E-Flite J-3 Cub 450

Brand: E-flite
Manufacturer: Horizon Hobby

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Manufacturer's Overview

The E-fliteĀ® J-3 Cub 450 ARF airplane is the perfect scale model for small-field flying or making a quick flight at the local park as satisfying as possible. No other airplane has touched more pilots or better demonstrated that flight itself is an unequivocal expression of freedom than the J-3 Cub. Its practical design not only made it versatile, but more importantly, it made it a pure joy to fly. E-flite captures the Cub spirit in a lightweight all-wood structure that authentically replicates the character and distinctive outline of what the designer envisioned as the airplane for everyone.

From the richness of its traditional construction, to the authentic sheen of its UltraCoteĀ® finish and balloon-shape wheels, the E-flite J-3 Cub 450 ARF delivers a great-looking scale model the casual flier to expert scale critic will appreciate. The recommended E-flite power system was designed around popular and economical 3S Li-Po batteries to provide long, lazy flights or one wheel touch and go's.

Manufacturer's Specs

  • Wingspan: 51.0 in (1300mm)
  • Overall Length: 32.9 in (835mm)
  • Wing Area: 374 sq in (24.1 sq dm)
  • Flying Weight: 33.2-35.5 oz (940-1005 g)
  • Motor Size: Park 450-480 brushless outrunner
  • Radio: 4+ channel radio system
  • Servos: (4) digital sub-micro servos
  • Trim Scheme Colors: UltraCote Cub Yellow (U884), Black (U874)
  • CG (center of gravity): 1-3/8 to 1-3/4 in (35-45mm) back from the leading edge of wing
  • Prop Size: 10 x 7 - 12 x 6
  • Speed Control : 30-amp brushless
  • Recommended Battery: 11.1V 3S 1800-2200mAh LiPo
  • Flaps: No
  • Retracts: No
  • Control Throw (Ailerons): Low: 7/16 in (11mm) up, 5/16 in (9mm) down; High: 9/16 in (14mm) up, 1/2 in (12mm) down
  • Control Throw (Elevator): Low: 5/8 in (15mm) up/down; High: 3/4 in (20mm) up/down
  • Control Throw (Rudder): Low: 5/8 in (15mm) right/left; High: 3/4 in (20mm) right/left
  • Minimum Age Recommendation: 14 years
  • Experience Level: Intermediate
  • Recommended Environment: Outdoor
  • Assembly Time: 3-5 Hours
  • Is Assembly Required: Yes

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