Piper J-3 Cub .40 Size Kit

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Piper J-3 Cub .40 Size Kit

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  • Piper J-3 Cub .40 Size Kit

    A Favorite with Scale Model Builders, the Cub is Now Available with the
    Great Planes Unique "Computer Design and Drawn" Engineering, Resulting in
    Outstanding Scale Accuracy and Easy Kit Assembly.

    Features

    Nearly all balsa construction for easy finishing
    Includes all parts and instructions to build either the standard or
    aerobatic "clipped wing" version
    Exact scale outline is taken from original Piper 3-view drawing
    Top quality Great Planes hardware
    Realistic "barndoor" ailerons instead of strip ailerons found on
    most Cubs
    High quality shaped balsa leading edge, pre-notched for wing ribs
    Scale wing struts, landing gear fairings, dummy engines for both
    sides of the cowling, numerous decals as well as many "how-to" tips
    for creating additional scale details
    SEMI-SYMMETRICAL AIRFOIL
    Detailed instruction booklet and plans

    Specifications

    Wingspan: 76.5" (standard version)
    61.5" (clipped wing version)
    Wing Area: 820 sq in (standard)
    653 sq in (clipped wing)
    Weight: 6.5-7.5lbs
    Length: 49"
    Center of Gravity: 3-5/8" to 4-3/8" back from the leading edge .
    Wing Loading: 18-21oz/sq ft
    Degrees Incidence: Engine Thrust: 2° RIGHT 0° DOWN
    Stabilizer: 2.5°
    Wing: 2.5° (flat bottom is 0° to engine)
    Control Throws Each Way: High Low
    Elevator: 1-1/8" 5/8"
    Rudder: 1-3/8" 1"
    Aileron: ¾" UP ½" UP
    11/16" DOWN 7/16" DOWN

    Requires

    Engine: .40-.60 (2-stroke) and Pitts muffler or .48-.80 (4-stroke)
    Radio: 4 Channel w/Four Servos
    Covering: Two 6-Foot Rolls w/Matching Paint
    Misc. Items: 3-3/8" Main Wheels, 1¼" Tailwheel, Wheel Collars,
    Fuel Tubing, 12oz Fuel Tank, Propeller, Foam Rubber, Flex cable,
    Building and Field Equipment.

    Comments

    The spinner nut shown on the box are Fox's FOXQ2700 (polished).
    Full Wing Dihedral is 5/8"
    Clipped Wing Version Dihedral is ½"
    Decal sheet CUB4D01 sold only through GP Manufacturing includes:
    Two 3¼" x ¾" Black NC42517
    Two 11-3/8" x ½" Black lightning stripes
    Two 1½" x 1¼" Red, Brown, Black & White Piper Cub logos
    Two 3¼" x 5/8" Red, Black & White Great Planes logos
    One 4½" x 1-1/8" Black & White instrument panel
    Two 1¼" x ¼" Black & White Piper logos
    Two ¾" x 3/16" Brown & Black Sensenich logos
    Two 5/8" x 1/8" Black & White Continental logos
    Decal sheet CUB4D02 sold only through GP Manufacturing includes:
    One 23½" x 5¼" Black NC42517
    One 9-1/8" x 2-1/8" Black NC42517
    One 28½" tapered Black stripe

    Features

    • Nearly all balsa construction for easy finishing
    • Includes all parts and instructions to build either the standard or aerobatic "clipped wing" version
    • Exact scale outline is taken from original Piper 3-view drawing
    • Top quality Great Planes hardware
    • Realistic "barndoor" ailerons instead of strip ailerons found on most Cubs
    • High quality shaped balsa leading edge pre-notched for wing ribs
    • Scale wing struts landing gear fairings dummy engines for both sides of the cowling numerous decals as well as many "how-to" tips for creating additional scale details
    • SEMI-SYMMETRICAL AIRFOIL
    • Detailed instruction booklet and plans
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