PT-17 Stearman biplane

Al Tucker Jr., 96, takes the controls from the front cockpit of the PT-17 Stearman biplane owned by First Sgt. Dave Brown, U.S. Air Force Reserve, at the Flying Circus Aerodrome in Bealeton, Va., Jul. 30, 2017. Brown's PT-17 is the same model in which Tucker trained at West Point in 1942 before going on to fly P-38 fighter aircraft over Europe with the U.S. Army Air Corps 434th Fighter Squadron during WWII with his friend, then Lt., Robin Olds. The two have been flying together for nearly 10 years. (U.S. Air Force photo by Pete Ising)

PHOTO BY: Pete Ising
VIRIN: 190312-D-HR740-9901.JPG
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