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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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July 26th Update! Code Enforcement Complaint – Diversified Pacific Development North Ranch

Look what we found at the entrance of Diversified Pacific’s North Ranch model complex. It’s about time!

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RAA Friend of the Airport Award Presented to Ingrid Biglow

Ingrid Biglow was presented with a Friend of the Airport award in recognition of 8 years of volunteer service on the Redlands Airport Advisory Board. The award was given to Ingrid at the 5/24/17 RAA meeting by Ted Gablin on behalf … Continue reading

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Newly Licensed REI Pilot – Tony Talamantes

Hi everyone, The attached photo is from today after Tony Talamantes was told he passed his private pilot flight test. I am certain that Tony is exceptionally tired after nearly a four hour oral and two hour flight test. Tony … Continue reading

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Chino Airport Challenges

It appears that the number of airspace violations and wrong runway landings at Chino Airport is on the rise. As many in the REI community frequent CNO for a meal, to have airplanes serviced, or to visit friends, we wanted … Continue reading

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We Stuffed 28 Planes Full of Toys and Delivered them to the USMC

Anyone can stuff a bus as part of a toy drive, but how about stuffing planes full of toys for for the Toys for Tots program! We stuffed 28 to be exact. On Saturday, December 10, 27 planes from Redlands … Continue reading

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Toys for Tots Airlift is Rescheduled to December 10th

It’s not looking like the weather will cooperate for our Toys for Tots airlift to Twenty Nine Palms Airport (KTNP) tomorrow. A wind advisory will still be in effect until late tomorrow afternoon for our route of flight. Forecast winds … Continue reading

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Stuff a Plane with Toys for Tots 2016 Kickoff a Big Hit!

The RAA’s 10/29/16 Stuff a Plane with Toys for Tots kickoff event at Redlands Municipal Airport was a big success. It certainly was bigger and better than last year. It was an educational and fun event for the local community … 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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