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For fun things to do and activities on the Isle of Wight why not try gliding at Bembridge



Super Cub Specifications

The Piper Super Cub gained certification on November 18, 1949. Initally powered by a Continental C90-12F, improvements over the years resulted in a Lycoming O-320, 150hp in it's final production form. It continued in production until 1981, when all rights were sold to WTA Inc. of Lubbock, Texas. A versatile aircraft, suited to many roles, especially bush flying. Several varients were also constructed for the military, including the L-18,and L-21...differing mainly in horsepower.   


Power: One 150hp Avco Lycoming O-320 flat four

Max Speed: 113kts

Service Ceiling: 19,000ft

Range: 460 miles

Weight Empty: 983lbs

Gross Weight: 1,750lbs

Wing Span: 35ft 2.5in

Length: 22ft 7in

Engine Limits: 2,700rpm 

Airspeed Limits:

Maneuvering...............96mph (83kts) 

Max Structural Cruise.....121mph (105kts) 

Never Exceed..............153mph (133kts) 

Flaps Extended............85mph (74kts) 

Fuel Capacity: 36gal  

Oil Capacity: 8qts