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    Reg# N98882
    TT: 3038

    Fly this classic Cub for next to nothing More Info

    DanJay Aircraft Sales

    Chico, CA USA

    Last Update: 01/12/2021

    Reg# N6423H
    TT: 2990

    Owned since 1970, aircraft / engine TT2990, last annual 1/2020, always hangered, complete log books 1947 to 2020, aircraft maintained by owner A and P m... More Info

    Michael Teets

    Okeechobee, FL USA

    Last Update: 12/08/2020

    Reg# N3504K
    TT: Not Listed

    Salvage As Is, Continental Engine A-75-8F, 2 Fuselage, 1 Set New Wood Wing Spars, Photos On Request More Info

    Aircraft Restoration & Fabric LLC

    Independence, IA USA

    Last Update: 01/06/2021

    Reg# N42747
    TT: 2740

    Offering this delightful example of the classic J-3 With a C-90 and Edo Floats. More Info

    Kestrel Pacific

    Aurora, OR USA

    Last Update: 01/19/2021

    Reg# N23145
    TT: 6096

    1939 J3 Cub C90 - SOLD More Info

    Quincy, WA USA

    Last Update: 01/21/2021

    Reg# N38118
    TT: 5438

    This Cub was delivered to the Army Air Corps in 1941. More Info

    Aero Design Works, LLC

    Ormond Beach, FL USA

    Last Update: 01/22/2021

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    Reg# N88236
    TT: 3700

    This vintage J3C-65 is beautiful and as fun as it gets. The aircraft has been restored but left in pristine condition. All of the parts are original. It ju... More Info

    Last Update: 12/11/2020

    Reg# Not Listed
    TT: Not Listed

    1946 Piper J-3, Majored Lyc 0235, removed from citabria, total rebuild, 18 hours, beacon and navigation and landing lights, 720 channel gps, metal spars, f... More Info

    John Lovingood

    Tallmadge, OH USA

    Last Update: 01/14/2021

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    Piper J Series Aircraft Information

    Built between 1937 and 1947, the Piper J-3 Cub is a small, simple, light aircraft. The J-3 Cub was intended for flight training with its tandem seating, but became one of the most popular light aircraft of all time. The capacity of the aircraft is one crew member and one passenger. The empty weight is 765 lb (3450 kg) and the maximum takeoff weight is 1220 lb (550 kg). Cruise speed is 65 knots (75 mph, 121 km/h) and maximum speed is 76 knots (87 mph, 140 km/h). The J-3 Cub's standard chrome yellow paint became known as "Cub Yellow" or "Lock Haven Yellow".

    Several civil and military variants of the Piper J-3 Cub were manufactured. Civil variants include the Piper J-3 Cub, J3C-40, J3C-50, J3C-50S, J3C-65, J3C-65S, J3F-50, J3F-50S, J3F-60, J3F-60S, J3F-65, J3F-65S, J3L, J3L-S, J3L-65, J3L-65S, J3-, J-3R, J-3X, Piper J-4E, and the Piper J-5A Cub Cruiser. Military variants include the YO-59, O-59, 0-59A, Piper L-4 Cub, L-4A, L-4B, L-4C, L-4D, L-4H, L-4J, UC-83A, TG-8, LNNP, NE-1, and NE-2. The Piper J Series is popular with flying schools and private individuals.

    In 1938 powered by a 40 hp engine the J-3 replaced the J-2. During World War II the Civilian Pilot Training Program (CPTP) was formed in which the Piper J-3 Cub would plan an integral role in the success of the CPTP achieving legendary status. The Cub became the primary trainer aircraft of the CPTP. 80 percent of all United States military pilots received their initial flight training in Piper Cubs. In 1940, 3016 Cubs were built. Eventually wartime demands increased the production rate to one Piper J-3 Cub built every 20 minutes.

    J-3s were part of fund-raising programs to support the United Kingdom prior to the United States entering World War II. Known as the Flitfire, a J-3 bearing a Royal Air Force insignia was donated by W.T. Piper and Franklin Motors to the RAF Benevolent Fund to be raffled off. Piper distributors across the United States were encouraged to do the same. In the 21st century, at least three of the original Flitfires are known to exist.

    In 1941, Piper developed a military variant, variously designated the O-59 and later followed by the L-4 and NE. The models were collectively nicknamed "Grasshoppers".These aircrafts were used extensively during World War II for reconnaissance, transporting supplies, and medical evacuation. For ground attack L-4s were sometimes equipped with lashed-on infantry bazookas. Most L-4s were destroyed or sold as surplus after World War II, but a few saw service in the Korean War. In the United States, the Grasshoppers sold as surplus were redesignated as J-3s, but often retained their wartime glazing and paint.

    Between 1938 and 1947, Piper sold 19,073 J-3 Cubs. With the majority of them being L-4s and other military variants. Thousands of Grasshoppers were civilian registered postwar. The J-3 is an icon of the era. The aircraft has long been loved by pilots and non-pilots alike, with thousands of them still in use today.

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