Working to preserve Idaho's irreplaceable backcountry airstrips.

Upcoming Events

Back Country Flying Seminar - Coeur D' Alene

June 22, 2019
9-11 am

The Idaho Division of Aeronautics focus for 2019 is on proficiency and "getting back in the saddle" with an emphasis on backcountry flying. Registered attendees will receive a copy of the "Idaho Mountain Flying Handbook".  Location will be Latitude Aviation Hanger , 2950 W Cessna Ave, Hayden, ID 83835.

Instructor Jeff Fouche will discuss how higher altitudes and temperatures have a negative effect on engine performance and the aerodynamics of the air frame. Having a good knowledge and judgment of the environmental factors are essential to the safe conduct of flying in the backcountry. This seminar will present valuable information on how to safely fly in Idaho's backcounty. 

To register go tohttps://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07eg8cokc92b942267&oseq=&c=&ch=.

Contact for more information:
Jeff Fouche
208-635-0805
jeff.f@flylatitudeaviation.com

Mackay (U62) Fly-In Breakfast and Rodeo

June 22, 2019 - June 23, 2019
All day

Help Us Raise the Roof!!
Members of Mt McCaleb #64 AF & AM are raising money for a new roof for the Masonic Lodge.
You can walk to all festivities from the airport.

Saturday and Sunday: Breakfast at the Fire Department 7-11 am.  Serving pancakes, scrambled eggs and sausage for a suggested donation of $6. Beverages include: water, milk and coffee. 
Parade at noon, afternoon Rodeo (Saturday only).

Win some money!! – 50/50 Raffle Ticket sales. $10 a ticket. Drawing held on Sunday June 23rd.

Contact Walt Hamby 208-731-4287 or Doug Hammond 208-833-4218 for additional information.

Mackay Flier

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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

TV Chapter Distinguished Speaker

July 1, 2019
5:30 P.M.

Join the Treasure Valley Chapter in welcoming speaker Gary Reeves at the 2nd of their Distinguished Speaker Series. 

Gary Reeves, CFII, MEII, 2019 FAA Instructor of the Year

We are very fortunate to have master CFI Gary Reeves in Boise to present. Gary will teach us about tips and tricks for using the ForeFlight electronic flight bag application. Gary will also teach us about the best ways to file an IFR flight plan, why our foreflight probably is set up incorrectly and some of the newer ForeFlight features like PDC, Pre-Departure Clearance, D-ATIS, and Synthetic Vision.

Mark your calendars and register at the link below for the July 1st session:
https://federal-benefits-educators.events.idloom.com/iaa-treasure-valley-chapter-distinguished-speaker-series-copy

VENUE FOR THIS MEETING:  
Hillcrest Country Club 4610 Hillcrest Drive Boise, Idaho 83705. Google Maps link:  https://goo.gl/maps/bhB1HZLxQDuHuGNLA

Cost / Dress: To offset the venue and food cost a donation of $5-$10 per participant is suggested – donations accepted at the event; Business Casual Dress.

All are welcome, however to assist in food planning please pre-register at the link provided below:
https://federal-benefits-educators.events.idloom.com/iaa-treasure-valley-chapter-distinguished-speaker-series

Contact for more information:
John Davis
208-898-9722
jd4727@yahoo.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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Kamiah (S73) Fly-In Breakfast & Lunch

July 6, 2019
7 am - ?

Join the Clearwater Valley Aero Club for a fun fly-in! Breakfast starts @ 7am - $10 adults, $5 kids.
Lunch starts at 11 am  - $5 per person.
Spot Landing Contest, Live Music, 100LL Available.

Inquiries:  208-935-0089, Danyel Rich, CVAC Secretary 

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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