Archive | September, 2009

Concrete Airport Has A New Name

Today was a big day here in Concrete. The airport has a new name, Mears Field. The town of Concrete and people on the airport dedicated the new name this morning in honor of long time airport manager and resident, Jack Mears. Jack lives right next door to the front gate and has acted as […]

Fairchild F24G Photos Added To Gallery

We had another good evening photo shoot, this time with the Fairchild F24G. This time we were up a bit later in the evening so we managed to get some sunset shots. And we decided to climb a bit higher out of the valley which gave us a great view of Mt. Baker which provided […]

New Aeronca Champ Photos

Summer shows no sign of ending, so with some beautiful evening light the other day we decided to take the Champ up to get some new photos for its page in the airplane section. Jim is flying the Champ and Herb is piloting his Tri Pacer as the photo plane. Here’s just a sample of […]

Top Overhaul On The L-4 Cubby

One of the airplanes that’s been begging for some attention in the hangar has been our L-4 Cubby. It’s a Wag Aero Cubby that was built in 1993 and has flown much lately. After towing it over to the maintenance hangar we discovered low compression in they cylinders and decided it was time for a […]