Used Aircraft Guide
March 2016 Issue
Piper Super Cub
Put on floats, tundra tires and snow skis, the PA-18 Super Cub is easy to fly and holds value in a soft market.
The development of Piperís Super Cub is as much a story of survival as it is progress. While the role of the original J-3 was mainly for training, Piper had to bring more utility to the table than the Cubbyís 75 MPH cruise speed, 200-mile range and 450 FPM climb performance. Enter the refined PA-18 Super Cub, a design thatís still being tweaked some 66 years later through several so-called Cub clones, which includes nicely executed models from Cub Crafters and American Legend Aircraft, to name a couple.
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