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Mystery OX-5 Homebuilt Airplane

Posted in News | October 31, 2009

The first registered AntiqueAirfield.com user to correctly identify (with correct spelling) the pictured OX-5 powered homebuilt, will win a set of AAA-APM "Chief Pilot" wings from the 2009 AAA/APM Invitational Fly-in. The pictured aircraft is currently undergoing restoration on the west coast and we look forward to seeing it back in the air in the not to0 distant future. Send your answers to Brent Taylor at AntiqueAirfield@sirisonline.com.

Chief Pilot Wings

Ross Johnson's Colonial Skimmer

Posted in Members | October 31, 2009

Ross Johnson sent us some great photos of his 1958 Colonial Skimmer, the predecessor to the Lake Amphibian. Ross is considering joining the AAA - hope he does! (Although I do have to question his sanity to have polished a seaplane! -Russell)

October Florida Antique Biplane Association and Florida Cub Flyer's Newsletters

Posted in Chapter News | October 29, 2009

Here are Florida chapter newsletters for October 2009:

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Brent Taylor's Second 2009 Fly-In Slideshow

Posted in News | October 29, 2009

Brent Taylor has assembled a second installment of his famous fly-in slideshows. See all of the Antique Airfield videos.

Reklaw Photos

Posted in Chapter News | October 29, 2009

Texas Chapter members David and Marcia Mason put on the Reklaw fly-in at their own place in Reklaw, Texas. This year over 500 planes of all types flew in. The Texas Chapter Choice winner was presented to a 1929 Travel Air Model 6-B NC8112 belonging to Pleasant Aviation LLC of Mount Pleasant, Texas. Content and photos by Dick Ramsey.

Engine on Brian Meuser's Rearwin

Posted in Members | October 29, 2009

Brian and Lisa Meuser sent us some photos of their Rearwin 7000 project, under restoration at Schellville Airport, Sonoma CA. The engine has recently been mounted and Brian is working on finishing details.

Speedmail Air to Air Over Spokane

Posted in Members | October 29, 2009

Addison Pemberton sent us some recent photos:

Enjoy these wonderful images that my son Ryan shot two weeks ago over Spokane. Larry Howard's Laird 1930 LC-1B-300 is featured along with my trusty 1931 Stearman 4 DM Sr Speedmail. We have owned the Speemail 20 years now and she is almost ready for a new engine. Our Boeing 40C is in the WAAAM Museum in Hood River, Oregon until March of 2010.

The Laird is a very fast airplane cruising at 140 MPH at 55% all day long. Note the installation of the new winter shutter on the Speedmail and rebuilt heavy 32 X 6 Wheels. The late Fischer wheels use .156 rim (increased from .125) material and 48 ea .218 dia (increaased from .187) squezed rivits.

Note: after flying the Boeing 40 for 250 hours the last 2 summers the Speedmail is like flying a Cadillac. Lloyd Stearman said "The Speedmail was the best airplane I ever built" and I think he was right.

Addison

Colorado Chapter November 2009 Newsletter

Posted in Chapter News | October 29, 2009

Here's the Colorado Chapter November 2009 Newsletter, The Flyer.

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Flint Hills Flyers and San Diego Chapter Newsletters, with Photos!

Posted in Chapter News | October 19, 2009

Here are the Flint Hills Flyers October 2009 Newsletter, and the San Diego Antiquer Chapter Newsletter for September and October.

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Aerial Shot of the Flint Hills Flyers Fall Fly-In on September 27.

Aerial shot of the Flint Hills Flyers Fall Fly-In

Metalworking Demonstration by Bob VonWiller and Steve Byers at the San Diego Chapter Meeting on September 24.

Reklaw Fly-In This Weekend

Posted in News | October 19, 2009

The Flying M Ranch, aka Reklaw Fly-In, is this coming weekend in Reklaw, Texas. This fly-in is put on by AAA Member Dave Mason and is a favorite amongst folks in the southeast. Visit the Fly-In website.

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