Monthly Archives: February 2016


Presidential Wings

On July 10th, 2015 a yellow N2S-1 Stearman lifted into the air for the first time after completing an extensive 8 month restoration. Bu 3347 is an early N2S-1 with a special history and this is its story. January 28th 1943 was a typical cold Minnesota mid-winter day when the [...]

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Take Offs Part 3

SHORT FIELD TAKE-OFFS I think that most Stearman pilots will agree that the take-off and climb performance of a stock Stearman is somewhat less than stellar and certainly will not impress either the pilot or someone watching from the ground. But it is what it is and we love it [...]

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