First Mid-Atlantic Stearman Fly-in held

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 […]

Pictures of the Day: Stearman reflections

Lee Fox submitted the following photos, taken by Brian Rosenstein, and a note: “Topping off this newly acquired Stearman right after a passing rain shower created a chance puddle that afforded a photo op that was not to be passed up. The picture was taken at Shannon Airport (KEZF) in Virginia, home of the Shannon […]

Picture of the Day: Waiting for takeoff

Jeff Kimball sent in this photo for Picture of the Day, calling it “Waiting for takeoff.” It was taken at Gillespie Field near San Diego, May 11, 2018, during a Stearman Fly-In. Would you like to have your photo featured as Picture of the Day? You can submit it via this form. All photos sent […]

Historic plane finds a home at an historic place

For Mike Cifelli, three’s the charm. The Long Island resident owns three airplanes: A Bonanza, a Piper Cub, and a 1942 Stearman. “The wife and I, we travel,” he explains. “The Bonanza is what we use to travel, but the Stearman’s just a plane that you can get in and, when you have no place […]

The magic of making dreams come true

Back in 2011, Darryl Fisher took a flight that changed his life — and the lives of thousands of veterans and senior citizens. On a cross-country trip in a Stearman with his father, Darryl suggested offering rides to veterans at each stop. His dad enthusiastically said yes. The first stop: Oxford, Mississippi. The first flight […]