Larry Johnson

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The Kaydet Plate

Years ago I bought a Stearman crop duster to restore. It was a typical worn out, damaged, corroded, paint encrusted sprayer. It was originally an USAAC PT-17 that was manufactured on 2-9-43.  But there was one unique item I found on disassembling this plane.  On the rear bulkhead behind the [...]

By |2016-11-13T09:33:38+00:00November 16th, 2002|Flying-Wire|Comments Off on The Kaydet Plate

Jungle Rescue

Somewhere in the India jungle a B-29 crew was down. A little Kaydet trainer flew through the monsoon to find and save them.   Northern India during the monsoon season is rough country for a little Kaydet to be flying over. But the Wichita-built Boeing trainer was braving heavy winds and [...]

By |2002-11-15T23:58:02+00:00November 15th, 2002|Flying-Wire|Comments Off on Jungle Rescue