41st Annual Jim Wright Memorial Stearman Fly-In


Living history in action!

August 2 – 4, 2019

Join us August 2-4 as we welcome Stearman pilots from all over the west coast for the 41st Annual gathering of these WWII trainer biplanes!

Throughout this event we will be honoring the life and memory of aviator Jim Wright who was a long time supporter of OAHS and an advocate
for experimental aviation.

Jim Wright 21

Jim Wright with his Hughes H1 replica – NX258Y. World speed record holder (Class C-1.d) at 304.07mph.


Stanley the New Standard Biplane!

Stanley the 1929 New Standard biplane, with a 1929 Fleet 2 in the background.

Stanley the 1929 New Standard biplane & Pilot Mike Carpentiero will be here all weekend, fits four passengers in the front cockpit!

$75 Per Person- memories are priceless!

Front Cockpit New Standard

The Front Cockpit of the New Standard will seat 4! OAHS secretary Cassandra Barrong with Stearman visitors Bill (right) and Richard Hilliad (back) on the first flight of the day with Pilot Mike! (Mike flies from the rear cockpit, windscreen can be seen behind Richard)


Pilot Mike Carpentiero & Stanley

Saturday Aug 3rd

Pancake Breakfast 8-11am

BBQ Lunch available 12-2pm

Handicap parking in the OAHS lot on Jim Wright Way- overflow available across the street as well as street side. No admission charge for this event.


“Local” Stearman pilot, Kevin Groshong of Prineville, OR.

Heritage Flight Museum Stearman

Heritage Flight Museum Stearman

Darryl Fisher

Darryl Fisher & one of his 1940’s Stearman

Jim Ostrich

Cassie met up with Stearman pilot Jim Ostrich, & owner of Benton Air Center, at the Benton Air Fair in Redding, CA.


Pilot Yori Meerovich made a stop at 61S on his 48 state tour in July 2017! Read Yori’s account of that adventure here!

N67119 & Hank

Airport Kid Hank has learned to love biplanes at an early age!

Staying the weekend? See Pilot & Guest info here.