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The Stearman Model 75 biplane performing at the Airventure Airshow. The Stearman was used as a military trainer, 10,626 were built in the United States during the 1930s and 1940s. Stearman Aircraft became a subsidiary of Boeing in 1934. Widely known as the Stearman, Boeing Stearman or Kaydet, it served as a primary trainer for the USAAF, the USN, and with the RCAF as the Kaydet throughout World War II. After the conflict was over, thousands of surplus aircraft were sold on the civilian market. In the immediate postwar years they became popular as crop dusters, sports planes, and for aerobatic and wing walking use in airshows. The photo here was taken with the Sony a77II & 70-400mm G lens. General Information Crew: two, student and instructor Length: 24 ft 9 in (7.54 m) Wingspan: 32 ft 2 in (9.81 m) Height: 9 ft 8 in (3 m) Wing area: 298 sq ft (27.7 m²) Empty weight: 1,931 lb (878 kg) Max. takeoff weight: 2,635 lb (1,200 kg) Powerplant: 1 × Continental R-670-5 seven-cylinder air-cooled radial engine, 220 hp (164 kW) Performance Maximum speed: 135 mph (117 knots, 217 km/h) Cruise speed: 96 mph (83 knots, 155 km/h) Service ceiling: 13,200 ft (4,024 m) Climb to 10,000 ft (3,330 m): 17.3 min

WWII Bomber over D.C.

Greatest Generation

It’s the smiles that get you… If you’re a pilot who can give one or know of a youth who wants to take one, find out more about Young Eagles flights and the difference they make. http://bit.ly/1v2DkfX

Aviation… It’s a Small World After All…

It’s commonplace to hear the phase, “aviation is a small world.” Often times many people in aviation share mutual contacts without ever knowing it, …

Aviation

N6051 - Stearman - Oshkosh

A Breezy flying the pattern at Airventure. Camera was a Sony Nex-5n mounted to the wing strut. I always like shooting remote cameras with the Breezy since I have so many places to mount cameras😀

MIT to Offer Course in Rapid Prototyping

This summer, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology will begin offering a rapid prototyping continuing education course. During the course, which is suitable for a general audience, students will learn about a number of prototyping techniques, design components in a group setting, and then …

MIT

N4996H - Harvard - Oshkosh

A Boeing B-17 making a right turn out after takeoff during Airventure 2014. In the foreground is a AT-6 a trainer during WWII.

#tbt to Oshkosh '14. Only 59 days to go until Oshkosh '15! #avgeek #aviation #Oshkosh #AirVenture #EAA #airplane #nofilter #pilot #flying #instagramaviation

"Having a cold one".Some friends relaxing in the aircraft campgrounds at Airventure 2014. During the week long event in Oshkosh WI the airport will have more aircraft on the field at one time then any other airport in the world.

Who's going??? Only 2 months left! 🙌🙌 #airventure2015 #airventure #flitetest @ftafterhours

The Farmers Insurance zeppelin NT Eureka is 246 feet long and was the largest airship in the world until the Airlander began flying in 2013 with a length of 298 feet.

It was 88 years ago today that Charles Lindbergh took off on his historic solo flight, nonstop from New York to Paris. Thirty-three and a half hours later, aviation was transformed forever.

Commons Aviation on Twitter

F4U Corsair formation with @USMC AV-8B Harrier in 2012 at @MCASCPPA

American Pride. #merica #aviationgeek #airplane #usaf #history#eaa #oshkosh #airventure #fighterjet #aviation #avporn #airportbum #f86sabre #speed #history #heritage

I'm planning my annual trip to Wisconsin for #airventure #osh15. I'll be taking my boys with me this year and likely staying in tents instead of taking one of the campers thousands of miles just for the 3 of us. Send me a message if you'd like to meet up there or along the way. Can't wait! #roadtrip #travel #vacation #airplanes #familytime

Forty-Four Feet Captures Valdez STOL Competition

What Started Off With The Need To Take Off And Land In A Short Distance In The Alaska Bush Has Turned Into A Major Competition

We reminded you a …

Vintage aircraft area enhanced at Oshkosh

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — The Vintage Aircraft Association has commenced a major expansion of its Red Barn headquarters and Vintage …

Vintage

Sarina Houston on Twitter

The F-35 @wingsoverwayne. Still haven't seen it fly. Maybe at #OSH15. pic.twitter.com/1P7MZHHkU3

N864P - Skybolt - Oshkosh

N308DB - Su26 - Oshkosh

A lineup of Piper J-3 Cubs at AirVenture.

North American B-25J Mitchell Bomber "Georgie's Gal” having its engine clean by one of the pilots. It is owned and operated by the Liberty Aviation Museum in Port Clinton, OH

Airmail anyone?

THROWBACK THURSDAY: Here’s a look back to #OSH09 and a brief shower that wasn't in the forecast. #tbt

We shared a group photo yesterday from the 128th Air Refueling Wing that included our founder, Paul Poberezny. That prompted a friend of ours named Heather Dykema to write and send us this photo, another great glimpse into the past! "I saw the photo you posted today from the 128th. That was my dad's unit for many years and attached is a photo of Mr. Poberezny with my dad, Malcolm Russell (2nd from right), as well as two other guard members. I don't know who is in the pilot's seat and the photo wasn't dated."