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Don Parsons' Blog: 02-09 Hooking up the stab to the trim.

Posted in Members | February 10, 2010
This article is from Don Parsons' Blog Flying Antique Airplanes, who has kindly granted permission to re-publish on AntiqueAirfield.com.

Sky hasn't had school the past 2 days, cancelled due to snow. He went out to the airport this afternoon with me and watched me cut out the fabric where the stab trim mechanism is located. We put in the cross bar and hooked up the trim and tested it out. After that, we gathered the tail pieces and hung them up so Glenn could put on the final coat of polybrush and then silver them tomorrow.

MAAG's Blog: Celebrate Valentine's with MAAG

Posted in Chapter News | February 09, 2010
This article is from MAAG's Blog Mid-America Antique Airplane Group, who has kindly granted permission to re-publish on AntiqueAirfield.com.

Have you been struggling to figure out just what to do on Valentine's Day with your better half? Well, struggle no longer! Come join your MAAG friends for a behind the scenes tour of the Kansas Air Museum. Even better, it's free!

Join us this Sunday (the 14th) at 1:00 PM. Walt House, museum curator, will provide the chili; we ask the members to bring a complimentary side dish or desert. Please enter at the west entrance.

A brief meeting will be held after lunch to elect officers for 2010. We will keep it simple and ask if anyone wants to add their name to the ballot before we re-elect the same fools we selected last year (wait - that's me!).

As always, guests are welcome. Also, it time to pay our 2010 dues - only $15 - what a deal! We hope to see you and your co-pilot this coming Sunday! Good food, good friends, and plenty of airplanes to see. Does it get any better?

February Bucker Flying Video

Posted in Members | February 08, 2010

Gail and Doedo Schipper tried out a new smoke oil technique last week, flying from Longmont, CO: We tried the smoke system with transmission fluid as per the Feb EAA magazine. This was cold filtered gently used oil. It was free. Seems to work just fine. It is still cold here withe ice and snow everywhere. Came very close to two flocks of geese squatting on the private grass runway south of Longmont.

Richard Hawley's Fairchild 24 Project

Posted in Members | February 08, 2010

Richard Hawley of Longmont, Colorado is restoring a Fairchild 24: I am being punished....the next Blakesburg will feature Fairchild aircraft and I will not be ready! The tail feathers and wings are ready for cover. The fuselage is coming back up from a bare-bones stripdown. I will keep the Learadio LF transceiver, Waller trailing ant. and the loop "manual" direction finder on the roof.

Ryan Georgi's Blog: Saturday, February 6 2010. Good Morning Vashon!

Posted in Members | February 07, 2010
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Ryan Georgi's Blog: Saturday, January 23 2010. Evening reconnaissance to note advances of Old Man Winter's forces. Snow level 3,600' MSL. Bah!

Posted in Members | February 07, 2010
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Stars in the Evening

Posted in News | February 04, 2010

Here's one that makes me pine for late summer days ended with a sky full of stars at Antique Airfield. -Russell

This photo was originally posted on the Antique Airfield page on Facebook. If you're a Facebook'er fan the Antique Airfield page for this and more photos.

Lenape Powered Cub Restored by Nick Hildreth

Posted in Members | February 04, 2010

Nick Hildreth of Red Oak, Iowa sent some photos of his Lenape-powered Cub. Nick says: "Currently under restoration, engine running, wings in progress, maybe Blakesburg 2010?"

Fairchild XNQ-1 and Fairchild 22 for 2010 Blakesburg Fly-In

Posted in News | February 04, 2010

Two more Fairchilds are confirmed attendees for this year's Blakesburg fly-in, Iowa Centenary of Flight featuring Fairchild Aircraft.

Fairchild XNQ-1, N5726, Don Pellegreno, Rhome, TX

Fairchild 22 C7D, NC14768, Steve Roth, Madison, VA

Wings are on Stinson Model O

Posted in News | February 04, 2010

The wings are now on the Stinson Model O replica being built at Evergreen Aviation Services.

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