CubCrafters Completes Required Tests For Sport Cub LSA Cert... And Then Some | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Airborne On ANN

Airborne 04.27.15

Airborne 04.28.15

Airborne 04.22.15

Airborne 04.23.15

Airborne 04.24.15

Airborne Hi-Def On YouTube

Airborne 04.27.15

Airborne 04.28.15

Airborne 04.22.15

Airborne 04.23.15

Airborne 04.24.15

Sat, Jul 01, 2006

CubCrafters Completes Required Tests For Sport Cub LSA Cert... And Then Some

Do NOT Try This At Home!

Representatives with CubCrafters told ANN last week that the company has completed all flight testing for its new Sport Cub, and that it has all data in hand for the aircraft's final LSA certification... and quite a bit more.

"These flight tests represent the third and final component of our overall Sport Cub aircraft test program," said CubCrafters Vice-President Todd Simmons.

The company expects to receive LSA certification for the Sport Cub on July 7.

Simmons noted the company performed rigorous testing on the aircraft, above and beyond the requirements for light-sport certification."...[T]he testing protocol that we have put the Sport Cub through -- comprehensive wing, fuselage and now flight tests -- is not an LSA certification requirement," Simmons said.

Indeed -- light sport planes are not required to demonstrate spin proficiency (above)... or the ability to perform a victory roll (below). Needless to say, CubCrafters admonishes pilots to NOT attempt to duplicate those manuevers.

Company president Jim Richmond said CubCrafters held the Sport Cub to the same test protocol the company used in receiving Part 23 certification of its 180-horsepower "Top Cub" two years ago.

"Only actual testing proves that the design and performance characteristics -- and the analysis -- that the computer tells us are right," Richmond said. "The entire CubCrafters team is justifiably proud of the Sport Cub test program, and we are glad to share the results with our customers and potential customers."

Founded in 1980, CubCrafters is located at Yakima Air Terminal/McAllister Field Airport (YKM) in Yakima, WA. In addition to its Sport Cub and Top Cub models, CubCrafters also rebuilds classic Piper Cubs.

FMI: www.cubcrafters.com

Advertisement

More News

AOPA Asks FAA To Close Gaps In UAS Rule

Calls NPRM A 'Good First Step Towards Integration' AOPA is asking the FAA to close 'gaps' in the agency’s proposed rules governing small commercial unmanned aircraft systems >[...]

Classic Aero-TV: Adventure Of A Lifetime -- Around The World by MU-2

OK... Admit It -- Wouldn't You Have Loved To Fly In This Adventure? In this video ANN CEO and Editor-In-Chief, Jim Campbell brings us an adventure story. While at the NBAA 2013 con>[...]

Airborne 04.27.15: EAA/Sonex, Ryanair v Biofuel, Sportys' 172Lite

Also: Super Sabre@Oshkosh!!!, A380's 10th, All About That Space, UAV Problem In Japan, Siemens Electric Aero-Propulsion, New Caravan Interiors The Gathering of Eagles is an event h>[...]

House Armed Services Committee Would Cut KC-46, LRS-B

Draft Budget Takes $460 Million From Next-Generation Bomber Program A draft military budget which will be discussed by the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) this week would cut>[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (04.28.15)

All the World's Rotorcraft Started in 1997 by an aviation enthusiast in Estonia, the site claims to be "the biggest helicopter collection in the world, more than 700 helicopters an>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2015 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC