February 19, 2014
Veterans Airlift Command founder Walt Fricke seems to hang motionless in his Stearman PT–13 over South Florida on a cool winter evening. AOPA photographer Chris Rose captured this image from the front seat of an AirCam, an open-air observation aircraft with nearly unlimited visibility produced in nearby Sebring.
Subject: Stearman PT–13
Where: Lake Istokpoga, Florida
Photographer: Chris Rose
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