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Taylor Cub (Laser Cut)
The Taylor Cub was designed by C. Gilbert Taylor and first flow in
September 1930. It was the precursor to the Piper Cub. Kit FF-15
Taylor Cub is 1/23 scale, flying model built with the Box
and Former method. Pre-1942 design, eligible for Society of Antique
Modelers (SAM) contests.
This free flight rubber powered kit contains a full-size
rolled plan, building and flying instructions, hand sorted and weighed LASER
CUT balsa parts and balsa strip wood, rubber motor, E-B propeller, EBM thrust bearing,
clear plastic for the windshield, wheels, landing gear wire, and Easy
Built Lite tissue in a variety of appropriate colors. You will need a building
board, hobby knife, pliers, fine
sandpaper, and glue.
FF-15LC Taylor Cub (LASER
Class: Scale flyer
Building Skill / Flying Skill: Easy / Easy
a photo of your model!
made balsa wheels, 1/32 sheeting around nose area. Landing gear bungies
are heat shrink tubing over balsa sticks. I found a picture on the
internet of an actual J-2, printed it, and mirror imaged the picture
to obtain one left and one right cylinder/stack combo. I cut those
out of the pics, glued them to 1/16" balsa sheet, then onto some
dummy balsa cylinders. Looks real. I
had to add a bit of nose weight to balance it out, but it flies very
well." - Dave Hable
Balsa Model Airplane Kit, Balsa flies better.