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|Tail||Regular tail, low set|
|Landing gear||Tricycle fixed|
Light utility aircraft. In service since 1950. Improved, more powerful development of PA-11 Cub and PA-14 Cub Cruiser. Built in a few versions with different powerplant. PA-18-135 (135 HP) since 1952, PA-18-150 (150 HP) since 1954. Production ceased for first time in 1981 after 7500 aircraft were built. In a second production from 1982 to 1988, 250 aircraft were built. Approx. 100 aircraft were built in a third production from 1988 to 1994. Several thousand aircraft used by many military forces.
|Wing span||10.7 m35.105 ft |
|Length||6.8 m22.31 ft |
|Height||2 m6.562 ft |
|Powerplant||1 x 90 HP Continental C90-12F or C90-8F or
1 x 150 HP Lycoming O-320 piston engine with two blade propeller.
|Engine model||Continental O-200, Lycoming O-320|
(to 5000 ft)
|MACH Climb||Cruise||Initial Descent
|V2 (IAS)||kts||IAS||kts||IAS||kts||IAS||kts||MACH||TAS||100 kts||MACH||IAS||kts||IAS||kts||Vapp (IAS)||kts|
|Distance||61 m||ROC||960 ft/min||ROC||ft/min||ROC||ft/min||ROC||ft/min||MACH||ROD||ft/min||ROD||ft/min||MCS||kts||Distance||107 m|
Accidents & Serious Incidents involving PA18
None on SKYbrary