You might have noticed my drooling on twitter (@AirPigz) a while back after I found a different Culver Cadet for sale for just $17,000... and now here's another amazingly great looking airplane for just $21,000. If I had some cash (or a credit rating that wasn't face-down-in-the-mud) I'd be all over these little cuties. In fact, I'd probably have more than one!
Where else can you buy a true antique aircraft that has retractable landing gear and can scoot around the sky at 120 mph on just 5 gph... AND can be bought for about the price of a new nicely equipped Toyota Corolla? I don't know of any other production aircraft that can match the uniqueness, affordability and retro cool factor of the little Culver Cadet - even if the useful load is only a little over 400 pounds.
Wanna know more about the quirky little Cadet? Read this great Vintage Airplane magazine article from 2007 - but watch out, you just might find yourself in the buying mood : )