The Planes: 1927 Stinson Detroiter
Wingspan: 45' 10"
Weight (empty): 2,040 lbs.
Construction Materials: Welded steel tube fuselage, wooden
wings, fabric covering
Builder: Stinson Aircraft Corporation, Detroit, Michigan
Number Built: 18
Engine Type: Wright Whirlwind,
9-cyliner, 200-horsepower, radial, air-cooled internal
Engine Builder: Wright Aeronautical
Company, Patterson, New Jersey
Maximum Speed: 128 m.p.h.
The plane was built by Eddie Stinson – just one of a family of aviators.
His stunt-flying sister, Katherine, was an early barnstormer.