SALISBURY, NC – This immaculate, legendary 1941 PT-17 Stearman is now leading the easy life after being resurrected from a boneyard and fully restored to near show quality. It is now owned, flown, and meticulously maintained by Ken Haenlein, owner of Time Saver Aviation charters in North Carolina.
Following the restoration by a previous owner, Ken had the good luck of snagging the aircraft at a deep discount from a “motivated” seller facing a serious time crunch to get rid of it — on orders from a divorce court judge.
The pristine Stearman then became a Christmas gift to him from his wife. [Read more…]