Working to preserve Idaho's irreplaceable backcountry airstrips.

Upcoming Events

E. ID Chapter Work Party & BBQ at Salmon(KSMN) & Dubois (U41)

April 20, 2019 - April 21, 2019
All day

The goal is to move the Salmon IAA Bikeshed from Salmon to Dubois. The “party” will end at the Dubois Airport between 2 and 3 pm with a potluck barbecue after unloading the bikeshed. 

Contact for more information:
Jerry Stuart
208-680-3499
jstuart@cableone.net

Emmett (S78) Wings and Wheels

April 20, 2019
8 am - 2 pm

Pancake Breakfast cooked  by local Emmett pilots, spot landing, and more flying fun!  Classic/antique cars & trucks will be on hand for the annual Show 'N Shine car show.  For more information contact Emmett Pilots' Association President Tracy Barrus at 208-891-3275 or tbarrus@gmail.com.

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AOPA Peaks to Pavement Seminar

April 22, 2019
7-9 pm

Peaks to Pavement: Applying Lessons from the Backcountry

THE RIVERSIDE HOTEL 2900 W CHINDEN BLVD BOISE, ID 83714-6629

Flying in the backcountry is an exciting and rewarding challenge with little room for error. It's an exacting environment that demands sound decision making, stellar stick and rudder skills, a thorough understanding of the weather, and an intimate knowledge of the airplane. Whether you're a seasoned backcountry flyer or flatlander, you'll enjoy this new seminar, which delves into conditions, challenges, and accidents unique to backcountry flying. Together with your seminar leader you'll examine lessons learned to fly safely in any operating environment.

https://www.aopa.org/training-and-safety/air-safety-institute/in-person-seminars

Questions? Contact AOPA at memberservices@aopa.org or 800.872.2672Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 6:00 pm ET.

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AOPA Peaks to Pavement Seminar

May 4, 2019
10am - 12pm

Peaks to Pavement: Applying Lessons from the Backcountry

BEST WESTERN PLUS COEUR D'ALENE INN 506 W APPLEWAY AVE COEUR D ALENE, ID 83814-9510

Flying in the backcountry is an exciting and rewarding challenge with little room for error. It's an exacting environment that demands sound decision making, stellar stick and rudder skills, a thorough understanding of the weather, and an intimate knowledge of the airplane. Whether you're a seasoned backcountry flyer or flatlander, you'll enjoy this new seminar, which delves into conditions, challenges, and accidents unique to backcountry flying. Together with your seminar leader you'll examine lessons learned to fly safely in any operating environment.

https://www.aopa.org/training-and-safety/air-safety-institute/in-person-seminars

Questions? Contact AOPA at memberservices@aopa.org or 800.872.2672Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 6:00 pm ET.

 

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Mahoney (OU3) Work Party

May 4, 2019
8 am

Bring drinks and gloves.  We'll be painting, removing brush, and other airstrip cleanup.  

Contact for more information:
Jay Sammer
208-879-4113

Lewiston (KLWS) Breakfast Fly-in & Fun Day

May 4, 2019
8 am - 2 pm

Great Pancake Breakfast, (8-10:00am).  EAA 328 Annual Open House (8am-2pm) at the EAA hangar. Something for everyone, Old & New Airplanes, Antiques, Homebuilts, Old Engine Club, Tractors, Motorcycles,Train Club, and more!  Awards for Furthest Traveled and Best 7 Types. For more information Contact: Bud Betz (208) 743-5626 or . . . .

Lewiston Flier

Contact for more information:
Marlin Israel
206-595-1409
m_israel@earthlink.net

Dug Bar Work Party

May 11, 2019
8 am PST

Bring your gloves and smiling face!  Depending on the number of folks that arrive, we will send folks off to other Canyon airstrips and then regroup back at Dug Bar for lunch.  We would like folks arrive by 8 am PacificTime and then be back for the Noon lunch that will be provided as will drinks.

Contact for more information:
Greg Bales
541-426-4273
gbales31@eoni.com

Idaho Aviation Expo (KIDA)

May 17, 2019 - May 18, 2019
All Day

Please join us at the 2019 IAA General Membership Meeting at Noon on  Saturday, May 19th at the Aero Mark hangar at Idaho Falls (KIDA). Lunch will be served and is free to active members of the Association. Attending members will have the chance to win an amazing door prize. 
 

