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 PDF48px Download PDF Flyer   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. 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
Grapevine - Roosevelt Lake April 15-17 More good food and beautiful weather at a favorite spot of APA members Read more: Grapevine - Roosevelt Lake  April 15-17 Read more: Grapevine - Roosevelt Lake  April 15-17 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   Read more: April's APA Happy Hour at Harold's Read more: April's APA Happy Hour at Harold'sOur 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