N53XC XCub Launch Edition
- Location: Yakima, WA
- Serial: CC19-0014
- Make: CubCrafters
- Model: XCub
- Year: 2017
- N Number: N53XC
- TTAF: 50
- TTE: 50
- Engine: Lycoming O-360-C1G, 180 HP
- Prop: Hartzell Trailblazer composite constant-speed
- Fuel Capacity: 49 gal.
- Empty Weight: 1,100
- Gross Weight: 2,300
- Last Annual: June, 2018
- Interior Rating: 9.5
- Exterior Rating: 9.5
Fly the fastest and most comfortable adventure airplane available. Rare “Launch Edition” (only 20 built) XCub is loaded with upgrades.
XCub checks every box on an adventure Pilot’s wish list: remarkable STOL performance, generous useful load (2,300 lbs.), class-defining speed (153 MPH top speed, 145 MPH cruise) and cross-country range (up to 1,000 mi.). Yet XCub surrounds both pilot and passenger with comfort and convenience. The pilot experience at the controls is intuitive and satisfying. Cockpit ergonomics are thoughtfully executed. Control inputs are rewarded with a precisely smooth, tactile feel and superb control harmony.
N53XC includes the comfortable Ahtanum leather interior, Grove spring gear upgrade, plus a Garmin G5 attitude indicator on the panel. This may be your ultimate transport to the backcountry!
Launch Edition paint scheme
XCub Launch Edition badging
Hartzell Trailblazer constant-speed composite prop
VFR Panel includes Garmin aera 796 GPS, EI CGR-30P Engine Monitor, Garmin G5 attitude indicator, Trig TY91 Comm Radio, Trig TT22 Transponder, Garmin GDL 84 ADS-B “Out/In”, altimeter, VSI, airspeed, and trim indicator
Ahtanum Interior package includes Premium black leather seats, rear-seat entertainment console, 10 storage areas, 2 bottle holders, USB charging ports, and carbon trim panels.
2 headset hooks
Padded baggage-door storage pouch
Aft baggage headset locker
Grove Spring Gear upgrade
8:50 x 6 Goodyear tires
Scott 3200-type Steerable tailwheel
Damage History: Ground loop. Factory repairs at CubCrafters, Yakima, WA.