"Until now, the only significant omission from Top Cub's enviable list of competencies was night flight," said Jim Richmond, CubCrafters' CEO.
"Now that restriction is gone and new owners can enjoy extended operating hours."
A number of changes were made to the Top Cub cabin for Night VFR Certification including new backlit placards, instrument illumination, fuel sight gauge lighting, and glare shields are provided.
In addition, several interior surfaces are now finished in non-reflective black and modern LED taxi and landing lights have replaced incandescent fixtures.
also notes, "The FAA
has raised the bar for Night VFR over the years.
Our new certification meets the latest and most rigorous standards set by the FAA
with regard to human factors making the Top Cub more convenient and safe for true night operations."
All new Top Cubs will include the complete Night VFR Lighting Package as standard equipment.
"Night VFR Certification will benefit all new Top Cub owners," Richmond
said, "but particularly those pilots based in northern latitudes where daylight hours are reduced much of the year.