First Piper Cub Produced

The first Cub was completed on November 2, 1937

The Cub was simple, slow, safe, and affordable—perfect for a beginner pilot. Ultimately, the Taylor/Piper Cubs offered flight schools, clubs, and the general public what they wanted: a truly practical, affordable, versatile, and fun light airplane.

Event Date: 
Monday, November 1, 1937
Image Reference: 
The Piper J-2 Cub
Full Size Image Reference: 
The Piper J-2 Cub
Sub Category: 
People Connections: 
William T. Piper
C. G. Taylor
Technology & Innovation Connections: 
Wood Propeller
A-40 Engine
Aircraft Connections: 
Piper J-2 Cub
Event Year: 
1 937
Event Tier: 


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