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Texas Sport Aircraft: the Cub reborn (again)

First Posted: Tue 10 Apr 2007

The Texas Sport

Texas Sport Aircraft Company has announced the introduction of the Texas Sport 'amateur-built' aircraft.

The aircraft, whose design is 'in the spirit of the American Legend Cub and historic Piper J-3 Cub', combines the most popular features of the J-3, PA-11 and PA-18 designs. It has a J-3 wing design, PA-11 struts, and outboard wing attachments like the PA-18 Super Cub.

Like the Legend Cub, the airframe features a 3-inch wider cockpit providing a noticeably larger cabin. Additionally, fuel is stored in the wings allowing for solo flight from the forward seat. The Texas Sport comes with a choice of PA-11 style closed cowl or J-3 style "eyebrows."

At a gross weight of 1320 lb it fits in the new US Sport Pilot Regulations.

The aircraft will be on show at Sun 'n Fun which starts next week in Florida.

Related websites: The Texas Sport siteSun 'n Fun

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