Living history in action!
Join us August 3-5 as we welcome Stearman pilots from all over the west coast for the 40th 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 advocate for experimental aviation.
- Jim Wright with his Hughes H1 replica – NX258Y. World speed record holder (Class C-1.d) at 304.07mph.
BIPLANE RIDES ALL WEEKEND!!!
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!
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 4th:
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
Darryl Fisher & one of his 1940’s Stearman
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!
Airport Kid Hank has learned to love biplanes at an early age!
Staying the weekend? See Pilot & Guest info here.