Taylorcraft Model F / F-19 / F-21
The F-19 and F-20 are revived and improved versions of the Models 19 and 20. A modernisation after Continental suspended production of the O-200 engine.
The 1979 T-Craft was the F model. With 100 horsepower, it weighs 900 pounds and it can lift another 600 pounds. The T-Craft tops out at 110 knots, it stalls at 37, and it departs or returns to Earth fully loaded over a 50-foot obstacle in 375 feet. It will cruise 350 miles while sipping six gallons an hour.
1975 model Taylorcraft F-19
Built in 1979 at the plant in Alliance, Ohio, wrapped in Dacron and painted, each T-Craft is towed a couple of miles out to Barber Field for final assembly.
The F-21 was first built in 1980.
1980 Taylorcraft F-21
Taylorcraft production includes 100 prewar Model As, 1800 military L-2s, more than 2800 post-war BC-12Ds, and more than 120 F-19 Sportsmans.
Engine: 1 × Continental C-85, 85 hp (63 kW)
Prop: 2-bladed metal
Empty weight: 860 lb (390 kg)
Gross weight: 1,500 lb (680 kg)
Fuel capacity: 18 U.S. gallons (68 L; 15 imp gal)
Maximum speed: 120 mph (193 km/h; 104 kn)
Cruise speed: 110 mph (96 kn; 177 km/h)
Stall speed: 38 mph (33 kn; 61 km/h)
Range: 300 mi (261 nmi; 483 km)
Service ceiling: 17,000 ft (5,182 m)
Rate of climb: 700 ft/min (3.6 m/s)
Capacity: one passenger