Owners Perspective.

January, 25th | Posted by Ben

Everyones journey is a different one. Scott and Woodson Woods have created a website dedicated to telling the story of their journey pursuing a Stinson SR-9F project and preserving Stinson history. It is a wonderful illustration of a primary reason … Continue reading

Current Stearman Projects

January, 12th | Posted by Ben

In addition to N4494N we have two other Stearman projects in our current line up of work.  75-2284 and 75-3110. “2284” was an airworthy aircraft in November that was damaged when another aircraft taxied into it. The owner has opted … Continue reading

Bank Financing Available for RARE Remans

December, 31st | Posted by Ben

New for 2016! Bank Financing now available for RARE Aircraft WACO and Stearman Remanufactures. We are pleased to offer competitive bank financing for our Stearman and WACO remanufactures. Why not finance your dream aircraft using competitive fixed rates and terms … Continue reading

Stearman N4494N

December, 20th | Posted by Ben

The team is deep into the cover and paint work on our current Stearman project. The fuselage is covered, taped, primed and currently being wet sanded. Lower wings are into prime while the uppers still need to be taped. The … Continue reading

N81E

December, 20th | Posted by Ben

The Stinson SR-8 project is nearing completion. Focus as of late has been on the interior. Here are a couple photos of recent progress. The carpet and seats are to be installed this upcoming week. Also the much anticipated new … Continue reading

Super-77

December, 7th | Posted by Ben

We have another custom Stinson V-77 project again that is well underway. This particular aircraft was flown home one year ago on a ferry permit. The aircraft was previously restored in the early seventies and had been out of license … Continue reading

Shop Update

December, 4th | Posted by Ben

First and foremost, apologies for the gap in updates here on the blog. There is lots to catch up on! For those of you on social media please take a look at our Facebook page for RARE Aircraft Ltd. We … Continue reading

Stinson SR-8C Update

September, 25th | Posted by Ben

Late yesterday afternoon we raised the wings into place on the Stinson SR-8C project. As you can see, it takes a few hands to handle the massive wings. Thank you for checking in!

Awards at Reno

September, 23rd | Posted by Ben

Scott Woods and Woodson K. Woods took an award with their Stinson Reliant SR-9F at Reno. It was a privilege working with these gentleman to bring the 9 back to life. The Woods family persevered through a journey and restoration … Continue reading

Stearman 128 Completion

September, 16th | Posted by Ben

With how busy we have been the past three weeks this post is a little dated. We conducted the first flight of Stearman 128 on 8/31/15. Four hours were put on the aircraft that day. On 9/7 the Stearman was … Continue reading