“This aircraft will raise the bar for any certified plane to come, by combing the latest in aviation technology with lightweight, high performing, bush style performance.” Drew Haag, Above Alaska Aviation
Anchorage, AK (PRWEB) March 01, 2016
The Alaska Airmen Association Piper Super Cub refurbishing project is on its way to being finished. This year’s Piper PA-18-150 is being rebuilt by Above Alaska Aviation of Talkeetna, Alaska.
This is another specially built Alaska-style aircraft. For the 15th year the Alaska Airmen Association is raffling off an aircraft to support the non-profit aviation organization.
The custom painted Super Cub could be yours for a $60 raffle ticket or $275 for a group of five chances. Only 7,500 tickets will be sold. The drawing is at 4:45p.m. on May 1, 2016 at the Great Alaska Aviation Gathering, Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport. This year’s second prize is a set of donated Airglas, Inc. GLH3000 composite / carbon hydraulic wheel skis.
The venue for the raffle drawing is the 19th Annual Great Alaska Aviation Gathering (previously known as the Alaska State Aviation Trade Show and Conference). The show is the largest community outreach event sponsored by the Alaska Airmen.
This program is so popular, that aircraft manufacturers donate new components and certified parts to support the raffle with an aircraft that will prove the quality and innovation of today’s bush Cub.
Above Alaska says the performance of this Piper Super Cub aircraft could be up to: Takeoff Distance -100 feet, Landing Distance -150 feet, Stall Speed – 30 mph, Rate of Climb -1500 fpm, Fuel consumption-10 gph, Cruise Speed – 120 mph.
This ultimate Alaska bush flying machine is equipped with a 160 horsepower engine from Custom Aircraft Engines, an MT Reversible propeller by Professional Pilots Inc, and Flight Resource, Sky-Tech starter, B&C lightweight alternator, Whelen LED navigation, landing and strobe lights, beacon, Alpha Omega Suspension System, Atlee Dodge extended gear, carbon fiber floorboards and tank covers from Carbon Concepts, under seat battery box, extended baggage, removable rear seat cross bar, Electronics International CGR-30P engine analyzer, Garmin ADS-B, radio, GPS, and transponder, Alpha Systems AOA, and Spidertracks, all on 31-inch Tundra tires.
The fuselage is by Univair/Atlee Dodge-Alaska with an avionics and instrument panel is a design by Drew Haag, and treated by Advanced Powder Coating. The panel is laser engraved by Alaska Laminated Signs. A Dakota Cubs High Capacity gascolator, headerless fuel system and brake master cylinders, Micro Aerodynamics Vortex Generators,Hooker lnertial Reel Shoulder Harnesses Front and Back Seats, 406 MHz ELT almost complete this unique Alaska airplane.
This raffle Cub is covered with Polyfiber fabric and paint product generously donated by Polyfiber, Inc. This year’s Cub will also have a special paint scheme designed by contest winner Curt Holler. Graphic design by Scheme Designers of New Jersey, and stencils provided by Moody Aero-Graphics. Custom built and embroidered seats are being donated by Buster’s Upholstery, and will showcase the paint scheme design as well.
Additionally David Clark Company has donated two K10 Helmet Kits to go with the airplane for the winner of the raffle plane and its passenger. For a complete list of donations, visit the Above Alaska Aviation website at http://www.abovealaska.com.
For more information on how to purchase tickets, email: supercub2016(at)alaskaairmen(dot)org. To purchase tickets directly, call the Alaska Airmen at (907) 245-1251 or 1- 800-464-7030.
The Alaska Airmen Association is a general aviation organization that represents over 2200 members statewide. Our mission is to “promote general aviation in Alaska.” Membership includes pilots, mechanics, aircraft owners and anyone that has an interest in aviation, http://www.alaskaairmen.org.