New Tricycle Landing Gear on Super Cub
Around March I started getting itchy to fly the Super Cub out of the water and back on dry land. I had been thinking of ways to attach tricycle landing gear to it and put the energy and enthusiasm I had to it. I used the rear wire from the floats, still attached to its slot, an extra Hextronik HXT900 servo in the cowl and a DuBro Nosewheel to make this happen. I put 3 Dave Brown 3-inch Lectra Lite wheels on. It turns very tightly. I flew it once but got no video of it. It lands smoothly and although take-offs are a bit rough, they work out just fine.
In the following video I show the rig working: