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November 25, 2015

2016 Calendar Details

2016 CUBCRAFTERS CALENDAR GIVAWAY PROMO CODE COMING SOON! Like most of you, everyone here at CubCrafters looks forward to receiving the new CubCrafters Calendar each year. Our Creative Director, Jon Bliss,...

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November 24, 2015

New Garmin Avionics Options for 2016

Starting in January, CubCrafters will offer two new Carbon Cub options: the GMC 307 Autopilot Control Panel and the GPS 20A WAAS Position Source for ADS-B. The GMC 307 AP control head will replace the GMC 305...

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November 23, 2015

EX-2 Featured in Plane and Pilot Magazine

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September 18, 2015

EX-2 Featured in October Issue of Kitplanes

For the last several years, the Carbon Cub EX has maintained a foothold at the top of the list of Super Cub-like backcountry airplane kits, but everyone knows that you don’t stay on top by resting on your...

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August 28, 2015

FX Builder Assist Program Review by Chuck Kinberger

SWT Aviation Florida Aircraft Sales Representative, Chuck Kinberger, was at CubCrafters Headquarters to participate in the Carbon Cub FX Builder Assist Program for his new demo aircraft. He wrote about his...

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August 28, 2015

Pilot Profile: Steve Dentz

Johnson Creek is one of the great treasures of the vibrant Idaho backcountry flying scene. Shadowing a picturesque valley, a pilot in a Carbon Cub meanders his way between the peaks on each side, following a path...

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July 20, 2015

CubCrafters Announces Top Cub Deal with Chinese Firm

CubCrafters is pleased to announce an agreement with the Liaoning Cub Aircraft Corporation (LCA) of China. The deal includes the sale of their CC18 Top Cub Type Certificate and a corresponding license agreement with...

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July 16, 2015

"My First Trip To Johnson Creek" by Max Platts

To those of us who love flying in the backcountry, Johnson Creek is what many consider to be backcountry aviation Mecca. There are very few places in the Lower 48 where pilots can enjoy as wide a variety of diverse...

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July 8, 2015

Pilot Profile: Gary Weaver

Cubs can be a lot of things to different pilots. They can be a survival tool, a piece of business equipment, a means of transportation, or an escape hatch from the everyday. But for some pilots, a Cub...

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June 22, 2015

Carbon Cub FX Builder Assist Program Announced

Backcountry aircraft manufacturer CubCrafters has announced a new program designed to engage airplane buyers more intimately with their purchase. Carbon Cub FX Builder Assist immerses new owners in the construction of...

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May 8, 2015

Pilot Profile: Terry Wilkins

On nearly the exact opposite side of the globe from CubCrafters’ Yakima, Washington headquarters is a land of epic beauty. With spectacular glaciers, picturesque fiords, rugged mountains, and subtropical forests,...

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April 21, 2015

CubCrafters Introduces New Carbon Cub EX-2

Backcountry aircraft manufacturer CubCrafters has announced an upgrade of its kit aircraft based on the popular Carbon Cub. The new Carbon Cub EX-2 improves on the company’s Carbon Cub EX, an Experimental Amateur...

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March 19, 2015

Pilot Profile: Paul Borys

"Prior to the Carbon Cub EX, I had not built anything significant with my hands," says Paul Borys, a slight accent betraying his Canadian roots. Paul works with his family in their construction business. What...

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March 11, 2015

Valdez STOL Aircraft at AirVenture 2015

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin - The specially modified short takeoff/landing (STOL) aircraft that were a hit at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014 are returning for more fun this year, as they re-create one of the...

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February 19, 2015

New Composites Shop Now Open!

As CubCrafters sells more and more airplanes, our rate of production increases, as does our need for more space. Our headquarters is set upon McAllister Field, perhaps 300 yards from Yakima's air passenger terminal....

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February 11, 2015

CubCrafters Announces Two New Certified Sales Centers

Backcountry aircraft manufacturer CubCrafters has announced the appointment of two new Certified Sales Centers: SWT Aviation Northeast will cover the Northeastern United States, and SunCountry Cubs will support states...

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January 20, 2015

Randy Lervold Named President of CubCrafters

Light aircraft designer and manufacturer CubCrafters has announced the promotion of Randy Lervold to the position of President. Lervold has served as General Manager at CubCrafters since 2009 and has overseen a period...

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