New Cub in Town


Dakota Cub Aircraft is taking orders for its Super 18-180 kit, which has been added to the FAA list of approved kits. The two place Super Cub type aircraft is powered by a 180-horsepower Lycoming engine, has a useful load of over 1000 pounds, and, with its slotted wings, is capable of sustained level flight at 30 mph at max gross weight of 2300 pounds. Standard features include: super-duty landing gear, 90-inch flaps, 48-gallon fuel capacity and a wide-body fuselage. The Super 18 is also available as a complete, ready-to-fly certified aircraft.

Dakota Cub Aircraft has been in operation for more than 15 years, and currently produces FAA/PMA replacement parts and STC modifications for fabric Piper aircraft, as well as both the certified Super 18-180 and the Experimental/Amateur-Built S18-180-EXP.

The kit price is $64,077 (does not include engine). For more information, call 605/757-6628 or visit

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Mary Bernard
Mary Bernard - The product of two parents with Lockheed Aerospace careers, Mary grew up with aviation, prompting her to pursue pilot training as an adult. Her father, a talented tool-and-die maker and planner, instilled in her an abiding interest in how things are built. For more than a decade, she has been a contributing writer and Managing Editor for KITPLANES®.


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