Sport Cub makeover

by Mark Snowden
(Cincinnati, OH)

Pz Sport Cub transformation to 1946 Piper Family Cruiser

Pz Sport Cub transformation to 1946 Piper Family Cruiser

Pz Sport Cub transformation to 1946 Piper Family Cruiser
Rear view of covered Pz Sport Cub S2
A conversation-starter that's extremely inspiring
Missionary pilot Nate Saint with the original plane circa 1956

The story of missionaries killed in Ecuador in 1956 inspired me to look for a plane with similar dimensions.

The Parkzone Sport Cub S2 is a dead-on 1/8 scale replica. Wingspan is 51" (95%), Fuse is 34" (98%), and the width is dead-on. My plane is very similar to the replica used in the 2005 movie, "The End of the Spear."

The red/white model was covered in Econokote Cut Yellow. I used Callie Graphics. The plastic parts were sprayed with Rustoleum's Golden Harvest.

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