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Fly-In & Airshow No.8 Flyer

Download the pdf version of the flyer (click here) and send to your flying friends.

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Fuel – Distances and Prices

Fuel – Distances and Prices

During the fly-in fuel is only available to airshow performers, but 100LL isn’t far.

North 40 nm- Graham- KRPH $5.04
Northeast 37 nm- Mineral Wells- KMWL $5.55
East 53 nm- Weatherford- KWEA $5.20
East 44 nm- Granbury- KGDJ $4.76
Southeast 29 nm- Stephenville- KSEP $5.15
Southeast 54 nm- Hamilton KMNZ $4.68
South 32 nm- Comanche- KMKN $5.03
Southwest 42 nm-Brownwood- [...]

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Bücker Jungmeister Returning in October

Bücker Jungmeister Returning in October

David Martin will be performing in his 1930s German Bücker Jungmeister at Ranger Fly-In & Airshow No.8.
The Bücker is a nimble and well-regarded piece of engineering. It’s been said many times over the Jungmeister has ”astonishing agility”, is “a lithe, 925-pound ballerina”, and for the pilot “it’s like flying on pillows!” Designed by Carl Bücker in 1935, [...]

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Ranger Fly-In & Airshow No.8 Campout and Barbecue

Ranger Fly-In & Airshow No.8 Campout and Barbecue

October 3-4-5, 2014
Download Flyer (pdf)

8th Annual Fly-In & Airshow commemorating 103 years of Ranger Airfield
Showers available for campers. Need a ride to a hotel? We’ll get you there.
RSVP appreciated: jared@rangerairfield.org
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Friday October 3

5:00 p.m. Hamburgers (100% beef never frozen)- $5
6:30 p.m. Airshow (Airfield CLOSED 6:30 pm – 7:10 pm)
Fire pit & drinks

Saturday October 4

7:00-9:00 a.m. Breakfast [...]

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TIG Welding

TIG Welding

Learning to TIG 4130 Chrome Moly? Good beginner information from Mr. TIG.
Watch more TIG Time episodes like “How to Weld 4130 Chrome Moly Tube” and ”How to Weld 4130 Chrome Moly Landing Gear”  on weld.com’s YouTube channel.
Also a helpful video from Miller.

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Unbroken

Unbroken

Unbroken is an upcoming war drama film directed by Angelina Jolie and scripted by Joel and Ethan Coen. Earlier drafts were written by William Nicholson and Richard LaGravenese. The film stars Jack O’Connell, Garrett Hedlund, and Domhnall Gleeson. The film is based on the life of Olympic athlete Louis Zamperini.
Find Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura [...]

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How Cubs were built in the 1940s

How Cubs were built in the 1940s

Watch the construction of a Cub at the Piper Aircraft Factory filmed in 1943.

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Creativity

Creativity

Not directly related to aviation but nonetheless important to the future of flying and our world.
As we approach the anniversary of the Wright Brothers first flight I encourage you to watch this segment and think about how we handle our problems and implement solutions that may only make them worse.
Visit TED to watch Ken Robinson’s [...]

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