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A S S E M B LY M A N UA L
MS: 254
" Graphics and specifications may change without notice " .
MS: 254
Specifications:
Wingspan---------------70.9 in (180 cm).
Wing area---------------793.9 sq.in (51.2 sq.dm).
Weight-------------------8.2 lbs (3.7 kg).
Length-------------------50.4 in (128 cm).
Engine-------------------10cc - 15cc.
Radio--------------------5 channels with 9 servos.
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LMOST
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Electric conversion: Optional.
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  • Page 1 “ Graphics and specifications may change without notice “ . MS: 254 Specifications: Wingspan---------------70.9 in (180 cm). Wing area---------------793.9 sq.in (51.2 sq.dm). Weight-------------------8.2 lbs (3.7 kg). Length-------------------50.4 in (128 cm). Engine-------------------10cc - 15cc. Radio--------------------5 channels with 9 servos. LMOST EADY TO Electric conversion: Optional. www.seagullmodels.com...
  • Page 2: Kit Contents

    The motor mount has been fit- ted and the hinges are pre-installed. Flying the FUNKY CUB 10cc-15cc is simply a joy. This instruction manual is designed to help you build a great flying earoplane. Please read this manual throughly before starting assembly of your FUNKY CUB 10cc-15cc.
  • Page 3: Additional Items Required

    WWW.SEAGULLMODELS.COM HINGING THE FLAP. KIT CONTENTS. SEA254 FUNKY CUB 10CC-15CC SEA25401 Fuselage SEA25402 Wing set SEA25403 Tail set SEA25404 Canopy SEA25405 Pilot SEA25406 Cowling SEA25407 Landing gear ADDITIONAL ITEMS REQUIRED. M2x10mm 10cc-15cc gasoline engine. Computer radio with 9 servos. Glow plug to suit engine.
  • Page 4: Hinging The Aileron

    FUNKY CUB 10cc-15cc Instruction Manual. Hinge. 3) Slide the wing panel on the aileron until there is only a slight gap. The hinge is now centered on the wing panel and aileron. Re- move the T-pins and snug the aileron against the wing panel.
  • Page 5: Hinging The Rudder

    WWW.SEAGULLMODELS.COM 5) Turn the wing panel over and deflect the HINGING THE RUDDER. aileron in the opposite direction from the opposite side. Apply thin C/A glue to each Glue the rudder hinges in place using hinge, making sure that the C/A penetrates the same techniques used to hinge the ai- into both the aileron and wing panel.
  • Page 6 FUNKY CUB 10cc-15cc Instruction Manual. INSTALL FLAP CONTROL HORN. Install the flap control horn using the same method as same as the aileron con- trol horns. Epoxy. Elevator fiberglass control horn. Fiberglass control horn. Epoxy. Epoxy. INSTALL RUDDER CONTROL HORN.
  • Page 7: Engine Mount Installation

    WWW.SEAGULLMODELS.COM 1) Using a modeling knife, carefully cut off the rear portion of one of the 3 nylon tubes leaving 1/2” protruding from the rear of the stopper. This will be the fuel pick up tube. 2) Using a modeling knife, cut one length of silicon fuel line.
  • Page 8: Fuel Tank Installation

    FUNKY CUB 10cc-15cc Instruction Manual. 3) Carefully bend the second nylon tube up at a 45º angle. This tube is the vent tube. 4) Test fit the stopper assembly into the tank. It may be necessary to remove some of the flashing around the tank opening using a modeling knife.
  • Page 9 WWW.SEAGULLMODELS.COM INSTALLING THE SWITCH RECEIVER. INSTALLING THE FUSELAGE SERVOS. Because the size of servos differ, you Install the switch into the precut hole in may need to adjust the size of the precut the side, in the fuselage. opening in the mount. The notch in the sides of the mount allow the servo lead to pass through.
  • Page 10 FUNKY CUB 10cc-15cc Instruction Manual. Collar. Switch. INSTALLING THE MAIN LANDING GEAR TO FUSELAGE. Thread a mounting screw into each of the holes to cut threads in the surrounding wood. Apply a small amount of thin CA to harden the threads make by the screws. Posi- tion the landing gear so it rakes forward.
  • Page 11: Mounting The Engine

    WWW.SEAGULLMODELS.COM MOUNTING THE ENGINE. 1) Position the engine with the drive washer (145mm) forward of the firewall as shown. Machine screw M4x30mm 4) On the fire wall has the location for the throttle pushrod tube (pre-drill). 5) Slide the pushrod tube in the firewall and guide it through the fuel tank mount.
  • Page 12 FUNKY CUB 10cc-15cc Instruction Manual. Cut. 9) Move the throttle stick to the closed po- sition and move the carburetor to closed. Use a 2.5mm hex wrench to tighten the screw that secures the throttle pushrod wire. Make sure to use threadlock on the screw so it does not vibrate loose.
  • Page 13 WWW.SEAGULLMODELS.COM ELECTRIC POWER CONVERSION. 1) Locate the items neccessary to install the electric power conversion included with your model. Needle valve. 2) Recommend the items necessary to in- stall the electric power conversion parts included with your model. - Model size: .75-.90 size models - Motor: 50mm 310 rev per volt - Propeller: 14x10 ~ 15x10 - ESC: 60A...
  • Page 14 FUNKY CUB 10cc-15cc Instruction Manual. M4x20mm Blind nut. 4) Attach the motor to the front of the electric motor box using four 4mm blind nut, four M3x15mm hex head bolts to se- cure the motor. Please see picture shown. M3x12mm...
  • Page 15: Installing The Aileron Servos

