1943 PIPER J-5C


  • For Sale
  • 1943
  • PIPER J-5C
  • N68490
  • 5-1456
  • LITCHFIELD PARK, AZ USA

79000 $79,000 USD
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Michael Graves

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  • For Sale
  • 1943
  • PIPER J-5C
  • N68490
  • 5-1456
  • LITCHFIELD PARK, AZ USA

Michael Graves

Michael Graves

General Specs (cont.)

2260

590 SMOH

130 HOURS

450 lb

Used

1997

2019

VFR

3

Additional Classifications

Detailed Description

1943 Navy HE1/Piper J5C. (Navy BuR#30253) Roll Out Date 21Apr1943.  1-100 produced between 1942-1943 for the US Navy. Restored 1997-99 to original condition. Well cared for J5-C Cub that was awarded Grand Champion Copperstate Flyin 2020 along with many other awards over the last 3yrs. Rare & Historical early Piper War Bird that served at NAS/MCAAS Mojave 1943-1946. Military aircraft records and USN Navy HE1 Operators Manual. Upgraded Lyc 0-290D2. ADS-B Out, Owner since 2019. Joy to fly with early Super Cub performance. Aircraft is in my Hangar, KGEU Glendale Airport, AZ Cell 636-288-8951

Avionics / Equipment

GDL-82 ADS-B Out/Bedix/King KY97A and PMI1000II Intercom, Kannad 406 ELT. Front & Rear push to talk.

Airframe

2260 TTAF  (Log Books Since 1967/ Est 1500hrs) 
Sealed Struts, Cleveland Brakes, All New Tires 2020/Battery Tender Hook Up.
2x18gal Wing Tanks (36gals)

Engines / Mods / Prop

Lycoming 0-290-D2/ 590 SMOH (Jan 2006) TTE 2760. 150hrs since rebuild due to prop strike in Sept 2017. 5.5/hr burn rate. Rebuilt 12 Volt Starter and Delco Generator 2021

Interior / Exterior

Interior: 9.5 out of 10 (2019)
Exterior: 9 out of 10
Hooker Seat Belts front/rear

Remarks

Extremely Rare Piper War Bird. 1 of 4 flying examples flying in the USA. Of the 100 produced she is 1 of the only 6 that served with the USMC during the WW2. AD Logs for review and more pictures on request.