SUCCESS. We found records for Aircraft N-Number 98259.
The N-Number 98259 is for an aircraft that is a Fixed wing single engine airplane that takes off from Land and has 1 engines. It was built in year 1946.
We found that 98259 identifies the airplane manufacturer as PIPER and the model as J3C-65. Our N-NUMBER Decoder puts this 1946 PIPER J3C-65 aircraft into a weight classification of up to 12,499 pounds and lists it as having 2 seats.
The aircraft Transponder code is 53332673 and the serial number of the plane is 18430 for this N-Number.
When it comes to the engine of the PIPER J3C-65, our Airplane Decoder finds that the engine manufacturer is CONT MOTOR and that this plane used the engine model called A&C65 SERIES. The A&C65 SERIES is a Reciprocating engine that produces 65 HORSE POWER (or 0 THRUST) giving this aircraft a top cruising speed of 67 MPH.
98259 air-craft belongs to a Individual company or person named DEFONTES KENNETH W JR and was certified by the FAA on 20010424 in KINGSVILLE, MD. The airplane became airworthy on 19560312 (yyyymmdd).
Further information for such aeroplanes, seaplanes, and airliners can be found on 98259 at the FAA website: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?nNumberTxt=98259
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