Here are the award winners from the 2012 Texas Chapter Fly-In that occurred last weekend in Gainesville, TX.
Winner Photographs courtesy of G.D.R. Price
Grand Champion: N7BS; Beech Model E18S (1954) owner: William E. (Bill) Signs, Dallas, TX.
Best Antiques Before 1942:
Open Cockpit: NC15785; Davis D1-W (1935) owner: Wild Blue Yonder LLC, Gainesville, TX. Presented by restorer: Terry Wallace, Bedford, TX.
Closed Cockpit: NC8112; Travelair 6000 (1929) owner: Scott Glover, Mount Pleasant, TX.
Best Classic, 1942 through 1955: N2538D; Cessna 170B (1952) owner: Len Shorethose, McKinney, TX.
Best Neo-Classic, 1956 through 1970: N299Z; Beech Model E18S (1956) owner: Ray Johnson, Aledo, TX.
Best War-Bird: N45RD; Beech Model A45 (T-34) (1953) owner: Reb Stimson, Ft Worth, TX.
Best Homebuilt Experimentals:
Legacy (oldest): N8279, Hatz Model CB-1 (1975) owner: Bobby Jones, Valley View, TX.
From Kit : N123SC, Van’s model RV-4 (2009) owner: Shawn Scott, Ft Worth, TX.
From Plans : N919JM, Steen Skybolt-180 (1991) owner: Rex Heminger, Colleyville, TX.
Antique Airplane Association:
Headquarters Award: NC8112, Travelair 6000 (1929) owner: Scot Glover, Mount Pleasant, TX.