Piper Cub
Piper Cub
Piper Cub
Piper Cub
Piper Cub

Piper Cub

1/5 scale model, 2134mm (84") span for .60-.90 4-stroke or electric

Product information


A one fifth scale high wing beauty which is a delight to fly and can be built either as a J3 civilian or L4 military version.

Additional glazing material will be required for the L4 Military version (PETG sheet is available in the Materials section of this site).

This DB Piper Cub Kit includes Laser cut Balsa and ply parts with GRP moulded engine cowl, full building instructions and plan.

Also incorporating the new DB wing retaining system for quick assembly at the field as developed for the Auster and subsequently employed also in the Sopwith Pup and SE5.

Supplied complete with wheels, control linkages, all Civilian glazing and GRP cowl.

Accessories Available (Scroll down for links to the accessories)
Fuel tank-up to 14oz
J3 Decals(Civilian) Letters G-ANDA + Bear Cub Logo
L4 Decals(Military) Black wing strips, numbers 234 302, Blue/white stars, white 44D

Technical Data:
Span- 213cm (84")
Weight-3.18kg (7lb)
C/G- 76mm (3") from L/E
Channels- 4
Engines-10-15cc (.60-.90 cu.in.)
0.60- 0.90 4 strokes. 0.602 strokes
Wing 'G' test = 6+

GRP Cowl
Front Glazing
Side and Top Glazing set

See some nice in-flight footage here from Les Prew
and here from Simon Price

DB Piper Cub Instructions PDF Download

A Possible Electric Setup from 4-Max