King of the Cats – Palm Springs Airport

The Stearman (Boeing) Model 75 biplane takes off from the Palm Springs International Airport. Built in 1941, it was previously owned by Baron “The Flying Innkeeper” Hilton before being donated to the Palm Springs Air Museum by the Hilton family.

On the tarmac is “King of the Cats” – a Grumman F7F Tigercat. The Tigercat was a night fighter bomber formerly with several U.S. Marine fighter squadrons.