Let Your Dreams Take Flight

Welcome to SWT Aviation

SWT Aviation provides excellent customer service, with the accent on “service”, and we will not rest until each buyer and each seller are pleased with the outcome of his or her negotiation.

SWT Aviation, Inc. was founded in 1999, by Mr. John S. “Chip” Allen, a FAA licensed Commercial Pilot, and aircraft owner. Following a successful career as a business owner in the sale of capital equipment in the environmental field, Mr. Allen has returned to his passion for airplanes and flying as a second career venture



Gross Weight 1,320 lbs

Engine Titan CC340
 180 HP

CATTO Composite Prop

Useful Load 424 lbs

Cruise Speed 96 mph at 75% power

Range 450 miles

Takeoff Distance 60 Feet

Landing Distance 245 Feet


Gross Weight 1,865 / 2,000 lbs

Engine CC340 / CC363i
180 / 186 HP

Fixed Pitch / Constant Speed Prop

Useful Load 883 / 977 lbs

Cruise Speed 110 / 135 mph at 75% power

Range 632 / 765 miles

Take Off Distance 110 / 90 Feet

Landing Distance 140 / 155 Feet


Gross Weight 2,300 lbs

Engine Lycoming O-360-C1G / CC393i
 180/215 HP

Hartzell Trailblazer constant speed Prop

Useful Load 1,084 lbs

Cruise Speed 145 mph at 75% power

Range 800 miles

Takeoff Distance 170 Feet

Landing Distance 170 Feet


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Video 1
Three Nosewheel Equipped NX Cubs Explore the Idaho Backcountry
Video 2
The Ultimate Cub: Carbon Cub EX-3 / FX-3

Video 3
Flying the Willamette River Valley – Carbon Cub SS

Aircraft Appraisal Services

“We look after every detail”

Chip Allen

The only true measure of the value of an aircraft is through the use of a certified appraisal, by a member of the National Aircraft Appraisers Association. The President of SWT Aviation Inc. is a NAAA Certified Senior Aircraft Appraiser, and as such, can provide detailed valuations on aircraft being bought, sold, financed, or insured.