The Kaydet Model 75 appeared in 1936 and the United States Army evaluated it. There was an order placed for 26 of the PT-13.
Boeing bought Stearman in 1934.
Manufactured at Stearman's Wichita plant. Produced until February 1945.
Users of the Kaydet were Argentina, Brazil, Britain, Canada, China, Cuba, Peru, Philippines, Venezuela, and United States.
The Canadians nicknamed it the Kaydet which was later adopted by other countries.