Category Archives: Airport News

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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REI Taxiways are Getting Numbered

Looks like our taxiways have been officially numbered. This was the view from the west ramp looking north. It looks like R&B Construction is making good progress!

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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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Santa Monica City Council Votes to Close Airport

A copy  of the press release issued by the City of Santa Monica 8-23-16 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 23, 2016Contact: Nelson Hernandez, Senior Advisor of Airport AffairsOffice of the City Managernelson.hernandez@smgov.net(310) 458-8301Santa Monica City Council Votes to Close AirportSANTA MONICA, Calif. … Continue reading

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National Aviation Day Lunch Fly-in is Rescheduled to September 24

On 8-17- 16, Redlands Municipal Airport was tapped to be a base of operations for contract heavy lift US Forest Service helicopters called in to work the Blue Cut fire. This forced our National Aviation Day celebration event scheduled for … Continue reading

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