CubCrafters boosts production for 2019

YAKIMA, Washington – CubCrafters will significantly increase production of the line of light two-place tandem aircraft it manufactures in 2019, according to company officials. “Backcountry flying is increasing in popularity and CubCrafters has seen continuous sales growth since the introduction of the Light Sport Carbon Cub in 2009,” said CubCrafters’ Director of Sales Brad Damm. […]

Wipline floats certified for XCub

CubCrafters has received 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, have been approved and are now part of the XCub’s Type Certificate. CubCrafters already has considerable experience with the Wipline 2100 floats, but the XCub floatplane is big […]

Picture of the day: Nothing more fun

J.S. “Chip” Allen, president of SWT Aviation in Marietta, Georgia, sent in this Picture of the Day, explaining: “Nothing more fun than a new CubCrafters Carbon Cub playing in the grass!” He notes the photo was taken in Woodstock, Georgia. Would you to like have your photo featured as Picture of the Day? You can […]

CubCrafters now accepts BitCoin

CubCrafters now accepts BitCoin, as well as other popular cryptocurrencies, as a payment method on orders for new and pre-owned aircraft and aircraft kits. The move supports progressive technologies and the international entrepreneur communities who use them, according to Jim Richmond, the company’s founder and CEO. “Our intent is to support our buyers’ payment preferences,” Richmond […]

New Carbon Cub unveiled

CubCrafters has introduced two new variants of the 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 a more powerful, fuel-injected engine, constant-speed propeller, and higher 2,000 pound […]