Monthly Archives: November 2015


Flying The Beast

INTRODUCTION My first flying love has always been the Stearman, and if you hang around Stearmans long enough, you probably also have an affinity for large, radial engine, tailwheel airplanes. This usually generates at least a passing interest in agricultural airplanes, or still commonly called “crop dusters”. The dusting has [...]

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Take Offs Part 2

Now we are ready to talk about flying the Stearman. Once you have completed your run-up and are ready for take-off, be sure to check the area for inbound traffic and position your seat height as you desire. When you are in position on the runway make a final wind [...]

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