Wednesday, 26 August 2015

Photo Gallery 4 - My scratch built models - Piper J3 Cub

4. Piper J3 Cub - Good Trainer for beginners - Very much stable and good flying characteristics.
  • Depron Foam, Carbon fiber tubes and balsa wood construction.
  • LG made out of aluminum strip from junk yard and covered with depron.
  • Wing support are made out of carbon fiber tubes and cycle spokes.
  • Control rods are combination of carbon fiber tube and cycle spokes.
  • Steerable tail wheel assembly is self made, again out of cycle spokes. 
  • Cockpit details are printed picture.
  • Pilot is my daughter's old barbi doll and seats are from my son's broken toy car.
  • Lighting system is taken from broken toys of my children.

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