10 Years of Carbon Cub Innovation

CubCrafters will celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the Carbon Cub, the company’s most popular airframe series, during 2019. Milestones from the Carbon Cub history will be commemorated throughout the year and will culminate in an open-invitation fly-in & reception in October, dubbed Cubfest 2019, at the company’s factory headquarters in Yakima, Washington. The original Carbon… Read more »

Mark Builds YankeeOne: Update 1/22/2019

Mark Keneston is CubCrafters’ Sales Manager in the Great Lakes/Northeast Territory 2/12/2019 PROGRESS UPDATE Hi-ho from New York’s frozen tundra. The arctic blast that spent a week in our area proved to me that Mother Nature has a plan. We have had two very sizable snow falls just recently and as I write this, we… Read more »

Keneston Flies to Dead Cow

The author, Mark Keneston, is CubCrafters’ sales manager in the Great Lakes/Northeast territory. The plan was hatched shortly after AirVenture 2018: I would travel west to pick up CubCrafters’ Carbon Cub FX-3 demonstrator and fly it east for a two month stay. I had a bunch of demo flights to perform, and since the company… Read more »

An International View of High Sierra Fly-In 2018

The author, Yuval, is a Carbon Cub owner who splits his time between San Francisco, Hong Kong, and Israel Edited by CubCrafters America is a multi-cultural and multi-landscaped country which makes it such a unique and fascinating place. One of the most interesting, though relatively small, groups of people I have met during my life… Read more »

XCub Certified in Canada and Japan

CubCrafters announced that its top-of-the-line aircraft, the XCub, has secured type certification from Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA). The approval allows the company to begin deliveries of both land and seaplane versions of the aircraft to Canadian buyers immediately. A Type Certificate was also issued for the XCub by the Japan Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAB),… Read more »

Something Different?

CubCrafters’ Signature paint scheme has slowly evolved over the years, and it certainly flatters our Cubs. It’s easy to recognize one of our airplanes from a hundred yards or more. Our schemes are often imitated and have become an important part of the CubCrafters brand. Still, not everyone wants “stock” paint. This “digital-camo” scheme mimics… Read more »

See the Carbon Cub EX-3 & FX-3 at AirVenture 2018

CUBCRAFTERS EXHIBITS 3RD GENERATION CARBON CUBS AT AIRVENTURE 2018 Exciting New EX-3 and FX-3 Models Contribute to New Chapter in Company’s Expansion CubCrafters will display the newest Carbon Cub variants in the company’s exhibit at AirVenture starting July 23. Both the EX-3 and FX-3 models spotlight CubCrafters’ new fuel-injected engine, the addition of a constant-speed… Read more »

New Senior Leadership at CubCrafters

CubCrafters announced a change in senior leadership today as it continues to advance the company’s plan for long-term growth. Patrick Horgan, CubCrafters’ executive in charge of operations and product development, has been named President. Horgan has recently focused on increasing the company’s manufacturing capability and productivity; this promotion reflects Horgan’s record of successes at the… Read more »

CubCrafters Increases Production for 2019

CubCrafters will significantly increase production of the line of light two-place tandem aircraft it manufactures in 2019. CubCrafters’ Director of Sales, Brad Damm, says, “Backcountry flying is increasing in popularity and CubCrafters has seen continuous sales growth since the introduction of the Light Sport Carbon Cub in 2009. The launch of the Part 23 Certified… Read more »

Why Own An Experimental Aircraft?

By: Randy Lervold Though we don’t have statistics, we know that many prospective aircraft buyers hold the perception that “experimental” aircraft are barely airworthy… something to avoid. They believe that anything with the word “experimental” on it isn’t a “real” airplane. For these buyers, the rigors of testing and oversight associated with FAA Part 23 certification provide peace of mind. For them, the term Experimental Aircraft conjures notions of exciting and… Read more »