Boeing-Stearman Model 75

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Boeing PT-17 Stearman
Type Trainer aircraft, Light aircraft, Historical aircraft
Configuration Biplane aircraft
Propulsion Piston aircraft, Single-engine aircraft
Manufacturer Stearman aircraft, Boeing
Author(s) Emmanuel Baranger (3D, FDM)
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Status Beta
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 Systems Stars-2.png
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 Hangar Helijah hangar
 Website The website for the Boeing PT-17 Stearman developments.
 Repository The development repository of the Boeing PT-17 Stearman.
Download Download the Boeing PT-17 Stearman aircraft package for the current stable release (2020.3).
License GPLv2+

The Stearman (Boeing) Model 75 is a biplane, of which at least 9,783 were built in the United States during the 1930s and 1940s as a military trainer aircraft. Stearman became a subsidiary of Boeing in 1934. Widely known as the Stearman, Boeing Stearman or Kaydet, it served as a Primary trainer for the USAAF, as a basic trainer for the USN (as the NS & N2S), and with the RCAF as the Kaydet throughout World War II. After the conflict was over, thousands of surplus aircraft were sold on the civil market. In the immediate post-war years they became popular as crop dusters and as sports planes.