Chapter 905

St. Simons Island, GA

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Barney Oldfield Historic Biplane Restoration

Posted on December 21, 2017 at 1:40 PM Comments comments (0)

In the summer of 2016, Bill Walker, owner of Golden Isles Aviation and Project Organizer, approached the membership of the Paul Redfern, EAA Chapter 905, located on St. Simons Island, Georgia, to see if they would take on the restoration of Barney Oldfield's historic Baby Lakes airplane. The plane, Serial Number 2, was first designed in 1950 and was built by Barney Oldfield himself in 1960. It is a "scaled down" version of the Great Lakes Sports Trainer.

In the 60's, Barney thrilled...

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