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Articles & News from American Legend Aircraft Company


Legend Cub Makes First Flight in Germany


Vietnam Veteran Chuck Boyd Flies a Super Legend - AOPA Pilot Magazine, November 2017

Super Legend from American Legend Aircraft Company Takes First Place in Texas STOL Roundup

American Legend Introduces the Super Legend XP

Light Sport Aircraft - Titanic Performer - AOPA Pilot Magazine, June 2017

American Legend Adds Performance Options to Legend Cub

Super Legend HP - More Power—More Performance - Kitplanes Magazine, January 2017

What a Super Legend - Sport Pilot  (Recreational Aviation Australia) Magazine, January 2017


Gideon Jones - Still flying after all these years - AOPA Pilot Magazine, December 2016

Greg Koontz Lands Super Legend on Pickup Truck

Legend Cub to Perform in Greg Koontz Airshows


The Legend Cub - A New Take on a Classic - Australian Pilot Magazine, December 2015

Family Affair - Building A Legend Cub at the Factory - Kitplanes Magazine, September 2015

Super Legend HP - You can think of it as a PA-18 on steroids - Flying Magazine, August 2015

Legend Cub to Offer Gemini Diesel Engine Option

Legend Cub and Sporty’s Pilot Shop Partner on Sales and Sweepstakes

Legend Cub Gets Carbon Fiber Amphibious Floats

The Cubman - AirSport (Australia) Magazine, Summer 2015

Super Legend HP Gets 180 HP Titan Engine

Super Legend Fields the Quintessential Cub


Super Legend Launched in Lakeland 

Pirate Cub - Homebuilt Legend Cub - EAA Experimenter Magazine, February 2014

Super Legend - Harley in the Sky - AOPA Pilot Magazine, January 2014


Super Legend Certified

Super Legend Completes Structural Testing

Super Legend Flight Trial - Kitplanes Magazine, May 2013

Super Legend Coming to Sun 'n Fun

Legend Cub Becoming the Top Choice for Tailwheel Instruction


Cub Love - Is Simpler Really Better? - Air Facts Journal, October 26, 2012 

Super Legend - Lycoming O-233 Debut -  The Aviation Consumer Magazine, October 2012

Legend Cub Flight Test - Light Aviation (UK) Magazine, July 2012

First Flight of the Super Legend


Super Legend Putting on the Features

Super Legend on Track for Oshkosh Appearance

Sexy Centerfold -  Airplanista Magazine, June 2011

American Legend Aircraft Company Introduces the Super Legend

STOL Brothers - Let's compare a covey of Cub-like kitbuilts -  Kitplanes Magazine, March 2011

Three Cubs - The Legend is the Value Leader -  The Aviation Consumer Magazine, March 2011


American Legend Adds Another Grand Champion Award to its J3 Cub Restoration Roster

American Legend Aircraft Company Delivers First Garmin G3X™ Equipped Legend Smart Cub

First International Texas Sport Kit [Legend] Cub Assembled [in Brazil] -  Today's Pilot Magazine, July 2006

American Legend Aircraft Company Offers Garmin G3X™ Glass Cockpit Legend Smart Cub G3

Flying the Cub - General Aviation News Magazine, March 9, 2010

1st AmphibCub Delivered by American Legend


Award Winning American Legend Amphibious FloatCub Now Certified and Shipping

Vuelos Privados - Una Leyenda Aérea, maniobra clásica a toda vanguardia - Luhho Magazine, October-November 2009

American Legend Store Now Online, Offering Cub-Related Gifts, Apparel, Parts, Training and Pilot Supplies

American Legend Aircraft Company Offers Amphibious FloatCub

AmphibCub Takes Off - General Aviation News Magazine, May 22, 2009

American Legend Aircraft Company Selects Continental Motors O-200-D Lightweight Engine for its Legend Cub

McKinley's Cub - The family who flies together builds airplanes together - Kitplanes Magazine, March 2009


Cub is ‘More Modern Than Citation II’ -  Show News (NBAA) Magazine, October 7, 2008

Oshkosh Adventure - Journey of a father and son -  World Aircraft Sales Magazine, October 2008

The Master As Student -  Plane & Pilot Magazine, October 2008

With Six You Get Aileron Roll - Plane & Pilot Magazine, September 2008

American Legend Customer Wins Grand Champion Award with J3 Cub Restoration

American Legend Aircraft Company Offers Tundra Tire Option for its Legend Cub

Texas Sport Cub - Classic Cub perfection that you can now build yourself - Kitplanes Magazine, March 2008

LSA von American Legend Aircraft - Comeback CUB - Flieger (Germany) Magazine, January 2008


American Legend Aircraft Company Installs Autopilot in the Legend Cub

The Texas Sport Debuts - Sun 'n Fun Today Magazine, April 17, 2007

American Legend Aircraft Company Offers Parachute Option for the Legend Cub

Introducing the Texas Sport Kit-Built Legend Cub

From Startup to Standout, American Legend has found success -  Ultraflight  (Powered Sport Aviation) Magazine, April 2007

One Six Right - American Legend Cub Suspended in Air at AirVenture Oshkosh - Midwest Flyer Magazine, February-March 2007

American Legend Cub - It's what Mr. Piper would be building today -  Kitplanes Magazine, February 2007

