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Piper J3 Cub 1400mm EPO (PNF)

Piper J3 Cub 1400mm EPO (PNF)
Piper J3 Cub 1400mm EPO (PNF)

We love J-3 Cubs here at Hobbyking as you may have noticed! This PNF Cub is remarkably scale for it's size, is easy to fly and being a bit bigger can handle more wind than some of the smaller foam J3's we offer. A real favourite with scale pilots, this is a Cub you will be proud to own.

Plug N Fly of course means quick assembly and almost every component is attached by screws, including the 2 wing halves, even the tailplane can be removed for transportation if desired. All servos are pre-installed as is the ESC & powerful Brushless Motor. This model is ideal for RC pilots of all ability and it is not often that a geniuine scale model can be flown by relative beginners. The scale detail is quite amazing, plastic injection moulded parts are used extensively and include the dummy engine, wing struts and and the dummy bungee under-carriage.

Practical features include the linked steerable tailwheel, large magnetic battery hatch, construction of course from tough & easy to repair EPO foam, large "Cub" wheels with rubber tyres and 4s power for guaranteed performance.....a fantastic looking model on the ground and in the air.

Specs:
Wingspan:1400mm
Length: 950mm
Flying Weight: 1800g
Wing Loading: 56g/dm2
Motor: 36-48 700kv Brushless Outrunner
ESC: 45A w/BEC
Prop: 12x9
Servo: 9g x 4

Includes:
All Hardware
Colour Photo Instruction Book
Glue

Requires:
Your Own 4 Channel TX/RX
2200mAh 4s Lipoly Battery


PRODUCT ID: J3-YE-PNP

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2 1:IC/2:Elec 4 Channel 1400mm (55.12in) 950mm (37.40in) 1800g (3.96lb)

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Total of 154 discussions.
Jose Luis  5 points - 5/31/2014
 
I urge this model for a gift I can not wait 30 days ????????????? Producto ID: J3-YE-PNP
Jodie  1 points - 5/9/2014
 
I have a dynam spitfire which takes a 2200lipo battery but I bought two turnigy 2200mah batterys. I now see I can't fit my turnigy batteries into my dynam spitfire. what can I do to fix problem if adaptor what kind of adapter. I see turnigy selling an adaptor but I am unsure right connection the picture isn't clear. so I am wary of buying another useless piece of equipment ie adaptor if it doesn't fit. please help. from Jodie Nelson
Ronald  3 points - 4/28/2014
 
i need a number to replace it,,, the enigne shaft is a $2 part,,, pretty dumb for hobby king not to make them availible,, i need parts,,,
Alex_M  5 points - 4/27/2014
 
You will not be able to get a motor shaft. You will have to buy a new 700kv Outrunner motor. You will have to remove the old motor, measure it's sizes and search for a new engine. This is easy enough to do and shouldn't cost you any more than $20 Shipping.
 Alex_M 5 points
Oops, please ignore.
Ronald  3 points - 4/14/2014
 
I need a engine shaft for this 1400 mm epo piper cub plane,,, how do I find the part number or order it?
 Alex_M 5 points
You will not be able to get a motor shaft. You will have to buy a new 700kv Outrunner motor. You will have to remove the old motor, measure it's sizes and search for a new engine. This is easy enough to do and shouldn't cost you any more than $20 Shipping.
 Alex_M 5 points
$20 Shipping that should read.
 Alex_M 5 points
Oops stupid HK sensorship........ $20 plus shipping
 Fayya 45 points
700kv motor does this one will fly 2200mah 3s battery.....
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R34GTRGODZILLA
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Mad value for money, I can't wait to fly it soon. I have a Sbach 342 as well, but waiting to learn more with this plane first.


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Wormboymat
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Good plane but I would definitly recommend some of the modifications suggested elsewhere. Most importantly cut off the control surfaces and reattach them with the extra hinges provided.

Aeliron separated from the wing along the EPO hinge just as I was landing. Rolled over and hit nose first. May be salvageable with some surgery but took a bit of a beating.



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rayvin
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this is a very beautiful plane! mine arrived 3 weeks ago. did a test flight and it flew well! chop throttle and it will float in the air. perfect for beginners like me. a must have plane. truly a detailed scale model.


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Malvk3
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Here is my reply to John @ Customer Support re what I thought was missing front landing gear parts. What the product page shows and what the booklet shows is two different things. I decided to go with a set-up that I think is shown in the photo on the product page. I will use the four springs on the front landing gear and the two wire links on the tail wheel. I think this must be the way it is show in the picture but not in the instruction booklet. The two wire links are a little long but I will shorten them up. I may even use springs to act as a bungee as per the instruction booklet. I must add that the 502 ABN Bond cyno glue was rock hard in the bottle and can only be used as a rattle. The other contact adhesive was also too old and could not be spread. It is the second tube of adhesive I have from you guys that was absolutely useless. The first one I actually paid for!! As noted on the reviews, the installed nuts for the wing mount were not M3 (or M4 either) and the bolts did not fit. I had to replace the existing nuts with new M4 nuts. (wrong bolts or wrong nuts supplied, anybody's guess) It is just a shame to get such a nice looking model with no proper instructions and parts that do not fit. It just takes a lot of extra time to figure out the correct building method.


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angryhornet
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Well straight out of the box I am very impressed!!!! great scale looks and very easy to construct took me about 1hr and I was also watching TV at the same time haha!! It was also extreamly well packed and probably over bubble wrapped wich is great.

Only problems I had was short 2 x springs for tail wheel and 1 x very bad depression in the main wing, as it was wrapped the way it was I suspect it had this defect before being shipped lost one crown for that.

cheers



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