Red Barons

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The RBs at lunch in the Sky Rider Caf, Avra Valley, AZ. Bob (Videographer), Travis (Right Wing), John (Lead), Mac (Left Wing), and Bryan (Slot).
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Bill (Narrator) "flying form" in the front seat between Tucson and Phoenix en route to the first show of 2002.
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After arrival at Phoenix: Keoki, Mac, Randy, Travis, Jeff and Bill in front of N805RB.
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Jeff (Narrator) and Bob in front of the stand pipe that in the center of the practice area . . .
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And the stand pipe in actual size. This landmark is visible from the airport traffic pattern 11 miles away and makes finding the area quite simple.
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Jeff and Randy (Ops Manager), being guys. This was out at the practice site in between flights.
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Merlyn (Mechanic) on the RB Official Support Vehicle. The speed and ease with which they move Stearmans with this four-wheeler is remarkable.
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Jim (Mechanic) and the incredible Stearman Support Vehicle. This travelling shop accompanies the team to insure the aircraft are properly maintained.
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Todd (Mechanic) inspecting an adjustment to one of the Stearmans. Note the reflection in the stripe that's indicative of the planes' overall condition.
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Steve, the original RB pilot. He ferried the first aircraft the company purchased in 1978, and has been flying the RB Stearmans ever since.
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Jim flew solo displays at air shows in 2002, but moved into the four-ship in 2003 when Bryan got the Lead position of the two-ship.
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It looks as though Randy is chewing the boys out on video, but he was actually praising them and telling them to enjoy their flying.
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Todd, the "new guy" flying shows this year, is doing a very nice two-ship on Bryan's wing. He had lots to learn this year, and took it in stride.
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Jeff, after his first solo flight as a RB pilot-again. He flew for the team in the late 80s, and expanded his duties this year to include flying in addition to narrating.
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The first air show audience of 2003. They were not disappointed as the boys put on their usual fine, boisterous display.
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The Red Barons in formation.
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