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The deadline for providing input on Alaska backcountry airstrips is May 10, 2017. The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF) is asking …

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Pilots are urged to comment on the revised Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest Plan before the March 31, 2017, deadline. The US Forest Service is …

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The Creighton Island Airstrip offers the ‘best tasting coastal water you’ve ever had.’ The RAF (Recreational Aviation Foundation) has been hard at work recently, and …

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What Must Be in Your Backcountry Bug-out Bag Should the Worst Happen For those backcountry pilots who like to fly further and further from …

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The Idaho Aviation Association’s Newest Program, “Stuck ‘n’ Stay,” Perfectly Represents the Best of Aviation According to the FAA, in 2011 there were just …

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The New Mexico Airstrip Network aims to preserve and promote backcountry flying in the state. The Recreational Aviation Foundation (RAF) recently met with federal and …

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The RAF is interested in opening strip similar to Trigger Gap airstrip in other locations in the Ozarks. The Recreational Aviation Foundation (RAF) has …

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Many pilots find backcountry flying highly rewarding, and so can you. Have you noticed? Backcountry aviation is becoming more popular every year. Past AOPA …

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How to Build a Fire to Survive in the Wilderness Unprepared Flying over the most majestic landscapes the Earth has to offer is one …

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Mackay Bar airstrip, in central Idaho along the south bank of the main Salmon River, is an incredible backcountry getaway for pilots. The quintessential …