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Stinson L-5 Sentinel (U-19, OY-1)
Technical Information

Background
Built by Stinson. Light observation plane flown by the U. S. Army during World War II, for Liaison, transportation and artillery spotting, among other roles. Equipped with a Lycoming engine. 750 L-5E's were built as STOL variants with larger tires and brakes and manually ailerons drooping ailerons allowing shorter takeoff and landing. 152 were transferred to U. S. Navy / U. S. Marine Corps as OY-1. Thirty were converted to 24 volt electrical systems and re-designated OY-2.

Technical Details (L-5)
Crew  2 (Pilot, observer)
Engine  1 x Lycoming O-435-1 185hp
Span  34' / 10.36m
Length  24' 1" / 7.34m
Height  7' 11" / 2.41m
Maximum Speed 163 mph
Range  375 miles
Armament  none


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