Specifications:
  • Sig 1/4 Scale Piper Cub
  • Wingspan - 108 inches
  • Wing Area - 1600 sq. in.
  • Fuselage Length - 67 inches
  • Weight - 16+ Lbs (260 oz)
  • Motor: Aveox 1817/3y @ 3.0:1 on a Model Air Tech H1500 Belt Drive
  • Propeller 20x10 or 20x12
  • Batteries: 32 - 40 cells, 2000 or 2400's

 

Piper Cub Pictures:

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Maiden Voyage

 

 

The Day I picked it up in Sacramento CA

 

Me and my buddy Jim Thomas - the builder

 

Just after Take off on the maiden flight

 

Maiden flight fly-by. Slow pass

 

Cover Shots

 

 

Cub and Ka8

 

Don and I with our planes

 

Another Shot of Don and I

 

Fly By

 

 

Coming in for a landing

 

A low pass

 

Ready to drop the Tow line

 

Turing around

 

A nice overhead pass

 

Heading for home

 

On Tow

 

On Tow

 

Flight Line

 

 

At the SASS field - Cub in the back of the Truck

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 I've got a total babe for a pilot!

 

Me and "Maiden Tow" pilot Steve Dentz 

 

Checking the connections, don't want to fry

 

Don Bailey's Tow Release

 

Me and Steve

 

Big Battery Pack

 

In Deep Thought

 

Lots of wires

 

Aero Tow

 

 

Hooked up and ready

 

Begin the take off run

 

Ka8 is airborne

 

Climbing out

 

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Another take off roll

 

On tow and up we go

 

KA8

 

 

Don Bailey and his Ka8

 

Don - in a Thermal

 

Don with Ka8

 

Hooking up the tow line

 

Ka8 on tow

 

Ka8 on approach