Everything you need to know to be a part of the biggest Stearman event of the year!

The National Stearman Foundation is parent organization of National Stearman Fly-In NFP Inc., which is held every September in Galesburg, IL.

The Foundation’s purposes are:

  • To provide a permanent source of funding for the National Stearman Fly-In, NFP Inc., in Galesburg, Illinois.
  • To foster and promote among youths and adults interest, awareness and knowledge about Stearman aircraft and the individuals who developed, flew, maintained and supported them.
  • To establish procedures to discover, collect, preserve, catalog and store artifacts, records and historical accounts relative to the Stearman and other training aircraft of the era.
  • To develop and operate a museum facility and/or other venues to preserve and display Stearman aircraft, related components and artifacts for historical research and public educational purposes.

Support of the Foundation’s efforts is greatly appreciated. Materials and/or financial contributions may be tax deductible as the Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation. Donors should consult a tax professional before finalizing donations to any organization.

Here’s contact information for the National Stearman Foundation:

Mailing address:
307 Lloyd Stearman Drive
P.O. Box 1937
Galesburg, IL 61402-1937

E-mail address:

Leave a message at 309-368-7290

National Stearman Foundation Board
Harrell W. Timmons – President, Galesburg, IL
Mike Lowe – Vice President, Lake In The Hills, IL
Phillip Wolford – Secretary, Abingdon, IL
Ben McMahan – Treasurer, Galesburg, IL
Jeanne Conlon – Director, Galesburg, IL
Robert F. Harrison – Director, Ankeny, IA
Bob Knoll – Director, Burlington, IA
John Pritchard – Director, Galesburg, IL