Pilot is dedicated to restoring rare vintage airmail plane

02/19/2013 | Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The

Pilot Harry Hansen acquired a Travel Air 5000 in desperate need of repair in 1961. It is an iconic airmail plane of which only 14 were ever produced. Hansen has been working over the past 15 years to restore the airplane and is set to auction it off later this year, though plenty of work still remains. "As you get older, you don't get to do everything you want to do when you are younger," said Hansen, now 79 years old.

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