1938 PIPER J-3 Cub

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Single engine piston aircraft with fixed landing gear. The J-3 Cub seats up to 1 passengers plus 1 pilot.


Performance specifications


Horsepower:

1 x 65 HP

Best Cruise Speed:

65 KIAS

Best Range (i):

146 NM

Fuel Burn @ 75%:

3.5 GPH

Stall Speed:

33 KIAS

Rate of climb:

450 FPM

Ceiling:

11,500 FT

Takeoff distance:

370 FT

Landing distance:

290 FT

Takeoff distance over 50ft obstacle:

730 FT

Landing distance over 50ft obstacle:

470 FT


Weights


Gross Weight:

1,220 LBS

Empty Weight:

680 LBS

Fuel capacity:

9 GAL


Ownership costs


1938 Typical Price:

-$107,720.00

Total Cost of Ownership:

$10,401.50

Total Fixed Cost

$265.93

Annual inspection cost:

$560.00

Storage:

$840.00

Weather service:

$604.89

Insurance:

-$1,308.08

Miscellaneous expenses:

$0.00

Refurbishing and modernization:

-$430.88

Depreciation:

-$1,765.90

Total Variable Cost (246.2 Hrs)
Cost Per Hour = $41.17
Cost Per Mile = $0.63

$10,135.57

Fuel cost per hour:
(3.5 gallons/hr @ $5.40/gal)

$18.90

Oil cost per hour:

$2.57

Overhaul reserves:

$7.22

Hourly maintenance:

$8.40

Misc: landing, parking, supplies,
catering, etc

$4.08


Engine (x1)


Manufacturer:

Cont Motor

Model:

A-65-8

Horsepower:

65 HP

Overhaul (HT):

1,800 Hrs

Years before overhaul:

12

Also Consider


AMERICAN CHAMPION 7ECA (1964 - 1984)

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Typical Price: $44,005.00
Total Cost of Ownership: $13,093.73
Best Cruise: 107 KIAS ( 42 )
Best Range: 301 NM ( 155 )
Fuelburn: 6.1 GPH ( 2.6 )

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