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A Summit Ski equipped Carbon Cub FX-3 explores the wintertime backcountry in Washington.
Business & General Aviation

CubCrafters Acquires Summit Aircraft Skis

Jan. 5, 2023
CubCrafters, a leading designer and manufacturer of Part 23 Certified, Light-Sport, and Experimental backcountry aircraft, announced the acquisition of Summit Aircraft Skis, including...
Business & General Aviation

CubCrafters, Lycoming Partner With Hartzell for Launch of Lightweight Pathfinder Prop

July 16, 2019
Hartzell Propeller, working closely with CubCrafters and Lycoming Engines, is developing and launching the lightweight Pathfinder composite three-blade constant speed propeller...
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Business & General Aviation

CubCrafters Carbon Cub EX-3 Kit Completes Evaluation by FAA National Kit Evaluation Team

May 16, 2019
Completion of their evaluation means the FAA has reviewed and approved the Carbon Cub EX-3 and that the aircraft has been added to the list of Amateur-Built Aircraft Kits that...

Ten Years of Carbon Cub Innovation

Dec. 19, 2018
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...
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CubCrafters’ XCub Earns Approvals in Canada and Japan

Aug. 29, 2018
The XCub, has secured type certification from Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) and the Japan Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAB).
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CubCrafters Exhibits 3rd Generation Carbon Cubs at AirVenture 2018

July 12, 2018
Both the EX-3 and FX-3 models spotlight CubCrafters’ new fuel-injected engine, the addition of a constant-speed propeller, and a higher 2,000 lb. gross weight limit.
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CubCrafters Announces Change in Senior Leadership

June 5, 2018
Patrick Horgan, CubCrafters’ executive in charge of operations and product development, has been named president.
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CubCrafters Announces Production Increases for 2019

May 23, 2018
The product line has expanded to six different production aircraft models. Also contributing to the company’s success is its popular “Factory eXperimental” (FX) Builder Assist...
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CubCrafters Unveils New Carbon Cub

Nov. 27, 2017
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.
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CubCrafters First to Offer Non-TSO’d Glass Panel & Autopilot in Part 23 Certified Aircraft

July 24, 2017
CubCrafters received the approval by amendment to the XCub Type Certificate. The amendment allows installation of the Garmin G3X Touch system, as well as Garmin’s digital autopilot...

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New Carbon Cub Transponders Deliver ADS-B Compliance

Jan. 3, 2017
The new transponders, Garmin’s GTX 335R and GTX 345R, both include an integrated WAAS/GPS position source enabling ADS-B “Out” functionality.
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Aircraft Airframe & Accessories

Retrofit Parachutes Now Available for Carbon Cub & Sport Cub

Nov. 21, 2016
The new BRS parachute system retrofits are available for CubCrafters’ production Sport Cub and Carbon Cub SS aircraft, as well as the company’s Carbon Cub FX Builder Assist model...
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Business & General Aviation

Cubcrafters Debuts New Flagship: XCub

June 6, 2016
CubCrafters is offering the first 20 XCubs in a limited Launch Edition with special introductory pricing.
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CubCrafters Offers New Carbon Cub EX-2 Discovery Kit

April 6, 2016
Yakima, Washington – April 5, 2016: Light aircraft manufacturer, CubCrafters, has announced an easy entry into their popular kit program with the Carbon Cub EX-2 Discovery Kit...
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CubCrafters Introduces Emergency Aircraft Parachutes

Jan. 13, 2016
The systems, developed in conjunction with BRS Aerospace, will further advance safety in CubCrafters’ already exceptional aircraft designs by allowing pilots a safe alternative...

CubCrafters Announces Top Cub Deal With Chinese Firm

July 22, 2015
This sale of the CC18‐180 Type Certificate to LCA, and corresponding long term support contracts, will fund CubCrafters ambitious lineup of new generation aircraft projects.
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CubCrafters Introduces New Carbon Cub EX-2

April 21, 2015
The Carbon Cub EX-2 will make its market debut at the Sun ‘n Fun International Fly-In & Expo, April 21 - 26, 2015.
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CubCrafters Appoints Two New Certified Sales Centers

Feb. 12, 2015
SWT Aviation Northeast will cover the Northeastern United States, and SunCountry Cubs will support states in the Southwest.
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CubCrafters selects Hartzell Engine Technologies lightweight X-Drive starter

The lighter weight and lower current draw make Hartzell’s newest starter the perfect match for CubCrafter’s high-performance LSA.