Boeing Stearman Restoration

The Boeing B75N1 "Stearman" was a World War II US Navy primary trainer.

Frame-up restoration of Stearman N450ST took place from 1991-1994.

Restoration time ~2000 hours

Modifications from original military configuration include:

-Four Aileron Conversion
-Custom Cowling
-Headrest
-450hp Engine installation
-Inverted Fuel System
-Inverted Oil System
-Wheelpants

Pictures:
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Project prior to restoration Frame-up restoration Fuselage rotated on jig during covering Fuselage during "Dac-proof" application to covering
       
Fuselage prior to paint Construction of wing center section Wing center section / fuel tank prior to color paint Lower right wing section prior to covering
       
Fuselage leveled during center section alignment Wing installation Right exterior view of finished aircraft Left exterior view of finished aircraft