Tape your Wing

Reinforce the wing of your Mini Super Cub with tape

I've saved a bundle of money by strengthening my Mini Super Cub wing with fiber reinforced packing tape. You can't see the tape when your plane's on the ground and it doesn't interfere with flight dynamics yet it gives just enough support to keep the wing intact through steep aerobatic maneuvers.

If you fly like I do, you know what I'm talking about. I like steep dives with a hard pull out right above the ground to really get people to watch. The stock main wing as it come from the bag can't take this kind of force, but with a little help from the right kind of packing tape the wing can shrug off the abuse. Have fun and enjoy.

This will work in a similar way in most any RC airplane with the same single wing design lacking wing struts.

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