PAYSON CAMPOUT     By Richard Reuland of EAA Chapter 228  The campout hosted by Dave McNeil at the Payson airport campground was enjoyed in near perfect weather conditions May 26 through May 29. A large gaggle of RV fliers from California, Oregon, and Arizona attended, with most arriving on Saturday afternoon. Several drive-in pilots also assisted in...  Read more...PAYSON CAMPOUT
Davis Monthan Boneyard Tour
Davis Monthan Boneyard Tour   By Jordan Ross  As of 5-1-17 significant changes in procedure for taking the "boneyard" tour at Davis Monthan AFB in Tucson, Arizona, have been implemented.  The tours are run by the Pima Air and Space Museum (PASM) which is located next to Davis Monthan AFB.  In the past you could simply buy a ticket for the tour...  Read more...Davis Monthan Boneyard Tour
39th Annual Members Meeting
39th Annual Members Meeting  By Kit McCloud  The 2017 Annual Members Meeting was a great success! Almost one hundred people made the journey to the Scottsdale Airport to learn a little more about what the APA has done over the past year, and what we will be continuing into 2018. Almost thirty people took advantage of the new webinar option and watched...  Read more...39th Annual Members Meeting
Young, Pleasant Valley Fly In
Young, Pleasant Valley Fly In  By Mark Spencer  Photos provided by Stella McCray & Tom Kvanvig  While challenged by our usual spring winds, last week’s events at 24AZ will be remembered by participating pilots and their families for some time. Pleasant Valley, A.K.A. Young International, is located on the Tonto National Forest a few miles...  Read more...Young, Pleasant Valley Fly In
APA Annual Meeting with Aviation Historian Joan Fudala
 The Arizona Pilots Association Annual Meeting in Scottsdale May 13th, 10am-noon Brunch 10:00 am ($15 per person) Meeting at 10:30am RSVP for Brunch by May 5th to Susan Wearly 480-415-6480 or Mary James 515-321-3022 ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) RSVP for Brunch RSVP to watch the LIVE WEBINAR: Starting at 10:30am Email Don Carter ...  Read more...APA Annual Meeting with Aviation Historian Joan Fudala
59th Annual Cactus Fly-In
59th Annual Cactus Fly-In  By Stefanie Spencer  This year’s Cactus Fly-In was another success! There were many antique and modern aircraft on display, stretching across the entire airport. The safety seminars from the APA, RAF, and NM Pilots were completely filled, as were many of the other seminars on Saturday. The US Coast Guard Auxiliary band was...  Read more...59th Annual Cactus Fly-In
APA WINTER SOCIAL  February 9, 2017  Desert Rose Pizza & Gastropub  Olde Towne Glendale  By Susan Wearly and Mary James  The APA’s Winter Social kicked off in a funky & fun restaurant housed in a former warehouse-like structure in Olde Towne Glendale called the Desert Rose. Thirty-three guests attended with many...  Read more... APA WINTER SOCIAL
Falcon Field Airport invites pilots to annual Open House
Falcon Field Airport For Release: February 20, 2017 Contact: Dee Anne ThomasMarketing/Communications Specialist480-644-4233 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Falcon Field Airport invites pilots to annual Open House Arizona pilots are invited to display their aircraft and share their passion for aviation 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the City of...  Read more...Falcon Field Airport invites pilots to annual Open House
Navajo Christmas Airlift Update
Navajo Christmas Airlift  By George Pohlman  KFHU - The 32nd Christmas Airlift to the Navajo Nation took place on Saturday, November 12, 2016. The weather that day was perfect for our flight. There were 9 planes from the Sierra Vista area and 26 from the PHX / Deer Valley area, a total of 35 planes in all, landing at Gallup, NM, airport....  Read more...Navajo Christmas Airlift Update
COPPERSTATE 2016  By Stefanie Spencer  I would like to thank all of the volunteers and attendees that came out to enjoy the Copperstate Fly-In weekend for the first time at Falcon Field in Mesa. The booth was filled almost non-stop with pilots from near and far, with many questions about what we are accomplishing at Grapevine and the other airstrips here in...  Read more...COPPERSTATE 2016
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