Specifications for the
Piper L-4 Grasshopper
Light Oberservation Aircraft
Focus Model: Piper L-4 Grasshopper
Country of Origin: United States
Manufacturer: Piper Aircraft Corporation - USA
Initial Year of Service: 1941
Crew: 1 or 2
Length: 22.01ft (6.71m)
Width: 35.24ft (10.74m)
Height: 6.66ft (2.03m)
Weight (Empty): 730lbs (331kg)
Weight (MTOW): 1,219lbs (553kg)
Powerplant: 1 x Continental O-170-3 flat-four piston engine generating 65hp.
Maximum Speed: 85mph (137kmh; 74kts)
Maximum Range: 190miles (306km)
Service Ceiling: 9,301ft (2,835m; 1.8miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 0 feet per minute (0m/min)
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