Taylor / Piper J-2 Cub

Touring / Trainer Aircraft

Taylor J-2 Cub, NC19518, c/n 1718, Yanks Air Museum © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Taylor J-2 Cub, later Piper J-2 Cub is a single-engine two-seat light touring aircraft produced by the US-American manufacturer Taylor Aircraft Company and later by Piper Aircraft Corporation.
The J-2 Cub is a development of the earlier Taylor Cub.
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelContinental A-40-5
Engine Power30 kW40 hp
max. Cruise Speed106 km/h57 kts
  66 mph
Speed126 km/h68 kts
  78 mph
Service Ceiling3.658 m12.000 ft
Rate of climb137 m/min450 ft/min
Range354 km191 NM
220 mi.
Empty Weight238 kg525 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight419 kg924 lbs
Wing Span10,74 m35 ft 3 in
Wing Area16,6 m179 ft
Length6,78 m22 ft 3 in
Height1,98 m6 ft 6 in
First Flight1935
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1935-1938
Total Production1207
Developed fromTaylor Cub
Data for (Version)Piper J-2

[Photo-ID: 6345] Karsten Palt 2012-06-12
Taylor J-2 Cub, , NC19518, c/n 1718, Karsten Palt, 2012Taylor
J-2 Cub
Reg.: NC19518
c/n: 1718
Yanks Air Museum [Chino, CA]