Area Museums Supporting Airfield

Numerous area flying museums will be attending the upcoming fly-in. Their contribution of bringing aircraft only helps enhance the event, of which all gate proceeds will be marked for the airfield. Ranger volunteers extend a special thank you to the museums. Everyone that attends with an aircraft is helping to ensure Ranger Airfield remains open. […]

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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 […]

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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 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 […]

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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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