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Stinson V-77, AT-19 Reliant
Photo ID: 1011518
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Model: Stinson V-77, AT-19 Registration: N69993
Year: 1943 Serial Number: 77-211
Engine(s): Lycoming R-680-18, 300-HP, 9-Cyl. Radial Owner: Stanley E. Bernard, Chitina, AK
Location: PAWS, Wasilla Airport, Wasilla, AK Photographer: Ken Stoltzfus
Date: July, 2004 Present Registration: Same Present Owner (FAA info): Same
Notes: 12/4/04 - Big, and sturdy are two words that come to mind. "Fun", too. A guy would have to be fairly tall, or use a ladder to reach the tie-downs in the wing.

About 130 Stinson V-77's are known to exist today. There are around 100 under U.S. registry, followed by Canada and than a few scattered around the world. In 1962 my father, the late Chris D. Stoltzfus of Coatesville, PA, bought V-77, N88793, s/n 77-38 at auction for $700. It was very clean, with a plush interior, but needed fabric. He soon sold it for $12-1400.
 
Stinson Gullwing V77, AT19
Photo ID: 1011519
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Notes: I've never seen a cargo door in a Stinson before. It would seem necessary though, for serious freight work with a V-77. Someday I'll get more history on this one.

N69993 had a real oucher in 1964. The pilot failed to level off properly on landing at Linden, CA and collapsed the gear. Man, it hurts to even think about that. Ooooff!
Photographer: Stoltzfus, Ken
 
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