• November 15, 2023 1:34 pm
  • British Columbia


  • Engine Type : 4-stroke
  • Engine Make/Model : LYCOMING o-360
  • Aircraft Condition : Used
  • Features : Airspeed, Altimeter, Artificial Horizon, Cabin Heat, CHT, EGT, G Meter, Rate of Climb, VSI


This is Paul White’s award winning Super T-18 known as KONG. This aircraft has won several championships including Reserve Grand Champion at Oskosh in 1978. In Feb 1979, it was featured on the cover of Sport Aviation. If you take this plane to Oskosh, you get special parking for previous champions. This Thorp has several unique features that set it apart from any other Thorp including a 200HP Lycoming IO-360 with CS prop, working cowl flaps, wet wings, gap seals and flow fences, and swept vertical fin, 3 axis manual trim and much more. It is a great combination of speed and economy cruising at approx 200 MPH on 9 USG/Hr. The long range tanks provide a range with reserves in excess of 1100 miles. Panel is standard 6 pack plus KY-197, KNS-80, KT-76A, Narco 121 Marker Beacon

Paint and interior rated 8/10. Currently the left outer wing is removed to facilitate storage. Prop suffered minor strike ( no engine sudden stop ) during engine run up. Prop was removed, inspected and blades dressed.

Imported to Canada in 2013 and based at Nanaimo BC ( CYCD )

Sale includes, full set of plans and all documentation. Airworthiness will be purchasers responsibility

Lycoming IO-360 A1A TTSMOH 535.1

Air Frame TT 1349.3

Prop HC-F2YR-1BF, sn CM11E TTSMOH 45.0


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2538 MUNN RD VICTORIA BC,V9E1H4,British Columbia