Raptors club pictures - please click to enlarge

Revised 8/11/22

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Buddy Bottoms - Founding Father Super smooth flyer & all around nice guy

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Jim with his favorite airplane.

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Dennis Mason - Vice President Always cool & calm. Loves to build.

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Randy Trotter - Treasurer You will not meet a nicer guy. Great builder & flyer.

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Dave Quick - Secretary & Safety Officer Hardest working club member. Won most improved flyer award in 2015

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Randy's MX2

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Valiant, just getting better & better. Set up for buddy box.

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Quique Somenzini creation. Best 1st flight I've ever had.

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Del & his new Pilot Extra 330SC

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JB's N51 DX, built from spare parts, P-51 fuselage, Extra 300 wing & home grown landing gear. Flies great !!!!!!!!!!!

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Johnie won Most Improved Flyer award 2016

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Sure miss this one.

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Jims Skywing ARS300 with a DLA 128cc 4 cylinder gas engine.

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JB & Tom getting JB's antique Pitts Special going

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Dave & his Das Ugly Stick

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Tom Harper - Sure wish he would come back to the club.

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Johnie wringing out his new Timber

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128cc DLA 4 Cylinder engine in the Skywing ARS300

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Jim Keith - President Loves to fly low & push the envelope

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Dave & his awesome Cessna 182

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Tom enjoying his Timber

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JB's 65" Turbo Duster - Blue/Yellow color scheme.

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Big Bird knife edge at the Blue Ridge Fly-in

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Del with his Sig 4 Star

Buddys boys

Buddy, his son Mike & grandson Jarod

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2016 Meals on Wheels benefit

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Great Planes Chipmunk. I regret ever selling this one.

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Jim & Dennis

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Johnie's Edge 540

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Styrofoam fun

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Randy's sharp looking Pitts Python.

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JB & Dennis

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Buddy & his big old Cub. I believe it was originally built by Aubry Nabors

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Randy's cool EDF jet

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Worst day of my modeling career. This was definitely my favorite airplane. Filtered it through a tree at a strange field.

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Brandon, Del, Buddy & Dennis

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Big Bird gassed up & ready to fly.

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Del's new Pilot Extra

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Tom & his Alpha Trainer Good flyer that can fly pretty well anything now.

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Yep dumb me tries to fly helicopters now & then.

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Buddy's awesome Spacewalker

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JB & his lovely bride Kathryn. You won't meet a nicer couple.

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Jim at Blue Ridge with the Hangar 9 Sukhoi & Aeroworks Extra 260

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Randy with his Joe Nall find, the 100cc MX2. Great looking & flying plane.

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Randy & Del with Del's Extra 330

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Hangar 9 Valiant - great flyer

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Buddy and his awesome looking Pawnee

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Lost what was my favorite airplane at the time. Jerked it up into a low level hover & the engine quit

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Randy at the Blue Ridge Fly-in with his huge Rascal

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Jerry, Jim & Dave

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Del with his Goldberg Yak 54

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JB's J3 Wanna Be Made from about 8 different airplanes

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Buddy & Dave preparing the Lancair for take-off

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Del & Johnie

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Dennis's big Cessna 310

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Randy with his Pilot Extra 260

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The ill fated Gee Bee R2. Impossible to land.

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Bunch of gliders