The Riter special is a single engine, low wing, single seat, retractable conventional landing gear aircraft. The wings fold upward for ground transport on a trailer. The landing gear is retracted by hand with a worm-gear mechanism.
First flown in 1961, the two seat aircraft was registered N1017Z Riter Special R.E.C. C/N 101.
Engine: Lycoming O-290 GPU
Maximum speed: 174 kn; 322 km/h (200 mph)
Cruise speed: 148 kn; 274 km/h (170 mph)