Mountain Flying Familiarization Clinic Santa Fe, New Mexico  Sponsored by the New Mexico Pilots Association  Sept 19, 20 & 21, 2014  Read more: Mountain Flying Clinic in Santa Fe NM Sep 19-21, 2014 Flying the Rocky Mountains with its dozens of high altitude public and private airports can be an exhilarating experience for any pilot and can provide easy access to many areas with incredible historical, cultural, and
Grand Canyon Valle (40G) Thunder Over the Coconino  Saturday, August 23, 8am to 3pm For more info call 928-635-5280 www.valleairport.com  Read more:  Grand Canyon Valle (40G) Thunder Over the Coconino on Saturday, August 23  For more info call 928-635-5280 www.valleairport.com 
  Read more: Land of Enchantment Fly In - Double Eagle II (KAEG) in Albuquerque, NM       Join us for the 24th annual Land of Enchantment Fly In, Saturday, September 6, 2014 at the Double Eagle II Airport (KAEG) in Albuquerque, NM. Historically held at Moriarty, we expanded with great success to a larger venue in Albuquerque last year.     Highlights expected include an appearance of
  Hear ye!  Hear ye!  Hear ye!  July’s Getaway Flight to Bryce Canyon, UT  –postponed again!    6/26/2014 Update I seem to have forgotten the lesson from a couple of years ago.  And, despite looking for  lodging 2 ½ months in advance, everything even remotely near the park is full.  So, I’m looking at new
APA Getaway Flight: Pagosa Springs, CO by Craig Albright, Cirrus N857CD @ KCHD, CFI/II Pagosa Springs, CO on June 21-22, 2014 Read more: Getaway Flight to Pagosa Springs, CO on June 21-22 I know that some of you have been waiting for details of our next APA Getaway Flight...and here they are! We're headed to Pagosa Springs, CO (KPSO) on June 21-22 to enjoy a brief escape from the scorching Arizona temperatures
Weekend Getaway: A 3-month Outlook! Monument Valley, Pagosa, and Bryce Canyon by Craig Albright, Cirrus N857CD @ KCHD, CFI/II   It’s been quite awhile since our last Weekend Getaway.  Although we don’t lack for interesting destinations, we have a dearth of Trip Leaders!  It seems that my retirement schedule is busier that it ever was while I was working. 
  Read more: Colorado Backcountry Fly-In to La Garita Creek Ranch La Garita Creek Ranch Fly-In May 30-June 1 Hello CPA members, We're kicking off the flying season here in Colorado with our second annual fly-in at La Garita Creek Ranch. Located in the San Luis Valley, it's a pilots playground for backcountry airstrips and flying fun. Hooper Sand Dunes Pool has also invited the group back for lunch and a warm soak. The ranch was
 Read more: 3rd Annual Sky Kids Fly Day at Goodyear Airport    It’s that time of year again! It seems like only yesterday, an early morning flight to GYR to participate in my first Sky Kids Fly Day. I was excited, but also a bit nervous, not knowing what to expect. Earlier in the year I was asked if was interested in helping disabled and special need kids experience the wonders of flight and of course I said yes, as
Read more: Feb 27th Meet-and-Greet Happy Hour - Congrats to the Raffle Winners! Over twenty APA pilots and spouses gathered together for our quarterly Social Hour on February 27th at McFadden’s in Phoenix. This was our second such event with the focus being a social setting “away from the hangar”. Everyone enjoyed a no host happy hour menu and a raffle where we raised over $70 for the APA Scholarship Fund. Raffle winners were Adam Rosenberg and Wanda
APA SOCIAL HOURRead more: APA Social Hour February 27th at 5:30pm February 27, 2014 at 5:30pm Let’s get away from the hangar and meet your fellow pilots and their spouses for the Arizona Pilots Association Social Hour on Thursday, February 27th at McFadden’s Restaurant and Saloon in the Desert Ridge Marketplace, 21001 N. Tatum Blvd, beginning at 5:30 pm. Dress is casual. We’ll have a no host Happy Hour menu and a ‘pilot’