Welcome to the Ryan Sport Trainer survivors page. This list was created to show pictures of surviving ST, STA, STM and PT-20 Ryans and to give a brief history of each aircraft. If you can provide pictures, information or corrections please email us.


Special thanks to Roger Cain, the late Ev Cassagneres, Pete Groves, James Kightly, Graham Orphan, Mike Shreeve, Tulio Soto, Tom Swindle and the photographers listed below.

Ryan ST


S/N 110, N14954, registered to Gary Peters in Clarkston, OR (photo by Mike Shreeve)














S/N 116, N14984, registered to Douglas Kelly - this is a unique Ryan in that it is a PT20 but has the serial number of an STA. (photo by Mike Shreeve)












S/N 117, N14985, under restoration to fly 2015-2016, registered to Ted Teach in Dayton, OH (photo by Doug Smith)












S/N 118, N14986, restored by Troy Stimson in Ft. Worth, TX. Sold to new owner in England 2010.
















S/N 124, N14987, registered to John Richards in Ventura, CA (photo by Roger Cain at Merced, CA 1989)














S/N 128, N16039, registered to Walter Bowe in CA, based in Sonoma - this is the famous Tex Rankin Ryan. (photo by Mike Shreeve)













S/N 148, N26JC registered to Shadetree Aviation in Carson City, NV














S/N 156, N17352, registered to Ryan Air Exposition, flying in CA















S/N 162, N17357, restored by the late Don Carter. Now owned by Xstac, LLC at Texas partnership, based in Justin, TX. Returned to flying status 2014. (photo by Cowtown Aerocrafters)











S/N 166, N17361, on display San Diego Aerospace Museum














S/N 195, N17349, registered to EAA in Oshkosh, WI (photo by Dan Linn)
















S/N 198, N18902, registered to Airpower Museum in Ottumwa, IA (photo by Brent Taylor)













S/N 312, N18922, registered to Artemis Aviation in Wilmington, DE (photo by Roger Cain, Watsonville, CA 1998)













S/N 322, N18923, registered to Peter Holloway, based at Old Warden in Bedfordshire U.K. (photo by Stefan Schmoll when based in Germany)











Ryan STA Special




S/N 173, N17368, registered to North Cascades Vintage Aircraft Museum, Concrete, WA - Museum web site (photo by Roger Cain at Oshkosh, WI 1992)













S/N 184, N17360, registered to Guenther Kaelberer, Mengen Hohentengen airfield, Germany www.antique-aeroflyers.de (photo by Stefan Schmoll)












S/N 188, N18904, registered to Jesse Miller, Kansas City, MO (photo by Dan Linn)















S/N 197, N17348, registered to David Masters in Palo Alto, CA













Ryan STM




S/N 302, VH-RYS (previously N302D), (an STM-1 so no external stringers) Recently sold to Australia with Jeff Trappett. (photo shown when based with Jimmy Rollison in CA.)











S/N 457, N8146, registered to Gary Kozak in Downers Grove, IL














S/N 458, N17343, restored 2014 in Wiltshire, England (photo by Roger Cain, Oshkosh, WI 1992)














S/N 459, VH-AWG, S-23, RAAF A50-11, flying in Australia (photo copyright, James Kightly)
















S/N 466, N466WA, flying with Willis Allen, San Diego, CA
















S/N 474, VH-RSY, S-38, RAAF A50-19?, flying with Temora Aviation Museum in Australia (photo by Keith Webb)















S/N 476, N7779, S-40, RAAF A50-31, registered to James Morris, Marrieta, CA














S/N 492, VH-AHC, S-56, RAAF A50-29, ZK-ABC, flying with with Noel Kruse in New Zealand (Photo by Graham Orphan)












STM, unknown S/N on display in China (photo by BDK)