Kitfox

    (High Wing - Tube, Fabric)

    Kit/Plans:
    Skystar Aircraft Corporation went out of business in 2005.

    New Owner:
    Kitfox Aircraft LLC
    John McBean
    123 Airport Way, P.O. Box 997
    Homedale, ID 83628
    Phone: 208-337-5111; Fax: 208-337-5116
    e-mail:
    John@kitfoxaircraft.com
    website:
    www.kitfoxaircraft.com

    Newsletters:

    The Kitfox Builder
    2805 222nd Place S.E.
    Issaquah, WA 98029
    Tel 425/392-4627
    Email: dpearsall@sportflight.com
    (The Kitfox Builder - Authorized Sales Rep.)
    Website:
    http://www.sportflight.com/kfb/

    Builders website: www.teamkitfox.com

    Articles in EAA and Related Publications:

    Year

    Month

    Page

    Magazine

    Article

    2009

    04

    20

    Sport Pilot

    Kitfox Classic Return (to celebrate 25th anniversary) 1 para.

    2008

    10

    20

    Sport Aviation

    TeamKitfox.com Launched 1/3 col

    2007

    11

    20

    Sport Pilot

    Building an Airplane, Learning to Fly…and Enjoying Life at 70 by Lynn Matteson 6 pg

    2007

    09

    82

    Sport Aviation

    Relief Builder: Finishing what was started by Guy Buchanan 2 pg – What Our Members are Building

    2006

    05

    17

    Sport Pilot

    Kitfox Has a New Owner (1/4 pg)

    2005

    12

    17

    Sport Pilot

    Former Skystar Employee Offers Help for Unfinished Projects (1/3 col)

    2005

    12

    17
    16

    Sport Pilot &
    Sport Aviation

    EAA Works With Kodiak Research, Sport Plane LLC to Help Orphaned Kitfox Customers: Preferred Pricing Program Planned for Rotax Engines (1 pg)

    2005

    12

    16
    16

    Sport Pilot & Sport Aviation

    Skystar Parent ETG Files for Bankruptcy (2/3 pg)

    2005

    01

    06

    Sport Pilot

    Members Forum: Dissatisfied with SkyStar & SkyStar Responds (2/3 pg)

    2004

    05

    18

    Sport Pilot

    Tuning Up SkyStar: SkyStar reorganizes to offer ultralights, homebuilts and special LSAs under “one” roof (6 pgs)

    2004

    03

    30

    Sport Aviation

    SkyStar Reorganizes for SP/LSA (1/2 pg)

    2004

    03

    06

    Experimenter

    SkyStar Reorganizes for SP/LSA (1/2 pg)

    2004

    02

    72

    Sport Aviation

    Tom Kee’s Hong Kong Built Kitfox (2 pgs)

    2003

    04

    30

    Sport Aviation

    First Customer-Built Kitfox Series 7 Flies (1/4 pg)

    2003

    04

    07

    Experimenter

    First Customer-Built Kitfox Series 7 Takes Flight; Kitfox Lite² Steps Aside (3/4 pg)

    2003

    03

    27

    Sport Aviation

    It Pays to Test Fly a Kitfox (1/4 pg)

    2003

    03

    07

    Experimenter

    Get Paid to Fly a Kitfox (1/4 pg)

    2002

    11

    23

    Sport Aviation

    SkyStar Weathering Cash Flow Storm (1/2 pg)

    2002

    08

    06

    Experimenter

    Skystar Aircraft’s Series 7 Exceeds Expectations (1/3 pg)

    2002

    07

    18

    Experimenter

    Skystar introduced Series 7 Design at Sun ‘n Fun 2002

    2002

    07

    06

    Experimenter

    SkyStar Unveils New Kitfox Sport Plane “Easy to Own” packaging – Kitfox Sport (1 col)

    2002

    06

    60

    Sport Aviation

    New Generation: Kitfox Series 6 Flying Qualities Review (7 pgs) by Ed Kolano

    2002

    05

    06

    Experimenter

    SkyStar Introduces the Kitfox Sport (1/4 page)

    2002

    03

    24

    Experimenter

    Having Fun: Glen Thompson’s Kitfox Series 5 Vixen (6 pgs)

    2002

    01

    07

    Experimenter

    SkyStar Aircraft Introduces New Kitfox Series 7 (1/3 pg)

    2001

    12

    17

    Sport Aviation

    EAA Chapter 103 and SkyStar Announce Unique Collaboration: Building 13 Kitfox Series 6 (1 column)

    2001

    11

    61

    Sport Aviation

    Nose Job: Making room in a Kitfox for a Jabiru where a Rotax once resided (6 1/3 pgs)

