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The new Super Legend airplane is really "super"

The new Super Legend
The new Super Legend
American Legend

Flying by the seat of your pants: The new Super Legend from American Legend Aircraft Company was inspired by one of the most useful and imitated aircraft in all of aviation. Versatile, and wildly popular, the classic Super Cub is born again as the modern Super Legend. "An innovation leader, the Super Legend is built to enthrall and delight recreational and back country flyers alike. Modern in every respect, the Super Legend is built to be dependable and reliable. It sports an open cabin feel, exceptional slow flight, and docile handling", the company points out.

Reportedly, the stunning Super Legend has the same power-to-weight ratio as a 150-hp Piper Super Cub. A Lycoming IO-233 in the Super Legend provides 115 horsepower in an optimized, lightweight and super strong airframe. It offers increased performance, no power setting restrictions and greater payload capabilities over comparable aircraft. Standard equipment includes: ground adjustable composite propeller, traditional white paint with red striping, adjustable seating, basic instrumentation (altimeter, airspeed, inclinometer, tachometer, oil pressure, oil temperature, voltmeter), 406 MHz ELT, 6.00 x 6 tires.

Interesting features and options include:

  • Same Proven Airfoil and 35’6” Wing Span as Piper Super Cub
  • 3-Inch Wider Cabin Than Piper Super Cub
  • Classic PA-18 Pressure Cowling of Super Strong, Lightweight Carbon Fiber
  • Carbon Fiber Doors, Floorboards, Interior and Baggage Panels, Spinner, Wingtip Bows
  • CNC Cut Tubing and TIG Welded Fuselage
  • Classic Super Cub Paint Scheme with Custom Options
  • Basic Empty Weight Starting at 846 lbs.
  • Equivalent Power-to-Weight Ratio to 150-HP Piper Super Cub
  • 115-hp (at 2800 RPM) Lycoming IO-233 Engine with Electronic Ignition
  • Lightweight Engine Saves Over 35 lbs.
  • Full Power Available in All Phases of Flight
  • Center-line Thrust Engine Mount
  • Multi-fuel Capable, 100LL and Unleaded Autogas
  • Full Electrical System with Starter and Alternator
  • 76" Sensenich Ground Adjustable Propeller (48” / 50” / 52” pitch)
  • Extended Span Flap System
  • Aerodynamically Balanced Tail Surfaces
  • 32-Gallon Fuel System with Right/Left/Both/Off Selector
  • Dual Doors and Windows Fully Operable In Flight
  • Dual Controls with Front Seat Solo Pilot Position
  • L-bird Style Greenhouse Skylight and Rear Windows
  • Instrument Panel Options include VFR, Night VFR, Smart Cub Glass Panel, Autopilot, and More
  • Instrument Panel Tilted Forward Adding Extra Room
  • Ergonomic Body Conforming Adjustable Front Seat
  • Heel-operated Brakes with Parking Brake System, Optional Toe Brakes
  • External Baggage Door with Folding and Removable Rear Seat
  • Extended Baggage Compartment Options
  • Complete Aircraft Tested to ASTM F2245 Standards at 1750 lbs. Gross Weight
  • Sport Pilot Certified to 1320 lbs. Gross Weight S-LSA
  • Also Available as a Kit-built Aircraft
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