34th Annual Wilderness Within Reach

34th Annual Wilderness Within Reach

2022 Wilderness Within Reach  From John Davis:  In early September, IAA members, in association with the Idaho Aviation Foundation, completed our 34th Wilderness Within Reach Event. If you don’t know about this program, you need to. Started by by IAA VP...
Congratulations Dr. Amy Hoover

Congratulations Dr. Amy Hoover

Heartfelt CONGRATULATIONS to Dr. Amy Hoover, the FAA’s 2022 CFI of the Year! She was presented with her award by acting FAA Administrator Billy Nolen at a ceremony at Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Amy, you are awesome! Dr. Amy Hoover holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Geology...
Courtesy Cars and How We Can Help!

Courtesy Cars and How We Can Help!

Have you ever wished that your favorite airport had better transportation options to convey you that “final mile” to restaurants, lodging, or other attractions? The Treasure Valley Chapter of the Idaho Aviation Association has for many years made “final mile”...
McCall Airport New Development Concerns

McCall Airport New Development Concerns

The Idaho Statesman is reporting that a development called 360º Ranch will put homes on newly subdivided parcels of land just south of the McCall Airport. The parcels would put homes in the airport’s inner critical zone — a boundary established by aircraft crash data,...
Important Information About Sulphur Creek Ranch

Important Information About Sulphur Creek Ranch

When you make your plans for this year, it is important for you to know that the Sulphur Creek Ranch airstrip (ID74) is CLOSED until further notice. The ranch will not be open for Fly-in breakfasts, overnight lodging, or horseback rides. The ranch is open for a...
Snow in the Backcountry

Snow in the Backcountry

We wanted to post some beautiful photos shared with us from IAA member Jerry Branning.  Jerry says: “Here are some really nice pictures my wife (Peggy Polito) took  on our 1/9/2022 flight into the backcountry.   Last picture is one of at least...
New Corporate Sponsor Offer! Scott Samson, SayWeather

New Corporate Sponsor Offer! Scott Samson, SayWeather

We’d like to offer a $500 discount on our SayWeather, SayWeather Pro, or SayWeather Pro+ systems (www.sayweather.com) to IAA members. Rules are: one discount per system; if we have any other specials going on at the time, the member would receive the better but not...

New National Weather Service Aviation Webpage

From Stefanie Henry of the National Weather Service, Boise ID: I wanted to introduce you to the new National Weather Service Boise Aviation webpage that can be found at https://www.weather.gov/boi/aviation.We have created this page to further enhance our weather...
Get YOUR Personalized Aviation License Plate!

Get YOUR Personalized Aviation License Plate!

     Aviation enthusiasts have another way to display their love for flying in Idaho. By purchasing a “Fly Idaho” license plate, they will also be supporting organizations that work to preserve and enhance the airstrips that help make Idaho...
Beaver Pond Leveler

Beaver Pond Leveler

     Dan Conner of the Idaho Division of Aeronautics sent this in, saying, “Just wanted to share the great work that the IAA work parties and our Divisions Maintenance crews are doing together. Great work all the way around. Thank you everyone.”  ...

Volunteers Needed!

Excerpt from President Andrew George’s September Flyline Article:  (We need) The guy or gal who understands what we have here in Idaho and is willing to help preserve it. Understand you do not need to even live here. If you have traveled to...
Stuck ‘N Stay Program is a Hit

Stuck ‘N Stay Program is a Hit

The IAA has developed a program designed to reduce accidents often associated with “get-home-itis” or “get-there-itis,” the tendency for pilots to continue a flight to the destination, even if the weather is deteriorating or the aircraft has a...