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PIPER PA-18 SUPER CUB SEAPLANE

Probably the most heavily produced floatplane in the short history of aviation is the Piper PA-18 Super Cub.Probably the most heavily produced floatplane in the short history of aviation is the Piper PA-18 Super Cub. There are so many located up north, they compete with the De Havilland Beaver and the Cessna 180 for the title of “The State Bird of Alaska”. Many go straight from floats to skis each year with little or no wheel type operations in between. A fleet of this type of floatplane is even operated by the State of Alaska for policing a multitude of types of state related business. With the incredible number of Supplementary Type Certificates (approved modifications) that are available for this type of airplane, it seems that no two Super Cubs are exactly alike. The Super Cub has not been replaced by a more modern design in the field, and there is no sign that this will happen in the near future, so the type will most likely be out there working for a living for the forseeable future.

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