Stinson Reliant

Touring / Utility Aircraft

Stinson (Vultee) AT-19 Reliant (V-77) N1943S FB735 77-463 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Stinson Reliant is a single-engine four to five-seat touring and utility aircraft produced by the American manufacturer Stinson Aircraft Company. The military utility variant UC-81 and the AT-19 trainer variant were used by United States Army Air Corps, later the US Army Air Forces. Designation in Royal Air Force and Royal Navy service was Reliant I.
The Reliant was built in several variants designated SR-1 through SR-10. Variants SR-1 through SR-6 have a straight wing, SR-7 through the final variant SR-10 have a different gull wing. After World War II surplus military Reliant UC-81 and AT-19 were sold as the Vultee V-77.
Crew1
Passengers3-4
Propulsion1 Radial Engine
Engine ModelLycoming R-680-6
Engine Power183 kW245 hp
Speed217 km/h117 kts
  135 mph
Service Ceiling4.724 m15.500 ft
Range1.037 km560 NM
644 mi.
Empty Weight1.055 kg2.326 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight1.576 kg3.475 lbs
Wing Span12,50 m41 ft 0 in
Wing Area24,0 m258 ft
Length8,31 m27 ft 3 in
Height2,57 m8 ft 5 in
First Flight1933
Production Statusout of production
Total Production1327
ICAO CodeRELI
Data for (Version)Stinson Reliant SR-5A

[Photo-ID: 2204] Karsten Palt 2009-06-01
Stinson (Vultee) AT-19 Reliant (V-77), , N1943S, c/n 77-463, Karsten Palt, 2009Stinson (Vultee)
AT-19 Reliant (V-77)
Reg.: N1943S
c/n: 77-463
 
Oostwold Airport Airshow 2009 [Oostwold - Groningen Airport (EHOW)]
[Photo-ID: 13310] Karsten Palt 2016-10-11
Stinson (Vultee) AT-19 Reliant (V-77), , NC79496, c/n 77-131, Karsten Palt, 2016Stinson (Vultee)
AT-19 Reliant (V-77)
Reg.: NC79496
c/n: 77-131
 
Planes of Fame Air Museum Valle [Valle, AZ]
[Photo-ID: 13311] Karsten Palt 2016-10-11
Stinson (Vultee) AT-19 Reliant (V-77), , NC79496, c/n 77-131, Karsten Palt, 2016Stinson (Vultee)
AT-19 Reliant (V-77)
Reg.: NC79496
c/n: 77-131
 
Planes of Fame Air Museum Valle [Valle, AZ]
[Photo-ID: 12480] Karsten Palt 2016-04-12
Stinson SR Reliant, , NC13477, c/n 8732, Karsten Palt, 2016Stinson
SR Reliant
Reg.: NC13477
c/n: 8732
 
Museum of Flight [Seattle, WA]
[Photo-ID: 4377] Karsten Palt 2012-01-12
Stinson SR-8E Reliant, Northeast Airlines, NC16181, c/n 9755, Karsten Palt, 2012Stinson
SR-8E Reliant
Northeast Airlines
Reg.: NC16181
c/n: 9755
 
Delta Air Transport Heritage Museum [Atlanta, Georgia / USA]
[Photo-ID: 4378] Karsten Palt 2012-01-12
Stinson SR-8E Reliant, Northeast Airlines, NC16181, c/n 9755, Karsten Palt, 2012Stinson
SR-8E Reliant
Northeast Airlines
Reg.: NC16181
c/n: 9755
 
Delta Air Transport Heritage Museum [Atlanta, Georgia / USA]
[Photo-ID: 415] Karsten Palt 2007-07-14
Stinson SR-9C Reliant, , NC18442, c/n 5354, Karsten Palt, 2007Stinson
SR-9C Reliant
Reg.: NC18442
c/n: 5354
 
Flugtag Nordholz 2007 [Nordholz-Spieka (EDXN)]
[Photo-ID: 7356] Karsten Palt 2013-09-06
Stinson SR-9C Reliant, , NC18442, c/n 5354, Karsten Palt, 2013Stinson
SR-9C Reliant
Reg.: NC18442
c/n: 5354
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2013 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 7357] Karsten Palt 2013-09-06
Stinson SR-9C Reliant, , NC18442, c/n 5354, Karsten Palt, 2013Stinson
SR-9C Reliant
Reg.: NC18442
c/n: 5354
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2013 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 13584] Karsten Palt 2016-09-11
Stinson SR-9C Reliant, , NC18442, c/n 5354, Karsten Palt, 2016Stinson
SR-9C Reliant
Reg.: NC18442
c/n: 5354
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2016 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]