Stearman First Run (in 19 years)

After a lengthy condition inspection, we were able to start the Wright J-5 engine on our 1928 Stearman C3B today. This is the first time it has run since August 22, 1997. We have a few more squawks to fix and it should return to the skies soon!


A big thanks to Greg Heckman, Mike Williams, Kent McMakin and Eric Berens for the work and expertise.