Super 18 Model S18-180

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S18-180
Super 18 Llc S18-LIGHT (N160AK).jpg
Role Sport aircraft
National origin United States
Manufacturer Super 18
Designer Mark Erikson
Developed from Piper PA-18
Variants Dakota Cub Super 18
Super 18 landing

The Super 18 Model S18-180 is an FAA type certificated light aircraft evolved from the Piper PA-18 Super Cub.[1]

Design and development[edit]

The Super 18-180 is a strut-braced, high-wing monoplane with conventional landing gear. The fuselage is constructed with welded steel tubing with aircraft fabric covering. The design is based on the Piper PA-18 with improvements. These include a wide cabin, slotted leading edges and enlarged flaps.[2]

The Super 18-180 was FAA type certificated in 2009.[3]

Variants[edit]

Dakota Cub Super 18
Dakota Cub is operated as a separate company building the experimental homebuilt variant of the Super 18 series.

Specifications (Super 18-180)[edit]

Data from Super 18 LLC

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1
  • Capacity: 1
  • Empty weight: 1,250 lb (567 kg)
  • Gross weight: 2,300 lb (1,043 kg)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Lycoming O-360-C4P Horizontally Opposed Piston, 180 hp (130 kW)

Performance

  • Stall speed: 45 kn; 84 km/h (52 mph)
  • Rate of climb: 712 ft/min (3.62 m/s)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Super 18 receives type certificate". Retrieved 23 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Super 18-180 Specifications". Retrieved 23 July 2012. 
  3. ^ "Super 18 Type Certificate". Retrieved 23 July 2012. 

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