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 »

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 »

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 »