Hangar 9 1/4 Scale PA-18 Super Cub PNP

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Back country airstrips, remote mountain lakes, alpine glider ports - wherever adventure requires wings, chances are the Piper Super Cub is there. Since 1949 its rugged construction, impressive payload and marvelous short-field performance have made it a mainstay for bush pilots. Even now, over half a century later, it remains the plane of choice for many who follow the road less traveled.

This beautiful, ¼-scale Plug-N-Play® version of the Super Cub has been expertly modeled in stunning detail. Almost every line and curve mirrors the real thing, right down to the shape of the fillet where the fuselage meets the vertical stab. Every control surface, including the flaps, features a metal-gear Spektrum™ digital servo so that setup is easy. The included Evolution® 33GX gas engine is ready to bolt into place with the provided in-cowl exhaust so you get reliability that offers power to spare.

All you need to provide are the batteries, receiver and transmitter to enjoy great flight performance. Like the full-scale version, this model has functional flaps that give it amazing short-field takeoff and landing abilities. It also possesses the same easy-going flight characteristics, but will eagerly perform sport aerobatics, even when using the optional Hangar 9 floats.

The ¼-Scale PA-18 Super Cub PNP is part of the complete line of top-quality Hangar 9® aircraft and accessories. All are engineered and crafted to exacting standards and feature the finest components and materials. Plus, every Hangar 9 product comes with the after-sale service and technical support you need to succeed.

The accurately modeled wing struts fold up against the wing when disconnected for easy transport. Quick-connect strut pins are used so that no tools are needed for field assembly.

This working recreation of the o-ring bungee landing gear used on the full-scale Super Cub will soak up bumps during ground operations just like the real thing.

The functional flaps allow you to enjoy the same short-field takeoff and landing performance that full-scale Super Cub pilots do.

Both the incredibly detailed cowl and scale-looking aluminum spinner come painted like you see here.

The magnetically secured cockpit door can be left open during flight, just like on the full-scale version. Through the lower cockpit door, the factory installed radio and ignition switches can be easily reached.

Hard points for mounting the Hangar 9 ¼-scale Cub float kit (sold separately) are already built into the fuselage.

Your Super Cub will really stand out on the ramp when you add the optional full-depth cockpit (sold separately).

The model's wing and fuselage have been designed to make it easy to route the wiring for LED lights (sold separately). Clear light covers are also included.

Key Features:

  • Includes an Evolution® 33GX gas engine with muffler
  • Spektrum™ digital aircraft servos installed
  • Top quality balsa/light plywood construction
  • Genuine Hangar 9® UltraCote® film covering
  • Functional flaps
  • Folding wing struts for easy transport
  • Full-body pilot figure
  • Functional cockpit door
  • Realistic Super Cub wheels
  • Functional, bungee-type suspension on main gear
  • Scale, painted aluminum spinner
  • Painted fiberglass cowl with molded panel lines
  • Realistic instrument panel
  • All hardware included
  • Float ready (Hangar 9 ¼-scale Cub float kit-sold separately)


  • Wingspan: 106 in (269 cm)
  • Overall Length: 68 in (173 cm)
  • Wing Area: 1630 sq. in. (105 sq. dm.)
  • Flying Weight: 16.6-18.5 lb (7.5-8.4 kg)
  • Engine Size: Evolution 33GX
  • Radio: 7+ channel radio system
  • Servos: Installed
  • Trim Scheme Colors: White, Deep Blue
  • CG (center of gravity): 4-4.75 in (102-121mm) back from the leading edge at wing root
  • Wing Loading: 23.0-26.0 oz, sq. ft.
  • Prop Size: 17x8
  • Spinner Size: 2.5-in (64mm)
  • Recommended Battery: 2700mAh 6.0V HiMH
  • Flaps: Yes
  • Experience Level: Intermediate
  • Assembly Time: 7-9 Hours
  • Is Assembly Required: Yes

Needed To Complete:

7+ channel, full-range transmitter and receiver radio system
Receiver and ignition battery
Charger for batteries

This product was added to our catalog on July 3, 2014.