The Piper J3 Cub was produced betweeen 1939 and 1947 and had a production of around 20,000 units.
At one point in the war there was a Cub produced every 20 minutes.
During the build up of World War II the Civilian Pilot Training Program was formed and the Cub was the primary trainer. They had a total of 435,165 graduates and 75% were trained in a Cub. By the end of the war 80% of all US military pilots were trained in Cubs.
The Cub is fully Light Sport compliant. That means you do not need a medical to fly it only a valid drivers license. If you want to become a better pilot there is no better way than becoming a stick and rudder pilot. It will sharpen all of your skills. Call (414) 758-0759 and make arrangements for the time of your life.