2016 APA SCHOLARSHIPS
by Jim Timm
Early each year, for the past few years, The Arizona Pilots Association has made a couple of scholarships available to qualified and deserving aviation program students at the East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT) location at Williams Gateway Airport in Mesa to assist the students in pursuing their aviation careers. This
2015 APA Scholarship Recipient Dylan Kuchan
by Andrew Vogeney
It's crazy to think it was nearly 11 years ago that I earned my pilot's license, just a few weeks before graduating high school back in New York. I was so fortunate to have attended a half-day program in high school that funded a great deal of my training. So when Stefanie and Jim asked me to join the
Dear Arizona Pilots,
The mission of the Arizona Pilots Association (APA) is to act as the unified voice of general aviation in Arizona to preserve and protect our shared interests as pilots within the state.
I am writing to share what the APA has been doing for the Arizona Aviator. We realize that results count, and with membership growing by nearly 50% in the last two
Pilots Win Lawsuit Against City of Glendale Arizona
March 28, 2016 - After a four and a half (4 1/2) year dispute with the City of Glendale Arizona, the Glendale Airport Pilots Association (GAPA) has won a Motion for Summary Judgment against the city, stopping the city’s attempts to dictate the usage of privately owned hangar spaces on the airport. According to
BIOGRAPHIES OF CANDIDATES
FOR APA BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Rick grew up in both the USA and Switzerland, to a Swiss father and American mother. He is a dual citizen who speaks three languages, and graduated with an Electrical Engineering degree from Cornell University. His career has spanned more than three decades as an Executive Sales VP of various different High
APA Members Make a Difference!
Aviation Tax Increase Intercepted (SB1174)
By Mark Spencer
When someone asks me why they should be a member of the APA, I’ll have the perfect example to share with them. No other organization in Arizona was able to react as quickly as the APA and its members to alter the course of a very extensive and serious bill that appeared
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.
Airport Fly-In & Open House
Saturday, Nov. 2 2013
Have your kids become "Young Eagles" at the Sierra Vista Municipal Airport.
Children, ages 8 through 17, can take their first exciting airplane flight - FREE!
Flights from 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Breakfast from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Aircraft Displays · Military Static Displays · Great Breakfast
Don't let the kids have all the
Since 1971, the COPPERSTATE Fly-In & Aviation Expo has been a great place to see a diverse blend of aircraft in action, attend informative workshops and check out the latest, greatest aviation products. In its 41st year, this year’s fly-in — scheduled for Thurs., Oct. 24, 2013 - Sat., Oct. 26, 2013 at the Casa Grande Municipal Airport in Casa Grande, Ariz. — promises to
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Casa Grande Municipal to Operate As Non-Towered Airport during COPPERSTATE Fly-In
(CASA GRANDE, ARIZ., Aug. 20, 2013) — Each October, pilots arriving for the COPPERSTATE Fly-In at the Casa Grande Municipal Airport in Casa Grande, Ariz., have been greeted by an enthusiastic crew of FAA air traffic controllers, drawn from facilities throughout the