Ryan S-T, ST, PT

Trainer

Ryan PT-22 Recruit N33GP 2078 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Ryan ST is a series of single-engine two-seat trainer aircraft produced by the US-American manufacturer Ryan Aeronautical Company. The USAAC / USAAF designations were PT-16A, PT-20, PT-21 and PT-22 Recruit. The US Navy designation was NR-1 Recruit.
Two-thirds of all Ryan ST trainer were built for the US Army Air Corps / US Army Air Forces and the US Navy.
Crew2
Propulsion1 Radial Engine
Engine ModelKinner R-540-1
Engine Power119 kW160 hp
Speed211 km/h114 kts
  131 mph
Service Ceiling4.724 m15.500 ft
Range567 km306 NM
352 mi.
Empty Weight596 kg1.314 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight844 kg1.860 lbs
Wing Span9,17 m30 ft 1 in
Wing Area12,5 m135 ft
Length6,83 m22 ft 5 in
Height2,08 m6 ft 10 in
First Flight08.06.1934
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1935-1943
Total Production1568
ICAO CodePT22 RYST
FAA TCDSA-749
Data for (Version)Ryan PT-22 Recruit
VariantsS-T, S-T-A, CTM-2, STM-2, PT-20, PT-20A, PT-20B, ST-3KR, PT-21, PT-22 Recruit, ST-3, NR-1 Recruit

[Photo-ID: 2186] Karsten Palt 2009-06-01
Ryan PT-22 Recruit (ST3KR), , G-AGYY, c/n 1167, Karsten Palt, 2009Ryan
PT-22 Recruit (ST3KR)
Reg.: G-AGYY
c/n: 1167
 
Oostwold Airport Airshow 2009 [Oostwold - Groningen Airport (EHOW)]
[Photo-ID: 7239] Karsten Palt 2013-05-19
Ryan PT-22 Recruit (ST3KR), , G-BYPY, c/n 1001, Karsten Palt, 2013Ryan
PT-22 Recruit (ST3KR)
Reg.: G-BYPY
c/n: 1001
 
The Shuttleworth Collection [Old Warden Aerodrome Biggleswade]
[Photo-ID: 7238] Karsten Palt 2013-05-19
Ryan PT-22 Recruit (ST3KR), , G-BYPY, c/n 1001, Karsten Palt, 2013Ryan
PT-22 Recruit (ST3KR)
Reg.: G-BYPY
c/n: 1001
 
The Shuttleworth Collection [Old Warden Aerodrome Biggleswade]
[Photo-ID: 12126] Karsten Palt 2015-08-30
Ryan PT-22 Recruit (ST3KR), , N33GP, c/n 2078, Karsten Palt, 2015Ryan
PT-22 Recruit (ST3KR)
Reg.: N33GP
c/n: 2078
 
Flugtag Breitscheid 2015 [Breitscheid (EDGB)]
[Photo-ID: 11184] Karsten Palt 2015-06-03
Ryan PT-22 Recruit (ST3KR), United States Army, 41-15736, c/n 1765, Karsten Palt, 2015Ryan
PT-22 Recruit (ST3KR)
United States Army
Reg.: 41-15736
c/n: 1765
 
Pima Air and Space Museum [Tucson, AZ]
[Photo-ID: 10352] Karsten Palt 2014-05-28
Ryan PT-22A Recruit, , N46501, c/n 1777, Karsten Palt, 2014Ryan
PT-22A Recruit
Reg.: N46501
c/n: 1777
 
NASM Udvar Hazy Center [Chantilly, VA]
[Photo-ID: 6184] Karsten Palt 2012-06-14
Ryan ST-3KR Recruit (PT-22), United States Army Air Forces (USAAF), 41-15692, c/n 1721, Karsten Palt, 2012Ryan
ST-3KR Recruit (PT-22)
United States Army Air Forces (USAAF)
Reg.: 41-15692
c/n: 1721
 
San Diego Air and Space Museum [San Diego, CA]
[Photo-ID: 7350] Karsten Palt 2013-09-06
Ryan ST-A, , NC17360, c/n 184, Karsten Palt, 2013Ryan
ST-A
Reg.: NC17360
c/n: 184
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2013 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 7475] Karsten Palt 2013-09-07
Ryan ST-A, , NC17360, c/n 184, Karsten Palt, 2013Ryan
ST-A
Reg.: NC17360
c/n: 184
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2013 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 13566] Karsten Palt 2016-09-09
Ryan ST-A, , NC17360, c/n 184, Karsten Palt, 2016Ryan
ST-A
Reg.: NC17360
c/n: 184
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2016 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 5496] Karsten Palt 2012-01-11
Ryan ST-A (YPT-16), , NC18922, c/n 312, Karsten Palt, 2012Ryan
ST-A (YPT-16)
Reg.: NC18922
c/n: 312
 
displayed in US Army Air Corps c/s
National Museum of the United States Air Force [Dayton, Ohio / USA (Wright-Patterson AFB)]
[Photo-ID: 6185] Karsten Palt 2012-06-14
Ryan ST-A, , NC17361, c/n 166, Karsten Palt, 2012Ryan
ST-A
Reg.: NC17361
c/n: 166
 
San Diego Air and Space Museum [San Diego, CA]