    2001

    11

    52

    Sport Aviation

    Three-Part Planning: Getting ready for light-sport aircraft (8 pgs)

    2001

    09

    29

    Experimenter

    Have Kitfox Will Travel: A High Time Homebuilt (5 1/2 pgs)

    2001

    06

    24

    Experimenter

    Kitfox Lite² Official Fly-In Debut at Sun 'n Fun (photo & caption)

    2001

    06

    27

    Sport Aviation

    Runaway Airplane Doesn't Stop SkyStar Production (1/2 pg)

    2001

    04

    28

    Sport Aviation

    Kitfox Lite² Adds Versatility (1/2 pg)

    2001

    04

    04

    Experimenter

    Kitfox Lite 2 Available with convertible gear (1/4 pg)

    2001

    03

    87

    Sport Aviation

    Kitfox Classic IV built by Ron Simonds (photo & caption)

    2001

    03

    23

    Sport Aviation

    Skystar Issues Service Alert for Warp Drive Props on IO-240-Powered Kitfoxes (1/4 pg)

    2001

    02

    91

    Sport Aviation

    Frank McDaniels' Kitfox IV (photo & caption)

    2001

    01

    82

    Sport Aviation

    Manfred Kempf's Kitfox Classic IV (photo & caption)

    2000

    12

    93

    Sport Aviation

    Kitfox III by Karl Kistler, Switzerland (photo & caption)

    2000

    11

    05

    Experimenter

    Kitfox Lite to Meet United Kingdom CAP 482 Microlight Standards (1/3 pg)

    2000

    11

    86

    Sport Aviation

    Fisher Kitfox Speedster N912KS (photo & caption)

    2000

    10

    30

    Experimenter

    Skystar's Kitfox Lite (photo and caption)

    2000

    09

    82

    Sport Aviation

    Fancher Vixen/Voyager, IO-240B, Warp Drive prop (photo & caption only)

    2000

    07

    16

    Experimenter

    Flying Qualities Report - Ed Kolano, Kitfox Series 6 w/ floats (6 pages w/ color photos)

    2000

    06

    80

    Sport Aviation

    Clark Kitfox, early model, Subaru EA-81, NSI prop (Photo & Caption Only)

    2000

    06

    78

    Sport Aviation

    Steinbaum Model IV, Rotax 582, BRS parachute (Photo & Caption Only)

    2000

    05

    35

    Experimenter

    Lite is so Right (4 pages w/color photos)

    2000

    05

    84

    Sport Aviation

    Hanna Model IV 1200 Rotox 582, GSC prop (Photo & Caption Only)

    2000

    04

    87

    Sport Aviation

    Cudnohufsky Kitfox XL, Rotax 503 (Photo & Caption Only)

    2000

    03

    81

    Sport Aviation

    Flynn Series 5 Kitfox, NSI 98hp Subaru (photo & caption only)

    2000

    02

    36

    Experimenter

    Hitting The Middle Every Time - Vixen engine mount for Rotax 912S (1 page w/drawing & photo)

    2000

    02

    77

    Sport Aviation

    Andersen (Kitfox Vixen, IO-240B (photo & caption only)

    2000

    02

    16

    Sport Aviation

    Employees Buy SkyStar Aircraft (1/4 page)

    99

    12

    93

    Sport Aviation

    Zapf Kitfox III, Avid Floats (photo & caption only)

    99

    12

    92

    Sport Aviation

    Grenier Kitfox V, Continental O-200A (photo & caption only)

    99

    11

    92

    Sport Aviation

    Smith Kitfox IV, intalling Full Lotus 1260 floats (photo & caption only)

    99

    09

    126

    Sport Aviation

    Elliott Kitfox IV Speedster, Subaru E-81 (photo & caption only)

    99

    08

    125

    Sport Aviation

    Georgen Kitfox IV, Rotax 912S (photo & caption only)

    99

    07

    132

    Sport Aviation

    Webb Kitfox IV, Subaru EA81 (photo & caption only)

    99

    06

    127

    Sport Aviation

    Mendez Kitfox IV, Rotax 618 (photo & caption only)

    99

    05

    43

    Experimenter

    Howes Speedster (photo & caption only)

    99

    05

    43

    Experimenter

    Kelly Kitfox IV (photo & caption only)

    99

    04

    19

    Experimenter

    Skystar’s Kitfox Lite (4 pages w/ photos)

    98

    09

    16

    Experimenter

    Melnick’s Kitfox Safari

    98

    03

    35

    Experimenter

    Not Quite Your Ordinary Kitfox (5 pg w/color photos)

