Taylor Cub. Specifications. A photo.
Taylor Cub. Specifications. A photo.

Taylor Cub. Specifications. A photo.


Taylor Cub - lightweight single-engine aircraft, designed and manufactured by the American aircraft manufacturer «Taylor Aircraft Company» with 1930 1936 on year.


Taylor Cub a photo


Work on designing a multipurpose aircraft Taylor Cub vessel began in the US aviarazrabotchikami 1927 year. In 20-ies of the last century, the US civil aviation market is very much in need of high-quality and reliable aircraft capable of carrying on its board a cargo and passengers, which in turn became the basis for the beginning of the development of the aircraft.

The Taylor Cub aircraft made its first flight on September 12, 1930, and two months later the project was sent to serial production, where it remained for six years, until the appearance of more advanced models that could replace this aircraft.

For its time, the Taylor Cub aircraft has a quite attractive appearance, however, in addition to the design, the customers of this aircraft were attracted by the very good flight performance of the aircraft, which, as the modified versions appeared, significantly improved.


Photo of Taylor Cub 


The cockpit of the Taylor Cub aircraft is very small, while the arrangement of the seats in a tandem configuration greatly limits the number of people on board. Nevertheless, the Taylor Cub aircraft is suitable for carrying two people on board - a pilot and a passenger, and if necessary, the rear seat can be dismantled, and the aircraft will become suitable for transporting small loads with a total weight of up to 209 kilograms (taking into account the weight of the pilot ).

Taylor Cub aircraft has a high reliability, which makes it very attractive and allows operation of the model including today.

Depending on their modification in Taylor Cub airplane used power plant with a capacity of 20 hp to 40 hp, respectively, that provides the aircraft a maximum speed of movement in 135 km \ h. Maximum range of flight of the aircraft is also very limited, and is only 365 kilometers.


Aircraft Taylor Cub 


Over the years of its release, Taylor Cub aircraft produced in the following versions:

  • Taylor E-2 - A basic prototype of the aircraft;
  • Taylor E-2 Cub - The first production version of the aircraft is equipped with a piston-type engine brand Continental A-40-2 40 power in hp .;
  • Taylor F-2 - A modernized version of the aircraft version of the Taylor E-2 Cub;
  • Taylor G-2 - An improved version of the aircraft;
  • Taylor H-2 - an improved version of the aircraft with a 35 hp Say-Kai three-cylinder aircraft engine;
  • Taylor J-2 - The latest production version of the airplane manufactured by Taylor Cub «Taylor Aircraft Company»;
  • Taylorcraft A - An improved version of the aircraft Taylor J-2 with seats located in front of the cab.


Specifications Taylorcraft B.


  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Passenger: 1 people;
  • aircraft Length: 6,86 m (depending on version).
  • Wingspan: 10,72 m (depending on version).
  • Plane Height: 1,98 m (depending on version).
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 231 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Payload: 209 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 440 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Cruising speed: 115 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight speed: 130 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight distance: 365 km. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight height: 3700 m (depending on version).
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: Continental A-40-2 (depending on version);
  • Power: 35 hp (Depending on modification).



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