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Great Planes - GPMA0160   735557001605 0735557001605
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Great Planes Piper J-3 Cub 40 Kit .40-.61,76.5"
 
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Great Planes Piper J-3 Cub 40 Kit .40-.61,76.5"
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Instruction Manuals: Manual 1 (1.2 MB)
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LXJ568
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NOTES FROM OUR TECH DEPARTMENT
A Favorite with Scale Model Builders, the Cub is Now Available with the
Great Planes Unique "Computer Design and Drawn" Engineering, Resulting in
Outstanding Scale Accuracy and Easy Kit Assembly.

FEATURES

Nearly all balsa construction for easy finishing
Includes all parts and instructions to build either the standard or
aerobatic "clipped wing" version
Exact scale outline is taken from original Piper 3-view drawing
Top quality Great Planes hardware
Realistic "barndoor" ailerons instead of strip ailerons found on
most Cubs
High quality shaped balsa leading edge, pre-notched for wing ribs
Scale wing struts, landing gear fairings, dummy engines for both
sides of the cowling, numerous decals as well as many "how-to" tips
for creating additional scale details
SEMI-SYMMETRICAL AIRFOIL
Detailed instruction booklet and plans

SPECIFICATIONS

Wingspan: 76.5" (standard version)
61.5" (clipped wing version)
Wing Area: 820 sq in (standard)
653 sq in (clipped wing)
Weight: 6.5-7.5lbs
Length: 49"
Center of Gravity: 3-5/8" to 4-3/8" back from the leading edge .
Wing Loading: 18-21oz/sq ft
Degrees Incidence: Engine Thrust: 2 RIGHT 0 DOWN
Stabilizer: 2.5
Wing: 2.5 (flat bottom is 0 to engine)
Control Throws Each Way: High Low
Elevator: 1-1/8" 5/8"
Rudder: 1-3/8" 1"
Aileron: " UP " UP
11/16" DOWN 7/16" DOWN

REQUIREMENTS

Engine: .40-.60 (2-stroke) and Pitts muffler or .48-.80 (4-stroke)
Radio: 4 Channel w/Four Servos
Covering: Two 6-Foot Rolls w/Matching Paint
Misc. Items: 3-3/8" Main Wheels, 1" Tailwheel, Wheel Collars,
Fuel Tubing, 12oz Fuel Tank, Propeller, Foam Rubber, Flex cable,
Building and Field Equipment.

COMMENTS

The spinner nut shown on the box are Fox's FOXQ2700 (polished).
Full Wing Dihedral is 5/8"
Clipped Wing Version Dihedral is "
Decal sheet CUB4D01 sold only through GP Manufacturing includes:
Two 3" x " Black NC42517
Two 11-3/8" x " Black lightning stripes
Two 1" x 1" Red, Brown, Black & White Piper Cub logos
Two 3" x 5/8" Red, Black & White Great Planes logos
One 4" x 1-1/8" Black & White instrument panel
Two 1" x " Black & White Piper logos
Two " x 3/16" Brown & Black Sensenich logos
Two 5/8" x 1/8" Black & White Continental logos
Decal sheet CUB4D02 sold only through GP Manufacturing includes:
One 23" x 5" Black NC42517
One 9-1/8" x 2-1/8" Black NC42517
One 28" tapered Black stripe

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Email: airsupport@greatplanes.com
Web Site: http://www.greatplanes.com/
Phone: 217-398-8970
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Great Planes
3002 N. APOLLO DRIVE, SUITE #1
CHAMPAIGN, IL 61822

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Accessories Needed
 
COMPLETION NOTES FROM THE TECH DEPARTMENT
KIT IS CONSTRUCTED OF BALSA AND PLYWOOD AND REQUIRES A .40-.61 2 STROKE OR .48- .80 4 STROKE ENGINE, 4 CHANNEL RADIO, 2 ROLLS OF COVERING (MONOKOTE), ALL THE ITEMS IN THE 1 OPTION OF THIS GUIDE AND MISCELLANEOUS BUILDING AND FIELD EQUIP- MENT. INCLUDES MOST HARDWARE, ROLLED PLANS, DECAL SHEET & BUILDING INSTRUCTION BOOK.WILL ALSO NEED A PROP NUT--SIZE WILL DEPEND ON ENGINE CRANKSHAFT.

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2.65   In Stock
 LXK186 Great Planes Plated Wheel Collars 3/32" (4)
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1.89   In Stock
 LXK192 Great Planes Plated Wheel Collars 3/16" (4)
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1.89   In Stock
 LXL430 Hobbico Latex Foam Rubber 1/4"
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3.99   In Stock
 LXFU64 Sullivan FRST-12 Rectangular Flextank 12 oz
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10.79   In Stock
 LXHV38 Top Flite MonoKote Cub Yellow 6'
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