The Stearman (Boeing) Model 75 is a biplane used as a military trainer aircraft, of which at least 9,783 were built in the United States during the 1930s and 1940s. Stearman Aircraft became a subsidiary of Boeing in 1934. Widely known as the Stearman, Boeing Stearman or Kaydet, it served as a primary trainer for the USAAF, as a basic trainer for the USN (as the NS & N2S), and with the RCAF as the Kaydet throughout World War II. After the conflict was over, thousands of surplus aircraft were sold on the civil market. In the immediate post-war years they became popular as crop dusters and as sports planes.
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ikeharel (61549) 2010-11-01 9:42
Excelent take on ols Stearmans, Eleu.
I remember thos flying when I was a kid, I recall the unique motor's noise they had...
A good colors of the airplanes, in good contrast to a bit grey sky.
dkmurphys (51573) 2010-11-01 10:55
Great capture, a real unique moment. Very good composition, well done.
Have a nice evening.
pauloog (11747) 2010-11-01 13:59
An eye catching photo of the flying veterans, almost coming staight through my screen. Well captured!
bukitgolfb301 (37350) 2010-11-02 4:31
Hello my dear Eleu
What an impressive excellen shot by your style!
Perfect framework and very matured composition as usual. Clear and very sharp focus. Nice moment you get!
Congratulation on your great job and thanks for sharing, have a good day!
jhm (142920) 2010-11-03 1:58
I am a very great fan of planes, certainly planes with screws.
The screws turn perfect this is very important for a lovely picture.
Excellent captured and composed.
Very well done, TFS.
kevinos (7403) 2010-11-04 3:07
This is aa amusing and minimalist image, Elen. The planes are nicely placed in that powder blue shy. regards kevin.
clic (15782) 2010-11-04 13:45
I see a mosquitos formation unaware of Red Baron's sly
charges and a touching tribute to aviation pionners!Cheers.
Haymotion (2729) 2010-11-05 9:45
Très belle composition !!
Ces trois avions su ce fond uni sont du plus belle effet..
siudzi (34131) 2010-11-15 4:04
This is very eye-catching shot. You have found a great moment to take it. In my opinion, your composition is really outstanding. Congrats!