Barn Cub Contributors

Barn Cub Contributors

The following have helped in all aspects of the Barn Cub’s restoration. Their products, services, tools and expertise have proven vital to getting the Cub closer to its first flight and its mission of giving children free discovery flights.
Businesses
                            
              
      
       
           
ACK Technologies Inc.  San Jose, CA
Aircraft Specialties Services  Tulsa, [...]

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Cockpit and Fuselage are Covered

Visit Ranger Airfield’s Gallery and view photos of the covering process.

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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. In [...]

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Wings are Ready for Flight

The Barn Cub’s wings have been covered. Follow along the covering process by viewing the Gallery.

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Rigging the Cub

On Thursday, December 9, Steve Pierce, Cathy Pierce, Tal Erickson and myself rigged J3 #20304. The rigging marked the first time the wings and fuselage were brought together since being separated in 2009. A digital level was utilized during the process and everything came together nicely. A few full and one half turns of the [...]

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