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N2S-3 Kaydet (PT-13/PT-17) Model, U.S. Navy, 1944 - Hobby Master HA8109

N2S-3 Kaydet (PT-13/PT-17) Model, U.S. Navy, 1944 - Hobby Master HA8109 - click to enlarge
N2S-3 Kaydet (PT-13/PT-17) Model, U.S. Navy, 1944 - Hobby Master HA8109 - click to enlarge

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Hobby Master 1:48 Air Power Series Diecast Model

Boeing-Stearman N2S-3 (PT-13/PT-17) "Kaydet" – 39123, U.S. Navy, 1944

1:48 Scale.  Length: 6.25”.  Wingspan: 8”

Limited production of approximately 400 models worldwide

The Stearman Aircraft Company became a subsidiary of Boeing in 1934 with more than 10,600 built in the 1930s and 1940s. These aircraft became a primary trainer for both the USAAF and US Navy. The USAAF labeled the aircraft the PT-13 and PT-17 while the US Navy called it the NS-1 and N2S. The Stearman was commonly called the “Yellow Peril” referring to the bright yellow paint used on the majority of these aircraft. Stearman Bu.No 39123/73 was one of 1,875 delivered to the U.S. Navy.

Stearman Aircraft Company produced a biplane trainer-aircraft called the Model 70. In 1935 the US Navy ordered the Model 70 with a Wright J-5 Whirlwind engine designated the NS-1. Boeing Airplane bought Stearman and gave the Model 70 a Lycoming R-6805-5 radial engine making it a Model 75. In 1936 the US Army Air Corps placed an order for the Model 75 and designated it PT-13. With a Continental R-670-5 engine it became the PT-17. The RCAF labeled it the PT-27 Kaydet with Kaydet becoming the universally accepted name.

Hobby Master offers a wide selection of quality, pre-assembled, diecast model airplanes. Each model is crafted to a high level of accuracy using specifications of the original aircraft. They are constructed with precision-made diecast metal and some plastic components.

This model of a Boeing-Stearman N2S-3 features:

  • Detailed cockpit with pilot figure
  • Historically accurate markings
  • Rotating propeller
  • Display stand

  • Category: Hobby Master 1:48 Military Aircraft Models

    Not suitable for children under the age of 14 years

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