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  • 1937 PIPER J-2 CUB

    General Specs

    • For Sale
    • 1937
    • PIPER J-2 CUB
    • N19285
    • 1685
    • Bellevue, OH USA


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    USA Aircraft Brokers- Joe Benjamin
    • (720) 924-1309
    • (720) 244-3343
    • Joseph Benjamin

      PO Box 806

      Pine, CO 80470 USA

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    General Specs (cont.)






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    Detailed Description

    Any Reasonable Offer considered! 
    Own a piece of history. 1937 Taylor J-2, this one rolled of out of the Taylor factory and in to the sky before the J-2 hanging in the Smithsonian! Mostly original aircraft that is still flying at 81 years old. The orginal 37 HP A-40 engine has been replaced with more reliable C-65. This aircraft perfect for a grass strip and getting back to the golden age of stick and rudder flying!

    Avionics / Equipment

    none as a cub should be


    Mostly orginal frame
    J-3 cowling to accommodate C-65 engine
    Fabric in good shape overall, with some patches
    Aircraft was completely rebuilt between 2001-2004

    Engines / Mods / Prop

    SMOH 1215
    Cub prop

    Interior / Exterior

    Interior: 6/10
    Basic orginal style interior
    Exterior: 6/10
    In good shape with some patches and repairs


    Excellent history
    Minor damage in 1946
    Complete rebuild complete in 2004 
     Comments: In 1935 the Taylor Aircraft Company decided to improve their Cub line of which were angular and austere-looking and initially had an unglazed cabin area.
    The new J-2 had rounded-off wing tips, a similarly "rounded" fin and rudder framed up and fabric-covered separately from the fuselage structure, enclosed cabin and wider Goodyear "airwheel" tires, a special low-pressure variety of aircraft landing gear tire pioneered in1929 that resembled a later tundra tire in general appearance and proportions. Powered by a 37 hp Continental A-40-3 engine appeared in October 1935 and the type certificate was issued on 14 Feb 1936. From Sept 1936 the engine changed to a 40 hp Continental A-40-4. 
    In 1935 C.G. Taylor left the company to start another aircraft manufacturer which would become Taylorcraft. William T. Piper bought Taylor's shares in the company.