Stinson was a division of Vultee so this may be called the Vultee L-5 Sentinel in some sources.
The Stinson L-5 Sentinel was developed from the three seat civilian Stinson 105 Voyager. The United States Army ordered six of the 105 Voyagers.
The L-5 was ready for production in 1942.
The crew sat side by side. There were clear panels in the roof to allow for better viability.
Combat aircraft got the priority for allow materials parts of the wing and tail were wood. The fuselage was constructed from steel tube.