This Event Will Be Rescheduledfor Later This Year Backcountry Camping and Cookout in Payson (KPAN)May 15-17, 2015Payson Airport Campground Come help us thank thirteen year old James Nebrig for his hard work in providing a picnic shelter at the Payson (KPAN) airport campground! James and his parents, Ken and Lorrie, will be joining us for a weekend of fun, food, and flying in
Read more: Inde Motorsports April 2015 Fly-In INDE MOTORSPORTS AIRPARK FLYIN – April 18, 2015By Kit McCloud “I always thought every day was a gift, but now I am looking for where to send the thank you note.”~Randy Pausch Read more: Inde Motorsports April 2015 Fly-In I know where to send my thank you note for at least one very special day. THANK YOU JOHN MABRYof Inde Motorsports! To say he made my day is not enough. A day outing to Inde Motorsports is to be
Read more: Montezuma Heights Airpark Montezuma (19AZ) Camp Verde, AZ. This airpark is situated 20 miles due south of Sedona and 15 miles southeast of Cottonwood, adjacent to Hwy 17. However, one cannot see this airpark from the highway because it’s on a plateau which provides magnificent views of the surrounding mountains for the airpark residents. Runway elevation and length are both 3300’. The airpark is
Read more: APA 2015 Annual Meeting May 23 at 9.30am ARIZONA PILOTS ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING AND DIRECTORS ELECTION NOTICE  On May 23, the Arizona Pilots Association will hold it’s Annual Membership Meeting and the Board of Directors Election. The meeting this year will be held at the CAE/Oxford facility at 5010 E. Falcon Drive, Suite 201 on Falcon Field, Mesa. Come join us at 9:30 am for coffee and doughnuts
Green Light for Double Circle May 8th-10th Read more: Green Light for the Double Circle on May 8th-10thby Mark Spencer  It’s been up to the wire, but our new friend, Eric Bredemann, District Archaeologist for the Clifton District of the Apache Sitgreaves National Forest, has accomplished what he had hoped to for us and won the approval of the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) for our upcoming project at the old
By Jim TimmRead more: May 2015 Executive Director's Report May 2015 I hope everyone has been out enjoying the reasonably good flying weather we have been having, but it appears it may not have been done as safely as it could have been. Unfortunately, this month’s safety report is not as good as it could have been. Please be careful out there! Seven Arizona NAVAIDS Are Listed for DecommissionIn a Notice of Proposed Rule
By Jim Timm Read more: Accident Summary - May 2015 May 2015  The following are the preliminary NTSB reports of the aviation accidents that have occurred in Arizona from mid-April thru late May. We hope the following accident information can be used to develop safety programs and briefings that will help pilots learn from the mistakes being made by others and hopefully will take the action needed to
Roosevelt Lake Temporary Military Operations AreaEffective: June 1−13, 2015 The Roosevelt Lake Temporary Military Operations Area (TMOA), located over Roosevelt Lake in the Tonto National Forest in eastern Arizona, supports the annual Air Combat Command Exercise ANGEL THUNDER. The exercise is designed to provide Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR) training for combat
Read more: La Cholla Airpark La Cholla Airpark (57AZ) Oro Valley, AZ.  What better place to star gaze than twenty miles northwest of Tucson in Oro Valley, at the base of the dramatic Tortolita Mountains? Here lies the 1,000 acre La Cholla Airpark with an unobscured sky for star gazing. This magnificent location is home to 91 established residences. Though already a private airpark, the ultimate
By Jim Timm Read more: Accident Summary - April 2015 April 2015  The following are the preliminary NTSB reports of the aviation accidents that have occurred in Arizona from mid-February thru late March. When detailed accident information becomes available, it will be used to develop safety programs and briefings to help pilots learn from the mistakes being made by others and take the action needed to