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Planes Worth Modeling: Stearman PT-17

Originally designed as the Boeing Model 75, the Stearman PT-17 biplane was formerly used as a military trainer aircraft. At least 10,626 were built in the United States during the 1930s and 1940s, during which time Stearman Aircraft Corporation became a subsidiary of Boeing (in 1934). Known variously as the “Stearman,” “Boeing Stearman,” or “Kaydet,” it served as a primary trainer for the U.S. Army Air Forces, the U.S. Navy (as the “NS” and “N2S”),...

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