Category: Kitfox

Orcas Island

With an amazing weekend of weather and an unprecedented sunny Easter we took off for Orcas Island this weekend. It’s my daughters favorite destination when flying. The airport is close to town and you can easily walk to the beach! The video below was taken with a GoPro camera mounted to the wing strut. It

Evening flight

After all the rain and low clouds of the last few weeks I got a chance to get out and take a short flight. Just around the local area, buzzing a few of my friends houses and turning the sky around.

2013 Annual Inspection

Well, it’s that time again. Time for the annual condition inspection! The good news is that there was nothing to fix this year. Just run the compression tests, open all the access panels, lube the pivots and put it back together and return to service. The only new change I made, was to remove the

Back in the air with Kitfox V3

This is version three of my Kitfox 7. I shortened the wing tips using the “standard” tips, installed electric elevator trim and put 600×6 tires and wheel pants on. All of this gained another 6mph in speed so now I’m seeing 130mph TAS at 1500 ft.