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Piper J-3 Grasshopper

This versatile aircraft was first known as the Taylor Cub in 1930. Later as the Piper J-3 Cub it became the most prolific trainer in the world. There were 14,125 civilian built plus 5,703 for military use. The military version was known as "Grasshopper" and had the designation L-4 in the Army Air Corps and NE-1 in the Navy.

Beyond basic flight training use the Grasshopper was used for military liaison scouting, coastal patrol and medevac.

Specifications

Engine Continental 65 hp
Speed 85 mph max
75 mph cruise
38 mph stall
Weight 1220 lbs gross
Crew 2 in tandem


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