john@bigskystearman.com

Phone: (503) 631-3206

Fax: (503) 631-3403

Welcome to the Big Sky Stearman Website! We have a great record, with more than 40 years experience providing the Stearman owner/operator with services to repair his wooden wings by using owner produced parts and FAA/PMA parts. We are a source for aircraft-quality Douglas Fir wing spars. Come check us out today!

Big Sky Stearman

 

1942 Ryan PT-22 Recruit

Big Sky did a recover job on this PT.

After assembly and rigging the engine failed catastrophically on the test flight leaving John holding his breath over the woods at 700’.

Fortunately the prop stopped (so hard it split the wood prop), reducing the drag, allowing him to make a 180 and squeak in between two fir trees on the runway overrun.

It since has had a fresh Kinner R55 160HP engine overhaul and a brand new Sensenich wooden propeller.

 

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