1941 PIPER J-3C

  • For Sale
  • 1941
  • PIPER J-3C
  • NC3867
  • 7182
  • Louisburg, NC USA

47500 $47,500 USD

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  • For Sale
  • 1941
  • PIPER J-3C
  • NC3867
  • 7182
  • Louisburg, NC USA

General Specs (cont.)




494 lb


Additional Classifications

Detailed Description

This immaculate J3 Cub defines aviation romance. Simple and beautiful, with no cosmetic or mechanical flaws, this 'No Electrical System" Cub is ready to explore to countryside from down low, with the window open and the wonder of the Golden Days of Aviation in full blossom. One of the nicest J3's we have seen. Own it, treasure it, caretake it and then pass it along. Start your tailwheel love affair or just continue it! Just 2,280 hours total time and 52 on engine and prop overhauls.

Avionics / Equipment

This is a "No Electrical System" Cub 
Classic Piper J3 Panel Instruments 
- RPM 
- Airspeed Indicator 
- Wet Compass 
- Ball Bank Indicator 
- Altimeter 
- Oil Temp/Oil Pressure 
Engine Primer


Brackett Air Filter STC 
Rear Seat Shoulder Harness and Seat Belt STC 
Grove Brake System STC 
Aero Fabricators Engine and Boot Cowls STC 
Sealed Struts 
Metal Spars 
Teflon Fire-Sleeved Carb/Gascolator Line 
Maule Model SFSA-1-4 Tailwheel 
Fuel Capacity: 12 gal/ 11.2 Useable 
Useful Load: 494 lbs
Empty Weight: 726 lbs
Gross Weight: 1,220 lbs

Engines / Mods / Prop

Continental A-65-8 
s/n 5982278-C 
Metal Propeller: 
McCauley CM74-75

Interior / Exterior

Excellent Condition 
Black Premium Vinyl Seats 
Rear Seat Shoulder Harness 
Excellent Condition 
Classic Lockhaven Yellow  
Piper Cub Tail Graphics 
Fuselage Lightening Bolt 
Under-wIng "NC" N-Number


2012: Full Refurb Airframe and Fabric with Stitts Polyfiber P-108 STC 
1958: Aircraft used for agricultural & pest control spraying 
* Airframe Logbook #1 noted as lost in 1956, Time noted at that time was 1414.2 TTAF. Anecdotal logbooks from 1941 - 1956 are created from FAA Airworthiness File.