Category: Flying

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.   

Quick trip to the factory in Idaho

I needed some parts for this winter’s upcoming upgrade project. New wing tips and electric trim are the primary project. The trip was an over and back trip from Auburn to Homedale. Flew non stop each way in about 4 hours. Made for a long day of flying, but the weather was spectacular! John and

Arlington Airshow

It’s that time again, part of every summer for the last 15 years… The Arlington Airshow has become part of our family’s summer tradition. We go for the entire 5 days, camp with our friends and talk airplanes 24hrs a day! This was the first year I flew the Kitfox up to the show and

Ranger Creek Airstrip

Ranger Creek is a nice airstrip run by the State of Washington aviation department. It’s located in the Cascade Mountains near Mt Rainier. The approach is interesting as you overfly the field headed east into a box canyon, turn around and drop down low over the river which goes right by the airstrip. It’s important