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InvestorNewsBreaks – CubCrafters Introduces New Version of Best-Selling Carbon Cub Aircraft

CubCrafters, a light-sport, experimental, and backcountry aircraft company, announced the Carbon Cub UL, a new rotax-powered carbon cub based on its best-selling Carbon Cub aircraft. According to the announcement, the company has incorporated several new technologies in the new offering, investing to provide an even lighter, better performing aircraft than its predecessor, the Carbon Cub SS. The company noted that its goal is to offer an airplane that features multifuel technology and that fully meets ASTM standards; the aircraft can also carry two adults with reasonable baggage even when fully fueled. CubCrafters collaborated closely with BRP-Rotax in developing the new airplane, which runs on BRP-Rotax’s new 160 HP turbocharged engine. The production version of the Carbon Cub UL is initially scheduled to be built, certified and test flown as a Light Sport Aircraft (“LSA”) at the CubCrafters factory in Yakima, Washington; the new offering will be meet ultralight category requirements in many international jurisdictions as well. “The Carbon Cub was first introduced in 2009 and has been an amazing aircraft for both CubCrafters and the entire backcountry community,” said CubCrafters president and CEO Patrick Horgan in the press release. “It has redefined expectations industry-wide for what a light STOL aircraft should be. Now, we’re reimagining the Carbon Cub by incorporating the latest in prepreg composites, more titanium components and innovative manufacturing techniques, along with the best new engine and avionics technologies for even more performance and versatility. . . . The Carbon Cub UL is the culmination of years of investment in both human and economic resources, the hard work of our industry-leading team, and our dedication to research and development. We believe this aircraft will make a major contribution to unlocking the enormous potential of the international marketplace.

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About Cub Crafters Inc.

Founded in 1980 by Jim Richmond, CubCrafters’ roots are in the 80-plus-year history of classic grassroots aviation, but the company’s products and services are innovative and completely modern. CubCrafters designs and manufactures experimental, LSA and Part 23-certified aircraft. The Carbon Cub family of aircraft redefined expectations for the backcountry flying experience with innovative design, modern materials, powerful engines and breathtaking performance. The company’s flagship XCub aircraft is offered in both nosewheel and tailwheel configurations, and substantially expands the mission profile of sport utility aircraft with higher speed, longer range and larger payload. The key to CubCrafters’ success is its ability to create unique value in the experience of personal adventure aviation. For more information about the company, visit

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