Yes, from every angle that you view the Stearman, it has clean lines. Certainly, it fits the adage that if a plane looks right it’ll fly right. However, its physical contours and flying attributes are just one side of the larger equation that accounts for what I call the Stearman phenomenon — the power of enchantment that causes this biplane to be a fitting symbol of the flying brotherhood.
Lee Taylor of Diamondhead, Mississippi, sent in these two photos, with the story behind them: “I had gone out to take pictures of what was going to be a beautiful sunset. After I got there, a good friend took off in his Stearman to see the sunset from the air. As he returned and started his approach […]
Ted Heckerman submitted this photo and note: “A pristine Boeing Stearman makes a three point landing at Boerne Stage Field (5C1) in Boerne, Texas.” Would you like to have your photo featured as Picture of the Day? You can submit it via this form. All photos sent in for Picture of the Day are also […]
Since you can’t come to Planes of Fame, they are bringing some of their airplanes to you, via YouTube.
Martin Ledger submitted this photo and note: “A Stearman departing Vereeniging Airport (FAVV) in South Africa.”
The restored Stearman will give “dream flights” to veterans.
Flying in a Stearman that honors veterans.
Seven Stearmans and more than a dozen Stearman owners gathered at Stafford Regional Airport (KRMN) in Virginia on May 18, 2019, for the first fly-in of the Mid-Atlantic Stearman Association. The association hopes to make the fly-in an annual event. According to Lee Fox, those attending admired each others’ planes and swapped knowledge and tips […]
A Dream Flight inspired a community to raise $125,000 to buy a Stearman to honor military veterans.