Announcements & General SRA Info

/Announcements & General SRA Info
Announcements & General SRA Info 2017-12-13T10:40:36+00:00


The cost of Membership in the SRA is:

  • US Domestic — $40/year
  • Canada and Mexico — $45/year
  • All other — $50/year

Late Membership renewals will receive Flying Wires remaining for that year.


For SRA Members Only

Back issues of the Stearman Flying Wire and the Outfit Newsletter are available as long as supplies last. For purchase, contact Michael Rutledge, SRA Secretary:

Brian Rosenstein
8115 Haley Ct.
Stanley, NC. 28164
Cell: (704) 277-2596

The prices below are for domestic members only. All foreign members contact Brian Rosenstein prior to ordering for additional postage rates to your country:

  • The price for back issues of the Stearman Flying Wire are $10.00 each.
  • 6 or more issues get a 10% discount and 15 or more issues get a 20% discount.
  • There is a special deal for one of every back issue that we have up through 2003, for $100. (about 33 issues)
  • All of the issues from 1999- Present approx. 50 issue for $175.00
  • SRA Aerobatics and Formation Flying handbook, $5.00
  • Formation Flying publication by Bostwick, $10

You have to be an SRA member to purchase these issues.

Send payment payable to the Stearman Restorers Association to:

Brian Rosenstein
8115 Haley Ct.
Stanley, NC. 28164
Cell: (704) 277-2596

If you use electronic banking or a check mailing service, please be sure that the Member’s name and SRA # gets put on the check.


The following pilots and organizations have submitted their names to be listed as providing Stearman instruction, checkout and ferry service. The SRA neither sponsors nor specifically recommends any of the following:

Chris MillerSpringfield Flying Service SRA #4147, Columbia Airport (O22), Columbia, CA, Primary, Advanced and Aerobatic Stearman instruction. (Travelaire and Waco too.), Use your plane or our N2S-3. Can travel to you or you come here. We have a beautiful grass and a paved runway. Also available for ferry/delivery flights. – 209-532-4103

Andover Flight Academy SRA# 4612, Tail wheel instruction in our J-3, and Stearman, Andover N.J.,, 973-786-6554,

Mike Hanson SRA# 3300, Los Angeles area, Instruction in my Stearman or yours. 714-349-1386

Thomas E. Lowe 30 years Stearman experience (Former SRA President) General tail wheel instruction. Also qualified in AT-6 and T-34. Available for ferry/delivery flights. 823 Kingston Lane, Crystal Lake IL, 815-459-6873

Preston Aviation, Inc. Established Tailwheel Flight School offering instruction in our J3 Cub and Stearman, or your plane. Winter Haven Airport, Winter Haven, Florida. Tim Preston, CFI, A&P/IA, 863-956-2526
e-mail: web: or

Larry Morris Tarheel Aero Tech, Concord Regional Airport, Concord, NC
Stearman available for training – Navy N2S-3 Continental W670 powered. Available for ferry/delivery flights., 704-786-6880

Addison Pemberton Spokane, Washington, 509-891-9970
Biwing, taildragger checkouts.

John Lohmar 12 Quiet Brook Court, St. Charles, MO, 314-947-7278, President, National Stearman Fly-In

Larry Jacobi Stearman instruction in my plane or yours. 14784 Promise Rd, Noblesville, IN 46060, 317-773-3112

Tom Murray CFI specializing in tailwheel instruction and Stearman checkout. Your Stearman or mine. Located on the seacoast of New Hampshire. 603-964-9743,,

Tim Paul NORTHEAST OHIO STEARMAN TRAINING Stearman flight training in your own aircraft or ours. Complete Stearman training at all levels. Endorsements for High Performance and Tailwheel. Located: 29G, Portage County Airport, Ravenna, Ohio – Call: Tim Paul, 330-527-4450 or 330-805-6502,

Michael Mason I am available to instruct in my 450 Stearman or the students aircraft. I also do T/W instruction in my Citabria. Based in Sequim WA (WN29) 206-369-9924

Dennis Simo CFI available for tailwheel training in a Champ, SuperCub or Stearman. Just west of Toronto ICAO:CZBA, 416-805-4311


There is a continuing need for Stearman articles and pictures for upcoming issues of the Stearman Flying Wire. We need “Cover Quality” pictures as well as “Member’s Stearmans” pictures for inside the cover. Technical articles on restoration, maintenance and piloting are in short supply. Please submit your articles to


Anyone interested in placing a display ad in the Flying Wire please get in touch with Gary Oberti –, 650-342-4311


The SRA Web administrator is Joel Carlo. Please use this link to report any website related issues or to request general support.

For any change of address, telephone number, or e-mail address contact Ken McCullough