First EASA Approved XCub headed to the United Kingdom

Top Adventure Aircraft is Now Approved for Flight in Europe Yakima, Washington – August 26th, 2020: The first new European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certified CC19 XCub has now shipped for Europe from the CubCrafters company headquarters in Yakima, Washington. The aircraft, to be placed on the United Kingdom registry as G-OBTO, is the first… Read more »

XCub Landing Gear Conversion – Timelapse Video

Changing the landing gear configuration on a CubCrafters XCub is designed to be amazingly simple. Aircraft owners can easily change their landing gear configuration to best suit the types of backcountry missions they want to fly. A mechanic with a helper and a few tools can change the airplane from its nosewheel configuration to the… Read more »

Hartzell’s new Pathfinder Propeller will be option on Cubcrafters’ NX Cub, Trailblazer prop will be standard equipment

CubCrafters’ NXCub with 3-blade Pathfinder PIQUA, Ohio, July 7, 2020 – CubCrafters has chosen two of Hartzell Propeller’s next-generation carbon fiber structural composite propellers as the sole options for the airplane manufacturer’s new nosewheel NXCub, which is headed to certification and production. “The Hartzell team is very pleased to continue our excellent and longstanding relationship… Read more »

CubCrafters Nosewheel XCub Headed for Production

Public Market Survey Effort Complete Yakima, Washington – June 18th, 2020: Following a year-long public Market Survey effort, light aircraft manufacturer CubCrafters has officially decided to certify and offer a nosewheel option for its flagship Part 23 certified aircraft, the CC-19 XCub. “Putting a nosewheel on a modern Cub type aircraft certainly surprised some people,… Read more »

Carbon Cub EX/FX-3 Floatplane Flying

  Go flying with CubCrafters VP of Sales & Marketing Brad Damm in a Carbon Cub FX-3 on Clamar composite amphibious floats on an iceberg filled glacial lake in Alaska. The second of a new 4-part short-video series on some of the exciting year-round personal adventure aviation opportunities that await when you own a Carbon… Read more »

Global Online STOL 2020

  Just for fun in the 2020 online Global STOL competition, we did a little video showing a less than 50′ combined takeoff and landing in a nosewheel-variant XCub. The XCub is Part 23 certified, cruises at 150 MPH, and has 1000 lbs. of useful load. It is easily convertible between nosewheel and tailwheel configurations… Read more »

Carbon Cub EX/FX-3 Ski Flying 2020

  Go flying with CubCrafters VP of Sales & Marketing Brad Damm in a Carbon Cub FX-3 on Summit Aircraft Co. composite wheel skis in the Washington & Idaho backcountry. The first of a new 4-part short-video series that we are working on about on some of the exciting year-round personal adventure aviation opportunities that… Read more »

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 »