PA18

PIPER L-18C

Aircraft
Name
L-18C
Manufacturer
Body
Narrow
Wing
Fixed Wing
Position
High wing
Tail
Regular tail, low set
WTC
L
APC
A
Type Code
L1P
Engine
Piston
Engine Count
Single
Position
Nose mounted
Landing gear
Tricycle fixed
Manufacturered as
WAGAERO Super Cuby
WAGAERO Super Sport
SMITH AVIATION PA-18 Super Cub
SMITH AVIATION Super Cub
PIPER L-18C Super Cub
PIPER L-21 Super Cub
PIPER U-7 Super Cub
PIPER Super Cub
PIPER PA-18 Super Cub
CUB CRAFTERS CC-18 Top Cub
CUB CRAFTERS PA-18 Top Cub
CUB CRAFTERS Top Cub
AIRFRAMES-DAKOTA CUB Super 18

PA18

Light utility aircraft. In service since 1950. Improved, more powerful development of PA-11 Cub and PA-14 Cub Cruiser. Built in a few versions with different powerplant. PA-18-135 (135 HP) since 1952, PA-18-150 (150 HP) since 1954. Production ceased for first time in 1981 after 7500 aircraft were built. In a second production from 1982 to 1988, 250 aircraft were built. Approx. 100 aircraft were built in a third production from 1988 to 1994. Several thousand aircraft used by many military forces.

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
10.70 m
Length (metric)
6.80 m
Height (metric)
2.00 m
Powerplant

1 x 90 HP Continental C90-12F or C90-8F or

Engine Model(s)
Continental O-200
Lycoming O-320
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
n/a
Distance
61 m
MTOW
794 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
n/a
ROC
960 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
MACH Climb
MACH
n/a
ROC
n/a
Cruise
TAS
100 kts
MACH
n/a
Ceiling
210
Range
400 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
n/a
MCS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
n/a
Distance
107 m

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