Piper PA-18 Super Cub (oz5095)
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Piper PA-18 Super Cub. Radio control scale model. Graupner kit no. 4641. Wingspan 1200mm; Engine .15; 3ch R/C. Note this kit was supplied with a foam wing, so the plan shows no parts for wing ribs etc.
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Update 07/05/2018: added kit review from Radio Modeller, March 1977, thanks to RFJ.
Supplementary file notes
Kit instructions in German 24 pages complete, text and pics; also exploded assembly view, both of these thanks to Otmar. Also, wing detail pics (pdf file), showing alternative traditional style balsa wing construction, thanks to JohnBullivant.
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User commentsHi Steve, I re created this cub this year off the Graupner plan and thought you might like a colour image of the model [see more pics 005, 006]. It is the original colour and decals (near enough). I have built it as electric (using 3s lipo and TGY 28/36 1200kva motor) and added flaps which work very well. The wing is built up and is simple to make (have included a pic of some of the details if anyone needs any ideas for the construction) [see supplenent file 5095_Wing_Detail.pdf]. The tip is the most time consuming but not hard to do. You could substitute a foam shape for the tip but the method I came up with works ok. The original foam with obechi sheeting was of course the easy option and came pre covered.. I built one of these cubs in 1976 from the Graupner kit and it was an excellent model. The only difficult part with re creating this model is the front wing mount area, you can't see on the plan quite how things go together here (the kit had everything cut to fit of course) but if you cut everything as much as possible to the plan, you will manage. Make sure to run the longitudinal wing mount/cabin top rails through into the front sloping bulkhead and work from there, (bevel rails BEFORE fitting to match dihedral.) I made my wing 'bolt on' for a bit more security which meant I had to make blocks at both ends of the cabin, also battery hatch underneath fuse in front of L/G bulkhead. Model flies beautifully and comes out spot on for weight. Regards,
JohnBullivant - 26/10/2015
Hi! I found your Website and the plan for the Super Cub and that's really great, because I once had this aircraft many years ago. I'm very interested in a copy of the decals. Do you know where I can get it? I would be very grateful for your help.
Peter - 17/08/2016
Sadly, we don't have any info re: decals for this Graupner Super Cub model. Can anyone out there help with a colour scan of the decals?
Mary - 17/08/2016
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- Piper PA-18 Super Cub (oz5095)
- Plan File Filesize: 905KB Filename: Piper_PA-18_Super_Cub_oz5095.pdf
- Supplement Filesize: 1439KB Filename: Piper_PA-18_Super_Cub_oz5095_Bauanleitung_lowres.pdf
- Supplement Filesize: 360KB Filename: Piper_PA-18_Super_Cub_oz5095_Explosionszeichnung.pdf
- Supplement Filesize: 1315KB Filename: Piper_PA-18_Super_Cub_oz5095_review.pdf
- Supplement Filesize: 617KB Filename: Piper_PA-18_Super_Cub_oz5095_wing_detail.pdf
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