Piper J-4 Cub Coupe

Touring / Trainer Aircraft

Piper J-4 Cub Coupe, D-EHYG, c/n 4-880, EDWI © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Piper J-4 Cub Coupe is a single-engine two-seat touring and trainer aircraft produced by the US-American manufacturer Piper Aircraft Corporation.
The J-4 is a development of the Piper J-3 Cub with a wider cabin, larger wings, an improved landing gear with wheel brakes and a free moveable tail wheel.
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelLycoming O-145-B1
Engine Power48 kW65 hp
max. Cruise Speed161 km/h87 kts
  100 mph
max. Speed (vne)217 km/h117 kts
  135 mph
Service Ceiling3.658 m12.000 ft
Range546 km295 NM
339 mi.
Empty Weight336 kg741 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight590 kg1.301 lbs
Wing Span11,02 m36 ft 2 in
Wing Area17,0 m183 ft
Length6,86 m22 ft 6 in
Height2,08 m6 ft 10 in
First Flight05/1938
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1938-1942
Total Production1250
Developed fromPiper J-3
FAA TCDSA-703, TC708, TC721,
Data for (Version)Piper J-4F Cub Coupe
VariantsJ-4A, J-4B, J-4E, J-4F

[Photo-ID: 11175] Karsten Palt 2015-06-03
Piper J-4A Cub Coupe, , NC22783, c/n 4-469, Karsten Palt, 2015Piper
J-4A Cub Coupe
Reg.: NC22783
c/n: 4-469
Pima Air and Space Museum [Tucson, AZ]