Boeing-Stearman Kaydet PT-13 / PT-17 / PT-18 / NS-1 / N2S (Model 75)

Trainer

Boeing Stearman E75 PT-13DN © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Stearman Model 75 Kaydet is a single-engine two-seat trainer biplane aircraft produced by the US-American manufacturer Stearman Aircraft Company and later by the Boeing Airplane Company. PT-13 / PT-17 / PT-18 were the main-variants used by the USAAC, NS-1 and NS2S for the US Navy.
The Stearman 75 Kaydet was used by the US Army Air Corps and the US Navy as a primary/basic trainer aircraft. After WWII many Stearman 75 were used as crop-duster aircraft due to their slow and low-level flight capability.
Crew2
Propulsion1 Radial Engine
Engine ModelLycoming R-680-17
Engine Power164 kW220 hp
Speed200 km/h108 kts
  124 mph
Service Ceiling3.414 m11.200 ft
Range813 km439 NM
505 mi.
Empty Weight878 kg1.936 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight1.232 kg2.716 lbs
Wing Span9,80 m32 ft 2 in
Wing Area27,6 m²297 ft²
Length7,63 m25 ft 0 in
Height2,79 m9 ft 2 in
First Flight26.11.1934 (Model 73)
Production Statusout of production
Total Production>10000
ICAO CodeST75
Data for (Version)Boeing Model E-75 (N25-5)
VariantsPT-13, PT-13A, PT-13B, PT-13C, PT-13D, PT-17, PT-17A, PT-17B, PT-18, PT-18B, PT-27, NS-1, N2S-1, N2S-2, N2S-3, N2S-4, N2S-5

[Photo-ID: 436] © Karsten Palt 2007-07-21
Boeing / Stearman (E75) PT-13D Kaydet, , N1318N, c/n 75-5601,© Karsten Palt, 2007Boeing / Stearman
(E75) PT-13D Kaydet
Reg.: N1318N
c/n: 75-5601
 
Flugtag Ganderkesee 2007 [Ganderkesee - Atlas Airfield (EDWQ)]
[Photo-ID: 3108] © Hartmut Ehlers 2010-01-17
Boeing-Stearman A75L3 Kaydet, Brazilian Air Force / Forca Aerea Brasileira (FAB), K132, c/n ,© Hartmut Ehlers, 2010Boeing-Stearman
A75L3 Kaydet
Brazilian Air Force / Forca Aerea Brasileira (FAB)
Reg.: K132
 
In military use 1940-48; then 1948-61 in flying clubs as PP-GFI .
Museu Aéroespacial (MUSAL), Campo dos Afonsos [Base Aerea dos Afonsos - BAAF (SBAF)]
[Photo-ID: 3275] © Hartmut Ehlers 2010-04-24
Peter Jones Boeing-Jones 75, , N3994A, c/n AR-35,© Hartmut Ehlers, 2010Peter Jones
Boeing-Jones 75
Reg.: N3994A
c/n: AR-35
 
A rare replica bird, built 1985.
[Itzehoe-Hungriger Wolf (EDHF)]
[Photo-ID: 3279] © Hartmut Ehlers 2010-04-24
Peter Jones Boeing-Jones 75, , N3994A, c/n AR-35,© Hartmut Ehlers, 2010Peter Jones
Boeing-Jones 75
Reg.: N3994A
c/n: AR-35
 
[Itzehoe-Hungriger Wolf (EDHF)]
[Photo-ID: 11269] © Karsten Palt 2015-06-04
Boeing / Stearman E75 PT-13D Kaydet, US Army Air Force (USAAF), 42-16388, c/n 75796,© Karsten Palt, 2015Boeing / Stearman
E75 PT-13D Kaydet
US Army Air Force (USAAF)
Reg.: 42-16388
c/n: 75796
 
ex N49379
March Field Air Museum [Riverside, CA]
[Photo-ID: 5486] © Karsten Palt 2012-01-11
Boeing / Stearman E75 PT-13D Kaydet, US Army Air Forces (USAAF), 42-17800, c/n 75-5963,© Karsten Palt, 2012Boeing / Stearman
E75 PT-13D Kaydet
US Army Air Forces (USAAF)
Reg.: 42-17800
c/n: 75-5963
 
