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PT-17 Stearman

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Thousands of American pilots learned to fly with the PT-17 Stearman. Often nicknamed the “kay-det“ for the cadets who flew it, green pilots had to complete 70 hours of flying in this trainer before graduating to more advanced aircraft. This aircraft, 41-8169, is marked in USAAF training colors. It wears the incorrect tail number 217786.
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Photographer Jason McDonald
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Caption Author Jason McDonald
Date Photographed January 01, 2006
Location RAF Duxford
City Duxford
State or Province Cambridgeshire
Country United Kingdom
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