1942 Piper J3 - L4 the military version of the J3 Cub

Single Engine Propeller


1942 Piper J3 - L4 the military version of the J3 Cub
Aircraft TypeSingle Engine Propeller
ModelJ3 - L4 the military version of the J3 Cub
ConditionUsed Aircraft
Sale TypeFor Sale
CurrencyAU $
Price $121,000
LocationNew South Wales, Australia
Registration NoVH-OPY
Serial Number9377
Year Built1942
Total Time Airframe3362

Built by Piper in April 1942. Served in WWII at Fort Sill USA for training Artillery Spotters and Forward Air Ops pilots. Genuine Warbird.

Complete restoration by Luskintyre Restorations in 2019. Won Grand Champion Warbirds AAAA National Flyin 2019.

Grove wheels, tyres and disc brake conversion. Original wheels, tyres and brakes included. ICom 200 VHF, Transponder and 2 place intercom in portable/removable box. 2x9amp/hr lithium batteries and new air-driven alternator. Solar panel for battery charging in the field. C85 engine overhauled by Brett at Luskintyre 2020. Mogas STC. 12 gal. aux wing tank. 2 new helmets.

New cover for overnights. Sold with fresh 100 hrly. 18 lt/hr 88lt total. 70kts

Total time 3362.
Engine hours SMOH 1102
Prop hours SMOH 133

Serious offers around $121K will get you this genuine, cheap to operate Warbird. Sad sale, re-locating.

Engine Specifications

C-85 HSMOH 1102 TBO 2000


iCom 200 , Transponder





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Seller Information

Contact Name:John Daley
Seller Type:Private
Location:New South Wales, Australia
Mobile:0412 434 765
Listing ID:8328
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