The 21st annual Stearman Golf Outing will be held Monday, May 6, 2019, at Galesburg’s Lake Bracken Golf Course.
It was a week better suited for ducks than open cockpit biplanes, but the 47th National Stearman Fly-In still was a success.
The Bill Adams Memorial Foundation Award is presented each year during the National Steaman Fly-In at Galesburg, IL, Municipal Airport
Six Galesburg residents who served in the Armed Forces will fly in a 1942 biplane during the 47th National Stearman Fly-In.
At age 24 Sammy Mason is already an internationally-known air show performer but his story has generational depth.
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.