May 22, 2024

By Michael Stephan

For years, Stephenville has been a popular spot to meet other pilots and enjoy a bite of Texas BBQ. This week we had another impromptu fly in at Clark Field (SEP), with 5 pilots and three planes, two of which are still in their bare aluminum finish. Pete Miller flew from Aero Country in his RV-7 with fellow member David Pyke (building an RV-8), I flew my Fastback RV-8 from Grand Prairie, and joining us was two other pilots from Grand Prairie, Billy Wilson and Don Lepek in Billy’s RV-6.
Pete has lunched with us many times at the Hard Eight BBQ in Stephenville, but this was the first time he provided the transportation. That is a memorable landing and taxi to the ramp becoming part of a mini fly-in.