By Jim TimmRead more: Accident Summary - February 2014 FEBRUARY 2014 In this regular reporting of aviation accidents that have occurred in Arizona, we must continue to help pilots learn from the mistakes being made and take the necessary action to prevent similar accidents from occurring. During this last reporting period, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) reported four accidents that had occurred
By Jim TimmRead more: February 2014 Executive Director's Report FEBRUARY 2013 I hope everyone made a New Year’s Resolution to do more flying this year. The weather recently has certainly been conducive for doing just that. I hope everyone has been able to take advantage of it. Of 25 applicants, the FAA has finally announced the six test site locations for the development and testing of UAV/drone systems to permit their safe
Read more: Back to Basics Kick-Off Event at Pleasant Valley Turf P48 this Saturday! Back to Basics Safety and Education Program Decision Making - Takeoff Distance and Landing Rollout Saturday, January 11, 2014 at 9:00AM Pleasant Valley/Turf Airport (P48) Please come out this Saturday and participate in a Second Saturday Back to Basics Safety and Education program. Back to Basics will take place every Second Saturday throughout 2014 and will focus on a
By Jim TimmRead more: January 2014 Executive Director's Report JANUARY 2013 I hope everyone had a very Merry Christmas and a safe Happy New Year. The new year is going to be filled with a lot of new challenges for all of us and the Arizona Pilots Association. One of the challenges for me will be to find more time for flying my airplane and meeting other APA members around the state. We all need to get out there and aviate
By Jim TimmRead more: Accident Summary - January 2014 JANUARY 2014 In this regular reporting of aviation accidents that have occurred in Arizona, we must continue to help pilots learn from the mistakes being made and take the necessary action to prevent similar accidents from occurring. During this last reporting period, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) records reported three accidents that had
Please RSVP to Warren: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Assuming that the weather will be great for our December Breakfast Club event toMesquite, NV on the 14th, I am asking how many folks are planning on participating in that event.  I don’t normally ask for a head count on our events but I need to let the Wolf Creek Golf Resort know how much transportation will be needed
By Jim TimmRead more: December 2013 Executive Director's Report DECEMBER 2013 Fall is here and flying has been great! With the fly in’s and other flying events taking place, it’s difficult to decide which to take in with everything that's happening. It was good to have had the opportunity to visit with many of you that stopped by the APA and RAF display at the recent Copperstate Fly In at Casa Grande. I would guess that we
By Jim TimmRead more: Accident Summary - December 2013 DECEMBER 2013 In this regular reporting of aviation accidents that have occurred in Arizona, we must continue to help pilots learn from the mistakes being made and take the necessary action to prevent similar accidents from occurring. During this last reporting period, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) records reported six accidents that occurred
APA SOCIAL HOUR October 29, 2013   Read more: Everyone Had a Great Time at the APA Social Hour Read more: Everyone Had a Great Time at the APA Social Hour 25 pilots and spouses of the Arizona Pilots Association held their first Social Hour on October 29th at K O’Donnell’s Bar & Grille in Scottsdale. This was the first of what we hope will become a quarterly meet and greet event for our organization. The focus was to come together in a social setting and get “away from the
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. On Saturday