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1938 Piper J3C-65 Cub w/ 75 hp
AIRCRAFT SPECIFICATIONS
N-Number: NC22726 S/N: 2696
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Embark on your own tailwheel adventures with this dependable J3 Cub, steeped in history and expertly cared for by renowned aviation journalist and YouTube sensation, Paul Bertorelli. With years of ownership and countless appearances in his acclaimed writings and videos, this Cub has earned its stripes as a reliable and beloved aircraft. Simple, sweet, and boasting a straight-flying performance, it's an iconic piece of aviation heritage waiting for its next chapter. Now it is your turn to love, cherish and pass it along.
Airframe: 4,933 Hours
Engine: 202 Hours SMOH
Avionics
This is a “No Electrical System” Cub  
  
Classic Piper J3 Panel Instruments  
- Altimeter  
- Airspeed Indicator  
- RPM with recording Tach 
- Wet Compass  
- Ball Bank Indicator  
- Oil Temp 
- Oil Pressure  
Engine Primer 
 
Portable Comm Equipment: 
Avcom 2-Place Intercom 
- Sidetone 
- remote input capability 
Sporty’s PJ2 battery-operated radio 
- remote antenna located in tail section 
- antenna equipped with metal ground plane
Features
Grove Disc Brakes STC 
Brackett Air Filter STC 
Real Gaskets Pushrod Tube Mod STC 
Sealed Struts 
Wood Spars 
 
2000 Refurbish - Aircraft stripped to bare metal, cleaned and bead blasted. Entire fuselage and wings and all metal components were painted. Aircraft was recovered with Poly Fiber.
Interior
Good Condition  
Black Vinyl Seats with Yellow Piping 
Rear Seat Shoulder Harness 
Overhead Portable Intercom and Radio

Exterior
Good Condition  
Ceconite 102 Lifetime Fabric 
Classic Lockhaven Yellow  
Piper Cub Tail Graphics  
Fuselage Lightening Bolt  
Under-wIng “NC” N-Number
Details
Annual Inspection completed by Sarasota Avionics March 2024.  
 
Engine: 
Continental A-75-8 
s/n 715003 
Engine was overhauled and upgraded to 75 HP by 
Don’s Dream Machines 2013 
 
Propeller: 
Sensenich wooden propellor (2016) 
 
Damage history: 
- Left landing gear strut replaced and recovered after hitting a runway marker. Prop was also replaced. 
 
- Various airframe damage and repairs noted in early 1940s, (70 years ago.) see FAA Airworthiness File. 

Located at KVNC (KVNC Details)
Hangared since 2000  
Logbooks begin 1950 
Anecdotal Airframe Logbook derived from FAA Airworthiness covers earlier period. 

 
 
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Make Offer $ 41,900

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