CubCrafters Increases Production for 2019

CubCrafters will significantly increase production of the line of light two-place tandem aircraft it manufactures in 2019. CubCrafters’ Director of Sales, Brad Damm, says, “Backcountry flying is increasing in popularity and CubCrafters has seen continuous sales growth since the introduction of the Light Sport Carbon Cub in 2009. The launch of the Part 23 Certified… Read more »

EASA CERTIFICATION FOR XCUB!

The XCub was recently awarded type certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). The certification acknowledges compliance with all EASA airworthiness and environmental requirements, thereby clearing the way for XCub to enter into service on the European register. “EASA certification is an important step in the continuing expansion of our international markets,” said Randy… Read more »

XCub Now Certified with Wipline 2100 Floats

CubCrafters has announced FAA certification for the installation of Wipline 2100 floats on the company’s XCub. Both amphibious and seaplane versions of the floats, built by Wipaire, Inc., have been approved and are now part of the XCub’s Type Certificate. “The Wipline floats increase the capabilities of this superbly flexible airframe”, said Randy Lervold, president… Read more »

Carbon Cub EX-3 Kits Begin Shipping

The EX-3 Joins the EX-2 in CubCrafters’ Expanded Kit Offering. The first of many Carbon Cub EX-3 kits was shipped in November, and we’re planning to ship three complete kits each month through the first half of 2018. Though inspired by the Carbon Cub EX-2, there are many important differences… important improvements over the previous… Read more »

CubCrafters Accepts BitCoin

Yakima, Washington – December 28, 2017: CubCrafters is pleased to announce that the company now accepts BitCoin, as well as other popular cryptocurrencies, as a payment method on orders for new and pre-owned aircraft, and aircraft kits. Founder and CEO, Jim Richmond, says the move supports progressive technologies and the international entrepreneur communities who use… Read more »

Patrick Horgan Promoted to VP

Yakima, Washington – December 6, 2017: Light aircraft manufacturer, CubCrafters, is pleased to announce the promotion of Patrick Horgan to Vice President, Operations & Product Development. Pat has been leading the company’s Engineering & Product Development (EPD) department as Director since joining the company in April, 2015. This expansion of duties reflects Horgan’s record of… Read more »

CubCrafters Unveils New Carbon Cub

    CubCrafters is introducing two new variants of the company’s hugely successful Carbon Cub model, the Carbon Cub EX-3 and FX-3. The Carbon Cub EX-3 is an experimental amateur built (E-AB) kit, and the Carbon Cub FX-3 is the company’s FX (Factory eXperimental) builder assist version. Both feature CubCrafters’ new, more powerful, fuel-injected engine,… Read more »

FIRST NON-TSO’d GLASS PANEL & AUTOPILOT IN PART 23 CERTIFIED AIRCRAFT

Oshkosh, Wisconsin – July 24, 2017: Light aircraft manufacturer, CubCrafters, is pleased to announce FAA approval of a non-TSO’d, fully-integrated EFIS avionics suite as primary instrumentation for the company’s Part 23 Certified XCub. CubCrafters received the approval by amendment to the XCub Type Certificate. The amendment allows installation of the Garmin G3X Touch system, as… Read more »

Press Release: CubCrafters Launches All-New Website

  Yakima, Washington – March 31, 2017: CubCrafters has launched a complete redesign of the company’s website that covers their entire line of Part 23 Certified, LSA, and Experimental aircraft, technical support for aircraft owners and kit builders, as well as contact information for Certified Sales Centers, Authorized Service Centers, and Factory-Approved Flight Training. The… Read more »

New Carbon Cub Transponders Deliver ADS-B Compliance

  CubCrafters Offers New Garmin Transponders with Integrated ADS-B Functionality CubCrafters has announced two new transponders for Carbon Cub buyers who select the company’s Executive GLASS touch instrument panel, which includes Garmin’s G3X Touch 10.6” flight display system. The new transponders, Garmin’s GTX 335R and GTX 345R, both include an integrated WAAS/GPS position source enabling ADS-B “Out” functionality. Thus, all new Carbon Cubs equipped with… Read more »