The 9th annual Idaho Aviation Expo is Friday May 17th, and Saturday May 18th, 2019. Aero Mark, in partnership with the Idaho Aviation Association, will host this fun event in the 30,000 sq. ft. Aero Mark XL hangar, where exhibitor booths, wares, and aircraft can be under one roof, and on an airport where they belong.  Admission is $10 at the door or free for IAA members.  For more information contact Thomas Hoff at 208-524-1202 or thomas@aeromark.com.

ID Expo Flier
Attendee Info

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Graham (U45) Work Party

May 18, 2019
8-10 am

Snacks and drinks will be provided. Some intrepid outdoors people may be camping out Friday night.

Contact for more information:
Aaron Hassemer
208-869-8093
ahassemer@msn.com

Everyday STEM in Our Community

May 18, 2019
10 am - 2 pm

The attached flier has information about Everyday STEM in our Community.  The event is Presented by the 4-H Aerospace Club of Valley County and will be held at Donnelly Elementary School.
• Ages 9 and up – children must be accompanied by an adult
• Refreshments available (donations help support 4-H)
• 11:40–12:20 – Apollo 11, Drone Demo, & Balloon Launch

If folks in the IAA would like to help out, we need volunteers to assist with set up and tear down, possibly greet attendees as they arrive and collect surveys as they leave, staff a refreshments table, and general help. If anyone in the chapter wants to assist, please let me know ASAP.

STEM Flier

Contact for more information:
Rich Stowell
805-218-0161
rich@richstowell.com

Carey (U65) Fly-in and Breakfast

June 1, 2019
7 am

13th Annual John Adamson Memorial Fly-in and Carey Fire and Rescue breakfast. Breakfast available until the last pilot is fed. Includes the annual Carey-er spot landing contest, and awards for oldest pilot, farthest flown, homebuilts, and more. For more information contact Paul Olsen 208-309-2181.

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Buhl (U03) Third Annual Fly-In Breakfast

June 8, 2019
8 am - 1 pm

Pancake breakfast, BBQ lunch, spot-landing contest, RC planes, static displays, car show, military aviation displays, vendors, arts & crafts!  For more information contact Arlene at 208-543-8999 or flyfoothills.@gmail.com.

Buhl Flier

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Treasure Valley Chapter Garden Valley (U88) Father's Day Potluck

June 15, 2019
Afternoon-Evening

Camp-out and join the potluck BBQ; bring something to cook and something to share.  Griddles and grills provided. Annual Treasure Valley Chapter fundraiser breakfast on Sunday the 16th.

Contact for more information:
John Davis
208-898-9722
jd4727@yahoo.com

Legacy Flight Museum Free Breakfast; Rexburg (KRXE)

June 15, 2019
8-10 am

The Legacy Flight Museum is hosting its biannual FREE breakfast at the Rexburg Airport on June 15th 2019. Entrance into the museum and breakfast will be free to the public. Museum phone is 208-359-5905. 

Contact for more information:
Michael Jenkins
208-521-7254
Vintageaviation@yahoo.com

Sanders MT County (S34) Wings N Wheels Fly-in

June 15, 2019
8am - Noon

Free Admission.  Pancake & ham breakfast ($5/person), airplanes, vintage cars and trucks, pilot games, kid games, aviation displays, and more!  See attached flier or for more information call 406-529-4059.

Sanders Flier

Contact for more information:
Dallas Deardorff
406-210-8723
dallasdeardorff@gmail.com

Treasure Valley Chapter Garden Valley (U88) Father's Day Breakfast

June 16, 2019
7-10 am

Annual Treasure Valley Chapter fundraiser breakfast - $10 per person.  Try Chef Jerry's latest dish, along with delicious beer batter pancakes and all the fixens'. Camp out the night before and join the potluck BBQ.

Contact for more information:
John Davis
208-898-9722
jd4727@yahoo.com

Woman Wise AWEsome Adventures

June 26, 2019 - June 30, 2019
All Day

Activate excellence through an adventure-learning approach while flight skills expand beyond expectations.  Mix strengths, talents, and passion into tailored Life-flight Plans aimed towards higher potential and life satisfaction.  Express your wildest heart-felt dreams, aloft and otherwise, with confidence, finesse, support, and the expectations that promise ongoing success. Witness how an aviation star is born from the inside-out!
 
For more information and to register go to www.womanwiseawesomeadventures.com.  

