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    American Legend Cub in Sulphur Springs, Texas...

    American Legend Cub in Sulphur Springs, Texas does rebuilds and recovers. They do a lot of repairs for customers as well. They know cubs.
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    I just went from a YO-233 (essentially a...

    I just went from a YO-233 (essentially a lightweight O-235) to a Titan O-340 on my Super Legend Cub. Although I would do it again, it has not been all upside. The airplane is not as light on the...
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    Earlier this summer my private pilot daughter did...

    Earlier this summer my private pilot daughter did an intersection take off and turned right onto the runway instead of turning left-i.e. she took off on in the wrong direction (or wrong runway.)....
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    My American Super Legend weighed 874 lbs with a...

    My American Super Legend weighed 874 lbs with a 115 hp O-233 Lycoming. The O-200 powered no flap Legend Cubs were/are lighter and seem to be on the market in $65-$75k range for older versions. These...
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    All it needs now is a yoke.....

    All it needs now is a yoke.....
  6. I have viewed the XCub as a direct competitor to...

    I have viewed the XCub as a direct competitor to the Husky. Similar fuel and similar claimed cruise speed. Huskys have not been cheap. There is an appeal to having a Cub that has real range and...
  7. I love the irony. Instead of limiting the...

    I love the irony. Instead of limiting the indemnity to a reasonable figure that can be insured against, the State will now have the same risk with no indemnity. You made the right call. Taking on...
  8. I just did a flight around American South...

    I just did a flight around American South (Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, George, North Carolina and back home to Texas) with my wife in our Super Legend Cub. I called Dave Esterline a week before...
  9. I mentioned lack of cell service with envy, not...

    I mentioned lack of cell service with envy, not to disparage. I have nightmares about cell towers and powerlines. Being constantly "in touch" hasn't brought much happiness either.
  10. Is the real advantage of the ipad-access to cell...

    Is the real advantage of the ipad-access to cell based dataplans-available in much of Alaska? Sometimes the ADS-B information is a little slow to refresh, particularly the metars. You don't need an...
  11. I just did a 2200 mile cross country in my Legend...

    I just did a 2200 mile cross country in my Legend Cub across the American South. I really like the panel mount 796, but I carried my iPad with ForeFlight. I used the iPad for planning but not much...
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    John, I owned a PA-14 for about 10 years then...

    John,

    I owned a PA-14 for about 10 years then moved on to an American Legend Cub. The -14 was a great airplane. Mine was 0-320 powered (150 hp is a must) with PA-18 tailfeathers. I made a...
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    I was in Sulphur Springs getting an annual...

    I was in Sulphur Springs getting an annual inspection at the factory for our Legend Cub. They had heard that max gross weight would be 1750 lbs. I think any gross weight increase would be...
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    I agreed with Doug's advice above. I wish I read...

    I agreed with Doug's advice above. I wish I read it before I started typing my thoughts. Ed
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    Tennessee, As the least qualified person...

    Tennessee,

    As the least qualified person here to answer your question, I thought I'd weigh in. First off, every cub is a little different due to modifications, weight, and hard landings along...
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    Can private pilot (not sport pilot) fly a US...

    Can private pilot (not sport pilot) fly a US Light Sport Aircraft in Canada?
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    Sorry, too late....I just saw the other thread. ...

    Sorry, too late....I just saw the other thread. Nevermind.
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    August EAA Sport Aviation

    A SuperCub.org member is prominently featured in the month's EAA publication. I don't know him, but I am an avid follower. Let's see if he outs himself.....
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    Pre-taxi cockpit check: Put shirt on.

    Pre-taxi cockpit check: Put shirt on.
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    A friend of mine bought a Tecnam 2008 equipped...

    A friend of mine bought a Tecnam 2008 equipped with a Garmin 3x touch (or whatever it is called) with AOA indication. I really liked it. It was both visual and audible. I flew the airplane home...
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    When I grabbed the CC v-brace, I could deflect it...

    When I grabbed the CC v-brace, I could deflect it back and forth (maybe as much a half inch or more in the middle), I have not been able to do that in Piper products or my Legend. That is a...
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    The first Super Cub I flew/owned was a 1979 with...

    The first Super Cub I flew/owned was a 1979 with 180 hp. I loved it, but I didn't have anything to compare it to. Then I owned a 150 hp PA-14. When we bought the 115 hp Super Legend, we had a 150...
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    We got the 115 hp before the 180 hp was...

    We got the 115 hp before the 180 hp was available. I dropped our plane at the factory for an annual, and Darin handed me the keys to the 180 hp. I really liked the 180 hp, but for our use the 115...
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    I have owned a 115 hp Super Legend for 3 years...

    I have owned a 115 hp Super Legend for 3 years and I have flow the 180 hp Super Legend. I have been very happy with 115 hp version. Performs like a 150 hp Super Cub wth lower fuel burn. 870 lb...
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    In the EAA article on the Chipper, the builder...

    In the EAA article on the Chipper, the builder said that the 80 hp Rotax is significantly cheaper than the 100 hp. He does not quote the price, but he made a point to highlight that it uses the...
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