This 1944 Stinson Vultee V-77 Is a Warbird-Eligible ‘AircraftForSale’ Top Pick

Like many civilian designs of the period, Stinson Reliants were drafted into military service as trainers and utility aircraft.

Each day, the team at Aircraft For Sale picks an airplane that catches our attention because it is unique, represents a good deal, or has other interesting qualities. You can read Aircraft For Sale: Today’s Top Pick at FLYINGMag.com daily.

Today’s Top Pick is a 1944 Stinson Vultee V-77.

A graceful, unusual wing shape sets the later Stinson Reliant models apart from other 1930s general aviation aircraft. Earlier Reliants had straight, constant-chord wings and are quite different in design despite having the same name as the later, so-called gull-wing versions. The aircraft were sought-after as personal conveyance and were used for military training and utility work during World War II.

The Stinson for sale here carries the Vultee V-77 nomenclature that identifies it as a former military airplane. The aircraft, which was re-covered with Poly-Fiber in 2015 as part of a restoration, has 1,420 hours on the airframe, 230 hours on the radial engine, and 85 hours on the propeller since overhaul. The panel is basic VFR with a Trig radio and transponder with ADS-B Out.

Pilots interested in flying a rare, eye-catching antique aircraft to as many vintage fly-ins as possible and forming bonds with the community of caretakers who look after these classic birds should consider this Stinson Vultee V-77, which is available for $147,500 on AircraftForSale.


You can arrange financing of the aircraft through FLYING Finance. For more information, email [email protected].


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