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
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APA Getaway Flight May 27/28/29 (Friday arrival - Sunday departure)
Soaring Treetop Adventures, Durango, CO
Friday - Arrive KDRO, Durango-La Plata Co. Airport. Dinner at Eolus 7:15pm
9201 x 150ft. asphalt, grooved, in good condition
FBO AVFlight 970-259-7400 UNICOM: 122.8
Car 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.
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
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
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
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
Getaway Flight to Durango, CO — May 28
Something different for this APA Getaway Flight. A venue that is indisputably awesome in the mountains of Colorado. This zip line excursion is for all ages. No running, flying or any athletic ability required.
We fly into Durango-La Plata County Airport (KDRO) Saturday morning May 28, pick up a rental car, and drive to the train
Guaymas APA Getaway Flight Report
By Brad Lawrence
After much anticipation and anxiety by the members preparing to fly to Guaymas on Feb 5, the trip turned out to be much easier and smoother than expected. We all managed to navigate the CBP’s eAPIS and the Mexican multi-entry permit process. Flights to Mexico are riddled with nearly the same amount of unknowns as is
Verde Valley Wine Tour
April 23rd, 2016
Pines Motel res 928-634-9975
The Front Country Fly-in to the Verde Valley is coming up soon!
Due to schedule changes a few rooms have become available again at The Pines Motel, but will only be held for the Arizona Pilots Association until March 23rd. Call 928-634-9975 now to reserve your room!
Join the APA at the 58th Annual
Cactus Fly In
Casa Grande Airport
Fly in or Drive in - We look forward to seeing you there!
Presented by the Arizona Pilots Association
Friday, March 4, 2016
Dave Dunteman - Back to Basics
Saturday, March 5, 2016
Tommy Thomason - AZ Backcountry Flying