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Maiden flight of Dick Edgington's homebuilt plane back on hold

Another glitch has halted the runup to the maiden flight of Dick Edgington's homebuilt RagWing4 single engine plane. Many locals recall the plane that Edgington, a longtime resident of Chinook, built from scratch in his house on Pennsylvania Street. According to Dick's son, Danny Lee, "Dad retired from the county road department in 2004 and started acquiring parts and building the plane. A few years later, after his eyesight failed, he had to abandon the project." Dick Edgington died in 2016.

In 2018 I learned that various components, parts and some completed sections of the plane were still i...