Celebrate the Stearman
In Galesburg, Illinois!


The 47th National Stearman Fly-In will celebrate America’s iconic biplane, and you’re invited to join the fun Sept. 3-8, 2018 at Galesburg Municipal Airport.

The must-attend event of the year for Stearman enthusiast 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!

We’re nearing a landmark event – the National Stearman Fly-In’s 50th anniversary.
Here are the upcoming Fly-In dates:
48th National Stearman Fly-In: Sept. 2-7, 2019
49th National Stearman Fly-In: Sept. 7-12, 2020
50th National Stearman Fly-In, Sept. 6-11, 2021

Click here for Schedule of Events information.

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Attention Fly In Attendees!
Due to the weather today, the Aerobatics Contest has been cancelled.

The Rowena Mason fabric seminar will be in the Jet Air main hangar at 1:00pm.

So after lunch, come on over and enjoy this informative seminar put on by one of the best in the business... and stay dry in the process!
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Friday Fly In Photo: 3 days to go, and there’s already 17 Stearmans here! There’s no feeling quite like the one you get seeing the Galesburg airport appear in the distance! ... See MoreSee Less

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Friday Fly In Photo: 10 days to go!!! You just never know what you’re going to see at the National Stearman Fly In... many airplanes other than Stearmans attend, and they’re all so beautiful! There have been DC-3’s, Tri-Motors, Mustangs, T-6’s, etc that come through Galesburg during the Fly In.... Don’t miss the fun!

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Friday Fly In Photo: 17 Days to go!!! Not a Pilot? Not a problem! You can still see Galesburg like this, from a Stearman! Robert Preston (www.heritagebiplane.com ) is selling sightseeing rides and David Brown (www.brownsbiplanerides.com) is selling aerobatic rides all week!

Don’t miss the 47th National Stearman Fly In this September 3-8, 2018!

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‘Dream Flights’ honor veterans during National Stearman Fly-In

Six Galesburg residents who served in the Armed Forces will fly in a 1942 biplane during the 47th National Stearman Fly-In.  

The half-hour adventures will start at 9 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, at Galesburg Municipal Airport.  

The Flights will be provided by the Ageless Aviation Dreams Foundation, a non-profit organization founded by…

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Aerobatic pilot’s climb to renown rooted in a ‘Stearman Upbringing’

At age 24 Sammy Mason is already an internationally-known air show performer but his story has generational depth.  

Mason will share his journey during a presentation, “Sammy Mason: A Stearman Upbringing” scheduled for 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, in the Jet Air, Inc. hangar during the National Stearman Fly-In. All Fly-In programs and seminars are free and open to the public…

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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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Board of Directors
Phillip Wolford - President
Donivan Godsil - Vice President
Jean Jacobs - Secretary
Ben McMahan - Treasurer
Thomas E. Lowe - Director
Robert F. Harrison - Director
Mike Lowe - Director
Mike Rutledge - Director
Harrel W. Timmons - Director
Jeanne Conlon - Director
Logan Fifer - Director
Brian Rosenstein - Director
Lisa Woldow - Director
Brian Vallero - Director