January 2014 Executive Director's Report
By Jim Timm JANUARY 2013 I hope everyone had a very Merry Christmas and a safe Happy New Year. The new year is going to be filled with a lot of new challenges for all of us and the Arizona Pilots Association. One of the challenges for me will be to find more time for flying my airplane and meeting other APA members around the state. We all need to get out there and aviate,...  Read more...January 2014 Executive Director's Report
Accident Summary - January 2014
By Jim Timm JANUARY 2014 In this regular reporting of aviation accidents that have occurred in Arizona, we must continue to help pilots learn from the mistakes being made and take the necessary action to prevent similar accidents from occurring. During this last reporting period, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) records reported three accidents that had...  Read more...Accident Summary - January 2014
Please RSVP to Warren:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Assuming that the weather will be great for our December Breakfast Club event toMesquite, NV on the 14th, I am asking how many folks are planning on participating in that event.  I don’t normally ask for a head count on our events but I need to let the Wolf Creek Golf Resort know how much transportation will be needed...  Read more...Breakfast Club 20th Anniversary - Please RSVP early!
December 2013 Executive Director's Report
By Jim Timm DECEMBER 2013 Fall is here and flying has been great! With the fly in’s and other flying events taking place, it’s difficult to decide which to take in with everything that's happening. It was good to have had the opportunity to visit with many of you that stopped by the APA and RAF display at the recent Copperstate Fly In at Casa Grande. I would guess that...  Read more...December 2013 Executive Director's Report
Accident Summary - December 2013
By Jim Timm DECEMBER 2013 In this regular reporting of aviation accidents that have occurred in Arizona, we must continue to help pilots learn from the mistakes being made and take the necessary action to prevent similar accidents from occurring. During this last reporting period, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) records reported six accidents that occurred...  Read more...Accident Summary - December 2013
Everyone Had a Great Time at the APA Social Hour
APA SOCIAL HOUROctober 29, 2013 25 pilots and spouses of the Arizona Pilots Association held their first Social Hour on October 29th at K O’Donnell’s Bar & Grille in Scottsdale. This was the first of what we hope will become a quarterly meet and greet event for our organization. The focus was to come together in a social setting and get “away from the...  Read more...Everyone Had a Great Time at the APA Social Hour
Boy Scout Aviation "Camporee" - Calling all pilots! Nov. 15th & 16th at KFFZ (Falcon Field) 10/28/2013 - Fellow pilots, the north Mesa LDS (Latter Day Saints) BSA Scouts ages 11-13 have chosen aviation as the theme for their scout camporee this year. The boys will be camping out Friday night Nov 15th at falcon field park near the old blue water tower. On Saturday...  Read more...Boy Scout Aviation Camporee - Calling all pilots!
November 2013 Executive Director's Report
By Jim Timm NOVEMBER 2013 Fall is finally here and flying is once again comfortable and it’s now possible to go flying almost any time of the day without getting cooked alive in the cockpit or getting all beat up with the turbulence. Let’s get out there and enjoy it, but please fly safe! Along with the cooler weather there are a lot of flying activities being scheduled....  Read more...November 2013 Executive Director's Report
Accident Summary - November 2013
By Jim Timm NOVEMBER 2013 In this regular reporting of aviation accidents that have occurred in Arizona, we need to learn from the mistakes being made and take the necessary action to prevent similar accidents from occurring. During this last reporting period, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) records reported two accidents that occurred within the state of...  Read more...Accident Summary - November 2013
Arizona Pilots Meet-and-Greet on October 29th at 6pm
APA SOCIAL HOUR October 29, 2013 at 6pm  Please join your fellow pilots and their spouses for the Arizona Pilots Association Social Hour. This event will mark the first of what we hope will become a quarterly meet and greet event for our organization. The focus of this occasion is to come together in a social setting in order to become better acquainted away from...  Read more...Arizona Pilots Meet-and-Greet on October 29th at 6pm