46th Annual National Stearman Fly-In








Biplanes Beautiful!


The 46th National Stearman Fly-In will celebrate America’s iconic biplane, and you’re invited to join the fun Sept. 4-9, 2017, at Galesburg, IL, Municipal Airport.

The must-attend event of the year for Stearman enthusiasts will offer a generous mix of flying events, technical seminars, entertainment and food. Best of all, it’s an opportunity to fly and relax with friends.

Click here for Schedule of Events information.

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Quentin G. Marty's 1941 N2S-2 Stearman is featured on the National Stearman Fly-In's Facebook cover page promoting the 46th annual gathering of the iconic biplanes scheduled for Sept. 4-9, 2017, in Galesburg, IL. Marty lives in Hightstown, NJ. ... See MoreSee Less

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Happy New Year to all with the sincere hope we see you on the grass next Labor Day. A friend gave us an early gift for 2017 with a photo of "404" at the 1973 NSFI. Note Walt Pierce's uncowled 450 Stearman in the back ground, as well as a large hangar where the old terminal building now sits.

Here's to a safe and productive 2017!
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A cherished friend of the fly-in mailed us a perfectly preserved 1976 crop dusting calendar. December was a beautiful painting of a 450 duster Stearman. The caption credited the Stearman fly-in for...putting "Galesburg, TX" on the map each year. How far we've come! ... See MoreSee Less

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MARK YOUR CALENDAR! It's official -- the 46th Annual National Stearman Fly-In will be Monday, September 4, through Saturday, September 9, 2017. ... See MoreSee Less

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2016 Award Winners and Pilots & Planes List

The full list of 2016 National Stearman Fly-In award winners and contest results are in!
Click HERE to view the entire list!

Also, for a complete list of registered stearman at the 2016 Fly-In, click HERE!

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Fly-In draws 74 Stearmans, two pilots come 3,900 miles

The oldest pilot was 87. The youngest pilot was 26.

And the pilots who came the greatest distance to the 45th National Stearman Fly-In flew 3,900 miles from Anchorage, AK, to Galesburg Municipal Airport.

The “tired butt” award was claimed by Tyson Whittock and co-pilot Ed Kornfield. They arrived Thursday, Sept. 8, in Whittock’s Stearman N5176N.

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Stay Connected:

Telephone: 309-343-6409

The National Stearman Fly-In office at Galesburg Municipal Airport is manned in daylight hours during Fly-In week. Leave a message on the answering machine at other times.

U.S. Postal Service:
National Stearman Fly-In NFP Inc.
P.O. Box 1937
Galesburg, IL 61402-1937

National Stearman Fly-In NFP Inc.
307 Lloyd Stearman Dr.
Galesburg, IL 61401

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National Stearman Fly-In


Board of Directors

Diane Stickle - President
Donivan Godsil - Executive Vice President
Thomas E. Lowe - Vice President
Jean Jacobs - Secretary
Ben McMahan - Treasurer
Robert F. Harrison - Director
Mike Lowe - Director
Mike Rutledge - Director
Harrel W. Timmons - Director
Phillip Wolford - Director