    97

    11

    28

    Experimenter

    How I Flew My Own Airplane for the Very First Time: Herb Gottelt’s Kitfox (2 pg w/color photos)

    97

    06

    18

    Sport Aviation

    Murle Williams’ Grand Champion Kitfox (8 pages w/ color photos)

    97

    03

    19

    Experimenter

    Murle William’s Classy Kitfox (5 pages w/ color photos)

    96

    12

    20

    Experimenter

    Retirement FUN! (Kitfox V - 5 pages with color photos)

    96

    08

    95

    Sport Aviation

    Construction of a Vixen 1200 (7 pages with photos)

    96

    01

    33

    Sport Aviation

    SkyStar Vixen: the next rung on the Kitfox ladder (5+ pages & photos)

    96

    01

    06

    Experimenter

    Kitplane vs. Classic (4 pages & photos)

    95

    09

    62

    Sport Aviation

    Custom-Built Kitfox Bi-Plane at Arlington ‘95 (Photo and Note only)

    95

    06

    108

    Sport Aviation

    Kitfox Model II (Photo and Caption only)

    95

    04

    106

    Sport Aviation

    Kitfox Speedster (Photo and Caption only)

    95

    04

    109

    Sport Aviation

    Kitfox Speedster (Photo and Caption only)

    95

    04

    19

    Experimenter

    A Fun Flying Machine for All Seasons (Kitfox Model II)

    95

    03

    33

    Experimenter

    Full Lotus and Aerocomp Floats now available from Kitfox

    95

    03

    108

    Sport Aviation

    Kitfox Model I (Photo and Caption only)

    94

    12

    110

    Sport Aviation

    Donegan Model II Kitfox w/150 hrs.

    94

    12

    07

    Experimenter

    Two-cylinder power loss causes crash

    94

    11

    117

    Sport Aviation

    Griffin Fox IV w/Rotax 582c

    94

    11

    35

    Experimenter

    Kitfox can now use Cont 0200, 0240

    94

    10

    12

    Sport Aviation

    Series 5 offered w/Cont 10-240

    94

    10

    135

    Sport Aviation

    Tyler Fox Model 2 w/Rotax 582

    94

    09

    115

    Sport Aviation

    Weisgerber IV w/2180cc VW

    94

    08

    13

    Sport Aviation

    New, private venture newsletter

    94

    08

    118

    Sport Aviation

    Champion IV w/Rotax 582LC

    94

    08

    02

    Experimenter

    Newsletter

    94

    07

    12

    Sport Aviation

    Email discussion group

    94

    07

    125

    Sport Aviation

    Johnson Fox IV w/Rotax 582

    94

    07

    37

    Experimenter

    Bates Fox Speedster

    94

    05

    113

    Sport Aviation

    Walker Fox IV w/Rotax 912

    94

    05

    34

    Experimenter

    Upgrade Kitfox Classic IV

    94

    05

    B

    Experimenter

    Wilkinson Kitfox Over ID

    94

    04

    10

    Sport Aviation

    Classic IV convertible to larger engine

    94

    03

    110

    Sport Aviation

    Murphy Kitfox w/Rotax 532LC

    94

    03

    02

    Experimenter

    Griffin Kitfox Model IV

    94

    02

    98

    Sport Aviation

    Henderson Kitfox w/60hp Mosler

    94

    02

    45

    Experimenter

    Slow climb results in fatal stall

    94

    01

    100

    Sport Aviation

    Sri Lanka Fox I w/II wings

    94

    01

    30

    Sport Aviation

    Williams Kitfox III w/warning lights

    94

    01

    34

    Sport Aviation

    Gruber Kitfox IV w/912

    93

    11

    109

    Sport Aviation

    Frigerio Fox II w/Rotax 912

    93

    11

    36

    Experimenter

    Lampman Fox IV w/big tanks, wing ...

    93

    10

    119

    Sport Aviation

    Pagliari Italian Kitfox

    93

    09

    100

    Sport Aviation

    Reed Fox IV w/Rotax 582

    93

    09

    16

    Experimenter

    Designed for easy instrument servicing

    93

    08

    109

    Sport Aviation

    Chaffee Kitfox w/Rotax 582, C gearbox...

