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21st Stearman Golf Outing set May 6 at Lake Bracken course

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April 5, 2019

The 21st annual Stearman Golf Outing will be held Monday, May 6, 2019, at Galesburg’s Lake Bracken Golf Course.

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Fly-In weather better for ducks than for open cockpit biplanes

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October 3, 2018

It was a week better suited for ducks than open cockpit biplanes, but the 47th National Stearman Fly-In still was a success.

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Stearman craftsman is recipient of 2018 Adams Memorial Award

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October 3, 2018

The Bill Adams Memorial Foundation Award is presented each year during the National Steaman Fly-In at Galesburg, IL, Municipal Airport

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‘Dream Flights’ honor veterans during National Stearman Fly-In

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September 3, 2018

Six Galesburg residents who served in the Armed Forces will fly in a 1942 biplane during the 47th National Stearman Fly-In.

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Aerobatic pilot’s climb to renown rooted in a ‘Stearman Upbringing’

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August 20, 2018

At age 24 Sammy Mason is already an internationally-known air show performer but his story has generational depth.

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History

Facts to know about the plane that put a generation into the air

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August 16, 2018

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.

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World War II-era Stearman biplanes unite generations of Americans

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September 23, 2010

What attracts people to Stearman biplanes?

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Stearmans introduced ‘Greatest Generation’ to flight

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August 29, 2010

The Stearman introduced more of World War II’s “Greatest Generation” to flight than any other airplane.

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In-depth look at the Boeing / Stearman Model 75

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August 27, 2010

The Boeing/Stearman Model 75 primary trainer is probably the best known bi-plane in aviation history.

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