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|L–R: Neta Snook and Amelia Earhart in front of Earhart's Airster, c.1921|
|National origin||United States|
|Manufacturer||Kinner Airplane & Motor Corporation|
The Airster appeared in 1920 designed by Bert Kinner, it was a one or two seat open-cockpit single-engine biplane. The first single-seat Airster was powered by a 60 hp (45 kW) Lawrance L-4 radial engine. When the prototype crashed on a test flight it was rebuilt as a two-seater with a wider cockpit. One Airster named The Canary was bought by Amelia Earhart while she was learning to fly. Later production aircraft had slab-sided plywood fuselages and were powered by a variety of 60 hp (45 kW) engines.
In 1927 the company produced a three-seat variant powered by a 100 hp (75 kW) Kinner K-2 engine, with the last Airster being built in 1927. Design rights were sold to the Crown Carriage Works in 1929 who produced a version designated the Crown B-3.
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- Crew: 2
- Length: 21 ft 4 in (6.50 m)
- Wingspan: 28 ft 0 in (8.53 m)
- Powerplant: 1 × Lawrance L-5 radial piston engine, 60 hp (45 kW)
- Maximum speed: 85 mph (137 km/h; 74 kn)
- Cruise speed: 70 mph (113 km/h; 61 kn)
- Range: 300 mi (261 nmi; 483 km)
- Service ceiling: 14,000 ft (4,300 m)
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