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What on Earth is all this “High Hole –Low Hole Stuff?”

With the Continental engine installation on the Stearman, there is a hole in the upper left hand corner of the left side engine cowl door. This hole accommodates  the end of the crank bracket, the primer handle, and the pull handle for the clutch engage for the inertia starter. Some [...]

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A Stearman Story

For 28 years, 1943 Boeing “B75N “, N number 5 165M languished in a back corner of the main hangar at Barber Airport on the north side of Alliance, Ohio. Barber Airport is located a couple miles north of the factory that built hundreds of Taylorcraft airplanes and gliders before, [...]

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