Schweizer SGU 1-19
The 1-19, designed by Ernest Schweizer and produced as a low cost utility ship intended for the post war market, first flew in 1944.
The 1-19A was the kit version. Despite being small and light, rigging is complicated with many pins, and through it was produced with an open cockpit, many owners have added canopies. The structure is wood/ fabric, 2-spar, constant chord, 2-strut-braced wings; metal/ fabric tail; steel-tube/ fabric fuselage.
Wing span: 10.97 m / 36 ft
Wing area: 15.79 sq.m / 170 sq.ft
Aspect ratio: 7.9
Airfoil: NACA 4301 2A
Empty Weight: 145 kg / 320 lb
Payload: 104 kg / 230 lb
Gross Weight: 249 kg / 550 lb
Wing Load: 15.76 kg/sq.m / 3.25 lb/sq.ft
L/DMax: 16 68 kph / 36 kt / 42 mph
MinSink: 1.07 m/s / 3.5 fps / 2.07 kt
No. Built: 50