Stinson Junior. Specifications. A photo.
Stinson Junior. Specifications. A photo.

Stinson Junior. Specifications. A photo.


Stinson Junior - American single-engine light aircraft, developed in the year 1928 Aircraft Corporation «Stinson Aircraft Corporation».


Stinson Junior a photo


The first development aircraft Stinson Junior started in 1925 year. As a basic framework, the American engineers aviarazrabotchikami was taken by aircraft model Stinson Detroiter, however, in general, two planes are different from each other as external to their performance, and flight performance.

The main goal of creating the Stinson Junior aircraft was the need to improve the unreliable design of the Stinson Detroiter aircraft, along with the expansion of functionality, which was actually achieved in just two years of development.

In 1927 year, Stinson Junior plane made its first flight than intrigued by a large number of people, including both private customers and US air carriers, which could very well carry out flights in this aircraft for commercial purposes (transport of passengers and cargo). However, the aircraft Stinson Junior design to its launch in serial production was even more refined and, since 1928 years, came into production.


Photo Stinson Junior 


Aircraft Stinson Junior is designed to carry on its board of four people, including one pilot and three passengers, in fact, provided the possibility of commercial use of this aircraft. Moreover, the plane was also calculated and the carriage on its board of various cargoes, provided that their weight in view of its own weight of the pilot, will not exceed 480 kg.

The power plant of the aircraft Stinson Junior consists of a piston aircraft engine brand power in Warner Scarab 110 hp (Basic production version of the aircraft), allows the aircraft to reach speeds in 180 km \ h., Which is quite a good indicator for aircraft age 20-ies of the last century.


Aircraft Stinson Junior 


Over the entire period of production, the American aircraft manufacturers was established 127 aircraft of this model, among which should also highlight and the following modifications:

  • Stinson SM-2 Junior - The basic production version of the airplane;
  • Stinson SM-2AA Junior - An improved version of the aircraft, aircraft engine equipped Wright J6-5 (165 hp);
  • Stinson SM-2AB Junior - A modified version of the aircraft, aircraft engine equipped with a thrust of Wright J5 220 hp .;
  • Stinson SM-2AC Junior - An improved version of the aircraft with an engine capacity of 225 hp .;
  • Stinson SM-2ACS Junior - Version equipped float chassis;
  • Stinson SM-7A Junior - A modernized version of the aircraft with the engine Wright J6-9 (300 hp);
  • Stinson SM-7B Junior - An improved version of the aircraft Stinson SM-7A Junior;
  • Stinson SM-8A Junior - Modification to the engine Lycoming R-680 (215 hp);
  • Stinson SM-8B Junior - Version with an engine Wright J6-7 (225 hp);
  • Stinson SM-8D Junior - improved version with diesel engine Packard DR-980;
  • Stinson Junior R - An upgraded version of the engine Lycoming R-680;
  • Stinson Junior R-2 - An improved version of the version Stinson Junior R;
  • Stinson Junior R-3 - A modernized version with a retractable landing gear;
  • Stinson Junior R-3-S - A modified version of version Stinson Junior R-3 with improved power plant;
  • Stinson Junior S - An improved version of the aircraft with a number of minor technical amendments to the design;
  • Stinson Junior W - An updated version of an analog Stinson SM-7B Junior.


Specifications Stinson Junior.


  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Passenger: 3 people (depending on version);
  • aircraft Length: 8,84 m (depending on version).
  • Wingspan: 12,7 m (depending on version).
  • Plane Height: 2,52 m (depending on version).
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 984 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Payload: 480 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 1464 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Cruising speed: 182 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight speed: 217 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight distance: 720 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 6700 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: Wright Whirlwind J6-7 (depending on version);
  • Power: 225 hp .. (depending on version).



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