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piper cub

  1. MarioGdV

    Piper Cub J-3 Build Log

    Hi! As the title says, I'm going to build my first balsa kit, a 1200mm Piper Cub J3. It's definitely a bad choice for a first kit, since it's from Banggood, but I've read the instructions and I think it doesn't seem that hard. However, I can always ask you for help if I need it (I will). The...
  2. MarioGdV

    Foam-Planes flyer wants to start in balsa kits

    All the plane's I've flown are made out of foam. I was thinking in build a balsa plane after designing my own foam plane, and that's what I was doing until my PC crashed. I'm currently getting it repaired, but it will take a few weeks and I surely won't be able to recover the data, including the...
  3. FoamyDM

    Simple Cub - Piper cub - rasterized yellow burst style.

    Hi there, My local Club is having a Cub only Fun Fly next. Fortune would have it, I had the plans (for B and A sized) and components to go into both. I will say I am not doing much different than Josh did. So I won't bore you. but based on the way the simple Scout (C sized) handled landings at...
  4. A

    Piper J3 Cub scratch build

    I started building a 100cm wing span j3 cub based on FT simple cub plans but modified . I used HK 5mm modeling foam (similar to depron) , recycled polystyrene sheets, some balsa wood, 3mm plywood, kraft paper (brown) , as main building materiel. I mainly used polyurethane glue to bond things...
  5. J

    Second Hand Flyzone Select Super Cub newbie motor/esc question

    First of all- thank you to whoever helps me find my issue. I am new to flight (less than 2 months) and even newer to planes (less than 24 hours) and don't have friends local to ask for help. I shot a quick video of the issue for those of you visual people like myself...
  6. BanditJacksRC

    Swapable Suggestion - J-3 Cub or Super Cub

    Hello! Let me start off by saying I am a huge FT fan and love what FliteTest does for the RC hobby/community. The FT designs are amazing, and have helped me find a new love for designing and building RC planes of all types. I just wanted to throw this out there.. I think if FT designed and...
  7. BanditJacksRC

    Swapable J-3 Piper Cub

    Just finished with my J-3 Piper Cub. I am still learning to fly and thought this guys would be a good trainer. I have always liked the J-3 and would love to fly one, one day. Motor= NTM 28-26 Prop Drive 1200kv 258w ESC= HK 30A Battery= 3c 2200mah Servos= Turnagy 9g RX= Spektrum 6100e (I...