Boeing Stearman http://iowapublicradio.org en Fly-in Marks 70th Anniversary of Ottumwa NAS http://iowapublicradio.org/post/fly-marks-70th-anniversary-ottumwa-nas <p>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.&nbsp;The Stearmans&nbsp;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.</p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 15:00:27 +0000 Rick Fredericksen 28259 at http://iowapublicradio.org Fly-in Marks 70th Anniversary of Ottumwa NAS Saving Ottumwa Naval Air Station http://iowapublicradio.org/post/saving-ottumwa-naval-air-station <p>As Iowa tries to retain its last jet fighter base in Des Moines, a non-profit group is hoping to save one of the last remnants of an air station that closed at the end of World War Two. Historic audio from Stearman training film and You Tube.</p> Fri, 17 Feb 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Rick Fredericksen 17944 at http://iowapublicradio.org Saving Ottumwa Naval Air Station