The freedom of open skies, the challenge of landing on a remote strip, the peace, and tranquility of untouched nature — these are the rewards of backcountry aviation.
It’s where the spirit of exploration reigns, a world apart from congested flight paths and bustling airports.
Whether you’re an intrepid adventurer yearning for the solitude of wild frontiers or a seasoned bush pilot looking for a fresh bird to tame, here are five backcountry aircraft with current listings on Aircraft For Sale, each with their unique character and capabilities, ready to amplify your flying adventures.
Taking the pole position, we’re stepping into the future with the 2023 Zenith CH 750 SD. This light, yet robust aircraft, is perfect for those who love a nose wheel in the backcountry. With a high-lift wing design and user-friendly controls, it’s designed for low and slow flights, letting you soak up every moment.
Next up, meet the muscle of the lineup: the 2019 CubCrafters Carbon Cub FX. Outfitted with a powerful CC363i engine and an ultra-light carbon fiber frame, this speed demon offers top-notch STOL capabilities, making it a match in heaven for any backcountry flying enthusiast.
Pilots also read: We Fly: CubCrafters Carbon Cub EX-3 & FX-3 Made for Backcountry
Coming third is the trusty 2007 Aviat A-1B Husky. With a robust Lycoming O-360-A1P engine and a tailwheel configuration, this Husky still has much to offer. Reliable, strong, and ready to rough it, it’s the perfect companion for the wild at heart.
Taking the fourth spot is a blast from the past: the 1962 Piper PA-18-160 Super Cub. As a stalwart of backcountry aviation, this Super Cub is a testament to timeless design. Equipped with a Lycoming O-320 engine and the iconic high-wing, it’s ready to take you wherever the wild calls.
Closing our list is the 2018 Aviat A-1C-200 Husky. This rugged beauty, fitted with a 200 hp Lycoming engine, is built for those seeking an aircraft that’s as adventurous as they are. Boasting a modern cockpit, the A-1C-200 Husky ensures that your forays into the backcountry are comfortable as well as exciting.
Each of these aircraft, with their unique characteristics and capabilities, stands ready to take your backcountry adventures to new heights. From vintage classics to modern marvels, there’s a plane for every pilot’s passion and price point.
Whether you’re ready to embark on your maiden flight into aircraft ownership or want to diversify your fleet with a new airborne chariot, remember that each journey begins with a single flight. Discover all these airplanes and more on Aircraft For Sale, your portal to the next chapter of your flying adventure.
When you’re ready to take the next step towards airplane ownership for your backcountry dreams, we have you covered. Getting pre-qualified is easy with FLYING Financial Group; simply fill out an application in minutes, speak with one of our aviation experts, and get closer to your dreams today!