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
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.
By Jim Timm
I hope everyone has also been able to take advantage of the the good flying weather we have been experiencing. At least, it appears you have been doing it safely, the accident numbers have been down. We had best be taking advantage of what we have because I fear the hot rough summer flying is just around the corner. I was just thinking, we are about to
By Jim Timm
In the past we have been able to review the preliminary NTSB accident reports for aviation accidents shortly after they had occurred in Arizona, and used the information to develop safety programs and briefings that would help pilots learn from the mistakes being made by others and take the necessary action to prevent similar accidents from happening
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
By Jim Timm
There have been a lot of aviation events happening lately and it’s been difficult deciding which to take in. Fortunately, the flying weather has been great and we need to get out there and fly before the hot weather gets here and puts a damper on things.
In the recent APA General Aviation Accident Reduction and Mitigation Symposium (GAARMS III)
By Jim Timm
In the past we have been able to review the preliminary NTSB accident reports for aviation accidents that had occurred in Arizona and use the information to develop safety programs and briefings that would help pilots learn from the mistakes being made by others and take the necessary action to prevent similar accidents from happening. Because of
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
Roosevelt Lake Temporary Military Operations Area
SPECIAL USE AIRSPACE
May 9 - 10, 2014
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
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