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N.C.’s Mountain Air in the news

“Mountain Air was recently named “Community of the Year” in the Large Mixed Use category (referring to single family lots, as well as condominiums and townhomes) by the North Carolina Chapter Community Associations Institute.”

SilverWing at Sandpoint in the news

The North Idaho Business Journal profiled SilverWing at Sandpoint in a story posted to its website September 25.

Two ‘Neighborhood Watch’ examples

Bottom line, Neighborhood Watch seems to be a good program and I highly recommend it.

Anyone using ‘Neighborhood Watch’?

Our air park is in a rural community in Colorado and we are considering signing up for a neighborhood watch type program sponsored by the local county sheriff.

Threshold Ranch offers airpark living in Texas Hill Country

Located in northwest San Antonio, and near the Texas Hill Country town of Boerne, the development offers aircraft owners and pilots access to activities nearby and across the country.

FAA extends rTTF comment period

The comment period on the FAA’s “Policy Regarding Access to Airports from Residential Property” (rTTF) has been extended to September 14, 2012.

“Benton’s Stearman Field a ‘fun, happening airport'”

“All 40 lots slated for condominium-hangars have been sold.”

Shady Acres to celebrate 50 years

Shady Acres (3B8), a residential airpark in Spanaway, Wash. will celebrate its 50th anniversary at a fly-in on September 1.

Big South Fork debuts new home

Tennessee’s Big South Fork Airpark is constructing a new 2,696 square-foot custom home.

Reminder: AirVenture forum, July 24

If you plan to be at AirVenture this week, please swing by Forum Pavilion 05 at from 1:00-2:15 pm on Tuesday, July 24 for the annual Residential Airparks forum. This year, the goal is to showcase the lifestyle of airpark living. Mike Ciochetti from Heaven’s Landing will be joining me on stage.

AirVenture forum set for July 24

Do you have a video or image or story that tells the tale of living the dream of airpark living? Send me an email so we can share it at the forum, and beyond.

Recreational Use Statute follow-up

RAF has been working for the last several years to encourage local state volunteers and pilot associations to revise each state’s recreational use statute to include operation of aircraft.

Airpark insurance… is it required?

“I’ve been told that insurance for an airpark is not required. Is this correct?”

Eagle’s Nest profile in The News Leader

Author Phyllis Duncan did a nice job outlining the merits of living on a residential airpark. Just one of seven in the state of Virginia, Eagle’s Nest currently has 12 hangar homes.