Fly-in Marks 70th Anniversary of Ottumwa NAS

Aug 29, 2013

A Stearman trainer that was common over the skies of southeast Iowa from 1943 to 45.

Stephen Black, President of Friends of NAS Ottumwa, talks about the old Stearman aircraft, which will be landing in Ottumwa at 11 o'clock Friday (August 30)., followed by another group of antique planes. The Stearmans will be on display until 12:45, when they depart for Oskaloosa. All the aircraft are scheduled to return to Antique Airfield (Blakesburg) between 3 and 4 p.m.