Tag "stearman"

June 9, 2016

My First Stearman Fly-in

I don’t mean to mislead but I’m not talking about the annual get-together in Galesburg, IL or even the end of season gathering in Jennings or any dozens of other fly-ins where more than one Stearman would be in attendance.  No, I’m talking about the first time ever that a couple of us got together…

February 8, 2016

The Longer Flight Home

It took me longer to fly home than it did to drive up there. Pretty much every pilot has made this joke when battling a strong headwind, slowing your progress.  It would have been quicker to drive!  Cars are passing us on the highway!  Usually it’s not true, it just serves to illustrate how slow…

January 6, 2013

Modern Day Barnstormer: John Mohr

Modern Day Barnstormer: John Mohr If you haven’t heard of John Mohr, he’s the guy in the stock Stearman that flies so low you have to be in front of the crowd to see his performance. I first saw John at the Gathering of Mustangs and Legends in 2007 here in Columbus, OH. This airshow…