Tower Piper J-3 Cub ARF

Fly the plane that got America airborne!

The classic Cub took to the air in 1938 and in the decades since has trained hundreds of thousands of pilots. The simplicity of construction and easy handling that made the original so popular are what makes this scale ARF the first scale model you should own. It’s 90% preassembled, includes “barn door” ailerons, and is covered in high quality, Cub Yellow covering. Plus, once you open the box, you’re only 15-20 hours from the air.
Wingspan: 81 in (2055 mm)
Wing Area: 984 in2 (63.5 dm2)
Weight: 8.5 lb (3860 g)
Wing Loading: 19.9 oz/ft2 (61 g/dm2)
Length: 49 in (1245 mm)
Requires: 4-stroke .52-.70 engine, or 2-stroke with modifications, sport or Pitts style muffler & 4-channel radio w/5 servos.
  • Excellent first sport-scale ARF—quick assembly, smooth maneuvers.
  • One-piece 81” bolt-on wing.
  • Reproduces the full-scale aircraft, using CAD engineering and data from original Piper 3-view drawings.
  • Pre-built, all-wood major sections are pre-covered in high quality heat-shrink film.
  • Roomy radio compartment simplifies installation of on-board components and provides space to install a detailed cockpit and pilot. (both sold separately)
  • One-piece fiberglass cowl
  • Includes an adjustable engine mount and decals
Tower Piper J-3 Cub ARF - Bottom View

Tower Piper J-3 Cub ARF - ailerons
This ARF uses "barn door" ailerons to maximize realism. Dual aileron servos deliver precise control response for crisp maneuvers. The linkage simplicity makes aileron set-up a snap.
Tower Piper J-3 Cub ARF - Wing Ribs
You can be flight-ready in 15-20 hours! The prebuilt, all-wood major sections come covered with high quality heat shrink film.
Tower Piper J-3 Cub ARF - components
Top-quality components make top-quality planes, and with this Piper Cub you get the all these top-quality components!
Tower Piper J-3 Cub ARF - Strut Cross-Section
Airfoil shaped wood wing struts provide a more authentic look than flat struts, and improve the model's performance by minimizing drag.
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