National Museum of the United States Air Force [Dayton, Ohio / USA (Wright-Patterson AFB)]
[Photo-ID: 7295] © Karsten Palt 2013-09-06
Boeing / Stearman E75N1, , D-EMDV, c/n 75-5844,© Karsten Palt, 2013Boeing / Stearman
E75N1
Reg.: D-EMDV
c/n: 75-5844
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2013 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 2297] © Karsten Palt 2009-06-05
Boeing / Stearman E75N1, , N1346M, c/n 75-8270,© Karsten Palt, 2009Boeing / Stearman
E75N1
Reg.: N1346M
c/n: 75-8270
 
Spotterday JG 71 R 2009 [Wittmund-Wittmundhafen (ETNT)]
[Photo-ID: 2209] © Karsten Palt 2009-06-01
Boeing / Stearman E75N1, , N53750, c/n 75-2152,© Karsten Palt, 2009Boeing / Stearman
E75N1
Reg.: N53750
c/n: 75-2152
 
Oostwold Airport Airshow 2009 [Oostwold - Groningen Airport (EHOW)]
[Photo-ID: 12277] © Karsten Palt 2016-04-10
Boeing / Stearman E75N1 Super Stearman, , N5051V, c/n 75-8798,© Karsten Palt, 2016Boeing / Stearman
E75N1 Super Stearman
Reg.: N5051V
c/n: 75-8798
 
retrofitted by a 650 hp Pratt & Whitney R-1340-AN-1
EAA AirVenture Museum [Oshkosh, WI]
[Photo-ID: 6104] © Karsten Palt 2012-06-12
Boeing / Stearman N2S-2 (B75), , N61445, c/n 75-1335,© Karsten Palt, 2012Boeing / Stearman
N2S-2 (B75)
Reg.: N61445
c/n: 75-1335
 
Planes of Fame Aircraft Museum [Chino, CA]
[Photo-ID: 2218] © Karsten Palt 2009-06-01
Boeing / Stearman N2S-2 (B75), , OO-OPS, c/n 75-5093,© Karsten Palt, 2009Boeing / Stearman
N2S-2 (B75)
Reg.: OO-OPS
c/n: 75-5093
 
Oostwold Airport Airshow 2009 [Oostwold - Groningen Airport (EHOW)]
[Photo-ID: 2142] © Karsten Palt 2009-05-10
Boeing / Stearman N2S-3 (B-75N1), The Storytellers, N9912H, c/n 75-7213,© Karsten Palt, 2009Boeing / Stearman
N2S-3 (B-75N1)
The Storytellers
Reg.: N9912H
c/n: 75-7213
 
Flugtag Bremen 2009 [Bremen (EDDW / BRE)]
[Photo-ID: 6166] © Karsten Palt 2012-06-14
Boeing / Stearman N2S-3 Kaydet (B-75N1), , N1301M, c/n 75-6588,© Karsten Palt, 2012Boeing / Stearman
N2S-3 Kaydet (B-75N1)
Reg.: N1301M
c/n: 75-6588
 
ex US Navy BuNo 5414, flown by Greg Pappy Boyington
San Diego Air and Space Museum [San Diego, CA]
[Photo-ID: 7452] © Karsten Palt 2013-09-07
Boeing / Stearman N2S-3 Kaydet (B-75N1), , N178MD, c/n 75-7853,© Karsten Palt, 2013Boeing / Stearman
N2S-3 Kaydet (B-75N1)
Reg.: N178MD
c/n: 75-7853
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2013 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 7793] © Karsten Palt 2013-10-12
Boeing / Stearman N2S-3 Kaydet (B-75N1), , N224DF, c/n 75-7899,© Karsten Palt, 2013Boeing / Stearman
N2S-3 Kaydet (B-75N1)
Reg.: N224DF
c/n: 75-7899
 
flyable
Tri-State Warbird Museum [Batavia, OH (Cincinnati)]
[Photo-ID: 7794] © Karsten Palt 2013-10-12
Boeing / Stearman N2S-3 Kaydet (B-75N1), , N224DF, c/n 75-7899,© Karsten Palt, 2013Boeing / Stearman
N2S-3 Kaydet (B-75N1)
Reg.: N224DF
c/n: 75-7899
 
