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The Stearman (Kaydet) is a biplane formerly used as a military trainer aircraft. 10,626 were built in the United States during the 1930s and 1940s. Stearman Aircraft became a subsidiary of Boeing in 1934.

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SYNOPSIS The pilot, who was the sole occupant onboard the aircraft, was on a private flight from Wonderboom Aerodrome to Grand Central Aerodrome. His intention was to uplift two passengers at Grand Central from where they would have flown to New Tempe Aerodrome near Bloemfontein. The pilot was cleared for

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BOEING-STEARMAN MODEL 75

The Stearman (Kaydet) is a biplane formerly used as a military trainer aircraft. 10,626 were built in the United States during the 1930s and 1940s. Stearman Aircraft became a subsidiary of Boeing in 1934.

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