Piper Cub Cruiser J5 (oz6751)
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Piper Cub Cruiser Model J5. Scale model for rubber power. Wingspan 27-19/32 in. Kit ref: R7.
Note this scan has some issues, there are some small sections that show signs of slippage, and some paper creases.
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Update 29/01/2020: Added an alternate plan scan as a supplement file, thanks to Harald. Note this plan differs in some minor details, and is dated 1944, with kit ref: L7.
Quote: "Hello Mary, Steve, here I send you another plan of the Piper Cruiser. Yes, you've already 2 of them, but this is may be the very earliest of them. And interesting from a historical point of view. All the best for you,
Note both of these plans have no printwood. But it may be checking these against Piper Cub Cruiser J5 (oz3963) which is dated later but does include printwood.
Update 21/03/2021: Added cardstock scan, thanks to OleBill.
Quote: "Greetings... I had the good fortune to find and purchase a very old Comet kit yesterday, the kit No. L7, of the Cub J-5. The copyright on the plans is dated 1944. The kit is 100% complete, and is in amazing condition for its age. That said, the kit contains items not found in later kits of this same model. I am attaching a scan of a cardstock part that I've never before seen posted online. Perhaps you can use this as an attachment to other Comet J-5 Cub postings. Thanks,"
Supplementary file notes
Alternate scan (kit L7, 1944).
Cardstock scan (cowling).
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