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Monthly Archives: February 2010

Weight & Balance

It’s time to find out the damage. Have I made it lighter, or heavier? All those good ideas add up and the day of recogining comes when you roll onto the scales. No matter “WHY” you added those items, they will all show up in the final weight. Now keep in mind that I got […]

Wing Folding

Well, Since it’s one of the key “features” of the Kitfox, I figured I best try and fold the wings and make sure everything was rigged properly. Also, I had to replace some fuel lines so I needed access to the end of the fuel tanks. Final results, yep, they fold. It’s amazing how easy […]

Fuel Return Line

So one of the recent additions by Rotax is the recommendation to have a return fuel line from the engine to the tank to ensure cool fresh fuel gets to the carbs. There are a couple of ways that you can plumb that line, but they all share a common requirement. You must put a […]