Great Planes Float Kit .40 Size

Tower Stock# LXJ928  •  Manufacturer Stock# GPMQ1872
Great Planes Float Kit .40 Size (large view)
Notes from our tech department:
This is a Sport Float Kit Designed for the Great Planes Piper J-3 Cub .40
Kit, but May Also Be Used On Any 5-9.5lb .40 Size Plane.


Balsa and Ply Die-Cut, Interlocking Parts and Complete Balsa Sheeting
Includes All Materials needed for Mounting to Any Plane, Plus Custom
Mounting Hardware for the Great Planes Piper J-3 Cub .40
Change from Floats to Wheels in Less Than 10 Minutes with Only a
Phillips Screwdriver and Hex Wrench
May be Finished with MonoKote Covering or Fiberglassed and Painted
Includes a Tough, Lightweight Aluminum Water Rudder which provides
Positive Control at Slow, "taxi" Speeds, while incorporating a
Full Kick-Up Function to Protect the Floats during beach landings
or when striking underwater objects.
Comes with a Brass-Plated Steel Flex Cable for Precise Water
Rudder Control


All Wood to Build the Floats, Mounting Hardware, Rudder, Rudder Cable
and Photo Illustrated Instructions.


Glues, Building Equipment, Soldering Equipment, and either
Covering or Fiberglass and Paint (see below).

If covering, recommend: If 'glassing, recommend:
1 roll of MonoKote Finishing resin
Sealing iron 3/4oz fiberglass cloth
Mixing cups
1" wide paint brush
Mixing sticks
Epoxy paint


Length: 34.5"
For planes weighing: 5 - 9.5lbs
Width (at the widest point): 5-1/8" 8-15-95/eke
From tip to step: 17.75" ir/jl

See Tower Catalog page 61.
Parts Compatibility
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