flyable
Tri-State Warbird Museum [Batavia, OH (Cincinnati)]
[Photo-ID: 7330] © Karsten Palt 2013-09-06
Boeing / Stearman N2S-3 Kaydet (B-75N1), Quax - Verein z. Förd. von historischem Fluggerät, D-EQXL, c/n 75-658,© Karsten Palt, 2013Boeing / Stearman
N2S-3 Kaydet (B-75N1)
Quax - Verein z. Förd. von historischem Fluggerät
Reg.: D-EQXL
c/n: 75-658
 
ex N56457
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2013 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 3216] © Karsten Palt 2010-01-31
Boeing / Stearman N2S-4 (A-75N1), , D-EFTX, c/n 75-3475,© Karsten Palt, 2010Boeing / Stearman
N2S-4 (A-75N1)
Reg.: D-EFTX
c/n: 75-3475
 
Flugwerft Schleißheim [Oberschleißheim (EDNX)]
[Photo-ID: 609] © Karsten Palt 2007-09-08
Boeing / Stearman N2S-4 Kaydet (A-75N1), , N67193, c/n 75-8116,© Karsten Palt, 2007Boeing / Stearman
N2S-4 Kaydet (A-75N1)
Reg.: N67193
c/n: 75-8116
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2007 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 1368] © Karsten Palt 2008-08-17
Boeing / Stearman N2S-4 Kaydet (A-75N1), , N67193, c/n 75-8116,© Karsten Palt, 2008Boeing / Stearman
N2S-4 Kaydet (A-75N1)
Reg.: N67193
c/n: 75-8116
 
Flugtag Breitscheid 2008 [Breitscheid (EDGB)]
[Photo-ID: 1369] © Karsten Palt 2008-08-17
Boeing / Stearman N2S-4 Kaydet (A-75N1), , N67193, c/n 75-8116,© Karsten Palt, 2008Boeing / Stearman
N2S-4 Kaydet (A-75N1)
Reg.: N67193
c/n: 75-8116
 
Flugtag Breitscheid 2008 [Breitscheid (EDGB)]
[Photo-ID: 3990] © Karsten Palt 2010-08-22
Boeing / Stearman N2S-4 Kaydet (A-75N1), , N67193, c/n 75-8116,© Karsten Palt, 2010Boeing / Stearman
N2S-4 Kaydet (A-75N1)
Reg.: N67193
c/n: 75-8116
 
Flugtag Breitscheid 2010 [Breitscheid (EDGB)]
[Photo-ID: 7453] © Karsten Palt 2013-09-07
Boeing / Stearman N2S-4 Kaydet (A-75N1), , N67193, c/n 75-8116,© Karsten Palt, 2013Boeing / Stearman
N2S-4 Kaydet (A-75N1)
Reg.: N67193
c/n: 75-8116
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2013 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 12085] © Karsten Palt 2015-08-30
Boeing / Stearman N2S-4 Kaydet (A-75N1), , N67193, c/n 75-8116,© Karsten Palt, 2015Boeing / Stearman
N2S-4 Kaydet (A-75N1)
Reg.: N67193
c/n: 75-8116
 
Flugtag Breitscheid 2015 [Breitscheid (EDGB)]
[Photo-ID: 12086] © Karsten Palt 2015-08-30
Boeing / Stearman N2S-4 Kaydet (A-75N1), , N67193, c/n 75-8116,© Karsten Palt, 2015Boeing / Stearman
N2S-4 Kaydet (A-75N1)
Reg.: N67193
c/n: 75-8116
 
Flugtag Breitscheid 2015 [Breitscheid (EDGB)]
[Photo-ID: 12087] © Karsten Palt 2015-08-30
Boeing / Stearman N2S-4 Kaydet (A-75N1), , N67193, c/n 75-8116,© Karsten Palt, 2015Boeing / Stearman
N2S-4 Kaydet (A-75N1)
Reg.: N67193
c/n: 75-8116
 
Flugtag Breitscheid 2015 [Breitscheid (EDGB)]
[Photo-ID: 7331] © Karsten Palt 2013-09-06
Boeing / Stearman N2S-5 (E75), , N5729N, c/n 75-8232,© Karsten Palt, 2013Boeing / Stearman
N2S-5 (E75)
Reg.: N5729N
c/n: 75-8232
 
ex US Navy 43138
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2013 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 10235] © Karsten Palt 2014-05-28
Boeing / Stearman N2S-5 Kaydet (E75), US Navy (USN), 61064, c/n ,© Karsten Palt, 2014Boeing / Stearman
N2S-5 Kaydet (E75)
US Navy (USN)
Reg.: 61064
 
