Website of the Antique Airplane Association and the Airpower Museum Last Update: Oct 09 2017

1941 Ryan PT-22 "Recruit"


Registration: N50644
S/N: 1254
Ryan Model: ST-3KR

History

The PT-22 is currently on display at the APM.

Specifications

Powerplant

Kinner R-55, 160 H.P.

Dimensions

Span: 30' 1"

Length: 22' 5"

Height: 7' 2"

Wing Area: 134.25 Sq. Ft.

Weights and Capacities

Empty Weight: 1307.5 pounds

Useful Load: 552.5 pounds

Gross Weight: 1860 pounds

Fuel: 24 Gallons

Oil: 3 Gallons

Loadings

Power Loading: 11.6 lb/H.P.

Wing Loading: 13.8 lb/Sq. Ft.

Performance

Maximum Speed: 128 MPH

Cruising Speed: 116 MPH

Landing Speed: 54 MPH

Service Ceiling: 14,800 Ft.

Absolute Ceiling: 16,600 Ft.

Rate of Climb: 860 ft/min.

Cruising Range: 325 Miles

Equipment

Oleo Landing Struts

Oleo Spring Shock Absorber on Tail Wheel

Dual Hydraulic or Manual Brakes, Toe Operated

Parking Brake

Rubber Engine Mounts

Two-blade Sensenich Propeller

Instruments - Dual groups including:

Altimeter

Oil Pressure Temperature Gauge

Tachometer

Airspeed Indicator

Compass

Rate of Climb Indicator - optional

Turn and Bank - optional