    WWW.SEAGULLMODELS.COM 5) Attach the speed control to the side The propeller should not touch any of the motor box using two-sided tape part of the spinner cone. If it does, use a and tie wraps. Connect the appropriate sharp modeling knife and carefully trim leads from the speed control to the mo- away the spinner cone where the propel- tor.
  • Page 16 FUNKY CUB 10cc-15cc Instruction Manual. 1) Using a small weight (Weighted fuel 5) Use dental floss to secure the connec- pick-up works well) and string, feed the tion so they cannot become unplugged. string through the wing as indicated. Small weight.
  • Page 17 WWW.SEAGULLMODELS.COM 9) Set the aileron hatch in place and use a Phillips screw driver to install it with four AILERON PUSHROD HORN wood screws. INSTALLATION. Please see below pictures. M2x10mm Use a felt tip pen to mark the wire where it crosses the hole.
  • Page 18: Installing The Horizontal Stabilizer

    FUNKY CUB 10cc-15cc Instruction Manual. Flap. Mark. Hex nut. M2 clevis. Fuel tubing. INSTALLING THE HORIZONTAL STABILIZER. Bend at the mark 1) Using a ruler and a pen, locate the cen- terline of the horizontal stabilizer, at the trailing edge, and place a mark. Use a tri- angle and extend this mark, from back to front, across the top of the stabilizer.
  • Page 19 WWW.SEAGULLMODELS.COM 3) Slide the stabilizer into place in the 6) Using a modeling knife, carefully re- precut slot in the rear of the fuselage. The move the covering that overlaps the sta- stabilizer should be pushed firmly against bilizer mounting platform sides in the the front of the slot.
  • Page 20: Installing Vertical Stabilizer

    FUNKY CUB 10cc-15cc Instruction Manual. INSTALLING VERTICAL STABILIZER Hinge slot. 3) While holding the vertical stabilizer firmly in place, use a pen and draw a line on eachside of the vertical stabilizer where it meets the top of the fuselage.
  • Page 21 WWW.SEAGULLMODELS.COM 5) When you are sure that everything is Elevator control horn. aligned correctly, mix up a generous amount of Flash 30 Minute Epoxy. Ap- ply a thin layer to the mounting slot and to bottom of the vertical stabilizer mounting area.
  • Page 22 FUNKY CUB 10cc-15cc Instruction Manual. M2 lock nut. M2 clevis. Pen. Nylon Snap Keeper. RUDDER PUSHROD HORN INSTALLATION. Repeat steps as same as steps done for elevator.
  • Page 23: Mounting The Tail Wheel

    WWW.SEAGULLMODELS.COM MOUNTING THE TAIL WHEEL. Locate items necessary to install tail wheel. 3x25 mm. Aluminum tail landing gear. 3 x 20mm. INSTALLATION CANOPY. Wing tube.
  • Page 24: Apply The Decals

    FUNKY CUB 10cc-15cc Instruction Manual. Set of ignition. APPLY THE DECALS. 1) If all the decals are precut and ready to stick. Please be certain the model is clean and free from oily fingerprints and dust. Position decal on the model where de- sired, using the photos on the box and aid in their location.
  • Page 25 WWW.SEAGULLMODELS.COM Wing bolt. INSTALLATION WING- FUSELAGE STRUTS.
  • Page 26 FUNKY CUB 10cc-15cc Instruction Manual. 3x10mm...
  • Page 27 WWW.SEAGULLMODELS.COM OPTIONAL FLOAT FOR FUNKY CUB (SEA254F ). 1) Install Struts onto floats. 2) Install Water Rudder.
  • Page 28 FUNKY CUB 10cc-15cc Instruction Manual. Drill hole. Collar.
  • Page 29 WWW.SEAGULLMODELS.COM Drill hole. 3) Attach float to fuselage. 4) Install water rudder control bellcrank to fuselage . Mark.
  • Page 30 FUNKY CUB 10cc-15cc Instruction Manual. 5) Install water rudder control cables. Bend at the mark M2 lock nut. Metal clevis. Snap keeper.
  • Page 31 WWW.SEAGULLMODELS.COM 4) Do not turn plane upside down. Only low wing models should be turned up- sidedown for balancing. Remove this paragraph, it is not intended for use in the instructions. it is a note for you.High Wing models must be balanced upright. Accurately mark the balance point on the botttom of the wing on both sides of the fuselage.
  • Page 32: Control Throws

    FUNKY CUB 10cc-15cc Instruction Manual. *If possible, first attempt to balance the CONTROL THROWS. model by changing the position of the re- ceiver battery and receiver. If you are un- able to obtain good balance by doing so, Ailerons: Rudder:...
  • Page 33: Flight Preparation

    A) Plug in your radio system per the 2) Check every bolt and every glue manufacturer’s instructions and turn joint in the FUNKY CUB 10cc-15cc everything on. to ensure that everything is tight and well bonded.

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