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Wind and Heat Doesn’t Hold Back Ranger Airshow

Grass cut? Check. FAA Waiver? Check. 30 briskets? Check. Performers? Check. Everything was set up for another record year at Ranger, but a stationary front to the north and compressional warming caused by a high to the south had different plans. More simply, it was very hot, and very windy. What a difference wind makes. […]

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C-49J Visits Ranger Airfield

Southern Cross visited Ranger Airfield on October 16. The aircraft, part of the John L. Terry Heritage Foundation, is based at Meacham International Airport, Fort Worth, Texas. The aircraft was ordered before WWII by TWA with Wright Cyclone engines and was completed in December 1941. Due to the attack on Pearl Harbor, many aircraft were pressed into military […]

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2010 Fly-In & Airshow a Great Success

The weather was perfect, BBQ good, and flying amazing – thanks to performers David Martin (Bücker, Cub) Mike Gallaway (Extra), Scott Lane (S-2B) and Jason Newburg (Viper). 162 aircraft attended, including 20 biplanes, setting yet another record for Ranger Airfield. Relive some of the weekend by viewing the airshow gallery. Photos provided by Dennis Price. Attending biplanes included: Acrosport – […]

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