Piper PA-18 Super Cub

Trainer / Touring Aircraft

Piper PA-18-95 Super Cub © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Piper PA-18 Super Cub is a single-engine two-seat light touring and trainer aircraft produced by the US-American manufacturer Piper Aircraft Corporation. PA-18 in US and foreign military service were designated L-18 and L-21, 1962 redesignated U-7.
The PA-18 Super Cub is a development of the Piper PA-14 Family Cruiser. Approx. 1500 PA-18 were military L-18/L-21/U-7.
Crew1
Passengers1
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelContinental C-90-12F
Engine Power71 kW95 hp
Speed180 km/h97 kts
  112 mph
Service Ceiling4.801 m15.750 ft
Range580 km313 NM
360 mi.
Empty Weight367 kg809 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight680 kg1.500 lbs
Wing Span10,73 m35 ft 2 in
Wing Area16,6 m²179 ft²
Length6,83 m22 ft 5 in
Height2,02 m6 ft 8 in
First Flight1949
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1949-1994
Total Production10326
Developed fromPiper PA-14 Family Cruiser
ICAO CodePA18
FAA TCDS1A2
Data for (Version)Piper PA-18-95
VariantsPA-18-95, PA-18-105, PA-18-125, PA-18-135, PA-18-150, L-18C, L-21A, L-21B2 / U-7A, TL-21A

[Photo-ID: 7322] © Karsten Palt 2013-09-06
Piper L-18C (PA-18-95), , D-EBXF, c/n 18-3456,© Karsten Palt, 2013Piper
L-18C (PA-18-95)
Reg.: D-EBXF
c/n: 18-3456
 
ex 96+32
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2013 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 7443] © Karsten Palt 2013-09-07
Piper L-18C (PA-18-95), , D-EDFZ, c/n 18-3427,© Karsten Palt, 2013Piper
L-18C (PA-18-95)
Reg.: D-EDFZ
c/n: 18-3427
 
ex 96+09
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2013 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 6540] © Karsten Palt 2013-04-01
Piper L-18C (PA-18-95), Belgian Air Force, L87, c/n 18-3149,© Karsten Palt, 2013Piper
L-18C (PA-18-95)
Belgian Air Force
Reg.: L87
c/n: 18-3149
 
ex USAF 53-4749
Koninklijk Legermuseum [Brussel]
[Photo-ID: 3531] © Karsten Palt 2010-06-12
Piper L-18C (PA-18-95), German Air Force / Luftwaffe, 96+20, c/n 18-3443,© Karsten Palt, 2010Piper
L-18C (PA-18-95)
German Air Force / Luftwaffe
Reg.: 96+20
c/n: 18-3443
 
displayed as AS+525
Luftwaffenmuseum [Berlin - Gatow]
[Photo-ID: 2075] © Karsten Palt 2009-05-10
Piper L-18C (PA-18-95), LSC Faßberg, D-ECGH, c/n 18-3449,© Karsten Palt, 2009Piper
L-18C (PA-18-95)
LSC Faßberg
Reg.: D-ECGH
c/n: 18-3449
 
ex Luftwaffe 96+25
Flugtag Bremen 2009 [Bremen (EDDW / BRE)]
[Photo-ID: 89] © Karsten Palt 2006-08-26
Piper L-18C (PA-18-95), SFG Nordholz, D-EGFG, c/n 18-3420,© Karsten Palt, 2006Piper
L-18C (PA-18-95)
SFG Nordholz
Reg.: D-EGFG
c/n: 18-3420
 
ex Luftwaffe 96+02
Spottersday - Airday MFG3 2006 [Nordholz - Fliegerhorst (ETMN / NDZ)]
[Photo-ID: 395] © Karsten Palt 2007-07-14
Piper L-18C (PA-18-95), SFG Nordholz, D-EGFG, c/n 18-3420,© Karsten Palt, 2007Piper
L-18C (PA-18-95)
SFG Nordholz
Reg.: D-EGFG
c/n: 18-3420
 
ex Luftwaffe 96+02
Flugtag Nordholz 2007 [Nordholz-Spieka (EDXN)]
[Photo-ID: 2085] © Karsten Palt 2009-05-10
Piper L-18C (PA-18-95), SFG Nordholz, D-EGFG, c/n 18-3420,© Karsten Palt, 2009Piper
L-18C (PA-18-95)
SFG Nordholz
Reg.: D-EGFG
c/n: 18-3420
 
ex Luftwaffe 96+02
Flugtag Bremen 2009 [Bremen (EDDW / BRE)]
[Photo-ID: 2954] © Hartmut Ehlers 2009-08-15
Piper L-21Bm (PA-18-150 Super Cub), , LX-MAC, c/n 18-5392,© Hartmut Ehlers, 2009Piper
L-21Bm (PA-18-150 Super Cub)
Reg.: LX-MAC
c/n: 18-5392
 
