Letter to the Editor Farmington NM Cost Awareness I’ve been flying to and from Farmington (FMN) from the Phoenix area since 1980 and have watched the slow demise of aviation at many of these grass roots airports. It’s of little wonder to see what is happening to general aviation when you look at what is happening to places like Farmington. On my most...  Read more...Letter to the Editor
The Army Aviation Heritage Foundation (AAHF) has come to AZ!
Dear Editor, The Army Aviation Heritage Foundation (AAHF) has come to AZ! The Arizona Chapter of the AAHF received their first aircraft in November of 2015. We operate a Vietnam War veteran AH-1F Cobra attack helicopter with a FAA exemption to provide rides for sale as part of our mission to honor veterans, preserve the legacy of Army Aviation, and bring the...  Read more...The Army Aviation Heritage Foundation (AAHF) has come to AZ!
Recreational Aviation Foundation
Recreational Aviation Foundation Ryan Field Montana Fly-In by Glenn Brasch I decided to escape the Arizona heat for a while this summer and head north to Montana, specifically the Glacier National Park area. Easy to do once you are retired, and even easier with the wife's permission. The bad part is no airplane, just a 4x4 Chevy truck and a camper, but...  Read more...Recreational Aviation Foundation
A Sky and Sea getaway...
A Sky and Sea getaway ... Add a little nostalgia, romance or adventure to your life! The next Weekend Getaway will be September 9th through the 11th to Long Beach, California. The locals say that September has the best weather of the year! Your Friday airport destination is the Signature FBO at the Long Beach Airport (LGB), and from there you will be...  Read more...A Sky and Sea getaway...
APA Getaway Report, Soaring Colorado
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 very well...  Read more...APA Getaway Report, Soaring Colorado
Getaway to Durango, CO, May 27-29
Download PDF Flyer APA Getaway Flight May 27/28/29 (Friday arrival - Sunday departure)Soaring Treetop Adventures, Durango, COFriday - Arrive KDRO, Durango-La Plata Co. Airport. Dinner at Eolus 7:15pm 9201 x 150ft. asphalt, grooved, in good conditionFBO AVFlight 970-259-7400 UNICOM: 122.8Car Rental with Enterprise Reservations 970-385-8648 with Beth. A 2 day rate...  Read more...Getaway to Durango, CO, May 27-29
Cottonwood Winery Tour Getaway - April 23
Cottonwood Winery Tour Getaway - April 23 Who knew of all the wineries in the Cottonwood - Verde Valley region? A full day of world class Zip lining, Silverton train ride, and more. A sizable group of APA Pilots and co-pilots made their way to Cottonwood on a beautiful Saturday morning, shuttled to the hotel, then shuttled to three wineries in the Verde...  Read more...Cottonwood Winery Tour Getaway - April 23
Grapevine - Roosevelt Lake  April 15-17
Grapevine - Roosevelt Lake April 15-17 More good food and beautiful weather at a favorite spot of APA members Kit Murphy and Brad Lawrence hosted the monthly event which is held every the third weekend. Mike Andresen was present assisting the hosts with traffic control. The winds in the valley were atypically high, which deterred several pilots from...  Read more...Grapevine - Roosevelt Lake April 15-17
April's APA Happy Hour at Harold's
April's APA Happy Hour at Harold's by Mary James and Susan Wearly Our Spring Social at Harold’s Corral in Cave Creek on Thursday, April 28th was loaded with fun, food, and lots of stories! We hosted sixty-eight pilots, spouses, aviation enthusiasts, and honored military people. Guests came from all over the Valley and even from Tucson. It was wonderful to...  Read more...April's APA Happy Hour at Harold's
April Phoenix 99s Ak-Chin Regional Airport Camp-Out
April Phoenix 99s Ak-Chin Regional Airport Camp-Out by Karen Hausteen, PHX 99s member The Phoenix 99s and Ak-Chin Regional Airport hosted the 2nd Annual Spot Landing Contest and Camp Out the weekend of April 8, 9, and 10, 2016. Several RVs arrived on Friday afternoon to enjoy camping on the airport grounds, the beautiful weather, and watching airplanes and then...  Read more...April Phoenix 99s Ak-Chin Regional Airport Camp-Out