Contact for more information:
Christina Tindle
208-315-3075
backcountryflygirl@gmail.com

McCall (KMYL) Fly-in and Open House

July 6, 2019
All Day

Join the fun at the biggest ever McCall Airport Open House and Fly-in on the long 4th of July holiday weekend. There will be events for pilots, families, and youth. Amy Hoover – renowned backcountry flight instructor, college professor, and author of, "​​Mountain, Canyon, and Backcountry Flying” will be the keynote speaker. There will be hands-on STEM events for kids as well as helicopter rides (subsidized for 18 and under), raffle & prizes, food, aviation centered display booths, and more. For more information contact Rob Tucker at rob@InterEd.com

 

 

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Wilderness Within Reach

July 9, 2019 - July 11, 2019
All Day

Volunteer with us for the Thirtieth Anniversary of this program!  We provide free air transportation and lodging at Flying B Ranch (12ID) in the Salmon River drainage of the Idaho backcountry for those who cannot physically or economically access these remote areas. It is sponsored by the Idaho Aviation Foundation and supported by pilots and air charter companies. To volunteer or participate contact Joe Corlett at jcorlett@appraiseidaho.com or 208-890-1819.

Contact for more information:
Joe Corlett
208-890-1819
jcorlett@appraiseidaho.com

Willowa County (KJSY) Fly-in BBQ & Pancake Breakfast

July 12, 2019 - July 13, 2019
Evening/Morning

July 12th - Live music! Northeast Oregon Aviation Foundation is putting together a BBQ that is open to the public. Cost is $25. There will be short field take-off and landing demonstrations.

July 13th - The Foundation will also prepare and serve a pancake breakfast for your dining pleasure!    There will be a static aircraft display, an educational area, short field take-off and landing demonstrations, and a classic car display.

 
For more information contact Mike Fleming at sagriver@icloud.com or 541-263-2793 or . . . .

Contact for more information:
Bill Ables
541-263-1327
bjables@eoni.com

St. Maries (S72) 10th Annual Fly-In Breakfast

July 20, 2019
8-11 am

Pancakes, eggs, ham, fruit, coffee and juice. Static display with unique airplanes and vintage cars, educational videos, something for everyone. Fly or drive in and enjoy the beautiful area. For more information contact Carol Koelbel at 208-245-2914 or carol.koelbel@gmail.com.

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Women's Floatplane Splashdown! Cavanaugh Bay (66S), Tanglefoot Seaplane Base (D28)

July 25, 2019 - July 28, 2019
All Day

Floatplane Splashdown is an extraordinary flight immersion. Under-the-wing camp or stay in cabins while savoring unique flight instruction at beautiful Lake Cavanaugh (66S) in Northern Idaho. A float rating is probably the most fun to earn and enhances confidence in huge ways. Integrate recreation with aviation to experience a complete flight-learning experience. This event offers FUN, skills, WWaa Excellence Seminar, flight instruction, ground, exam prep, check ride (optional), massages, and more! This event was originally scheduled for July 18-21st.  womanwiseawesomeadventures.com/adventures.

Contact for more information:
Christina Tindle
208-315-3075
backcountryflygirl@gmail.com

RAF Regional Mini-Educational Conference

August 9, 2019 - August 11, 2019
All Day

RAF Regional Mini-Educational Conference in Boise. Call
970-209-5980 or email Erin White at ewhite@theraf.org for info.

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Cavanaugh Bay (66S) Fly-In and BBQ

August 16, 2019 - August 17, 2019
All Day

Campout/Fly-in Friday the 16th and potluck BBQ Saturday the 17th, starting at 4 p.m.  The North Idaho Chapter is putting on a party!

Contact for more information:
Don McIntosh
208-255-2793
donmc44@gmail.com

Woman Wise AWEsome Adventures

September 25, 2019 - September 29, 2019
All Day

Activate excellence through an adventure-learning approach while flight skills expand beyond expectations.  Mix strengths, talents, and passion into tailored Life-flight Plans aimed towards higher potential and life satisfaction.  Express your wildest heart-felt dreams, aloft and otherwise, with confidence, finesse, support, and the expectations that promise ongoing success. Witness how an aviation star is born from the inside-out!
 
For more information and to register go to www.womanwiseawesomeadventures.com.  

Contact for more information:
Christina Tindle
208-315-3075
backcountryflygirl@gmail.com