National Stearman Foundation

Foundation’s aims: Support Fly-In,┬ápreserve Stearman aircraft history.

The National Stearman Foundation is parent organization of National Stearman Fly-In NFP Inc., which is held every September in Galesburg, IL.

The Foundation’s purposes are:

  • To provide a permanent source of funding for the National Stearman Fly-In in Galesburg, IL.
  • To promote the desire to fly, own and preserve Stearman aircraft.
  • To provide a permanent facility for the education and awareness of Stearman owners, pilots, restorers and mechanics.
  • To provide a repository for information, artifacts and research materials relating to safety, restoration, maintenance, history and flying of Stearman aircraft.
  • To provide a permanent display of Stearman aircraft and related artifacts, available to the general public.
  • To provide a destination for Stearman enthusiasts.


Support of the Foundation’s efforts is greatly appreciated. Materials and/or financial contributions may be tax deductible as the Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation. Donors should consult a tax professional before finalizing donations to any organization.

Here’s contact information for the National Stearman Foundation:

  • Mailing address: P.O. Box 1937, Galesburg, IL 61402-1937
  • E-mail address:
  • Telephone: Leave a message at (309) 343-6409


National Stearman Foundation Board

Harrel W. Timmons – President
Mike Lowe – Executive Vice President
Jeanne Conlon – Secretary
Ben McMahan – Treasurer
Brian Aukes – Director
Robert F. Harrison – Director
Rodney Hightower – Director
Bob Knoll – Director
John Pritchard – Director
Diane Stickle – Director

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
Jeanne Conlon - Director
Logan Fifer - Director
Brian Rosenstein - Director
Lisa Woldow - Director
Brian Vallero - Director