Although its basic design dates from 1930, it was the leading American primary trainer of WWII. After the war this rugged airplane was used as a crop duster, aerobatic performer and sport plane. Many Stearmans are still flying.
Specifications: Span 32 ft. 2 in., length 25 ft., takeoff weight 2685 lbs., engine 220 hp.
Continental R-670 seven-cylinder air-cooled radial; maximum speed 124 mph.
Accession no. 1985G43