Stits Playboy Specifications

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SA3A Single Place

  Crew: one
  Length: 17 ft 4 in (5.28 m)
  Wingspan: 22 ft 2 in (6.76 m)
  Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
  Wing area: 96 sq ft (8.9 m2)
  Wing load: 9 lbs / ft
  Empty weight: 600 lb (272 kg)
  Gross weight: 902 lb (409 kg)
  Baggage: 40 lbs
  Fuel capacity: 14 US gallons (53 litres)
  Powerplant: Continental C-85, 85 hp (63 kW)

Performance

Takoff: 300ft Landing: 350ft Stall: 45 mph Maximum speed: 145 mph (233 km/h; 126 kn) Cruise speed: 130 mph (113 kn; 209 km/h) Range: 400 mi (348 nmi; 644 km) Service ceiling: 12,000 ft (3,658 m) Rate of climb: 1,050 ft/min (5.3 m/s) Data from Plane & Pilot, Canada Aviation Museum, AirVenture Museum

SA3B Two Place

  Crew: two
  Length: 17 ft 10 in 
  Wingspan: 24 ft 2 in 
  Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
  Wing area: 108 sq ft 
  Wing load: 
  Empty weight: 795 lb 
  Gross weight: 1450 lb 
  Baggage: 50 lbs
  Fuel capacity: 36 US gallons 
  Powerplant: 150 hp (? kW)

Performance

Takoff: 400ft Landing: 450ft Stall: 55 mph Cruise speed: 135 mph Maximum speed: 150 mph VNE: 170 Range: Service ceiling: Rate of climb: 1,050 ft/min (5.3 m/s) Data from: Stits Marketing Poster, Plane & Pilot, Canada Aviation Museum, AirVenture Museum