has 2043 Hours Total Time Since New with 73 hours Since Major Engine
Overhaul. Last annual was June of 2021. Compressions at last annual
were 73/74/72/75. Last Transponder Cert was June, 2021. The wings
were recovered in 1989, and the airplane is LIGHT SPORT
Digital Flip/Flop, MicroAir T-2000 Transponder, Dynon D-3 Artificial
Horizon, I-Pad Big Screen with Foreflight and ADS-B In.
Flying - The Ercoupe Story
Features: Rudder Pedal Kit, 4-Probe EGT, Arton
Fuel Flow Indicator, Digital Volt Meter, Digital Oil Pressure/Temp
over polished aluminum with fabric wings.
cloth with gray seat bottoms.
Ercoupe (E and R coming from the company's name: Engineering and
Research Corporation) was one of the most unusual-and
controversial-light airplanes ever built. It was designed by Fred E.
Weick, one of aviation's foremost engineers, who decided to solve
with one bold stroke the biggest single cause of aviation
fatalities: the stall, followed by spin, at altitudes too low to
permit recovery. The Ercoupe was designed to be stall-proof and
The Ercoupe was noticeably faster than its
contemporaries and quite comfortable and easy to fly. One nice touch
was that the cockpit canopy could be opened in flight, producing
much the same sensation as driving a convertible with the top down.
It was a nice looking, aluminum fuselage with cloth wings, and it
was true that it would neither stall nor spin. The major thrust of
the sales effort was "anyone can fly," and cases without
end were cited in which pilots who had never had a previous lesson
soloed in three hours, or two, or even one. As some owners began to
metalize the wings, the factory did produce some later models with