The Barn Cub’s wings have been covered. Follow along the covering process by viewing the Gallery.Read more
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 [...]Read more
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 [...]Read more
Paul A. Beach, 66, of Garza County died Sunday November 14, 2010 at his private airport. For those so fortunate to know him, Paul was an unparalleled character. Traversing Texas in his Boeing Stearman, we came to know Paul at Ranger in 2008. He had been a fixture at Ranger since and was a great advocate of the [...]Read more