Archive | July, 2011

Concrete North Cascades Fly-In Starts Friday

Just a reminder that the best little vintage fly-in the the northwest is coming up this weekend. If today’s forecast can be believed, it even looks like summer will make an appearance this weekend as well! We’ve been busy at the museum getting airplanes ready and over the next few days we’ll be getting things […]

The Piper Vagabond Has Wings

With a short gap between the Arlington Fly-In and the Concrete North Cascades Fly-In, progress is being made towards the first flight of our Piper Vagabond. The fourth short wing Piper to be restored in our collection, the Vagabond recently enjoyed having its wings attached and is looking like an airplane now. The wheel pants […]

Sunshine For Arlington Fly-In Finish

Saturday is typically the busiest day for the Arlington Fly-In and this year the weather cooperated for the big day. Opening day on Wednesday was warm and sunny, but Thursday decided to show what an IFR day might look like for a fly-in with 400 foot ceilings and off and on rain. The good news […]

Arlington Fly-In Is Here

The annual Arlington Fly-In is underway at the Arlington airport just a short flight south of Concrete. This is the biggest fly-in of the year for our area and the museum once again has a strong presence at the vintage barn display. Our perennially popular Ryan STA-Special is parked out front of the barn again […]

Culver Dart’s Lambert Motor Scrubbed Clean

Over the winter we did some disassembly work and repainting of our newly acquired Culver Dart. The airplane had been in a hangar fire and was burned badly, but most of the parts were in good condition. The Lambert R-266 is in good shape and after finishing cleaning the crankcase, we can’t wait to get […]