It is safe to say that hundreds of thousands of pilots learned to fly in a Piper Cub. For many non-pilots, the Piper Cub is the entirety of small aircraft aviation — like Kleenex is to facial tissue.
2017 marks the 80th anniversary of the J-3. As a tribute to that milestone, following are eight random facts you may — or may not — know about the yellow little two-seaters. [Read more…]