American Legend and KSLR Grow Together -  The Texas Flyer Newsletter, February 2007

American Legend Aircraft Company Piles On the Options

American Legend Cub - Aircraft Review -  Aviation Digest Magazine, January 2007


High-Flying Lone Star Ranchers - Private Air Magazine, November- December 2006

American Legend Aircraft Company Holds Homecoming for Legend Cub Pilots

The Legend Cub - Ozark Flyer (EAA Chapter 732) Newsletter, October 2006

American Legend Takes Occupancy in New Facilities -  Midwest Flyer Magazine, August-September 2006

American Legend Cub - Rebirth of a Legend -  Today's Pilot Magazine, July 2006

Grasshopper Cub Returns -  Loop Magazine, July 2006

American Legend Cub - Classic Revival -  Aerokurier (Germany) Magazine, June 2006

Millionaire Fantasies - Legend Aircraft - Millionaire Blueprints Magazine, March 2006


A Visit to American Legend Aircraft Company -  59 Grapevine (EAA Chapter 59) Newsletter, December 20, 2005

Rare, Satisfying, Fulfilling - The Legend Cub -  Atlantic Flyer Magazine, December 2005

American Legend Cub -  Flying Magazine, November 2005

Trade-A-Plane Print Edition, Third October Issue 2005

Going the Distance in an LSA -  Plane & Pilot Magazine, October 2005

Lighting It Up - Robb Report Magazine, October 2005

Familiar... Yellow... Tandem... Fun! - Flying the American Legend Cub - Sport Pilot Magazine, October 2005

The Revived, Revised and Remarkable Legend Cub -  Flyer (UK) Magazine, September 2005

The Legend Cub - A New "Vintage" LSA - Private Pilot Magazine, August 2005

American Legend Aircraft Company Delivers its First Legend Cub Light-Sport Aircraft

American Legend Aircraft Company Receives Certification of its Legend Cub Light-Sport Aircraft

American Legend Aircraft Company manufactures the Legend Cub 
and Super Legend. FAA-approved aircraft for adventure, sport, 
recreation, and training. Powered by Continental, Lycoming and 
Titan engines. Kit-built or ready-to-fly light-sport aircraft.
Liaison Brief
See the Legend Cub...

Nostalgic Air-Picnic, Wershofen/Eifel, Germany Sep 1–2

Triple Tree Fly-In, Woodruff, SC Sep 3–9

Seaplane Fly-in, Greenville, ME Sep 6–9

Texas STOL Roundup, Hondo Sep 28–30

Warbirds Downunder, Temora, NSW, Australia  Oct 12–13

Byrd’s Fall Backcountry Fly-In, Arkansas Oct 18–21

High Sierra Fly-in, Nevada Oct 18–21

AOPA Fly-in, Gulf Shores, Alabama Oct 26–27

Deland Sport Aviation Showcase, Florida Nov 1–3

Award-winning work by Legend:

EAA 2017 Reserve Grand Champion Silver Lindy
Mark Wyant 1958 Piper PA22160 “Tri- Pacer” N8664D


EAA 2013 Kit Champion Bronze Lindy
Craig & Sandy Gainza 2013 AL3 “Pirate Cub” N755MG


EAA 2012 Kit Champion Bronze Lindy
Daniel Berry 2012 TX-11C N752T


Sun ‘n Fun 2011 Best Restored Classic
Terry Robertson 1947 Piper J-3 Cub N1506N


49th Texas Antique Airplane Assn Fly-in 2011 Best Homebuilt
Darin Hart 2010 AL3 “AmphibCub” N26LC


25th Sentimental Journey Fly-in 2010 Grand Champion
Ed Katzen & Tim Dahlen 1947 Piper J3C- 65 Cub NC1542N


37th Intl Seaplane Fly-in 2010 Best Takeoff
Legend AmphibCub


36th Intl Seaplane Fly-in 2009 Best Takeoff & C.D.A.
Texas Sport / Legend AmphibCub N80TX


EAA 2008 Grand Champion Gold Lindy Award
Joe Dobransky 1946 Piper J3C-65 Cub N70111


Sun ‘n Fun 2006 Best Float Fabric Seaplane
Legend FloatCub 2006 AL3C “Tweety” N23787


EAA Meet in Oshkosh 1991 Best Classic Airplane & Southwest Regional EAA Fly- in 1990 Grand Champion & Outstanding Workmanship & Best Classic & Houston Antique Flyers Choice 1990 & Majors Field Airport Day Best of Show 1989
Darin Hart 1946 Piper J-3 Cub

American Legend Aircraft

The Legend Cub is a two-place, LSA certified aircraft designed for airfields of any size and surface. The Legend Cub takes you to more places than ever before.
Learn more about American Legend Aircraft Company.

Contact Us

American Legend Aircraft Company
1810 Piper Lane
Sulphur Springs, TX 75482 (map it)
Airport Identifier: KSLR

Tel: 903-885-7000
Fax: 903-538-9933
Email American Legend Aircraft Company
"This is the best of all worlds. Beauty, reliability, power, and safety."
- Sean "Flopper" Cushing, Legend Cub Owner
"I really love flying the airplane for the pure joy of it. It takes you back to how flying originally was."
- Alec Birchfield, Student of Waco Flying Service
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