Used Aircraft Guide

July 2019 Issue

Piper J-3 Cub:

You'll pay top dollar for pristine refurbs. Consider an engine upgrade for better performance.

To understand the significance of the J-3 Cub look all the way back to Piper's Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, heyday, where William T. Piper was rightly seen as a visionary. But no one could have imagined how enduring that vision would be, to the extent that over 80 years later, several companies are building brand-new Cub clones that clearly trade on the mystique of the old yellow classic. Two that are front and center in the market are Legend Aircraft and CubCrafters. We think both companies nail the quality and support.

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