Specifications for the
Focus Model: Boeing-Stearman PT-17A Kaydet
Country of Origin: United States
Manufacturer: Boeing-Stearman - USA
Initial Year of Service: 1941
Production Total: 9,800
Crew: 1 or 2
Length: 25.03 ft (7.63 m)
Width: 32.15 ft (9.80 m)
Height: 9.15ft (2.79 m)
Weight (Empty): 1,936 lb (878 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 2,716 lb (1,232 kg)
Powerplant: 1 x Continental R-670-5 Seven-cylinder radial delivering 220 horsepower.
Maximum Speed: 124 mph (199 kmh; 107 kts)
Maximum Range: 505 miles (812 km)
Service Ceiling: 11,204 ft (3,415 m; 2.1 miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 0 feet-per-minute (0 m/min)
X-70 - Original Stearman Prototype Model
Model 75 - Stearman Developed X-70; Became Boeing product through acquisition of the Stearman company.
NS-1 - US Navy Designation of the Model 73 production models; 61 examples delivered.
PT-13 - US Army Model Designation fitted with Lycoming R-680-5 radial 215hp piston engine; 26 examples delivered.
PT-13A - Further development of the PT-13; fitted with R-680-7 engine of 220hp; 92 examples produced.
PT-13B - Fitted with R-680-11 powerplant; 255 examples delivered.
PT-13C - Night Flying Conversion Models; 6 examples produced in this fashion.
PT-13D - "Common" US Army and Navy Production Model.
PT-17 - Fitted with Continental R-670-5 radial; 3,510 produced.
PT-17A - "Blind Flying" Variant with specialized instrumentation; 18 such produced.
PT-17B - "Pest Control" Variant for crop dusting; 3 such produced.
N2S - US Navy Model Designation based on the Model 75.
N2S-1 - USN Model; fitted with R-670-14 engine; 250 models produced.
N2S-2 - USN Model; fitted with R-680-8 engine; 125 produced.
N2S-3 - USN Model; fitted with R-670-4 engine; 1,875 produced.
N2S-4 - USN Model; fitted with R-670-5 engine; 1,051 produced.
N2S-5 - USN Model; fitted with R-680-17 engine; 1,450 examples produced.
PT-18 - Variants fitted with Jacob R-755-7 radial powerplant.
PT-18A - "Blind Flying" PT-18 Model Variant
PT-27 - Canadian Export Model; 300 examples delivered; named "Kaydet" in Canada which today translates as the series name as a whole; Enclosed cockpit.
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