CubFest 2019 Event Schedule

Today we’re announcing the event schedule for CubFest 2019.  Cubfest 2019 will be hosted by CubCrafters from October 11th through 13th, 2019 at McAllister Field Airport (KYKM) in Yakima, Washington. Pilots, tailwheel enthusiasts, and anyone who loves aviation is encouraged to mark their calendar. Please download the full information package for CubFest 2019 here: CUBFEST 2019… Read more »

CUBCRAFTERS DEBUTS NEW CC393i POWERPLANT FOR XCUB

CubCrafters is upgrading its industry leading personal adventure aircraft, the XCub, with a new firewall forward package, including a much more powerful engine and propeller combination developed in cooperation with key industry partners. FAA certified in 2016, the XCub is lighter, stronger, and faster than any aircraft in its category. Combined with a larger payload… Read more »

Cubcrafters Opens New Customer Completion Center

CubCrafters has opened a new dedicated Customer Completion Center in order to accommodate growing demand for the company’s line of Light Sport, Experimental, and FAA Certified backcountry aircraft. With plans to manufacture over 100 new airframes in 2019 alone, the company has continued to deliver on its commitment to ramp-up production. CubCrafters’ growth has been… Read more »

Engineering the Carbon Cub

CubCrafters’ Carbon Cub is a complete redesign of the iconic Super Cub. This video tells the story of the engineering feat that was achieved to reinvigorate a legend and make it lighter, faster, stronger and safer than ever before. 2019 marks the tenth year of the Carbon Cub’s introduction. Stay tuned for more videos as… Read more »

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 8/8/19

Mark Keneston is CubCrafters’ Sales Manager in the Great Lakes/Northeast Territory 8/8/2019 PROGRESS UPDATE Welcome back!  I’ve been very busy since we last checked in, especially with Airventure 2019.  Hopefully you all have seen and heard the news from CubCrafters.  Before leaving for the show I had Steve Michael from SWT Aviation come up from… 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 »