    93

    07

    109

    Sport Aviation

    Weber Model III w/Rotax 912

    93

    07

    C,6

    Experimenter

    Grand Champion Sun and Fun Kitfox

    93

    06

    90

    Sport Aviation

    Overby Kitfox

    93

    06

    45

    Experimenter

    Wind blows Fox off runway

    93

    05

    98

    Sport Aviation

    Murphy Kitfox w/HS90X, Rotax 532

    93

    05

    45

    Experimenter

    Gusty wind causes crash

    93

    04

    90

    Sport Aviation

    Hankinson Kitfox w/Rotax 912

    93

    03

    06

    Experimenter

    Bally Subaru-powered Kitfox

    93

    02

    95

    Sport Aviation

    First Kitfox in Switzerland w/HS-90s Rotax 582

    93

    02

    07

    Sport Aviation

    XL - back to basics w/Rotax 50hp

    92

    12

    100

    Sport Aviation

    Schifferer Kitfox

    92

    10

    46

    Sport Aviation

    Vixen - tri-gear Rotax 912

    92

    09

    93

    Sport Aviation

    Hansche Kitfox

    92

    08

    92

    Sport Aviation

    Liebman Kitfox w/many mods, elect. ...

    92

    08

    08

    Sport Aviation

    Denney Aircraft sold to Sky Star

    92

    08

    02

    Experimenter

    Kipnuk Kitfox built by AK students

    92

    07

    93

    Sport Aviation

    Rasmussen Kitfox w/Rotax 582LC with new gear box

    92

    06

    92

    Sport Aviation

    Bedell Kitfox

    92

    05

    93

    Sport Aviation

    Hartline Kitfox III w/Rotax 912, radi...

    92

    05

    37

    Experimenter

    McKinstray Kitfox w/Rotax 532

    92

    04

    C,14

    Sport Aviation

    Kitfox

    92

    04

    19

    Sport Aviation

    Kitfox

    92

    04

    94

    Sport Aviation

    Metcalf Kitfox w/Rotax 532LC

    92

    04

    32

    Experimenter

    Liebmann customized Kitfox

    92

    03

    97

    Sport Aviation

    deChelain Kitfox first to fly in South Africa

    92

    02

    97

    Sport Aviation

    Current Kitfox w/full panel & Rotax ...

    92

    01

    30

    Experimenter

    Boswell Kitfox III w/Rotax 582

    91

    09

    80

    Sport Aviation

    McKinstry Kitfox w/Rotax 532cc

    91

    08

    80

    Sport Aviation

    Kitfox IV has a New Wings, flaperon, etc.

    91

    05

    79

    Sport Aviation

    Barbour Kitfox Model II

    91

    04

    81

    Sport Aviation

    Clingan Kitfox w/KFM cycle 112M

    90

    11

    39

    Sport Aviation

    Barbour Kitfox Model II with Rotax 582

    90

    09

    58

    Sport Aviation

    Refinements to Kitfox

    90

    09

    36

    Experimenter

    Wilkinson Award-Winning Kitfox

    90

    06

    18

    Experimenter

    Building the Kitfox

    90

    03

    94

    Sport Aviation

    Syracuse Kitfox: Towed Home After Flying

    90

    01

    31

    Experimenter

    Johns Kitfox with Aux. Fuel & Baggage in Wing

    89

    11

    95

    Sport Aviation

    Hartline Kitfox

    89

    11

    98

    Sport Aviation

    6.5 Cu. Feet Fibreglass Cargo Pod Available

    89

    07

    43

    Sport Aviation

    Jim Kolberg's Kitfox

    89

    04

    08

    Experimenter

    "Bush Buster" - School Project

    89

    03

    29

    Experimenter

    Refined Kitfox

    89

    03

    05

    Sport Aviation

    Inproved Kitfox

    89

    01

    08

    Sport Aviation

    Bollistic Chute on Kitfox

    88

    07

    30

    Experimenter

    Hartline Kitfox - With "Bush" Gear & Rotax 532

    88

    05

    30

    Experimenter

    Hartline Kitfox - Built in 6 Months

    88

    04

    C,13

    Sport Aviation

    Fun Plane for All Seasons - With 2 & 4 Cycle Engine Option

    88

    04

    96

    Sport Aviation

    Hartline Rotax 532 Powered Kitfox, Built in 6 Months

    88

    03

    96

    Sport Aviation

    Ross Kitfox - With Loran & Rotax 532

    88

    02

    38

    Experimenter

    Low Time in Kitfox Causes Crash

    88

    01

    11

    Sport Aviation

    Philippine Firm to Produce Kitfox

    87

    12

    29

    Light Plane World

    Tempe Police to use Specially Equipped Kitfox

    87

    10

    104

    Sport Aviation

    Logan Kitfox

    87

    09

    11

    Light Plane World

    Utah to Florida in a Kitfox

    87

    08

    29

    Sport Aviation

    Simko Kitfox with Folding Wings

    86

    06

    33

    Light Plane World

    More Power!

    85

    11

    30

    Light Plane World

    Kitfox with Floats

    84

    12

    23

    Light Plane World

    Kitfox article


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