The Zlin Z-526 was originally designed in 1959 as a basic and aerobatic trainer. Export models were built between 1966 and 1974 with a total of 352 constructed. Our example is the Z-526F and was built in 1971.
The Boeing Stearman (Model 75) was used as a primary training aircraft in the United States in the 1930 and 1940s. It proved to be such a strong and reliable workhorse that over 10,600 were built during this period.