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    • Year
      1906
      2018
    • Length
      5 m
      9 m
    • Height
      1 m
      3 m
    • Width
      1 m
      8 m
    • Diameter
      3 m
      9 m
    • Wing area
      13 m2
      20 m2
    • Wingspan (Beam)
      8 m
      13 m
    • Wing loading
      26 kg/m2
      41 kg/m2
    • Swept
      4 m
      10 m
    • Sweep
      25 deg
      68 deg
    • Aspect ratio
      1
      26
    • Disc area
      1 m2
      460 m2
    • Main rotor diameter
      1 m
      62 m
    • Rotor number
      1 qt
      8 qt
    • Blades per rotor
      4 qt
      5 qt
    • Disc loading
      17 kg/m2
      73 kg/m2
    • Tail rotor diameter
      0 m
      5 m
    • Empty weight
      276 kg
      414 kg
    • Max. takeoff weight (Gross weight)
      440 kg
      660 kg
    • Loaded weight
      5 kg
      242500 kg
    • Crew
      1 per.
      2 per.
    • Useful load
      164 kg
      246 kg
    • Payload
      23 kg
      122470 kg
    • Capacity passengers
      1 per.
      2 per.
    • Hardpoints
      1 qt
      2576 qt
    • Ground Speed
      96 km/h
      1500 km/h
    • Max. Speed
      32 km/h
      48 km/h
    • Сruise Speed
      96 km/h
      146 km/h
    • Stall Speed
      40 km/h
      258 km/h
    • Landing Speed
      68 km/h
      270 km/h
    • Minimum control speed
      24 km/h
      113 km/h
    • Never exceed speed
      107 km/h
      1050 km/h
    • Fuel Capacity
      23 l
      320000 l
    • Fuel External
      142 l
      10025 l
    • Power/mass
      0 hp/kg
      23 hp/kg
    • Thrust/weight
      0 kN/kg
      3 kN/kg
    • Afterburning thrust
      29 kN/kg
      980 kN/kg
    • Total Power
      52 hp
      78 hp
    • Thrust
      1 kN
      1914 kN
    • Service ceiling
      2800 m
      4200 m
    • Static ceiling
      3 m
      5485 m
    • Range (Ferry range)
      283 km
      425 km
    • Range PTB (Ferry range)
      720 km
      10000 km
    • Сombat radius
      277 km
      7210 km
    • Endurance
      0 h
      150 h
    • Takeoff roll
      20 m
      3200 m
    • Landing roll
      20 m
      2570 m
    • Maximum glide ratio
      7
      43
    • Load factor from
      2 G
      9 G
    • Rate of climb
      109 m/min
      165 m/min
    • Rate of sink
      36 m/min
      56 m/min
    • Time to altitude
      0 min
      105 min
    • Propellers
      1 qt
      8 qt
    • Prop diameter
      1 m
      6 m
    • Prop blade number
      1 qt
      8 qt
    • Guns
      1 qt
      18 qt
    • Bombs
      1 qt
      250 qt
    • Missiles
      1 qt
      24 qt
    • Rockets
      1 qt
      76 qt
    • Torpedoes
      1 qt
      4 qt
    • Bombs weight
      2 kg
      39000 kg
    • Rockets weight
      1 kg
      48 kg
    • Number built
      16232 qt
      24350 qt
    • Price
      1968 USD
      2954 USD

Piper J-3 Cub

TypeAircraft
Company

Piper Aircraft

Scheme

High wing

Monoplane

Geometry
Length (m)
1.9
 
6.8
88.7
Height (m)
0.6
 
2.0
50.1
Wings
Wing area (m2)
1.1
 
16.6
925
Wingspan (Beam) (m)
0.1
 
10.7
95
Wing loading (kg/m2)
3.1
 
33.4
829
Weights
Empty weight (kg)
8
 
345
276,800
Max. takeoff weight (Gross weight) (kg)
154
 
550
575,000
Capacity
Crew (per.)
1
 
1
112
Useful load (kg)
26.4
 
205
90,700
Capacity passengers (per.)
1
 
1
400
Speeds
Max. Speed (km/h)
25
 
40
28,165
Сruise Speed (km/h)
52
 
121
3,087
Power
Total Power (hp)
0.4
 
65
60,000
1 powerplant at 2350 rpm
Performance
Service ceiling (m)
0.6
 
3,500
161,544
Range (Ferry range) (km)
4
 
354
40,700
Dynamic Performance
Rate of climb (m/min)
1.9
 
137.2
36,000
Stat
Number built (qt)
0
 
20,291
43,000
9,888 (US built); 150 (Canadian-built); 253 TG-8 gliders
Price (USD)
41.5
 
2,461
750.0 million
Introduction 1937
First flight 1938

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