Piper Cub J3 oz7469


Piper Cub J3 - plan thumbnail image

Piper Cub J3 - completed model photo

Submitted to Outerzone: 06/02/2016
Outerzone planID: oz7469 | Filesize: 1855KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: JeffMac


About this Plan

Megow Piper Cub. Gas model designed by Paul Karnow.

Quote: " Hi Mary, thanks for adding my recent submissions to OZ :) This is the Megow Piper Cub kit E15 gas model plans and parts sheet scans (all full size). The kit had some of the most horrible materials I have seen but the model looks like it would be a good flier. It was designed by Paul Karnow, who designed the Quaker Flash (oz5516) gas model. Submitted by jeff mccammant story city iowa USA."

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oz7469 datafile

Piper Cub J3  
by Paul Karnow
from Megow (ref:E-15)
53in span
Tags: Scale IC F/F Cabin Civil
formers unchecked



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User comments

Hi Folks, I was just looking at this plan with the thought of building a bigger one to go with my 1/2A Texaco version scaled to 44 inches span. This little one is a fine flying little model that is very competitive in its class. It has been a real little winner here in both 1/2A Texaco and 1/2A Scale Texaco. Best of all it looks great in flight. I can definitely recommend it although keep control throws small and move CG forward to about 28% of root cord. Anyway... I realised I hadn't sent you photos of mine for your plan page [model photo & more pics 004-009].
AllanKnox - 06/02/2019
You can view Allan's build log for the Cub at https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?2681621-50-Piper-Cub-1940-plan
Mary - 11/02/2019
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