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1946 J3C, A75, FRONT SEAT SOLO OK, was $32K, reduced to $27,500

anelon

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I bought this airplane for my son but didn't realize the mods that were done by a previous owner to make it possible for him to fly solo from the front seat (PA11 rear seat and PA18 baggage compartment and front seat mod) made it cramped for us to fly from the back seat, which we like to do. (Now with a standard front seat - OK to fly from back). It has a great baggage compartment - the rear seat back folds down so you can carry a duffel or fish or game (or even baggage). The airplane has approximately 6600 hours total airframe time, approx 250 hours since major on the A75, recent Slicks and new Grove brakes just installed on the 8.00x4 wheels. Sealed struts. It flies really nicely. Leading edges are nice and straight. The airplane was owned by an aviation family in north Georgia and kept in their climate controlled hangar for many years but was rarely flown. The Army officer I bought it from was looking for a PA18 and found one right after he bought this airplane and I happened to be looking for a Cub at the same time. I'm looking for a J3 with a standard layout or will undo what was done if we don't sell this one. PM me for more details.


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And, of course, I forgot to include a picture of the extended baggage compartment.....

The airplane is hangared at Zephyrhills FL (ZPH).

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Looks like a clean aircraft, Anelon, but I don't know how well that atypical baggage arrangement will fly with prospective buyers. Most like stock. It should convert back, but not without a trick or two. jimmy
 

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Is the baggage and the seat mods approved? Do you have the 337's for these mods?
 

anelon

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The mods were done in 1970 and there are 337s. They were approved. Interesting that the 337 only covered the rear seat and baggage compartment ... the front seat back was moved aft 3.5-4" but that isn't addressed at all. If nobody wants a front-seat-solo Cub I plan to replace the front seat with a stock configuration seat and fly it from the back like Messrs. Taylor and Jamoneau intended. It's a danged nice airplane.


Is the baggage and the seat mods approved? Do you have the 337's for these mods?
 

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Front seat has been replaced with a standard J3 front seat (new, PMA'd from Wag). OK to fly now from rear seat - no interference with the rear control stick. Just re-rigged the airplane, too, and it flies hands-off. I'm still selling and have it in Barnstormers for $27,500. Worth the money, IMO. If it doesn't sell, I have a great airplane.
 

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If you still have it up for sale in 9 months or so when I get back from the "Stan" Id definatly be interested!.
 

anelon

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If you still have it up for sale in 9 months or so when I get back from the "Stan" Id definatly be interested!.
Let me know when you're back ... if the Cub is still available we'll get together. Be safe.

-alex
 

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