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Piper PA – 18 Super Cub – The classic hard-working bush plane

Stable yet responsive, the Super Cub is a great flying scale classic.
Undoubtedly, the most well-known and most cherished light plane of all time is the Piper J-3 Cub. After all, the J-3 is the standard by which all others are measured. As with everything, even that which is near perfection, improvements are eventually made, and in the Piper lineage, good things did come in the form of the PA-18 Super Cub. The Super Cub was developed from the PA-11 Cub Special, and though very similar in...


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Piper PA – 18 Super Cub – The classic hard-working bush plane

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ON THE COVER : Built by scale guru Graeme Mears, it’s hard to tell this scale F-16 Falcon from the real thing! Graeme
won first place in the Top Gun 2010 Team Scale Class as well as the High Static Score for the class. (Photo courtesy of Graeme Mears)

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