Santa Barbara / Santa Ynez - It Was Double Fun
Santa Barbara / Santa Ynez - It Was Double Fun  Friday, April 27, 2018, members of the APA flew to Santa Barbara, CA, and enjoyed the scenery, food, and the landmarks. After landing in beautiful VFR weather on the beach, we headed up to the Santa Barbara Mission and took the self guided tour through this 200 year old complex. This is the queen of the 21 missions...  Read more...Santa Barbara / Santa Ynez - It Was Double Fun
Payson April Fly-In
Payson April Fly-In  By Ken & James Nebrig, & Mark Spencer  “Incredible!” That’s the best description of our April 6-8 fly-in to Payson, Arizona, (KPAN) for a weekend of fun and air camping at the Payson Airport Campground. The weather was absolutely beautiful as over 30 aircraft and nearly 70 people descended on...  Read more...Payson April Fly-In
Payson—A Backcountry Fly-In That EVERY Airplane Can Make!
Payson - A Backcountry Fly-In That EVERY Airplane Can Make April 6-8, 2018  By James Nebrig  Many fellow fliers look with envy at the impressive array of backcountry fly-ins that the Arizona Pilots Association and Recreational Aviation Foundation have put together in the Arizona backcountry. While these fly-ins sure look like a lot of fun,...  Read more...Payson—A Backcountry Fly-In That EVERY Airplane Can Make!
Johnathan the Brave
Johnathan the Brave  By Andrew Vogeney  Working a part-time job can have a lot of perks, most notably for me the paycheck that keeps the gas tanks half full. I work a few nights a week at the Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel, and I’m proud of a lot of the “extras” we get to do for our community. One of them is working with Hope Kids,...  Read more...Johnathan the Brave
Cottonwood Fly-In & Safety Seminar
Cottonwood Fly-In & Safety Seminar   By Timothy M Pebler  The seminar was attended by about 52 people from Cottonwood, Camp Verde, Rimrock, Flagstaff, Prescott, Mesa, Deer Valley, Glendale and Sedona. Fred had an educational presentation on winter flying weather with lots of positive comments from those who attended. Morgan Scott and the...  Read more...Cottonwood Fly-In & Safety Seminar
Payson—A Backcountry Fly-In That EVERY Airplane Can Make!
Payson - A Backcountry Fly-In That EVERY Airplane Can Make  By James Nebrig  Many fellow fliers look with envy at the impressive array of backcountry fly-ins that the Arizona Pilots Association and Recreational Aviation Foundation have put together in the Arizona backcountry. While these fly-ins sure look like a lot of fun, the sad reality is that...  Read more...Payson—A Backcountry Fly-In That EVERY Airplane Can Make!
Goldwater Range Tour
Goldwater Range Tour  By Mary & Susan  This is a quick thank you and a recap of our day on the range..... Susan Gladstein thanked us for being great visitors and also thanked us for our contribution to the airmen's fund for the upcoming deployed families’ party. Our $300 went a long way in the goodwill department. Additionally, after expenses,...  Read more...Goldwater Range Tour
Arizona Legislature Holds Second GA Caucus at State Capitol!
Arizona Legislature Holds Second GA Caucus at State Capitol!  By Stefanie Spencer  Thanks to committed aviators like Noel Campbell and Todd Clodfelter, Arizona has joined the growing number of state legislatures that are forming successful General Aviation Caucuses this year. This week marked the second meeting of the Arizona Caucus, which was held in the...  Read more...Arizona Legislature Holds Second GA Caucus at State Capitol!
Douglas Flight to the Border
Douglas Flight to the Border by Clifford VanVleet The third annual Douglas Flight to the Border Pancake Breakfast and Young Eagles Flight Rally was held on Saturday, October 7. Sponsored by Douglas Rotary, the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Chapter 776, Sierra Vista and Cochise College, Douglas exceeded all expectations with 187 youth enjoying introductory...  Read more...Douglas Flight to the Border
EVIT Aviation Advisory Committee Meetings
EVIT Aviation Advisory Committee Meetings  by Lou Amadee  EVIT’s advisory council is made up of aviation enthusiast and professionals who want to assist in the growth and development of our Career and Technical Education (CTE) aviation program. EVIT (East Valley Institute of Technology) is one of only a few high schools across the country that offer...  Read more...EVIT Aviation Advisory Committee Meetings