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Raffle plane 9.0 delivery

Sunday, September 11, 2016
Filed under: Blog entry (Home Page), Raffle Plane 9.0 - N7980B, Raffle plane trip reports by Blair

On Saturday September 3, 2016, raffle plane 9.0, N7980B was delivered to Miami, OK to the winner, Mr. Dennis Moore!

Museum president Bernard Morris and volunteer Blair McFarlain delivered the plane to a very happy owner!

Our day started early, with a sunrise pre-flight.

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We planned to make one fuel stop in KOSA – Mount Pleasant, TX, which, as we discovered, is also the home of the Mid America Flight Museum!

 

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Bernard approves!

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On the ground in Mount Pleasant!

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The plane is fueled and ready to go!

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Bernard even got in a little bit of planespotting while we walked to see the museum.

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LOTS of cool planes in here, we will definitely be back!

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When we landed at Miami, OK, we were greeted by an enthusiastic winner and his son.   Mr. Moore is retired from the FAA and is an A&P mechanic and will have a lot of fun with his new plane!

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A toast to a job well done while waiting for our flight back to Houston!

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2012 Mesquite Take to the skies airfest

Saturday, June 23, 2012
Filed under: News, Raffle Plane, Raffle Plane 5.0 - N4285F, Raffle plane trip reports by Blair

On March 27, the raffle plane traveled to Mesquite, TX for their Take to the skies airfest.

Many thanks to event organizer Debby Standefer for letting us attend.


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Ranger 2012


Filed under: News, Raffle Plane, Raffle Plane 5.0 - N4285F, Raffle plane trip reports by Blair

On March 26, the raffle plane flew to the Ranger airport in Ranger, TX for their annual fly-in.

Many thanks to the fly-in’s organizer, Jared Calvert for letting us attend!


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Monster Bash Fly-in (Port Lavaca, TX)

Saturday, November 5, 2011
Filed under: Blog entry (Home Page), Raffle Plane 5.0 - N4285F, Raffle plane trip reports by Blair

On October 29, 2011, the raffle plane headed down to Port Lavaca, TX for the Monster Bash!

We had a friendly Texas greeting and set up shop.  We had a front row seat to the EAA Young Eagles action.  There were 3 Cessnas operating flights for the kids all day long.

Check out the photos below!


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Jasper, TX fly-in (Reklaw replacement)

Saturday, October 22, 2011
Filed under: Blog entry (Home Page), Raffle Plane 5.0 - N4285F, Raffle plane trip reports by Blair

The raffle plane was invited to Jasper, TX after the annual Reklaw fly-in was canceled due to wildfire danger.

The folks at Jasper were very welcoming, and we even met up with the city’s Mayor at the fly-in!

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