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The Texas Barnstorming Museum in Hallettsville, Texas, is raffling off a new, ready to fly, Van’s RV-12.
Proceeds from the raffle will go to the museum’s youth program, including a scholarship program.
The airplane was built by a friend and supporter of the museum who completed it, started another airplane, then got cancer and passed.
“His family, knowing what aviation meant to him, gave us the airplane to raffle and start aviation and engineering scholarships in his name,” says Jim Baker, museum director.
“We are completing the certification flights, and the airplane will be sent to a Vans/Rotax specialist to have the life limited components brought up to date, tuned, and inspected,” he continues. “It will essentially be a brand new airplane. We just had it painted, and it is gorgeous!”
He adds the airplane boasts Dynon SkyView avionics.
Just 2,500 tickets will be sold at $100, with the proceeds going to fund more flight training and scholarships. Winners will be drawn when all the tickets are sold or, at the very latest, Oct. 31, 2021.
Proceeds from the raffle will go to flight training and scholarships.
“We are steadily adding prizes and
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