Category Archives: STC Showcase

STC Showcase: Extended-Range Fuel Tanks

We do firmly believe that the only time you have too much gas is when you’re on fire (or when that 42-oz gas station special that looked so appealing before departure turns out to not be such a good idea). … Continue reading

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STC Showcase: Wing Ribs

Just like people, airplanes have skeletons too—and like humans, they give shape and structure as well as strength.  An airplane’s wing ribs provide the wing’s vital contours as well as support structural loads in flight.  If there’s one thing we’re known … Continue reading

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STC Showcase: High-Pressure Brake Master Cylinders

Those of you who have experienced a J3 with original brakes will especially appreciate our brake system.  Gone are the days of wandering into the grass next to the taxiway to do your runup because you don’t have the brake … Continue reading

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STC Showcase: Fuel Selector Valve

We’ve been told “it’s the little things in life,” and we agree. The littlest things can make a tremendous difference, especially in aircraft. A well-thought out panel will be intuitive to use; a haphazardly designed one will leave you searching … Continue reading

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STC Showcase: Adjustable Rear Seat

Here’s some good news for your long-legged folks: Dakota Cub’s adjustable rear seat allows you to move the rear seat back an extra three inches.  How much difference does that make?  More than you’d think! On a personal note, I … Continue reading

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STC Showcase: Boot Cowl Battery Box

One of the most important things we do here at Dakota Cub is to improve safety.  We strive to provide additional benefits, such as convenience, ease of maintenance, and increased durability along the way.  We believe our boot cowl battery … Continue reading

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STC Showcase: Easy-to-Maintain Trim System

Active pilots appreciate the durability and maintainability of our trim system.  Although it is a direct replacement part for numerous Piper models, it is not the “same-old, same-old” design. Where the original design only had a few driving threads in … Continue reading

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STC Showcase: High Flow/High Capacity Gascolator

The gascolator typically doesn’t get much attention until it starts leaking.  If it’s doing its job, it’s pretty much forgotten.  Most pilots probably don’t even know the gascolator exists, let alone what it does.  For the record, the gascolator acts … Continue reading

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STC Showcase: High Visibility Sight Gauges

It’s been said gas gauges are only required to be accurate when the tanks are empty.  We prefer our gas gauges to be accurate all the time, and moreover, to be reliable and readable. Like many parts on these classic … Continue reading

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STC Showcase: Under-Seat Storage

As promised, it’s time to showcase a few of our numerous STCs!  Here, we’ll answer what it is, what it does, why we came up with it and thought the community would appreciate it, and, of course, we’ll share pictures. … Continue reading

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