RC Piper J-3 Cub Plane – a Quick & Easy Search for Models

The J-3 Cub RC plane is scaled upon the American designed civil light aircraft manufactured by Piper Aircraft, Inc.

RC J-3 Cub availability: The J-3 Cub is produced by many RC plane manufacturers and is commonly available in  ARF, BNF, PNP, RTF, AS3X & Kit construction formats. Most retail outlets stock this model. There is a good selection of both Electric and Nitro powered models.

Original aircraft reference: Good background information on the J-3 Cub can been seen at this Wikipedia link.

Building from a plan: Some sites offer free plans for the RC J-3 Cub such as this example offered by Aerofred.com     


The Best YouTube Videos of the Piper J-3 Cub RC Model


Nitro/Gasoline Engine

Electric Motor


Retailers offering the Piper J-3 Cub RC Model

Electric Motor

Kit - Optional engine

Nitro and/or Gasoline

Nitro/Gas/Electric




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