Category : Stearman Stories

Randy Sohn’s Round Engine Notes (2011)

TABLE OF CONTENTS  INTRODUCTION …..………………………………………………………….. 3  #01  HYDRAULIC LOCK ON ROUND ENGINES …………………………………………………………………………….. 5 #02  DECELERATING APPROACH…………………………….…….. 9 #03  RECIPROCATING LOAD (MP VS RPM)………………………..11 #04  MIXTURE MISCUES & MIX-UPS …………………………………….. 15 #05  FEATHER BUTTONS & PROPELLERS……………………………… 18 #06  GAUGE INDICATIONS ON A FAILED ENGINE …………………….21 #07  PRE-IGNITION VS DETONATION ………………………………………

STEARMAN TRAINING GUIDE (2019)

https://captainbillywalker.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Stearman-Training-Guide-REV-2019-1-16-NOV-2019.pdf IF THE ABOVE LINK DOESN’T WORK THE FOLLOWING HAS MOST EVERYTHING. IT IS AN UPDATED VERSION OF MY “STEARMAN TRAINING GUIDE.” I’VE ELIMINATE THE REFERENCES TO THE CAF (AN ORGANIZATION THAT WAS ONCE A WONDERFUL PLACE TO VOLUNTEER MY TIME). THE PRESENT LEADERSHIP LOCALLY AND NATIONALLY AS MADE THE.

Formation Flying Lafayette Escadrille d’ Arizona
Formation Flying Lafayette Escadrille d’ Arizona

Click this to watch a video:Formation flight of 8 Stearman’s followed by a gaggle of 48 airplanes to commemorate Independence Day 2017. Formation Flying Lafayette Escadrille d’ Arizona… & The Arizona Stearman Squadron A popular display at the Commemorative Air Force museum at Falcon Field, Mesa, Arizona is a little.

CHARLIE AND THAT YANKEE WOMAN
CHARLIE AND THAT YANKEE WOMAN

It was late February 2013 when a Stearman buddy, Mike Walton, called to tell me our pal, Tom Weidlich, had sold his beloved ol’ Stearman. I was surprised since Tom and his Stearman had been lovers for more than 30 years. Holy Smokes! Now Anne would be number one in.

Boeing Stearman History
Boeing Stearman History

Boeing Stearman History Models 70 – 73 – 75 -76 Be sure to connect to the link below: http://www.stearman.at/boeing_stearman.html 

Stearman Training Videos by Billy Walker
Stearman Training Videos by Billy Walker

In this video produced by peerless videographer Alan Ripa I am teaching the 2013 Stearman ground school at Airbase Arizona.  There are a few changes between 2013 and the 2017 class.   The hold harmless requirements are different now and some of the flight-time requirements have changed.  Like the sands of.

Cactus Fly In 2009 (Part 1) by Alan Ripa
Cactus Fly In (Part 2) by Alan Ripa
EMILEY DARLING’S “STEARMAN STORIES”

Fellow Stearman pilot,Terry Emig, is the uncle of an amazing young woman, Emiley Darling.  Emiley put together a documentary for her Arizona State University project.  It shows how a group of intrepid, mostly ancient, aviators honor America’s veterans especially those who gave their all for our freedom.   Emiley’s video features Commander.