Category Archives: Social/Special Interest

Phil Ensley Prepares for Today’s Race at the 2019 Reno Air Races

RAA Treasurer, Phil Ensley signals thumbs-up before climbing in his ride, Race 27, “Magic”.

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Osmar Montiel – Solos on Friday, 5-24-19 Congratulations!

Osmar turned 16 on Monday May 20th and wasted no time. He soloed on Friday May 24th. Flight instructor Denny Brown said he was ready. Just check out his smile and his proud grandpa George Morris. Way to go Osmar!

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Get Out and Fly!

If you need an excuse to fly, here’s a good one. The rain have really made wildflowers in Southern California abundant this year. Here’s the view from 4,500 just n/w of Lake Elsinore. Other spots to go flower watching include … Continue reading

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RAA Member Ensen Mason Sworn in Today as San Bernardino County Auditor-Controller/Treasurer/Tax Collector

Former RAA Treasurer and Airport Advisory Board member, Ensen Mason, was sworn in today as the County of San Bernardino Auditor-Controller/Treasurer/Tax Collector. His dad read him the oath of office assisted by his son Travis and his girl friend Jamie. … Continue reading

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We Stuffed 34 Planes Full with Toys for Tots Today!

We did it! We stuffed 34 planes with a few thousand Toys for Tots and delivered them to the USMC Reserve personnel from the 4th Tank Battalion, 4th Marine Division, 29 Palms Combat Center  at Twenty Nine palms Airport (TNP). … Continue reading

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We Collected a Mountain of Toys for Kids in Need – Thank You!

It’s official we have collected at least double the amount of toys collected in 2017. It’s a record. We are also hearing 32 units of blood were donated to LifeStream. There were other charities that benefited too. All of this … Continue reading

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Volunteers Prepare for Stuff a Plane with Toys for Tots

RAA event organizer, Cindy Gablin, meets with some of the volunteers on Thursday evening, November 8th to go over preparations for Stuff a Plane with Toys for Tots. Everything is a go for a great event next Saturday, November 17th … Continue reading

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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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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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