A former military plane. The photographer had a Cessna F172N (OO-CNW) chartered that day.
[Spa-La Sauvenière (EBSP)]
[Photo-ID: 2100] © Karsten Palt 2009-05-10
Piper PA-18, LSV Diepholz, D-ENFU, c/n ,© Karsten Palt, 2009Piper
PA-18
LSV Diepholz
Reg.: D-ENFU
 
Flugtag Bremen 2009 [Bremen (EDDW / BRE)]
[Photo-ID: 543] © Karsten Palt 2007-09-08
Piper PA-18-135 Super Cub, , D-ELBL, c/n 18-3944,© Karsten Palt, 2007Piper
PA-18-135 Super Cub
Reg.: D-ELBL
c/n: 18-3944
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2007 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 2633] © Karsten Palt 2009-09-05
Piper PA-18-135 Super Cub, , D-EMAI, c/n ,© Karsten Palt, 2009Piper
PA-18-135 Super Cub
Reg.: D-EMAI
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2009 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 914] © Karsten Palt 2008-06-20
Piper PA-18-135 Super Cub, Koninklijke Luchtmacht Historische Vlucht, PH-PPW, c/n 18-3812,© Karsten Palt, 2008Piper
PA-18-135 Super Cub
Koninklijke Luchtmacht Historische Vlucht
Reg.: PH-PPW
c/n: 18-3812
 
RNAF R-122
Open Dagen Koninklijke Luchtmacht 2008 [Leeuwarden (EHLW / LHW)]
[Photo-ID: 2354] © Karsten Palt 2009-06-19
Piper PA-18-135 Super Cub (U-7B), Koninklijke Luchtmacht Historische Vlucht, PH-PSC, c/n 18-3827,© Karsten Palt, 2009Piper
PA-18-135 Super Cub (U-7B)
Koninklijke Luchtmacht Historische Vlucht
Reg.: PH-PSC
c/n: 18-3827
 
RNAF R-137
Luchtmachtdagen 2009 [Volkel (EHVK / UDE)]
[Photo-ID: 2599] © Karsten Palt 2009-09-05
Piper PA-18-150 Super Cub, , D-EBAL, c/n 18-5364,© Karsten Palt, 2009Piper
PA-18-150 Super Cub
Reg.: D-EBAL
c/n: 18-5364
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2009 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 2534] © Karsten Palt 2009-09-04
Piper PA-18-150 Super Cub, , D-EBAW, c/n 18-5389 ,© Karsten Palt, 2009Piper
PA-18-150 Super Cub
Reg.: D-EBAW
c/n: 18-5389
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2009 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 7338] © Karsten Palt 2013-09-06
Piper PA-18-150 Super Cub, , D-EBUZ, c/n 18-6769,© Karsten Palt, 2013Piper
PA-18-150 Super Cub
Reg.: D-EBUZ
c/n: 18-6769
 
ex Burda Staffel
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2013 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 7466] © Karsten Palt 2013-09-07
Piper PA-18-150 Super Cub, , D-EEIL, c/n 18-7909091,© Karsten Palt, 2013Piper
PA-18-150 Super Cub
Reg.: D-EEIL
c/n: 18-7909091
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2013 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 540] © Karsten Palt 2007-09-08
Piper PA-18-150 Super Cub, , D-EKOL , c/n 18-5612 ,© Karsten Palt, 2007Piper
PA-18-150 Super Cub
Reg.: D-EKOL
c/n: 18-5612
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2007 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 2631] © Karsten Palt 2009-09-05
Piper PA-18-150 Super Cub, , D-EKOL , c/n 18-5612 ,© Karsten Palt, 2009Piper
PA-18-150 Super Cub
Reg.: D-EKOL
c/n: 18-5612
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2009 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 2634] © Karsten Palt 2009-09-05
Piper PA-18-150 Super Cub, , D-EMAL, c/n 18-09023,© Karsten Palt, 2009Piper
PA-18-150 Super Cub
Reg.: D-EMAL
c/n: 18-09023
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2009 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 2558] © Karsten Palt 2009-09-04
Piper PA-18-150 Super Cub, , D-EMMY, c/n 18-7403,© Karsten Palt, 2009Piper
PA-18-150 Super Cub
Reg.: D-EMMY
c/n: 18-7403
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2009 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 10407] © Karsten Palt 2014-07-28
Piper PA-18-150 Super Cub, , D-ERDJ, c/n 18-2546,© Karsten Palt, 2014Piper
PA-18-150 Super Cub
Reg.: D-ERDJ
c/n: 18-2546
 
