The Piper Database at iModeler

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Piper Aircraft Museum

Hi All. Finally made a trip to Lock-Haven, Pennsylvania to visit the Piper Aircraft museum and I'd like to share some pics. The museum is located at the old Piper facilities where the aircraft were manufactured from 1930's - 1980's. If [...]

Special Hobby 1/48 Piper L-4 "Grasshopper"

The Airplane: In 1929 engineer Clarence Gilbert Taylor created a light tourism plane which was economical to operate. The first flight of the prototype took place in September 1930 and the aircraft was baptized “Taylor E2 [...]

1/72 Kovozavody Prostejov Piper Pa-25 Pawnee Crop Duster

I don't even know what to say about this model. The idea of a crop duster in action came up to my head, thought about it for few weeks, finally found some time to isolate myself from the world and make it happen.

Piper PA-22 Tri-Pacer - Vintage

I have been following my project to restore or even to build vintage models which bring back good memories, so now I went to this 1957 original Monogram kit, the civilian beauty Piper PA-22 Tri-Pacer . I took my first flight in a [...]

Piper L-4 Cub / GrasshopperSměr 1/48

I bring you a recently completed model that took neither much time, nor much effort, but which has produced a cool little airplane. To begin, I bought this kit after seeing one in person at an airshow last month. The airshow (or fly-in) [...]

The Little Yellow Cub

Memories of the J-3 Cub. There was a time during my childhood the name “Piper Cub” was pretty much synonymous with the word “airplane.” In those days, a young boy might see a C-124 passing overhead whereupon he would exclaim, [...]

A snapshot of a dope and fab shop

This is a scene from my past, the "dope and fabricating" shop. As shop mechanics "dope" (paint) the Super Cub's control surfaces, an old guy, maybe the shop super, sits in a chair, reviewing how it used to be [...]