Category Archives: Airport News

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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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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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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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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