Stinson 108

WHAT: The Stinson 108 was a popular general aviation aircraft produced by the Stinson division of the American airplane company Consolidated Vultee, from immediately after World War II to 1950.

WHY: (Even Though philippe wanted a GA aircraft,) This is a very popular aircraft that would bring old charm and diversity into the already sparse amount of GA aircraft compared to the plethora of airliners.

SPECIFICATIONS:
-Crew: one
-Capacity: three passengers
-Length: 24 ft 6 in (7.46 m)
-Wingspan: 33 ft 11 in (10.33 m)
-Height: 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
-Wing area: 155 sq ft (14.4 m2)
-Airfoil: NACA 4412
-Empty weight: 1,206 lb (547 kg)
-Gross weight: 2,150 lb (975 kg)
-Fuel capacity: 50 US gallons (190 l; 42 imp gal)
-Power Plant: 1 × Franklin 6A4 150-B3 six cylinder air-cooled horizontally opposed four stroke piston engine engine, 150 hp (110 kW)
-Propellers: 2-bladed Sensenich, 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) diameter

PERFORMANCE:
-Maximum speed: 133 mph (214 km/h; 116 kn)
-Cruise speed: 125 mph (201 km/h; 109 kn)
-Landing speed: 51 mph (44 kn; 82 km/h)
-Stall speed: 65 mph (105 km/h; 56 kn)
-Range: 500 mi (434 nmi; 805 km)
-Service ceiling: 14,000 ft (4,300 m)
-Rate of climb: 770 ft/min (3.9 m/s)
-Wing loading: 13.8 lb/sq ft (67 kg/m2)
-Power/mass: 14.33 lb/hp (8.69 kg/kW)
-Take-off run: 183 yd (167 m)

Information Credits: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stinson_108

Photo Credits: http://www.hangar9aeroworks.com/stinsongallery/108gallery.html

Let me know below about what you think. Should it be added or not?

Now this is how you are supposed to make a features request. Awesome work, definitely worthy of my vote! I’ll BRB and give it to you when I remove it from another request…

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Gee, thanks! I made a MD80 request like this but it was closed as it was a duplicate.

Looks cool! By the way, Don’t tag the developers. 👍🏻
@Delta350

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That is one beautiful looking aircraft! Would love to see more GA in IF.

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Great post, gets my vote but unfortunately we already have the cessna and cirrus so this may never happen!

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