Piper J3 (oz12856)
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Piper J3. Texaco scale Piper J3. Radio control scale model. Wingspan 47 in, wing area 320 sq in. For Cox .049 engine, and 2 channels.
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User commentsThe plan is stick and tissue at his classic beauty but look at the quality of the handwriting. This goes above lettering, it's calligraphic art on a model plan.
Miguel - 06/03/2021
Hi Steve and Mary, As Miguel has pointed out, the wording on the plan is an art form in itself and it's great to see a rare human touch in our increasingly computer-generated world.
I suspect there is also a human error on the description of the centre section covering and it is the top sheeting that should be 1/16" balsa. If I am correct you may like to consider substituting the attached plan, which has been revised accordingly.
Skippy - 08/03/2021
Agreed - well spotted. Fixed now. Many thanks.
SteveWMD - 08/03/2021
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