Kinner Sportwing

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Sportwing
Role Light monoplane
Manufacturer Kinner Airplane & Motor Corporation
Designer Max B. Harlow, Robert Porter
First flight 1933

The Kinner Sportwing was a 1930s American light monoplane built by Kinner Airplane & Motor Corporation.

Design and development[edit]

The Sportwing was an improved version of the companies earlier Sportster designed by Max Harlow.[1] An enlarged four-seat version was produced in 1935 as the Kinner Envoy. Kinner became bankrupt in 1937 and rights to the Sportwing were acquired by the Timm Aircraft Company.

Variants[edit]

Sportwing B-2
Powered by a 125 hp (93 kW) Kinner B-5 engine.
Sportster B-2R
Powered by a 160 hp (120 kW) Kinner R-5 engine.

Specifications (B-2)[edit]

Data from [2]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1
  • Capacity: 1
  • Length: 24 ft 2 in (7.37 m)
  • Wingspan: 34 ft 5 in (10.49 m)
  • Load: 633 lb (287 kg)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Kinner B-5 5-cyl. air-cooled radial piston engine, 125 hp (93 kW)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 122 mph (196 km/h; 106 kn)
  • Cruise speed: 110 mph (96 kn; 177 km/h)
  • Stall speed: 48 mph (42 kn; 77 km/h)
  • Range: 450 mi (391 nmi; 724 km)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jouhn Underwood (Winter 1969). "The Quiet Professor". Air Progress Sport Aircraft. 
  2. ^ Eckland, K.O. (2008-08-15). "American airplanes: Kinner". Aerofiles.com. Retrieved 2011-02-12. 
Bibliography
  • The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aircraft (Part Work 1982-1985). Orbis Publishing. 

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