Hangar 10 [Usedom]
[Photo-ID: 10408] © Karsten Palt 2014-07-28
Piper PA-18-150 Super Cub, , D-ERDJ, c/n 18-2546,© Karsten Palt, 2014Piper
PA-18-150 Super Cub
Reg.: D-ERDJ
c/n: 18-2546
 
Hangar 10 [Usedom]
[Photo-ID: 7234] © Karsten Palt 2013-05-19
Piper PA-18-150 Super Cub, , G-CUBJ, c/n 18-2036,© Karsten Palt, 2013Piper
PA-18-150 Super Cub
Reg.: G-CUBJ
c/n: 18-2036
 
displayed in French AF c/s, marked as 18-5395, ex Royal Netherlands AF R-43
The Shuttleworth Collection [Old Warden Aerodrome Biggleswade]
[Photo-ID: 7235] © Karsten Palt 2013-05-19
Piper PA-18-150 Super Cub, , G-SVAS, c/n 18-7605,© Karsten Palt, 2013Piper
PA-18-150 Super Cub
Reg.: G-SVAS
c/n: 18-7605
 
The Shuttleworth Collection [Old Warden Aerodrome Biggleswade]
[Photo-ID: 10340] © Karsten Palt 2014-05-28
Piper PA-18-150 Super Cub, Atomic Energy Commission, N1872P, c/n 181946,© Karsten Palt, 2014Piper
PA-18-150 Super Cub
Atomic Energy Commission
Reg.: N1872P
c/n: 181946
 
NASM Udvar Hazy Center [Chantilly, VA]
[Photo-ID: 2168] © Karsten Palt 2009-06-01
Piper PA-18-95 Super Cub, , D-EAEB, c/n 18-3085,© Karsten Palt, 2009Piper
PA-18-95 Super Cub
Reg.: D-EAEB
c/n: 18-3085
 
Oostwold Airport Airshow 2009 [Oostwold - Groningen Airport (EHOW)]
[Photo-ID: 2597] © Karsten Palt 2009-09-05
Piper PA-18-95 Super Cub, , D-EAET, c/n 18-1571,© Karsten Palt, 2009Piper
PA-18-95 Super Cub
Reg.: D-EAET
c/n: 18-1571
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2009 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 2536] © Karsten Palt 2009-09-04
Piper PA-18-95 Super Cub, , D-EBFB, c/n 18-3217 ,© Karsten Palt, 2009Piper
PA-18-95 Super Cub
Reg.: D-EBFB
c/n: 18-3217
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2009 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 12124] © Karsten Palt 2015-08-30
Piper PA-18-95 Super Cub, , D-EBFB, c/n 18-3217,© Karsten Palt, 2015Piper
PA-18-95 Super Cub
Reg.: D-EBFB
c/n: 18-3217
 
Flugtag Breitscheid 2015 [Breitscheid (EDGB)]
[Photo-ID: 2602] © Karsten Palt 2009-09-05
Piper PA-18-95 Super Cub, , D-EBFC, c/n 18-3161,© Karsten Palt, 2009Piper
PA-18-95 Super Cub
Reg.: D-EBFC
c/n: 18-3161
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2009 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 7339] © Karsten Palt 2013-09-06
Piper PA-18-95 Super Cub, , D-EBFC, c/n 18-3161,© Karsten Palt, 2013Piper
PA-18-95 Super Cub
Reg.: D-EBFC
c/n: 18-3161
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2013 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 2539] © Karsten Palt 2009-09-04
Piper PA-18-95 Super Cub, , D-EDFZ, c/n 18-3427,© Karsten Palt, 2009Piper
PA-18-95 Super Cub
Reg.: D-EDFZ
c/n: 18-3427
 
