1943 PIPER L-4 GRASSHOPPER


  • For Sale
  • 1943
  • PIPER L-4 GRASSHOPPER
  • N55754
  • 43-1257
  • Houston, TX USA

54000 $54,000 USD

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  • For Sale
  • 1943
  • PIPER L-4 GRASSHOPPER
  • N55754
  • 43-1257
  • Houston, TX USA

General Specs (cont.)

4644

369 SMOH

104 SNEW

Used

2

Additional Classifications

Detailed Description

Genuine warbird. On Feb. 18, 1943 L-4B was shipped from the factory at Lockhaven, PA to Brownwood Army Airfield.   Report while in service at Shepard Army Air Force in Wichita Falls, Texas in July 1945.  Best L-Bird winner, Silver Wrench Award, and Best Restorations awards at Oshkosh. Antique Airfield 2002 Grand Champion winner.  Perfectly maintained aircraft in immaculate condition.

Avionics / Equipment

Portable Radio

Airframe

4644 TTSN
Completely rebuilt - 2012
Fabric: Superflite SF102, re-covered and painted 2012
Extra Wing Tank: 10.5 gals usable, for a total fuel capacity of 22.5 gals
Portable Radio, intercom and external antenna included.
Two-place shoulder harnesses. 
Brakes: Scott master cylinders and Cleveland 30-60A disc brake
Sealed Univair lift struts.  Full swivel tailwheel.
Replica WWII radio, additional replica Bazookas.

Engines / Mods / Prop

Engine C85-8
326 SMOH  
55 hrs Since New TITAN Cylinders 55 hrs                
Overhauled by Don's Dream Machines

Remarks

Genuine warbird. On Feb. 18, 1943 L-4B was shipped from the factory at Lockhaven, PA to Brownwood Army Airfield.   Report while in service at Shepard Army Air Force in Wichita Falls, Texas in July 1945.  Best L-Bird winner, Silver Wrench Award, and Best Restorations awards at Oshkosh. Antique Airfield 2002 Grand Champion winner.