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In 1969 Hazel Sig, Then President of Sig Mfg. Co., rebuilt a standard 1941 Piper J-3 Cub for airshow flying. To increase the plane’s aerobatic performance, 40 inches were clipped off each wing panel and the engine was reworked for greater horsepower.
The result is a highly aerobatic Cub that is a real joy to fly! Smooth aileron rolls, snap rolls, immelmann turns, and many other rolling maneuvers which are difficult in a standard wing J-3, are easy with the Clipped Wing Cub.

This 1/6-scale model inherits all of the delightful flight characteristics of Hazel’s full-scale Clipped Wing Cub.

Wingspan 56 in 1422 mm
Wing Area 557 sq in 35.9 dm²
Length 43.5 in 1105 mm
Radio Required 4-Channel with 4 Standard Servos (not included)
Engine Required
(not included)Set Up Specifications 

















2-Stroke .25-.40 (4.1 – 6.0 cc)
4-Stroke .40-.45 (6.0 – 6.5 cc)

Elevator   1/2 inch 12.7 mm Up and Down
Rudder 1 inch 25.4 mm Right and Left
Ailerons   3/8 inch 9.5 mm Up and Down
Center of Gravity 2-1/8 – 3-1/8 inch 54 – 79 mm Back from Leading Edge
Dihedral 0.4375 inch 11.1 mm Up at W-4 Rib
Incidence +1 degree wing, 0 degree stabilizer
Engine Offset 1 degree down, 0 degree right
English Metric Number Required
Pilot 2  5/8 inch 66 mm 1
Main Wheels 3 inch 76 mm 2
Tail Wheel 1 25 mm 1
Fuel Tank 6 to 8 ounce 180 to 240 cc 1
Spinner May use a Prop Nut of a size to fit the engine selected
Covering 3 rolls


  • Built-Up Balsa Construction
  • Strong One-Piece Wing
  • Engine Mounts
  • Hardware Package
  • Spruce Wing Struts
  • Full-Size Plans
  • Molded Plastic Cowling
  • Formed Wire Landing Gear
  • Authentic Decals
  • Illustrated Assembly Manual
Clipped Wing Cub Kit Instruction Manual
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