Next Meeting 

Next Meeting: The May meeting will be on the 21st at noon in Jim and Betty Austin’s hangar on the Northwest Regional Airport. Please Bring your usual pot luck lunch items for all to enjoy

 FLYERS: Northwest Regional (52F) is about 3 miles Northwest of Roanoke, Texas. 33-02-59.44 N /097-13-56.05 W. Runway 17/35 is 3500 X 40 ft Asphalt in new condition. Use 122.9 for advisories.

DRIVERS: From Hwy 35W take Hwy 1171 exit and go East on 1171 about ½ mile to Cleveland- Gibbs Road. Turn South (right) on Cleveland- Gibbs Rd. The Austin’s hangar is at 100 Stinson Way. As you come into the Airport on Cleveland-Gibbs Rd. take a right at the stop sign and go north to the dead end. Turn left and their hangar is the sixth one. Terry’s cell phone # is 817-706-3173

Upcoming Meetings 2022:  

June 18th - Bobby Jones hangar, Tailwheel Acres Airport

July 16th - Ayers Aviation, Gainesville Airport 

August 20th - Jim Austin’s hangar, Northwest West Regional Airport  

September 17th – Mathew and Theresa Hood, Propwash Airport  

October 7th -8th - Ayers Aviation / Annual fly-in, Gainesville Airport   

November 21st - Trey & Brandi Hayden hangar, Fairview Airport

December 17th – Christena’s Mexican Restaurant, Flower Mound

Fly-Ins of Interest 2022:
Jul 24 – 30 - EAA Air Venture, Oshkosh, WI (OSH)                                            
September 2–5: National AAA Fly-In, Blakes­burg, IA.                               
October 7-8: “Fall Festival of Flight” TXAAA Annual Fly- In, Gainesville, TX.      
Oct 21 – 22 - Flying M Ranch, Reklaw, TX


President's Corner 

Hello All,

We had a good time at our April meeting at Trey and Brandi’s Hangar last month despite the windy weather that kept anyone from flying in. Thanks again to Trey and Brandi. Trey asked me to mention he has some butyrate dope and thinner he would like to give to anyone needing it for their project. His Email is

The May meeting will be on the 21st at noon in Jim and Betty Austin’s hangar on the Northwest Regional Airport. Please Bring your usual pot luck lunch items for all to enjoy.

This month’s Member Project C-180A, N9763B Belongs to Chuck and Stephen Smith. Thanks for sending the story and photos.

To our members, please send me pictures and stories about your airplane, or project, for the next member project article in upcoming issues.

Just a reminder if you are coming to the May meeting to bring an aviation themed T shirt for Laurie’s quilt project which we will be raffling off at the October fly in.                                                                                         

Our member Sherman Oxford is selling his hangar at NWR airport and taking bid’s. Please contact Lia Rardin at 214-354-1855.

Bruce Putney, our fly in chairman is busy planning for the October fly in and will need volunteers to make it happen. So, let him know you will help this year. His email is

Fly Safe, Terry

59th Annual Fly-In News

The 59th Fall fly in was a huge success with over a hundred aircraft  flying in to Gainesville, over 20 new members joining the chapter and lots of food and friends attending. We will soon begin to plan for our big 60th fly in next year.  Come back to this site for more information as we work for a great 60th.

About Us

The Texas Chapter of the Antique Airplane Association is incorporated in the State of Texas as a non-profit corporation. We meet each month for a social gathering at members' locations and provide a forum for those who love old planes. We also hold a Fly-In on the second Friday and Saturday in October each year, which the public and other aviation enthusiasts can attend. We are dedicated to "Keep the Antiques Flying."

Summer Gathering of Aviation Enthusiasts


Good eating at a chapter event
Photos courtesy R.B. Ramsey and G.R. Dennis Price