Days until the 45th National Stearman Fly-In!








Biplanes Beautiful!


The 45th National Stearman Fly-In will celebrate America’s iconic biplane, and you’re invited to join the fun Sept. 5-10, 2016, 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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Tracey Curtis-Taylor combines a “romantic view of flying” and a love of vintage airplanes into spectacular aviation adventures. The British-born pilot will talk about that at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, during the 45th National Stearman Fly-In. For full details, view her story posted on the “news” link of the Fly-In’s web page, ... See MoreSee Less

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Don't forget to sign up today to reserve your canvas and easel. In order to participate - complete your registration on the Art Defined Link within the event below. (Click on the Tickets Available section to complete your registration) ... See MoreSee Less

National Stearman Fly-In Paint Night

September 7, 2016, 6:30pm - September 7, 2016, 8:30pm

Join Art Defined at the Galesburg Airport during the National Stearman Fly-In for a Paint Night! Everything is provided (canvas, paint, brushes) and at the end of the night you will take home your ow...

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Can you feel it? Somewhere in the country right now, someone just unfolded a map, packed the last piece of equipment into their Stearman, final checks complete, and ceased communication with the outside world.

With all the stealth and precision of a secret aerial mission, someone is on their way to Galesburg at this very moment. Few fly-in honors are as coveted as the "Early Bird". Who's it going to be this year?
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The 45th National Stearman Fly-In's schedule of events has been updated. For the latest, check the Schedule Page on the Fly-In's web site, ... See MoreSee Less

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Stearman Fly-In’s airplane toss gives kids chance to win prizes

Area youngsters may compete for prizes in a balsa airplane toss during the 45th National Stearman Fly-In.

The contest will be held from 1:00 – 3:00 pm Saturday, Sept. 10, in the Jet Air, Inc. hangar at Galesburg Municipal Airport.

Members of the Young Professionals of Galesburg, a networking, educational and community service organization, will conduct the event.

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Airplanes are designed to fly, and that’s hallmark of Fly-In

Airplanes are meant to fly.

That’s what makes the 6-day-long National Stearman Fly-In, which starts here on Labor Day, different from many other warbird reunions.

Most of the Stearmans brought to Galesburg are flown every day. They’re definitely not “hangar queens” or….

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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

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