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Stearman PT-17/N2S Kaydet


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The Kaydet was typical of the biplane trainers used in the late 1930s and World War II.  Over 10,000 Kaydets were ordered for the U.S. and its allies.

Originally known as the Stearman Model 75, this aircraft was given the name "Kaydet" by Canada and adopted for general use.

 
 Specifications (N2S-5)  Designations
 
Type: Primary Trainer
Engines: one 220 hp (164 kW) Avco Lycoming R-680-17 radial piston engine
PT-13: original version with Lycoming R-680
PT-17: with Continental R-670
PT-18: with Jacobs R-755-7
PT-27: with cockpit canopy
N2S: U.S. Navy designation
 
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