1941 Stearman PT-17



Lot # 197
Seller: tygr frank
Location: Torrance, CA
Miles: N/A
Engine: R-670-5 Radial Engine
Transmission: N/A
Private/Dealer: Private
Category: Classic

This 1941 Stearman PT-17 was originally used as a primary military trainer aircraft for pilots during WW2. This Stearman was restored in 1979 back to its original two-tone Army air-corp colors and currently resides at Zamperini Field in Torrance, CA. Power is derived from the Continental R-670-5 radial engine putting out 220hp. The engine was overhauled in 1979 by Jack Lanning, the engine has had the rear STC roller bearing mod added, and this plane has a 50-gallon fuel tank. This Stearman’s standard airworthy Certificate is valid until November 30th of 2022 and the plane was last inspected in November of 2021. There is no damage history, and this plane is ADS-B compliant with a full electrical system, landing lights, electrical start, radios, intercom, and Redline disc brakes. This Stearman has a total of 4,295 hours on the airframe and 428 hours on the engine with 28.6 hours on the prop. This plane has been hangered in the owner’s hangar since 1987 and is routinely flown. Extensive parts are included in the sale along with all the logbooks. If you are looking for a beautiful airworthy Stearman to take on trips to Catalina or any other scenic locations, look no further!

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High Bid $50,500 By Skyrocket983 (Reserve Not Met)
Auction Ended Aug. 08 at 10:32 am U.S. Pacific.
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Highest bidder was: skyrocket98

Bidder Name Bidding Time Bid Auto
skyrocket98 August 8, 2022 5:01 AM $50,500
TommyD August 7, 2022 5:40 PM $50,000
sideman8 August 7, 2022 5:11 AM $48,000
Auction started August 8, 2022 10:32 AM
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$50,500 bid placed by Skyrocket98

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$50,000 bid placed by TommyD


I don’t see an N- number registration on this aircraft. Where is it? Any pics of the most recent annual in the logbook?

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$48,000 bid placed by Sideman8


Never thought about flying but this looks like it would be something fun to start with. GLWTA