Author Archives: Ted Gablin

RAA Members Tour the San Bernardino County Sheriffs Aviation Division

RAA members held there January meeting at the San Bernardino County Sheriffs Aviation Division Hangar facility at San Bernardino Airport (SBD) on January 24th. The San Bernardino County Sheriffs Aviation Division has an Aero squadron consisting of many volunteer pilots and observers. … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning Breakfast Club Flight to Chiriaco Summit, 1-14-17

We had a great turnout this morning. 14 REI aviators and guests enjoyed a breakfast fly out to Chiriaco Summit (L77) We are hearing it was the largest group from REI in quite a few years. We were also joined … Continue reading

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Happy New Year from the Sunday Morning Breakfast Club!

The REI Sunday morning breakfast club enjoyed a beautiful early morning flight on New Years Eve to have breakfast at William J. Fox Field. 

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We Stuffed 24 Planes with Toys for Tots!

Anyone can stuff buses, but the RAA can “Stuff Planes with Toys for Tots”. Click on: Stuff a Plane with Toys for Tots for details about our 2017 toy drive and airlift.

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Ark Christian Preschoolers Visit KREI

Larry and Ruth Rice once again hosted some really young eagles at their hangar today. CFI Larry Rice gave them a brief ground school followed by an aerial demonstration. The kids had a blast. Click here for more photos. Thanks Larry … Continue reading

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Ryan Stinson Receives His Private Pilot Certificate

On October 17, 2017, REI member Ryan Stinson earned his Private Pilot Certificate. Ryan’s family was there to celebrate the occasion. Congratulations Ryan!!!  

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Congratulations Mr. and Mrs. Ensley!

RAA Director Phil Ensley and his fiancee Emily Holmes tied the knot on September 30, 2017 on the compass rose at REI.  It was a beautiful service and many from the airport community attended. More pictures of the event can … Continue reading

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Redlands Pilots Celebrate KREI’s 70th Birthday at National Aviation Day

On Saturday, August 19th, members of the RAA grilled burgers, hot dogs while EAA Chapter 845 took some potential future aviators on free airplane rides to celebrate National Aviation Day. A total of 33 children and 5 adults experienced flight courtesy … Continue reading

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A Big Win for GA Airports!

Reprinted From Flying Magazine 8-8-17     Written by Rob Mark  Court Strikes Down Access Restrictions at East Hampton Airport Local town asked the U.S. Supreme Court to hear a case that could have had wide ranging implications for general aviation.  … Continue reading

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Redlands City Council Candidates Invited to Speak at September and October RAA Meetings

Our bylaws do not allow the RAA to participate or intervene in (including the publication or distribution of statements) any political campaign on behalf of any candidate for public office. But, we can invite candidates to RAA functions so they can … Continue reading

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