These bulletins were produced by the APA and RAF to provide information to increase the safety of pilots choosing to fly into these backcountry airstrips. See locations on Google Maps.
Download the PDF Safety Brochures for these airstrips:
Grand Gulch Video
by Bluemax Productions
Backcountry Airstrip Safety Videos
by Rich Finkle
APA Backcountry Introduction
Grand Gulch Mine
For additional airstrip locations and information go to Shortfield.com.
Also find more information at AdventurePilot.com.
View a PDF of the Copperstate Forum - Camping with Your Plane (Approx 6mb)
Other Education Videos
Backcountry Etiquette Video produced by Rich Finkle
Soft-Field Techniques Video by Craig Albright
Canyon Turn Video produced by Rich Finkle
Canyon Turn Video
The Arizona Pilots Association now has our own YouTube.com channel! Our plan is to use this channel to make videos available to members and guests that promote aviation safety and education.
The channel includes three videos in the library:
- An introduction to the Arizona Pilots Association
- A short guide for Backcountry Etiquette
- A guide to Soft-field Operations presented by our own Craig Albright
The channel name is: AZPilotsAssnVideos and can be searched while browsing YouTube.com.
Nearby State Organizations (for additional backcountry information):
New Mexico: http://www.nmpilots.org/