Greenlee County Cattle Growers Meeting by Suzanne Menges The 102nd annual meeting of the Greenlee County Cattle Growers Association was held on Saturday, August 20th, at the historic Double Circle Lodge at Upper Eagle Creek. This year the Association was pleased to host featured speaker Mr. Mark Killian, Director of the Arizona State Department of Agriculture. Mr
Navajo Christmas Airlift by Gregory McColley While the temperatures have not yet quite chilled off, our thoughts naturally start to turn to the Navajo Christmas Airlift coming in November. For so many of us, the Airlift is very special intro to the Holiday season and a wonderful representation through the hundreds of pilots and donors that the Navajo Airlift has
Warbird Attack Helicopter Operated by Local Chapter of the Army Aviation Heritage Foundation If you have been out to Mesa’s Falcon Field on a Saturday over the past year, or attended the Gateway or Falcon Field Airport open houses, you could not have missed the Valley’s newest aviation organization and flying thrill. The Army Aviation Heritage Foundation
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
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: Recreational Aviation FoundationRecreational 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
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! Read more: A Sky and Sea getaway... Your Friday airport destination is the Signature FBO at the Long Beach Airport (LGB), and from there you will be
APA Getaway Report, Soaring Colorado By Brad Lawrence (Arizona) and Perry Null (New Mexico)  Read more: APA Getaway Report, Soaring Colorado 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: Getaway to Durango, CO, May 27-29 PDF48pxDownload 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
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. Read more: Cottonwood Winery Tour Getaway - April 23 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