1940 PIPER J-5 CUB

  • For Sale
  • 1940
  • NC33295
  • 5-485
  • Watsonville, CA USA

32900 $32,900 USD

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  • For Sale
  • 1940
  • NC33295
  • 5-485
  • Watsonville, CA USA

General Specs (cont.)


406 SMOH

845 SNEW

629 lb




Additional Classifications

Detailed Description

1940 Piper J5A Cub Cruiser, 5094TT, Restored 2007, C-85-8 Stroker Engine 406 SMOH, Cu Style Instruments, 71" Metal 44-Pitch Moderate Climb Prop 845.7 SNEW, Solo From Front or Back, seats 3.

Avionics / Equipment

Cub style instruments:
Airspeed Indicator
Oil gauge
Tach gauge
Plus Custom CHT gauge
NO starter, radio or electrical system
Handheld Icom radio with external antenna
Battery-operated intercom


406 ELT
Sealed struts
Grove disc brakes
Maule tailwheel w/Scott springs
Upgraded stabilizer jackscrew
Elevator helper spring
Custom J5 hubcaps

Engines / Mods / Prop

Continental C-85-8 "Stroker" engine
O-200 crankshaft and pistons
Chrome valve covers

McCauley 71" metal 44-pitch moderate climb prop
845.7 SNEW

Interior / Exterior

Restoration completed 2007 
Seats 3
Solo from front or back
Shoulder harnesses both front and back seats


Empty Weight 821
Gross Weight 1450
Useful Load 629
Cruise speed 90mph
Fuel consumption rate 6gph
Fuel capacity 25 gallons (7gal header & 18gal right wing tank
Complete airframe logs; engine logs back to last 2 overhauls.
See spec sheet for more information.
Last annual inspection 2020-3-10.

No recent damage history; some damage prior to 1970.
Aircraft is located at Watsonville Municipal Airport (KWVI), CA.

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