Glenn Brasch, the man behind AirportCourtesyCars.com, submitted this photo with a note: “A beautiful Cessna 180 owned by Joe McDonough sits near two newly completed cabins at Ryan Field (2MT1) in Montana. A total of four cabins are available for use for supporters of the Recreational Aviation Foundation who fly into the field.”
Recreational Aviation Foundation
While the four-day event is typically an annual gathering of EAA Chapter 631 and friends from the Recreational Aviation Foundation, many of those attending found time to help out with some projects on the airfield.
A grant from the Recreational Aviation Foundation (RAF) is funding new picnic tables and fire rings at Clarion County Airport (KAXQ) in Pennsylvania, designed to make the backcountry airport attractive for camping.
The improvements come just in time for the annual stargazing party at Henderson Field (95IL), near Golconda, Illinois.
The Idaho Division of Aeronautics has released a video demonstrating recommended standard operating procedures (SOPs) into and out of Johnson Creek Airport (3U2), including recommendations in the event of a go-around on the mountain airstrip.
The Recreational Aviation Foundation will help pay for a restroom, shower, kitchenette, and space to accommodate storage, and charging of electric bicycles so visitors can tour the town and access the National Park Service Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore on Lake Superior.
Officials with the Recreational Aviation Foundation (RAF) have completed a lease agreement that re-opens two airfields in Maine for public use: Ragmuff Airport (ME26) in Piscataquis County and Estcourt Airport in Aroostook County.
A group of 25 volunteers gathered in late July 2023 to make improvements to Waterbury Airport (N41) in Connecticut, according to officials with the Recreational Aviation Foundation (RAF).
In 2023 Daher provided a Kodiak 900 to assist U.S. Forest Service (USFS) personnel in accessing two isolated grass strips in the mountains of southeastern Idaho.