8,400 Square-Foot Facility Includes Maintenance Area, Pilot
As our readers in the United States prepare to celebrate the
Thanksgiving holiday this week, the Trojan Phlyers aerobatic team
definitely has a big reason to be thankful. The team held the grand
opening of their new hangar facility earlier this month at Mid-Way
Regional Airport (JWY), located halfway between Midlothian and
The grand opening ceremony was held November 10 to celebrate the
opening of the 8,400 square-foot hangar owned by Tango 28 Group,
LLC and occupied by the Trojan Phlyers T-28 aerial demonstration
The flight demonstration team, previously headquartered and
hangered at Hicks Airport in northern Tarrant County, completed the
move to the custom-built hangar at Mid-Way Regional earlier this
month. As ANN reported, the team
broke ground on the facility in June.
"These are exciting times for Trojan Phlyers as we have just
finished our busiest air show season ever, and this new hangar and
airport give us room to grow", said team president Frank Adams, who
is also the demonstration team flight leader.
The grand-opening included a ribbon cutting ceremony with
Congressman Joe Barton (R-TX) as special guest, followed by a
demonstration of the team's three-ship aerobatic routine. An
after-show reception was attended by some 175 people.
The new hangar sports an 80 foot by 90 foot hangar bay, a pilot
lounge, a tool shop, and a fire sprinkler system -- making it one
of the more complete facilities in Texas, according to the
"We look forward to a long and successful association with the
Trojan Phlyers, Mid-Way Airport, and the cities of Waxahachie and
Midlothian, and with the people of Ellis County" says Dale
Stevenson, President of the Tango 28 Group LLC.
Both organizations, Trojan Phlyers, Inc. and Tango 28 Group, LLC
are veteran owned and operated small businesses.