Friday Photo: a Stearman patiently waits

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Friday Photo: a Stearman patiently waits

The sight: A Stearman

discovers well-earned remainder. The pilots: Bob Mills as well as Chris Schaich The aircraft: 1942 Boeing N2S-4 Stearman The goal:

Flying the Stearman from Ohio to Reno, Nevada.

The memory: This was completion of day 7 of a 9-day trip flying cross nation to obtain the aircraft to its brand-new house in May of 2020. We had actually been fighting high winds and also disturbance for 7 hrs by the time we landed at Winslow, AZ (INS). We pressed the large biplane out of the wind as well as right into the garage that the flight terminal FBO offered to us. After closing the doors as well as discharging, I took a min to absorb the sight. The old garage made as well as squeaked that lonesome wail as the wind objected our reprieve from its gusting harassment. This garage has actually meant several years at this famous flight terminal. Developed by noteworthy air travel tales Lindbergh as well as Hughes, the simple Stearman was currently protected in for the evening.

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Chris Schaich is an energetic pilot with over 15,000 humans resources and also 7 kind scores. When not flying for the airline companies he is a warbird pilot as well as instructor/check pilot for the
Chris Schaich
Commemorative Air Force, Arizona Wing. Because 2011 he has actually competed in the Biplane and also Sport courses at the Reno National Championship Air Races. Latest blog posts by Chris Schaich(see all)

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