Author Archives: Ted Gablin

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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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 Fire Department Conducts Fire Extinguisher Training at REI

The Redlands Fire Department attended the RAA monthly meeting on August 24th, to give all in attendance a great fire safety demonstration. Members learned the importance of proper communication when calling 911 operators to request emergency services at the airport. … Continue reading

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Airport Business Plan Discussed at 7/20/16 AAB Meeting 

Randall Wiedemann of R. A. Wiedemann & Associates was in attendance at the 7/20/16 AAB meeting to review the Airport Business Plan they prepared for the City of Redlands. The plan was approved by Redlands City Council on 7/19/16. The … Continue reading

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Citrus Reservoir Stockpile Obstacle Update

As mentioned in the RAA newsletter, Ingrid Biglow, Jim Hoyt and Ted Gablin attended the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors meeting on June 15, 2016 to voice concerns about the lack of progress we have witnessed on efforts to remove … Continue reading

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Redlands City Council Approves Tentative Tracts 18979 & 19975

At a public hearing on June 21, 2016, Redlands City Council approved tentative tracts 19975 and 18979. Tentative tract 18979 is a 55 lot subdivision on the north side of San Bernardino Ave between Judson and Dearborn and tentative tract … Continue reading

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