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AOPA Super Cub Sweepstakes

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Follow the AOPA Super Cub Sweepstakes as Baker Air Service in Montana transforms the wrecked ranching workhorse into a Superior Super Cub.



Sweepstakes Super Cub components get prepped and painted

  • Baker Air Service’s John Anderson fits the aileron false spars.
  • The Super Cub’s tail surfaces have been repainted and are ready for covering.
  • Up close: A flap hanger and other parts get covered with polyurethane paint so they are protected from the elements.
  • Small wing parts and braces are all primed and ready to install.
  • Aileron flap hinges and small wing parts that have been inspected, primed, and painted.
  • Wipaire’s 2,000-pound gross-weight increase kit installed on the Super Cub’s wing.
  • Baker Air Service’s Darin Meggers works on the Wipaire 2,000-pound gross-weight increase kit.
  • Baker Air Service Owner Roger Meggers modifies one of the wing ribs for the Wipaire 2,000-pound gross-weight increase kit.
  • Baker Air Service’s John Anderson installs Wipaire’s 2,000-pound gross-weight increase kit on the wings.
  • Looking down on the Super Cub’s wing spars, fuselage, and ribs that have been painted and prepped.
  • Nose ribs that go in between the main ribs are painted and laid out in the foreground, with the wing ribs, fuselage, and wing spars set up in the background at Baker Air Service.
  • The wing ribs are painted yellow and then laid out in the main bay at Baker Air Service for installation.
  • After being acid washed, the Super Cub’s wing ribs are ready for paint.
  • The AOPA Super Cub Sweepstake’s fuselage with the titanium firewall from F. Atlee Dodge installed.
  • The Sweepstakes Super Cub’s parts are loaded on the trailer for the trek from Univair in Colorado to Baker Air Service in Montana.
  • Baker Air Service Owner Roger Meggers has had the “CUB BLDR” license plate on his pickup for about 10 years.
  • Baker Air Service’s Darin Meggers with Univair Owner and President Jim Dyer at the Univair facility in Colorado.
  • Univair Sales Representative Bill Little.
  • Baker Air Service’s Darin Meggers boxes up the Super Cub’s wing flaps for safe transport from Colorado to Baker, Montana.

Sweepstakes Super Cub's humble beginning

  • Photography of the 2018 AOPA Sweepstake Piper Super Cub restoration by Baker Air Service's Roger and Darin Meggers.Baker Air Services (BHK)Baker, MT USA
  • Photography of the 2018 AOPA Sweepstake Piper Super Cub restoration by Baker Air Service's Roger and Darin Meggers.Baker Air Services (BHK)Baker, MT USA
  • Photography of the 2018 AOPA Sweepstake Piper Super Cub restoration by Baker Air Service's Roger (R) and Darin (L) Meggers. Shown is the original damaged spinner and propeller.Baker Air Services (BHK)Baker, MT USA
  • Photography of the 2018 AOPA Sweepstake Piper Super Cub restoration by Baker Air Service's Roger and Darin Meggers.Baker Air Services (BHK)Baker, MT USA
  • Photography of the 2018 AOPA Sweepstake Piper Super Cub restoration by Baker Air Service's Roger and Darin Meggers.Baker Air Services (BHK)Baker, MT USA
  • Photography of the 2018 AOPA Sweepstake Piper Super Cub restoration by Baker Air Service's Roger  and Darin Meggers.Baker Air Services (BHK)Baker, MT USA
  • Photography of the 2018 AOPA Sweepstake Piper Super Cub restoration by Baker Air Service's Roger and Darin Meggers.Baker Air Services (BHK)Baker, MT USA
  • Photography of the 2018 AOPA Sweepstake Piper Super Cub restoration by Baker Air Service's Roger and Darin Meggers.Baker Air Services (BHK)Baker, MT USA
  • Photography of the 2018 AOPA Sweepstake Piper Super Cub restoration by Baker Air Service's Roger and Darin Meggers.Baker Air Services (BHK)Baker, MT USA
  • Photography of the 2018 AOPA Sweepstake Piper Super Cub restoration by Baker Air Service's Roger  and Darin Meggers. Shown are the damaged landing lights.Baker Air Services (BHK)Baker, MT USA
  • Photography of the 2018 AOPA Sweepstake Piper Super Cub restoration by Baker Air Service's Roger  and Darin Meggers. Shown is a photograph of the Cub before the accident, along with log books.Baker Air Services (BHK)Baker, MT USA
  • Photography of the 2018 AOPA Sweepstake Piper Super Cub restoration by Baker Air Service's Roger  and Darin Meggers. Shown is the log book for the aircraft before the accident.Baker Air Services (BHK)Baker, MT USA
  • Photography of the 2018 AOPA Sweepstake Piper Super Cub restoration by Baker Air Service's Roger  and Darin Meggers. Shown is the owner's manual for weight and balance.Baker Air Services (BHK)Baker, MT USA
  • Photography of the 2018 AOPA Sweepstake Piper Super Cub restoration by Baker Air Service's Roger and Darin Meggers.Baker Air Services (BHK)Baker, MT USA
  • Photography of the 2018 AOPA Sweepstake Piper Super Cub restoration by Baker Air Service's Roger  and Darin Meggers. Shown is the previous owner of the aircraft, Bill and Brenda Allison, of Allison Saddlery.Allison SaddleryRound Up, MT USA
  • Photography of the 2018 AOPA Sweepstake Piper Super Cub restoration by Baker Air Service's Roger  and Darin Meggers. Shown is the previous owner of the aircraft, Bill and Brenda Allison, of Allison Saddlery.Allison SaddleryRound Up, MT USA
  • Photography of the 2018 AOPA Sweepstake Piper Super Cub restoration by Baker Air Service's Roger  and Darin Meggers. Shown is the previous owner of the aircraft, Bill and Brenda Allison, of Allison Saddlery.Allison SaddleryRound Up, MT USA
  • Photography of the 2018 AOPA Sweepstake Piper Super Cub restoration by Baker Air Service's Roger  and Darin Meggers. Shown is the previous owner of the aircraft, Bill and Brenda Allison, of Allison Saddlery.Allison SaddleryRound Up, MT USA