PA-18 USAFItem Number: 516
Piper PA-18 Super Cub airplane model. The PA-18A was designed initially as a specialized agricultural duster/sprayer airplane introduced in 1952, it incorporated as standard a chemical hopper and spray/dusting gear, but was easily convertible for general-purpose use, and when production of the airplane ended a total of 2,650 Super Cubs had been built. The PA-18-150 Super Cub was powered by a 150-hp Avco Lycoming 0-320 flat-four piston engine, giving the airplane a maximum speed of 130 mph, service ceiling of 19,000 feet, and a range with maximum payload of 460 miles. It was also utilized for a short time by the USAF as a primary trainer.
Mahogany Wood. Scale: 1/24. Wingspan 18 inches, Length 11 1/4 inches.