Here!OK, Steel Soldiers...
SPEAK UP if you are one of the (unofficial) west Texas Detachment members !
If you are based in the west Texas area, sign up here.
If you are generally located in the "isolated" regions of west Texas - west of the I-35 Corridor, south of the Panhandle, east of the New Mexico border, and North of the Rio Grande - then you've probably noticed that other members are as few and far between as the towns we live in.
(If you look at the Old Steel Soldiers Site and glance at the Member Map, you'll see the area.... there are almost NO DOTS !) http://old.steelsoldiers.com/index.php?name=GoogleMap (Y'all in southeastern New Mexico are "qualified", too!)
This thread is where you can speak up and identify yourselves for the rest of us. Let's establish a "composite unit" of us isolated and scattered SS Members.
[edit: added new MAP link...]
SS West Texas Detachment Member Map - Google Maps
I'll start it:
John Bariou (& Dianna)
San Angelo, Tom Green County, Texas
---> Add your name and location (include City/County please) <---
I will update the list every once in while as a printable roster for everyone.
David Syler, wife Roxanne, children Nina and Chase. Lake Jackson, Texas. South of Houston on 288.
Plano, Collin County, TX.
93' Bobbed Deuce (for sale)
1 Suzuki Vstrom
1 Dodge Ram
1 1983 Mercedes 300D (for sale)
1 1948 Stinson Airplane
I found it in Trade-a-Plane. It had four seats and in my price range. I bought it before learning how to operate a tail dragger.Whoa...I missed that Stinson on the first pass:
What's the story behind that, like how did you decide on THAT airframe?
I bet she's a gas!!I found it in Trade-a-Plane. It had four seats and in my price range. I bought it before learning how to operate a tail dragger.
I found it in Trade-a-Plane. It had four seats and in my price range. I bought it before learning how to operate a tail dragger.
Took a couple of weeks training. Imagine riding a tricycle backwards at 70 mph. When it is in the air, its just about like any other high wing airplane of equal size.
I need to qualify that "fun" comment, per the remark once of my former flight instructor:I bet she's a gas!!
But pretty hard to beat the thrill of flight. It's fun!
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