Piper PA-18 Super Cub (oz11930)
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Piper PA-18 Super Cub. Rubber scale model. Wingspan 540mm.
Quote: "Hi Mary & Steve, the scan is a results of this thread: http://www.rc-network.de/forum/showthread.php/669636 I think you can read and understand it at least rudimentary (or use your browser's translation tool ;-) There have been two series of rubber powered flyers. The first appeared at the end of the fifties, they've been rebranded Yeoman's resp. FrogFlite's, you can see them at post # 13, 2nd pic, first row. The newer (and ontopic) line are presumptive Graupner's own designs. The building instructions are printed on the plan - and German only. Of course, because Graupner can't stand against the large amount of Veron, Keil Kraft, etc. ;-)"
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User commentsNice plan, ditto forum even if I have to occasionally pick up my Langenscheidts dictionary! Online translation is much more efficient of course, but one tenth of the fun :-) Thank you pikpak.
Miguel - 03/02/2020
This was a quick build kit, parts were die-cut and had to be lightly cut out of the sheets. If I remember correctly, like so many other Graupner models they were quite easy to build and remarkably rugged, but fairly heavy. I think I built at least one of those some 40 years ago, together with a Boelkow Monsun of similar construction.
Today, I would build this model with lighter wings (framework and tissue covering) and some struts to add to scale appearance.
Martin - 04/02/2020
Hi Steve & Mary, This is my Graupner Super Cub from ca. 1983. Converted to Round-The-Pole, we used to let kids fly it at our annual club exhibition [more pics 004,005]. It took a heck of a beating, but I always managed to repair it. Goodness knows how many hours flying it did. Best Regards!
ChrisPinn - 04/02/2020
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