NASM Udvar Hazy Center [Chantilly, VA]
[Photo-ID: 12478] © Karsten Palt 2016-04-12
Boeing / Stearman PT-13A Kaydet (R-670), , N8FL, c/n 75-055,© Karsten Palt, 2016Boeing / Stearman
PT-13A Kaydet (R-670)
Reg.: N8FL
c/n: 75-055
 
built in 1937 as number 55, powered by a Continental R-670 like the PT-17
Museum of Flight [Seattle, WA]
[Photo-ID: 7575] © Karsten Palt 2013-07-19
Boeing / Stearman PT-13B Kaydet, , C-GPTD, c/n 75-5315,© Karsten Palt, 2013Boeing / Stearman
PT-13B Kaydet
Reg.: C-GPTD
c/n: 75-5315
 
ex USAAF 42-17152
Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum [Hamilton, Mount Hope]
[Photo-ID: 10236] © Karsten Palt 2014-05-28
Boeing / Stearman PT-13D Kaydet, US Army Air Forces (USAAF), N36360, c/n 75-5887,© Karsten Palt, 2014Boeing / Stearman
PT-13D Kaydet
US Army Air Forces (USAAF)
Reg.: N36360
c/n: 75-5887
 
Spirit of Tuskegee
NASM Udvar Hazy Center [Chantilly, VA]
[Photo-ID: 2727] © Karsten Palt 2009-09-05
Boeing / Stearman PT-17 (B-75N1), , N75MR, c/n 75-7529 ,© Karsten Palt, 2009Boeing / Stearman
PT-17 (B-75N1)
Reg.: N75MR
c/n: 75-7529
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2009 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 7576] © Karsten Palt 2013-07-19
Boeing / Stearman PT-17 Kaydet (A-75N1), , C-FAIU, c/n 75-2180,© Karsten Palt, 2013Boeing / Stearman
PT-17 Kaydet (A-75N1)
Reg.: C-FAIU
c/n: 75-2180
 
in RCAF c/s, marked as RCAF FK107, ex USAF 41-8621
Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum [Hamilton, Mount Hope]
[Photo-ID: 1194] © Karsten Palt 2008-07-16
Boeing / Stearman PT-17 Kaydet (A-75N1), , CF-EQS, c/n 75-1728,© Karsten Palt, 2008Boeing / Stearman
PT-17 Kaydet (A-75N1)
Reg.: CF-EQS
c/n: 75-1728
 
US Army 42-17786
Imperial War Museum [Duxford Aerodrome (EGSU / QFO)]
[Photo-ID: 13080] © Karsten Palt 2016-07-10
Boeing / Stearman PT-17 Kaydet (A-75N1), , CF-EQS, c/n 75-1728,© Karsten Palt, 2016Boeing / Stearman
PT-17 Kaydet (A-75N1)
Reg.: CF-EQS
c/n: 75-1728
 
US Army 42-17786
Imperial War Museum [Duxford Aerodrome (EGSU / QFO)]
[Photo-ID: 444] © Karsten Palt 2007-08-18
Boeing / Stearman PT-17 Kaydet (A-75N1), , D-EDLL, c/n 75-2764,© Karsten Palt, 2007Boeing / Stearman
PT-17 Kaydet (A-75N1)
Reg.: D-EDLL
c/n: 75-2764
 
Flugplatzfest Bielefeld 2007 [Bielefeld (EDLI / BFE)]
[Photo-ID: 10411] © Karsten Palt 2014-07-28
Boeing / Stearman PT-17 Kaydet (A-75N1), , D-ERAX, c/n 75-7073,© Karsten Palt, 2014Boeing / Stearman
PT-17 Kaydet (A-75N1)
Reg.: D-ERAX
c/n: 75-7073
 
Hangar 10 [Usedom]
[Photo-ID: 10412] © Karsten Palt 2014-07-28
Boeing / Stearman PT-17 Kaydet (A-75N1), , D-ERAX, c/n 75-7073,© Karsten Palt, 2014Boeing / Stearman
PT-17 Kaydet (A-75N1)
Reg.: D-ERAX
c/n: 75-7073
 
