Ryan M-1 / M-2

Mail Aircraft

Ryan M-1 Replica San Diego Air and Space Museum © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Ryan M-1 & M-2 are single-engine mail planes for up to two passengers produced by the US-American manufacturer Ryan Aeronautical Company. The Ryan M-1 was Ryan's first production model.
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelHispano-Suiza 8A
Engine Power112 kW150 hp
max. Cruise Speed178 km/h96 kts
  110 mph
Speed202 km/h109 kts
  125 mph
Service Ceiling5.791 m19.000 ft
Rate of climb366 m/min1200 ft/min
Range926 km500 NM
575 mi.
Empty Weight703 kg1.550 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight1.225 kg2.700 lbs
Wing Span10,97 m35 ft 12 in
Wing Area21,1 m227 ft
Length7,32 m24 ft 0 in
First Flight14.02.1926
Production Statusout of production
Total Production37 (16 M-1, 21 M-2)
Data for (Version)Ryan M-1
VariantsM-1, M-2

[Photo-ID: 12469] Karsten Palt 2016-04-12
Ryan M-1, , N46853, c/n HN-1, Karsten Palt, 2016Ryan
Reg.: N46853
c/n: HN-1
Museum of Flight [Seattle, WA]
[Photo-ID: 6180] Karsten Palt 2012-06-14
Ryan M-1, Pacific Air Transport, , c/n n/a, Replica, Karsten Palt, 2012Ryan
Pacific Air Transport
San Diego Air and Space Museum [San Diego, CA]