CAA Stinson SR-9 Reliant
First Albuquerque Visit: 1944
The Stinson Reliant is a popular single-engine four- to five-seat high-wing monoplane manufactured by the Stinson Aircraft Division of the Aviation Manufacturing Corporation of Wayne, Michigan.
The Reliant is a high-wing, fixed-tailwheel land monoplane powered with a variety of radial engines.
There were 1,327 Reliant aircraft manufactured from 1933 to 1941 with different models ranging from the SR-1 to the SR-10.
The Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) used the Stinson SR-9 to check and establish airway electronic navigation aids throughout New Mexico in 1944. These were predominately the radio-range type aids. These tests were conducted with Stinson SR-9 aircraft number NC-90.
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