October 21st Meeting – Vanderpool TX

October 9th, 2017Posted by Jack

Vanderpool TX is the site of the October 21st meeting of BARF, shortly after breakfast….. Located at these coordinates, 29.769381, -99.565356  If you copy and paste these numbers with or without the comma they will locate the exact spot on Google Maps of the gate on the dirt road to Bob Casparis field in Vanderpool. […]

BARF and Homes for Our Troops

March 8th, 2013Posted by Jack

The following was submitted to the Wharton Journal-Spectator on Feb 21,2013: One of the most fulfilling things a person can do is give back to the community. Bay Area Recreational Flyers did just that at our meeting on February 16 th at the Wharton Airport. Homes For Our troops, HFOT, is the organization we chose […]

Port Mansfield Flying – 2009 to 2011

February 27th, 2013Posted by Travis

Carolyn put together a video of pictures taken over a three year period of flying at Port Mansfield. Click ‘Read Full Article’ below to view it. Enjoy!

Sec. 91.119 — Minimum Safe Altitudes

July 29th, 2011Posted by Jack

In some discussions on the forums, I keep seeing people refer to minimum altitudes of 500’ or 1000’ depending on if you’re in a congested area.  I’m not sure that most people know the FAA changed the rules for us over a year ago.  I recommend printing this and keeping it in your PPC: Sec. […]

Safety – from Lowell Henderson

June 15th, 2011Posted by Jack

Safety: The Smithville Fly In will forever be the Fly Your Wheels Off Fly-In. Pilots are reminded to preflight their wheels and axle nuts in the check of their plane prior to takeoff. No one was injured when the rear wheel came off of a plane while landing and the plane was not damaged. However, […]

BARFClub.com is LIVE

January 15th, 2011Posted by Travis

The new BARF Club site is now up and open for registration. Over the coming weeks, I will begin adding members as subscribers which will allow photo uploads, content additions and etc. As part of the new BARF Club, all members are welcome to have their own blog hosted on BARFClub.com as well as a […]