Boeing-Stearman N2S-5 Kaydet

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Over 10,000 Stearman trainers were built by Boeing's Wichita Division, which had purchased the Stearman Company in the late 1930s. These Kaydets, along with Fairchilds and Ryans, served as the backbone of U.S. Army and Navy primary training in World War II.

Photographer:

Dane Penland

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WEB12745-2013

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Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum

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Smithsonian Institution

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