2. Retired Air Force mechanic restores single-engined planes called 'Texans'
From Feb. 4:
What started as admiration for his father's work has launched a lifelong passion for all things aviation for Yuba City, California, resident Roger Edwards. "Some of my earliest memories were working on planes with my father at Falcon Field in Mesa, Arizona," Edwards said. Edwards, 55, retired in 2003 from Beale Air Force Base as an aircraft mechanic and now restores T-6 airplanes — in his free time. Shortly after retiring, Edwards purchased an Auburn-based company that primarily sold T-6 parts called California Texans.
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