Piper PA-11 Cub Special

Touring Aircraft

Piper PA-11 Cub Special © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Piper PA-11 Cub Special is a single-engine two-seat light touring aircraft produced by the US-American manufacturer Piper Aircraft Corporation. The Piper L-18B is a military variant for the Turkey Army, used during the Korean War.
The Piper PA-11 Cub Special is a development of the Piper J-3 Cub.
Crew1
Passengers1
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelContinental A-65-8
Engine Power48 kW65 hp
Speed161 km/h87 kts
  100 mph
Service Ceiling5.486 m18.000 ft
Range426 km230 NM
265 mi.
Empty Weight331 kg730 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight553 kg1.220 lbs
Wing Span10,73 m35 ft 2 in
Wing Area16,6 m179 ft
Length6,81 m22 ft 4 in
Height2,89 m9 ft 6 in
First Flight1945
Production Statusout of production
Total Production1323
Developed fromPiper J-3 Cub
ICAO CodePA11
FAA TCDSA-691
Data for (Version)Piper PA-11
VariantsL-18B