Stinson V-77 Reliant (AT-19). Photo. Characteristics.
Stinson V-77 Reliant (AT-19). Photo. Characteristics.

Stinson V-77 Reliant (AT-19). Photo. Characteristics.


A type: coherent and single-engine training aircraft-vysokoplan to train navigators, radio operators

Capacity: the pilot and three passengers

Building on the successful vysokoplana 1930-ies the first paramilitary planes "Riliant» (Reliant - arrogant) were actually civilian aircraft, the US Air Force called to military service at the beginning of the war. These aircraft were designated UC-81. A small number of aircraft "Riliant" was acquired by the US Navy and Coast Guard to the outbreak of hostilities, the aircraft received the designation respectively XR3Q-1 and RQ-1.

The biggest customer of the aircraft "Riliant" were the Royal Navy, which by agreement of the Lend-Lease aircraft purchased 500 "Riliant» I (US Air Force gave them the designation AT-19) for the Air Force fleet. The first copies arrived in Britain in the summer of 1943 years.

After that, the plane was used for the preparation of radio operators, navigators and aerial training, and perform general purpose flights. No less 12 Air Force units Navy to operate the aircraft "Riliant» I until the end of the war, when the order 350 copies were returned to the United States, converted by "Stinson» (Stinson) and sold to civil customers. A large number of ex-military aircraft, "Stinson" remains in a state of airworthiness, especially in North America.

Basic data


  • Length: 9,14 m
  • Wingspan: 12,76 m
  • Height: 2,62 m


Range of flight: 1303 km

Power point: R-680 company "Lycoming"

Power: 290 l. from. (216 kW)

The weight:

  • BLANK: 1275 kg
  • Maximum take-off: 1814 kg


Date of first flight:

  • 1933 year


Aircraft performance characteristics:

  • Maximum speed: 227 km / h


The surviving airworthy modifications:

  • "Riliant" (civilian), UC-81-19 and AT