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.
Supplementary file notes
Alternate scan (kit L7, 1944).
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