Monthly Archives: February 2015

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Boeing Stearman N2S-5 Kaydet

Antique airplanes just like other collectibles command a certain respect for what they are, from where they have come, for who they may have belonged to or for the history they might tell, if that were even possible... But unlike the artifacts that you may have stored in the living [...]

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Yes… It Was a Duster!

I was reading the SRA form and came across an interesting post. Thread Title: Old Duster Pilots. As is often the case, Boat gave the best summary. Most of the Stearmans were trainers for a few years, but dusters for many years. I helped license a Stearman in Germany. When [...]

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Bendix-Scintilla Switches

Recently while installing the mag switch in my N2S-3 project I went looking for some wiring information about the Bendix Scintilla switch that many of us have. I combed the internet looking for some information for it and came up short, but while digging through my parts locker I found [...]

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Boeing Model 75’s DOM

Boeing Model E75N1, c/n 75-5392, U.S. Army PT-13D, s/n 42-17229, on the initial test acceptance flight over Wichita, Kansas. Photo from the collection of the EVV Aviation Archives, Evansville, Indiana. Several years ago at a mid-western air show, a Boeing E75N1, (often listed as a E75), arrived, all [...]

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