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Posted by Kmot | May 28, 2011 @ 10:55 PM | 9,180 Views
The "Brazilian Piper Cub", it is sometimes called. It's very similar, but it's not an exact copy.

This is an ARF from World Models. It is distributed in the USA by Airborne Models, LLC.

My super duper wife bought it for me last Christmas. I started building it two weeks ago and finished today.

It is powered with a Thunder Tiger F54-S four stroke engine, a Zinger 11x5 prop, and has Spektrum radio gear and a mix of servos from Cirrus and EXI.

The graphics in the kit are representative of the type of aircraft registration used in Brazil, but they are not a copy of any actual aircraft. The models color scheme was based on an actual P-56 and so I ordered a set from Callie Graphics in the same registration scheme.

This plane really needs some Cub style wheels and I have a set of the lightweight Cub wheels from Dubro on order.

I am quite pleased with the quality of the World Models kit. It was a pleasure to put it together....Continue Reading