Hangar 10 [Usedom]
[Photo-ID: 2194] © Karsten Palt 2009-06-01
Boeing / Stearman PT-17 Kaydet (A-75N1), , G-IIIG, c/n 75-4354,© Karsten Palt, 2009Boeing / Stearman
PT-17 Kaydet (A-75N1)
Reg.: G-IIIG
c/n: 75-4354
 
Oostwold Airport Airshow 2009 [Oostwold - Groningen Airport (EHOW)]
[Photo-ID: 604] © Karsten Palt 2007-09-08
Boeing / Stearman PT-17 Kaydet (A-75N1), , N1222N , c/n 75-6782,© Karsten Palt, 2007Boeing / Stearman
PT-17 Kaydet (A-75N1)
Reg.: N1222N
c/n: 75-6782
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2007 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 2205] © Karsten Palt 2009-06-01
Boeing / Stearman PT-17 Kaydet (A-75N1), , N46557, c/n 75-3150,© Karsten Palt, 2009Boeing / Stearman
PT-17 Kaydet (A-75N1)
Reg.: N46557
c/n: 75-3150
 
Oostwold Airport Airshow 2009 [Oostwold - Groningen Airport (EHOW)]
[Photo-ID: 10934] © Karsten Palt 2015-06-03
Boeing / Stearman PT-17 Kaydet (A-75N1), , N48576, c/n 75-2441,© Karsten Palt, 2015Boeing / Stearman
PT-17 Kaydet (A-75N1)
Reg.: N48576
c/n: 75-2441
 
ex USAAF 41-8882
Pima Air and Space Museum [Tucson, AZ]
[Photo-ID: 3995] © Karsten Palt 2010-08-22
Boeing / Stearman PT-17 Kaydet (A-75N1), , N52485, c/n 75-4494,© Karsten Palt, 2010Boeing / Stearman
PT-17 Kaydet (A-75N1)
Reg.: N52485
c/n: 75-4494
 
Flugtag Breitscheid 2010 [Breitscheid (EDGB)]
[Photo-ID: 2206] © Karsten Palt 2009-06-01
Boeing / Stearman PT-17 Kaydet (A-75N1), , N52533, c/n 75-2390,© Karsten Palt, 2009Boeing / Stearman
PT-17 Kaydet (A-75N1)
Reg.: N52533
c/n: 75-2390
 
Oostwold Airport Airshow 2009 [Oostwold - Groningen Airport (EHOW)]
[Photo-ID: 2207] © Karsten Palt 2009-06-01
Boeing / Stearman PT-17 Kaydet (A-75N1), , N52545, c/n 75-2479,© Karsten Palt, 2009Boeing / Stearman
PT-17 Kaydet (A-75N1)
Reg.: N52545
c/n: 75-2479
 
Oostwold Airport Airshow 2009 [Oostwold - Groningen Airport (EHOW)]
[Photo-ID: 2208] © Karsten Palt 2009-06-01
Boeing / Stearman PT-17 Kaydet (A-75N1), , N52545, c/n 75-2479,© Karsten Palt, 2009Boeing / Stearman
PT-17 Kaydet (A-75N1)
Reg.: N52545
c/n: 75-2479
 
Oostwold Airport Airshow 2009 [Oostwold - Groningen Airport (EHOW)]
[Photo-ID: 1366] © Karsten Palt 2008-08-17
Boeing / Stearman PT-17 Kaydet (A-75N1), , N5345N, c/n 75-5718,© Karsten Palt, 2008Boeing / Stearman
PT-17 Kaydet (A-75N1)
Reg.: N5345N
c/n: 75-5718
 
Flugtag Breitscheid 2008 [Breitscheid (EDGB)]
[Photo-ID: 1367] © Karsten Palt 2008-08-17
Boeing / Stearman PT-17 Kaydet (A-75N1), , N5345N, c/n 75-5718,© Karsten Palt, 2008Boeing / Stearman
PT-17 Kaydet (A-75N1)
Reg.: N5345N
c/n: 75-5718
 
Flugtag Breitscheid 2008 [Breitscheid (EDGB)]
[Photo-ID: 3994] © Karsten Palt 2010-08-22
Boeing / Stearman PT-17 Kaydet (A-75N1), , N5345N, c/n 75-5718,© Karsten Palt, 2010Boeing / Stearman
PT-17 Kaydet (A-75N1)
Reg.: N5345N
c/n: 75-5718
 
Flugtag Breitscheid 2010 [Breitscheid (EDGB)]

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