ex 96+09
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2009 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 2610] © Karsten Palt 2009-09-05
Piper PA-18-95 Super Cub, , D-EDGD, c/n 18-1387 ,© Karsten Palt, 2009Piper
PA-18-95 Super Cub
Reg.: D-EDGD
c/n: 18-1387
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2009 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 7340] © Karsten Palt 2013-09-06
Piper PA-18-95 Super Cub, , D-EDGN, c/n 18-3419,© Karsten Palt, 2013Piper
PA-18-95 Super Cub
Reg.: D-EDGN
c/n: 18-3419
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2013 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 2614] © Karsten Palt 2009-09-05
Piper PA-18-95 Super Cub, , D-EFTB, c/n 18-3455,© Karsten Palt, 2009Piper
PA-18-95 Super Cub
Reg.: D-EFTB
c/n: 18-3455
 
ex 96+31
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2009 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 2617] © Karsten Palt 2009-09-05
Piper PA-18-95 Super Cub, , D-EGIN, c/n 18-5652 ,© Karsten Palt, 2009Piper
PA-18-95 Super Cub
Reg.: D-EGIN
c/n: 18-5652
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2009 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 2547] © Karsten Palt 2009-09-04
Piper PA-18-95 Super Cub, , D-EGMO, c/n 18-3195,© Karsten Palt, 2009Piper
PA-18-95 Super Cub
Reg.: D-EGMO
c/n: 18-3195
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2009 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 2090] © Karsten Palt 2009-05-10
Piper PA-18-95 Super Cub, , D-EHAP, c/n 18-1530,© Karsten Palt, 2009Piper
PA-18-95 Super Cub
Reg.: D-EHAP
c/n: 18-1530
 
Flugtag Bremen 2009 [Bremen (EDDW / BRE)]
[Photo-ID: 2621] © Karsten Palt 2009-09-05
Piper PA-18-95 Super Cub, , D-EHCF, c/n 18-3190,© Karsten Palt, 2009Piper
PA-18-95 Super Cub
Reg.: D-EHCF
c/n: 18-3190
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2009 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 7341] © Karsten Palt 2013-09-06
Piper PA-18-95 Super Cub, , D-EHCF, c/n 18-3190,© Karsten Palt, 2013Piper
PA-18-95 Super Cub
Reg.: D-EHCF
c/n: 18-3190
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2013 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 3028] © Karsten Palt 2009-08-16
Piper PA-18-95 Super Cub, , D-EJGR, c/n 18-3454,© Karsten Palt, 2009Piper
PA-18-95 Super Cub
Reg.: D-EJGR
c/n: 18-3454
 
ex 96+30
[Wiefelstede-Conneforde (EDWP)]
[Photo-ID: 2628] © Karsten Palt 2009-09-05
Piper PA-18-95 Super Cub, , D-EKBO, c/n 18-3453,© Karsten Palt, 2009Piper
PA-18-95 Super Cub
Reg.: D-EKBO
c/n: 18-3453
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2009 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 3992] © Karsten Palt 2010-08-22
Piper PA-18-95 Super Cub, , D-EKBO, c/n 18-3453,© Karsten Palt, 2010Piper
PA-18-95 Super Cub
Reg.: D-EKBO
c/n: 18-3453
 
Flugtag Breitscheid 2010 [Breitscheid (EDGB)]
[Photo-ID: 7467] © Karsten Palt 2013-09-07
Piper PA-18-95 Super Cub, , D-ENIT, c/n 18-7327,© Karsten Palt, 2013Piper
PA-18-95 Super Cub
Reg.: D-ENIT
c/n: 18-7327
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2013 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 2639] © Karsten Palt 2009-09-05
Piper PA-18-95 Super Cub, , D-ENLF, c/n 18-1337,© Karsten Palt, 2009Piper
PA-18-95 Super Cub
Reg.: D-ENLF
c/n: 18-1337
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2009 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 2640] © Karsten Palt 2009-09-05
Piper PA-18-95 Super Cub, , D-ENLH, c/n 18-1394,© Karsten Palt, 2009Piper
PA-18-95 Super Cub
Reg.: D-ENLH
c/n: 18-1394
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2009 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 674] © Karsten Palt 2007-09-15
Piper PA-18-95 Super Cub, , D-ENOS, c/n 18-3156,© Karsten Palt, 2007Piper
PA-18-95 Super Cub
Reg.: D-ENOS
c/n: 18-3156
 
Airport-Days 2007 [Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel (EDDH / HAM)]
[Photo-ID: 2641] © Karsten Palt 2009-09-05
Piper PA-18-95 Super Cub, , D-ENUT, c/n 18-7260,© Karsten Palt, 2009Piper
PA-18-95 Super Cub
Reg.: D-ENUT
c/n: 18-7260
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2009 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]

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