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Piper PA-18 Cub N693JB

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Piper PA-18 Super Cub
US Civil Private
N693JB | Birchwood Airport, AL 2009


12 | 17. January, 22:36
Gordon Sørensen
Love the Super Cub! Watching!
17. January, 22:47
Thanks Gordon. We surely like the same planes :)
21. January, 03:10
looking good
23. February, 05:55
Marco Gallmann
I am check in to this build. Got this kit in my stash too and your progress looks very good.
23. February, 07:02
Thanks a lot bat-213 and Marco Gallmann. I have another one in my stash too because I want to build the alaska state troopers version aswell
29. March, 01:40
Thanks John. I'm still trying things out :)
4. May, 13:33
Rui S
looking good I'm in.
25. July, 22:13
Thanks Rui :)
26. July, 23:41
Jasper Breur
Impressive work so far, and a very interesting subject!
3. September, 07:19
Gordon Sørensen
The yellow turned out good. One of the hardest colours to get to lay-down evenly.
What are the "details" on the front of the struts.? Not sure what those lines would be for?
3. September, 11:46
Thanks Jasper and Gordon. Applying the yellow was a nightmare. I think it took about 8-9 coats and the color ran and created puddles.
I'm really not good at airbrushing and I still need more routine. I'm not sure about the funkion of the cables on the strut either. But I saw them on some reference photos and thought it would be a nice addition.
3. September, 16:03
Tom Beighley
The aileron control wires run up along the front of the struts. Great work so far can't wait to see it finished!
3. September, 16:16
Gordon Sørensen
Aileron cable runs behind the strut. Was thinking maybe an Antenna co-axial cable for radios for the State Trooper version...

3. September, 16:41
Tom Beighley
Ah good catch, not sure then either.
3. September, 16:59
@Tom Beighley: Thanks :)

I can't find the reference picture anymore. But I'm pretty sure it showed a black cable on the strut and the aileron cable behind the strut on a yellow cub - Probably some weird custom modification (There is a lot of crazy stuff out there - I even found a cub biplane during my research). Can't tell if the cable supplied an radio antenna or so as the picture just showed the strut viewed from the cockpit.
It's just a test build (I got another cub, I will build at a later stage) - not 100% accurate - just to try things out, improve my skills and learn something new. I made way too much mistakes already. Today it slipped out of my hands, fell on the desk and got damaged (But I could repair it). Hope I will get it ready by the end of the week so I can start something new ;)
9. September, 04:07
Nice build!
17. September, 16:05
Vielen Dank, Neuling ;)
19. September, 16:29
Nice shots, dude
19. September, 21:19
Thanks, dude ;)
20. September, 17:43

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