Jim Kimball

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Drag and Anti-Drag WiresWhy are they in the Wrong Place?

The wings of a Stearman are constructed like a majority of wooden wing biplanes.  Stearman wings use wood, aluminum and steel to form a system that is capable of producing lift and transferring that lift into the fuselage of the aircraft to carry payload.  The various components of the wing [...]

By | February 13th, 2002|Flying-Wire|Comments Off on Drag and Anti-Drag WiresWhy are they in the Wrong Place?

Stearman Rigging “Kimball Style”

Herb Clark’s (SRA # 2892) newly completed Stearman PT17 after his 5+ year restoration.  Herb’s attention to detail on this airplane is outstanding.  With Herb’s permission, we have used his airplane as the subject of this article. Herb Clark’s PT-17 Rigging a biplane can be a very “rewarding experience.”  At [...]

By | August 9th, 2001|Flying-Wire|Comments Off on Stearman Rigging “Kimball Style”