Dare Piper Clipper (PA-16)
Quick OverviewA Bill Schmidt Design. The 2nd in a series of outstanding lightplane rubber powered models Bill has designed. The Clipper like its full size counterpart depends on light weight to achieve outstanding performance.
SpecificationsWing Span: 23. 5" Plane Length: 16" Wing Area: 92 sq. in.
The full scale plane was purchased by Bill Schmidt from a farmer in Kansas in 1964. After restoration was complete in 1973, the jewel-like yellow Clipper was flown to OshKosh to pick up a first place win as "Best Piper Clipper" in the big show, a feat that Bill and his plane would repeat in 1976.Although we do not include in instructions, this kit can also be converted to electric.