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  N2S-3 Stearman Bureau Number 07103  
USN

Aircraft History
Built by Boeing as model B75N1 during 1942. Manufacture Number 75-6707. Delivered to the U. S. Navy (USN) as N2S-3 Stearman Bureau Number 07103.

Wartime History
On December 15, 1942 aircraft was flown by George H. W. Bush on his first solo flight during flight training.

Restoration
This aircraft is owned by Robert Meyland in Orlando, Florida. Restored to airworthy status and registered in the United States as N5102N on January 10, 1989. Painted in U. S. Navy 1942 markings overall yellow with nose number 103, a red fuselage band and "NAVY 103" on the fuselage.

During the 1990s displayed at Tom Reilly's Flying Tigers Warbird Museum. Since the middle 2000, this aircraft is on loan to the Pacific Aviation Museum (Ford Island Museum) displayed indoors.

103, N5102N, ex USN, wears '6707

References
Navy Serial Number Search Results Stearman N2S-3 07103
FAA Registry - N5102N
Thanks to KT Budde-Jones for additional information.

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Last Updated
January 9, 2018

 

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