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1/5 PT-17 Stearman ARF

1/5 PT-17 Stearman ARF

The PT-17 is a biplane that was used as a military trainer by the US Army Air Corps during the 1930s and it served throughout WWII. The PT-17 is also widely known as the Stearman, Boeing Stearman, Boeing Model 75, or the Kaydet. At least 9,783 were built and thousands of surplus PT-17s were sold on the civil market after the conflict.



Wingspan: 77"

Wing Area: 1,686 sq in

Overall length: 56"

ARF weight: 14 lbs 4 oz

Flying weight: around 16 lbs

Prop: 18~19"

Motor Required: HC6320-250 or same size motor for other electric or gas set up, click here for the motor mount dimensions.

Battery Required: 10~12S 5,000 mAh Li-Po

Radio Required: 4ch 5 servos

*ARF does NOT come with fuel tank.



  • The fuselage, wings and empennage are factory-built from laser-cut balsa and light plywood.
  • The ‘oversized’ magnetic hatch is big enough for easy access to all fuselage-mounted components.
  • A dummy plastic radial engine and a pair of scale windshields are included with the ARF, optional upgrade all wood dummy available.
  • Optional Scale dashboards with switch and receiver battery indecator (*set up for 4.8V and can be switch to 6V by the mini switch from the back.)
  • Plastic leggings cover the aluminum Shock Absorb main landing gear for true-to-scale looks; wheels have treaded tires.
  • The included steerable tail wheel also has a true-to-scale appearance.


Instruction Manual click here
Optional Dashboard click here
*We start to ‘go green’ in 2014 with our Instruction Manuals. The PDF version available on this Website is free. Click the above link to view and/or download and print. A printed copy of the Instruction Manual may be ordered at additional cost in black and white.

Flying Video
Official release video click here
Want to try it with a radial engine? check here



Other items you might need


Replacement Parts click here

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