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5 things: About the Piper Super Cub

The Piper Super Cub is a small tandem seat aircraft
  1. Design and development: The Piper Super Cub is a light aircraft that was designed in the 1940s as a more powerful and versatile version of the Piper J-3 Cub. It is known for its rugged construction and STOL capabilities, which make it suitable for operation in remote and unimproved areas.
  2. Performance: The Super Cub is powered by a Continental O-235 engine and has a top speed of around 100 knots (185 km/h). It has a range of around 450 nautical miles (833 km) and a maximum ceiling of 18,000 feet (5,500 meters).
  3. Versatility: The Super Cub is a versatile aircraft that can be used for a range of missions, including bush flying, aerial surveying, agriculture, and search and rescue. Its STOL capabilities also make it suitable for operations on glaciers, in mountainous terrain, and in other challenging environments.
  4. Popularity: The Super Cub has been in production for over 70 years and has been used by both civilian and military operators around the world. It is a popular aircraft among bush pilots and aviation enthusiasts due to its ruggedness and versatility.
  5. Modifications: The Super Cub has been modified over the years to suit a range of missions and applications. Some of the most common modifications include the addition of floats for water operations, skis for snow and ice operations, and large tundra tires for rough terrain. The aircraft can also be equipped with additional fuel tanks for extended range, and with STOL kits that improve its performance on short and unimproved runways.
The Piper Super Cub is a small tandem seat aircraft
The Piper Super Cub is a small tandem seat aircraft