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United States' Ryan PT-22, ST-3 Recruit trainer

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Ryan ST-3 Recruit trainer:
United States' Ryan ST-3 Recruit trainer
Aeronautics Aircraft Spotters' Handbook
Ryan ST-3 Recruit trainer:
United States' Ryan ST-3 Recruit trainer
Aeronautics Aircraft Spotters' Handbook

Design

The Ryan PT-22 was of an all metal construction. There was bracing on the outside as well.

Variants

  • PT-22: Army's designation.
  • ST-3: Navy's designation.

Specifications

  Ryan PT-22, ST-3
Type Trainer
Crew  
Engine (Type) 1: Kinner K-55
Cylinders Radial
Cooling Air
HP 160
Propeller blades  
Dimensions  
Span 30' 1"
Length 22' 5"
Height 7' 2"
Wing area  
Weight  
Empty  
Loaded 1,860 lb
Performance  
Speed 125 mph
Cruising speed  
Climb  
Service ceiling  
Range 325 miles
Armament  

Sources:

  1. Aeronautics Aircraft Spotters' Handbook, Ensign L. C. Guthman, 1943
20th Century American Military History Crucial Site