Aircraft (1926 - 1948) designed and manufactured general
aviation and light commercial aircraft.
Eddie Stinson forms Stinson Airplane Syndicate to build
Stinson Detroiter for Detroit Chamber of Commerce.
Organization renamed Stinson Aircraft in the same year.
1931: Controlling interest sold to Errett
Cord. Cord merges Stinson with AVCO (Aviation Corp.) making
Stinson a division of the Aviation Manufacturing Corp., a subsidiary
1940: Stinson and Vultee merge as Vultee-Stinson
Division within AVCO.
1943: Vultee acquires Consolidated
forming Consolidated-Vultee (Convair). Stinson remains a
division within the new company.
1948: Convair sells Stinson Division to
1962: Piper sells inventory and rights to
Univair which makes replacement parts for many discontinued
general aviation aircraft.