage of it while we still have it with us. But please fly safe!
Be sure to put Saturday May 18 On your calendar for the Annual APA Membership...
By http://www.the-adam.com (http://www.the-adam.com)
There are lots of reasons people fly. Some fly to get places more easily or faster. Some fly to enjoy new technology. Some fly just to leave the surface of our planet for a while.And some fly for scenery.
There's a lot of scenery to be had.With much to say about fruited plains and shining seas,my own preference is...
Backcountry Aviation - A Shining Star for GA in Arizona
A Nagging Challenge - The Case for Tuweep
By Mark Spencer
These two articles are in the Arizona Aviation Journal:
Airplane Camping at Grapevine Airstrip (Jan 2013)Click here or on the picture to see the video. (https://vimeo.com/58152553)
From Kelly L. Jardine, District Ranger, Tonto Basin Ranger District: "Folks, we have a new nesting pair of bald eagles near Schoolhouse Point at Roosevelt Lake that we will protect under an area closure order like we have in place for the other two nest sites at the lake. The ground closure to entry is in effect December 1st...
Luke AFB ILS is now available!
General Aviation just got a Christmas present from Luke Air Force Base! We are very pleased to announce that the Luke AFB ILS at their Aux. 1 field is going to be available for restricted civilian use for practice approaches when the Wing is not flying effective January 4, 2013. Attached is the ILS approach...
Help promote general aviation & preserve airstrips in Arizona!
Annual MeetingMay 18th!!!
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.
Join the APA to participate in and enjoy all the benefits of membership which include:
These bulletins were produced by the APA and RAF to provide information to increase the safety of pilots choosing to fly into these backcountry airstrips. See locations on Google Maps.
For additional airstrip locations and information go to Shortfield.com.
Also find more information at AdventurePilot.com.
For more information contact Mark Spencer:
View a PDF of the Copperstate Forum - Camping with Your Plane (Approx 6mb)
The liability waiver must be completed for any APA sponsored fly-in event. Please sign and either mail, email, or fax to 520-826-3101.
For more information contact