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Ryan Super 260 Navio

Ryan Super 260 Navio

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Ryan Super 260 Navio

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The Ryan (originally North American) Navion is a single-engine, unpressurized, retractable gear, four-seat aircraft originally designed and built by North American Aviation

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The PT-22’s fuselage is a simple monocoque structure, with thick gauge alclad skin. The wings feature spruce spars, aluminum alloy ribs, steel compression members, with aircraft fabric covering aft to the trailing edge and aluminum alloy sheet covering from the leading edge to the spar.[1] The wings have 4° 10′ of sweep back, 3° of incidence and 4° 30′ dihedral

Operational History

The PT-22 was developed in 1941 from the civilian Ryan ST series. The earlier PT-20 and PT-21 were the military production versions of the Ryan ST-3 with a total of 100 built. The PT-22 was the United States Army Air Corps’ first purpose built monoplane trainer. The rapid expansion of wartime aircrew training required new trainers, and the Ryan PT-22 was ordered in large numbers. Named the “Recruit”, it entered operational service with the U.S. Orders also were placed by the Netherlands, but were never realized as the nation capitulated to Axis forces. The small order of 25 ST-3s was redirected to the United States and redesignated as the PT-22A. Another order also came from the U.S. Navy for 100 examples. 

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General characteristics

  • Crew: 1
  • Capacity: 3 passengers
  • Length: 27 ft 6 in (8.38 m)
  • Wingspan: 33 ft 5 in (10.19 m)
  • Height: 8 ft 8 in (2.64 m)
  • Wing area: 184 sq ft (17.1 m2)
  • Empty weight: 1,930 lb (875 kg)
  • Gross weight: 2,850 lb (1,293 kg)
  • Fuel capacity: 40 US gal (33 imp gal; 150 L)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Lycoming GO-435-C2 air-cooled flat-six engine, 260 hp (190 kW) (take-off power)



  • Maximum speed: 174 mph (280 km/h, 151 kn)
  • Cruise speed: 170 mph (270 km/h, 150 kn)
  • Range: 595 mi (958 km, 517 nmi)
  • Service ceiling: 18,000 ft (5,500 m)
  • Rate of climb: 1,250 ft/min (6.4 m/s)
  • Take-off run: 400 ft (120 m)
  • Landing run: 468 ft (143 m)

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The Standard J is a two-seat basic trainer two-bay biplane produced in the United States from 1916 to 1918, powered by a four-cylinder inline Hall-Scott A-7a engine. It was constructed from wood with wire bracing and fabric covering. The J-1 was built as a stopgap to supplement the Curtiss JN-4 in production.