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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »