as one of the most recognizable WWII trainers
ever built, the PT-17 Stearman "Kaydet"
flies on into the 21st Century. Designed originally
as the Model 70 by Lloyd Stearman, the design
was adopted by Boeing after it bought the Stearman
Co. The Kaydet trained many of the aviators
of WWII in their early days as pilots and soldiered
on after WWII as popular recreational and agricultural
PT-17 owned by the Collings Foundation is based
in Stow, MA and can be seen at local events
and airshows. Check our schedule for flight experiences in the Kaydet. It is also available for booking
in the 2008 season and flight experiences during our open house in Stow, MA..