The good old days
May 25, 2013 in Aviation
Walt reminds me what fun Stearmans are. (“A Stearman isn’t landed til it’s shut down, chocked down and tied down”)
Air-to-airs of various Stearmans up in the Sacramento area back in the 70s. The first 3 shots are our Stearman (“Boeing-seven-forty-seven-junior”)with a navy bird flown by a friend. Then shots of Stearmans off the coast of Santa Barbara at the Watsonville show, one of my ex-wife in a friend’s airplane, and some just playing.
Back when flying was fun (and affordable.
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