When John McBean of Kitfox Aircraft announced earlier this year that the company wouldn’t be able to participate in any of the big airshows, it was a bad news/good news scenario.
The bad news: Air show attendees wouldn’t get to see the Kitfox up close and personal. The good news: The company’s success had created a backlog of orders that simply took priority over air show attendance.
Kitfox Aircraft will begin offering the new fuel-injected Rotax 912 iS engine in both the Kitfox Light Sport Aircraft (S-LSA) and kit-built aircraft
Kitfox Aircraft now offers the turbocharged Rotax 914 engine as an option on both its ready-to-fly Light-Sport Aircraft and its Experimental/Amateur-Built kits.
If your airplane — the one you spent hours building — was destroyed by a tornado at a fly-in, you might be reluctant to go back to that event. Not so for the members of Explorer Post 491, who lost their Kitfox III in last year’s tornado.