The MSA Clubhouse


Under construction.  This page will present the story of our clubhouse, with photos and description of the elegant mural created by Becky Thompson.  


Posted by on April 11, 2020

Contest Entrant Checklist


In addition to all the many glider- and trailer-related items you must bring, here are a few important ones that sometimes are missed. Note that by far the best way to deal with the first 3 is to make images of them and email these to the Contest Manager when you register. Pilot license Proof […]


Posted by on April 11, 2020

Past Mifflin Competitions


Year Competition Class Winners 2020 Region 2 Cancelled (coronavirus) 2019 Region 2 – 15-Meter Sean Murphy Region 2 – 18-Meter John Seymour Region 2 – Sport Heinz Weissenbuehler 2018 20-Meter Multi-Seat Nationals Sarah Arnold & Karl Striedieck 2017 Sport Nationals Andy Brayer 2016 Region 2 – Standard Hank Nixon Region 2 – 15-Meter Sean Murphy […]


Posted by on April 11, 2020

Contest Pilot Briefing


General Mifflin County Airport (KRVL) is located in central Pennsylvania near the town of Reedsville, about 3 miles west of Lewistown.  The airfield is at 819’ MSL and has a single paved runway 5000’ long, oriented 06-24. A grass runway lies parallel to and just northwest of the paved runway for its full length.  During […]


Posted by on April 10, 2020

Accommodations


At the airport Tents, campers and RVs are welcome at the airport. On-site showers are available. A small per-day camping fee is assessed to cover dumpster and toilet costs.  Nine electrical hookups are available, for a daily electric / facility fee. Motels Holiday Inn Express & Suites (Reedsville – 5 minutes) 717-946-0777 Best Western Nittany […]


Posted by on April 10, 2020

The Mifflin Trophy


The Mifflin trophy is awarded each year for the longest handicapped flight made by a regular entrant during the Mifflin contest. The trophy was created by the Mifflin County Airport Authority in 2008 as a way of supporting the soaring competitions held at the airport since 1990.  All design and fabrication of the trophy was […]


Posted by on April 10, 2020

Mifflin Area Airfield Notes


Important disclaimer:  Regardless of information presented in documents, databases or at pilot briefings, determining whether a safe landing can be accomplished at any location is in all cases solely the responsibility of the pilot. The following airfields appear on some charts, but have issues that make them difficult or unsuitable for landing, and thus ineligible […]


Posted by on May 5, 2018