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From the book "Ercoupe" by Louis N. Buffardi, January 1980, Chapter XIII, pages 81-82, from the table prepared by J. Dyer, July 27, 1976

Manufacturer Year Model Gross weight Approval Engine Serial numbers Original Price Units built Units built under nameplate
ERCO Engineering and Research Corp., Riverdale, Maryland 1940 1941 415-C 1260 lb. ATC 718 (3-25-40) C-65-8 1 thru 112 $2,665 112 5081
1946 415-C* 1260 lb. ATC 718 (3-25-40) C-75-12 C-75-12F 113 thru 4423 $2,665 4,311
1947 415-D 1400 lb. ATC A-787 (6-13-47) C-75-12 C-75-12F 4424 thru 4500 $3,450 77
1947 415-CD** 1260 lb. ATC A-787 (8-19-47) C-75-12 C-75-12F 4501 thru 4868 $3,785 368
1948 415-E 1400 lb. ATC A-787 (7-8-48) C-85-12 C-85-12F 3779, 4869 thru 5011 $3,785 213
1949 415-E 1400 lb. ATC A-787 (7-8-48) C-85-12 C-85-12F 5003 & 5005 $3,785
1949 415-E 1400 lb. ATC A-787 (1-28-49) C-85-12 C-85-12F 5015 thru 5040*** $3,995
1950 415-E 1400 lb. ATC A-787 (7-8-48) C-85-12 C-85-12F 5008 and 5009 $3,785
1950 415-G ClubAir1 1400 lb. ATC A-787 (1-28-49) C-85-12 C-85-12F 5041 thru 5081**** $3,995
Universal Aircraft Industries purchased Ercoupe from Engineering Research, provided spare parts support to the then existing models, then sold the project to Forney in April of 1955.
Fornair -- Forney Aircraft Company, Ft. Collins, CO (serial numbers not used) 5082 thru 5599
1958 F-1 Forney Delux2 1400 lb. ATC A-787 (9-18-56) C-90-12F 5600 thru 5655 $6,995 56 163 "Forney" models built
1959 F-1 Forney Explorer, Execta, Expediter 1400 lb. ATC A-787 (9-18-56) C-90-12F 5656 thru 5714 $6,995 59
1959 F-1A Forney Trainer 1450 lb. ATC A-787 (12-22-59) C-90-12F 5715 thru 5738 $7,450 23
Air Products Co., New Mexico 1959 F-1A Forney Trainer 1450 lb. ATC A-787 C-90-12F 5739 thru 5763 $7,450 25
(serial number 5764 later converted to A2-A) 5764 1 297 "Alon" models built
Alon, Inc., McPherson, Kansas 1965 A-2 Alon Delux3 1450 lb. ATC A-787 (3-16-64) C-90-12F C-90-16F A-2 thru -87 86
1966 A-2 Alon Delux 1450 lb. ATC A-787 (3-16-64) C-90-12F C-90-16F A-88 thru A-224 $8,395 137
1967 A-2 Alon Delux 1450 lb. ATC A-787 (3-16-64) C-90-12F C-90-16F A-225 thru A-245 21
Mooney Aircraft, Kerrville, Texas 1968 A2-A Alon Cadet (built at McPherson) 1450 lb. ATC A-787 C-90-12F B-246 thru B-289 44
1968 A2-A Alon Cadet (built at Kerrville) 1450 lb. ATC A-787 C-90-12F B-290 thru B-297 $9,295 8
1969 M-10 Cadet4 1450 lb. ATC A-787 C-90-12F C-90-16F 69---3 thru 69--11 $8,995 bare 9 59 Mooney M10 models built
1970 M-10 Cadet 1450 lb. ATC A-787 C-90-12F C-90-16F 700001 thru 700050 $8,995 bare 50
October of 1974 resold to Univair
 

* This aircraft is similar to the model 415C except for the installation of the 75 horsepower engine, increased design speeds, revised brakes and primary control systems, revised windshields and numerous changes in fabrication methods.

**This aircraft is similar to the model 415C except for the revised throttle and trim control, wide trim tab (1 3/8" chord) in accordance with ERCO drawing 415-22031, improved fuel venting system, revised nose gear oleo strut, improved interior trim and installation of stainless steel upper fuselage skin.

*** Serial numbers 5012 thru 5014 may not have been used.

**** some sources show serial numbers going as high as 5099, but I don't think any aircraft past 5081 were built.

1This aircraft is similar to the model 415E except for installation of "Kiddy Seat", increased baggage capacity, double curvature windshield, revised nose cowling support, revised engine baffles, revised seat back structure and other minor changes.

2This aircraft is similar to model 415G except for engine and propeller combination, revised engine cowling, outer wing panels, metal covered, baggage compartment extended, modifications of seats and instrument panel.

3This aircraft is similar to model F-1A except for engineering improvements on sliding enclosure hatch, lowered cabin side to easy access and egress, modular instrument panel, new control column and wheel, cable quadrant redesigned to improve response, exhaust system "Cross-Over" stack replaced by lighter balanced system, riveted fuel tanks eliminated in favor of all welded tanks, toe brakes incorporated, spring steel gear as optional equipment in 1966.

4This aircraft is similar to the A2-A except for new design empennage, ailerons, and fuel tank vent.