Tennessee auto detailer selected to help restore Air Force One

Tennessee auto detailer selected to help restore Air Force One

July 27th, 2011 by The Knoxville News Sentinel in Local - Breaking News

Auto Day Spa owner Terrance Morton shows off his detailing skills last week at QRS Inc. in West Knox County. Morton is one of 30 master auto detailers nationwide chosen to restore two historic airplanes at the Museum of Flight in Seattle, Wash. Photo by AMY SMOTHERMAN BURGESS.

Photo by The Knoxville News Sentinel /Times Free Press.

A local auto detailer will experience a "once in a lifetime opportunity" as he travels to Seattle this week to help preserve the historic Boeing 707 that served as Air Force One.

Terrance Morton has been operating Auto Day Spa, a Knoxville-based mobile detail service, for 13 years. Morton got his start in the industry while working and training in a body shop. From there, he opened Auto Day Spa in 1998.

"We offer everything from maintenance packages, like a wash and vacuum, to complete paint restoration. We can fix scratches and marks and make paint jobs look as good as they possibly can, but within budget," Morton said.

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