AIR SHOW HISTORY
A handful of re-engined Stearmans found a separate post-war career as air show performers.
A handful of re-engined Stearmans found a separate post-war career as air show performers. With the 450 h.p. Pratt & Whitney engine bolted to the front of the airframe, these aircraft had twice the power that they did while they were teaching Army and Navy cadets to fly during the war. Most aircraft were painted in bright colors and had full-pressure engine cowlings, and wheel pants, installed as the mandatory uniform for show planes.
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Group rates are available. We'll fly at an altitude of 800-1200' AGL with a course along the Colorado River, Rattlesnake Arches, and the Colorado National Monument.
Offering scenic flights in our newly restored WWII era 1942 Boeing Stearman aircraft throughout most months of the year. Vintage Aviation can make dreams come true.
The Boeing Stearman Model 75 "Kaydet" occupies a unique place in American aviation history. One of the best-known American biplanes and presently the most numerous, the "Stearman" has had four separate and distinct major careers over a span of 60+ years and the end is still not in sight.