Stearman 128 Progress

August, 20th | Posted by Ben

Here is a progress photo of Stearman 128 as of today. Thank you for checking in!  

Stearman “128”

August, 6th | Posted by Ben

The team came on strong this week and turned over an amazing amount of prep and paint work on Stearman “128”. All the large surfaces are in yellow and trim has already started. Here are a few photos. Thanks for … Continue reading

N39752 Complete

July, 8th | Posted by Ben

Yesterday we did the initial post restoration flights on N39752. All went well. Here are a few photos from the day. Thank you for checking in!

Stinson SR-8

June, 10th | Posted by Ben

Our Stinson SR-8 project is getting close to final assembly. The fuselage was just painted black today. Once the fuselage receives its trim we are ready to start bolting this big bird together.

WACO UPF-7 N39752

June, 10th | Posted by Ben

N39752 began final assembly this week. Our goal is to have it airworthy by this months end. This aircraft will not have a cowling on the 300hp Jacobs which eliminates the weight of the cowl, baffles and oil cooler. The … Continue reading

N29911 Rollout and Flight

May, 21st | Posted by Ben

We rolled N29911 out into the sun today for its first run and flight since restoration. Happy to report that all went well! Thanks for checking in!

UPF-7 N29911

May, 13th | Posted by Ben

The team is on the final stretch with N29911, a WACO UPF-7. Next photos will be with air between the tires and ground! Thank you for checking in.

RARE Aircraft Earns PMA

April, 22nd | Posted by Ben

We’re pleased to announce having accomplished earning our Parts Manufacture Approval. We received our FAA PMA in the mail today from the manufacturing inspection district office. Our goal is to grow our approval list to help better support the antique … Continue reading

SR-8 into paint.

March, 31st | Posted by Ben

We have not been able to load and post photos onto our site for the past couple weeks due to an issue with our website provider. Apologies for no updates. It has been a busy month at RARE. The Stinson … Continue reading

First Flights

March, 12th | Posted by Ben

Tuesday 3/10/15 we put both N32083 and N32094 into the air for the first time since remanufacture. Both aircraft performed well and rendered short follow up lists. Here are a couple of photos. Thanks for checking in!