An airport breakfast is the traditional send-off for planes and pilots departing after the 6-day-long National Stearman Fly-In.
In the fall of 1942, 1,830 women volunteered to join the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP).
Dave and Cathy Shipley are expecting a lot of company in early September. They’re the owners of Tri County Airport (2C6), and will host an open house at their grass strip...
Aspiring aviators are invited to participate in special children’s activities during the 48th National Stearman Fly-In.
The National Stearman Fly-In has arranged a tour of the Caterpillar Visitors Center, 110 S.W. Washington St., Peoria, on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019.
Some know the Stearman Model 75 as “The Pilot Maker.” It earned that honorific because more men and women in World War II’s “Greatest Generation” learned to fly in Stearmans than any other series of aircraft built.
What attracts people to Stearman biplanes?
The Stearman introduced more of World War II’s “Greatest Generation” to flight than any other airplane.
The Boeing/Stearman Model 75 primary trainer is probably the best known bi-plane in aviation history.