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Press Release by Topic CubCrafters

Yakima, Washington – December 28, 2017: Light utility aircraft manufacturer, 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.

Yakima, Washington – November 22, 2017: Light aircraft manufacturer, 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, constant-speed propeller, and higher 2,000 lb. gross weight limit.

Yakima, Washington – January 2017: 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 Executive GLASS touch panels will fulfill NextGen requirements for ADS-B compliance.

Yakima, Washington – September 29, 2014: Light aircraft designer and manufacturer CubCrafters has partnered with Aerocet to offer amphibious floats specifically designed for CubCrafters’ CC11 airframes, which include the popular Carbon Cub SS, Sport Cub S2 and Carbon Cub EX kit models. Aerocet’s Model 1500 Amphibious Floats represent an entirely new design approach for the company and feature an all-carbon fiber hull for light weight (only 245 lbs.) and durability.

Yakima, Washington – March 25, 2014: Light aircraft designer and manufacturer CubCrafters is announcing a new top-of-the-line panel in cooperation with Garmin, which is simultaneously introducing their G3X Touch 10.6” touch-sensitive flight display system. CubCrafters’ new panel, Executive GLASS touch, replaces the company’s previous high-end panel with an integrated suite of Garmin’s cutting-edge instruments. Executive GLASS touch is available immediately in CubCrafters Carbon Cub SS, Carbon Cub EX and Sport Cub S2 aircraft.

Light aircraft designer and manufacturer CubCrafters achieved a milestone by delivering its 300th CC11 aircraft in January of 2014. CubCrafters’ CC11 family includes the popular Carbon Cub SS and Sport Cub S2 LSA models. Serial Number 300 is a handsome Carbon Cub SS in Volcano Red bound for Idaho.

Yakima, Washington – November 15, 2013: Light aircraft designer and manufacturer CubCrafters is announcing a range of updates for their Carbon Cub SS and Sport Cub S2 LSA aircraft for the 2014 model year. The Carbon Cub and Sport Cub models are based on the Company’s CC11 airframe, of which 291 units have been delivered to date.

Yakima, Washington – April 5, 2013: Light aircraft designer and manufacturer CubCrafters has announced the availability of new Oregon Aero seat cushion systems for their Carbon Cub SS, Sport Cub S2 and Carbon Cub EX aircraft. The new cushions may be ordered as an option on new aircraft and may also be retrofitted to CubCrafters’ growing fleet.

Yakima, Washington – March 13, 2013: Light aircraft designer and manufacturer CubCrafters has announced that the FAA has issued Night VFR approval for its CC18-180 Top Cub. CubCrafters’ Top Cub was already an impressively capable and versatile utility aircraft. Boasting a gross weight of 2,300 lbs., a useful load of 1,100 lbs., and class-leading short-field capabilities; the addition of Night VFR expands the Top Cub’s capabilities.