If you’ve never flown a cub then you’re in for a real treat! The Piper J3 Cub is one of the greatest airplanes ever designed. It’s extreme simplicity and forgiveness make it a great trainer. It has been said by many cub pilots that the Piper Cub is an easy airplane to fly, but a […]
I originally got my Sport Pilot certificate in a 2006 AL3 American Legend Cub. So I have some obvious preference to that airplane. Today I rent and fly the old 1946 J-3 Cub. However, it would be interesting one day to hop into one of these CubCrafters cub look-a-likes to see the difference.
Here is an old film from 1943 that shows the construction of the J-3 Cub back in the day. Very informative!
I ran across this great youtube video all about the Piper J3 Cub. I think I may consider requiring my students to watch this before they get too far along in their initial training.