June 25th, 2020, Yakima, WA – First announced last July, new CC393i powered XCubs are now starting to roll off the manufacturing line here at CubCrafters! The most powerful lightweight engine we’ve ever offered, the XCub now has the best power to weight ratio of any certified two-place tandem aircraft currently being manufactured. Offered with… 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 »

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 »

Mark Builds YankeeOne: Update 10/2/19

Mark Keneston is CubCrafters’ Sales Manager in the Great Lakes/Northeast Territory 10/2/2019 PROGRESS UPDATE Hi again from the Yankee 1 skunkworks shop!  Well…fall is here again.  Since we last visited, we have had steady progress.  As of this writing the tail feathers have been sprayed completely with poly brush and poly spray.  The paint booth… Read more »