2012 KITFOX SERIES 5


  • For Sale
  • 2012
  • KITFOX SERIES 5
  • C-FKVU
  • Not Listed
  • Edmonton, AB CAN

130000 $130,000 USD
Negotiable

Scott Holmes

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  • For Sale
  • 2012
  • KITFOX SERIES 5
  • C-FKVU
  • Not Listed
  • Edmonton, AB CAN

Scott Holmes

Scott

General Specs (cont.)

430

430 SMOH

430 SNEW

610 lb

Used

2012

2020

VFR

2

Additional Classifications

Detailed Description

Late model Kitfox 5 for sale. Built 2012. TTAFE 430. O235L2C with TBI and EI. Flies regularly. Many modifications and maintenance upgrades in the last few years- see specs page. Based Edmonton AB. I love this plane but need something faster. May trade for a Glasair Super 2 or 3. Open to all offers. Can deliver anywhere in North America.

In cruise: https://youtu.be/nFQdj4F6GaA

Avionics / Equipment

Full rewire and avionics replacement in 2019.

Airframe

Very good condition

Engines / Mods / Prop

2019
-	Replaced main fuel lines with new. 
-	Rebuilt the seat with carbon fiber overlays to repair cracks in corners, strengthen the seat, and improve aesthetics. 
-	Rewired the entire aircraft forward of the seats including replacing the Garmin 430 and GMA340 with a GTR200B and Aera 560. Removed the VOR equipment. 
-	Powder coated all interior panels except the main instrument panel. 
-	Replaced pilot side rudder pedals with new Puka pedals. 
2020
-	Replaced plastic brake lines at the calipers with braided.
-	Replaced plastic header tank with modern aluminum design
-	Replaced lead-acid battery with EarthX 680C
-	Installed carbon fiber oil cooler exhaust plenum with electric actuated damper. This provided cockpit-controlled oil temperatures.
-	Installed 8 lb counterweight in the tail for CG trim. The aircraft is now ideal CG with heavy Lycoming engine with very good handling qualities and no requirement for baggage when flying solo.
-	Installed cooling inlet fronts to trim CHT and oil temps and move away from temporary baffle covers
-	Removed painted red stripe on engine cowling
-	Welded a doubler on the tailwheel mounting flange to prevent known metal fatigue cracking on Model 5's. Installed Airframes Alaska T3 tailwheel suspension system.
-	Upgraded Avmap Ultra to Garmin G5. 
-	Replaced pilot side door with new-style bubble with new frame and latch design.
-	Replaced tail fairings with new to prevent chafing on horizontal stabilizer.
2021
-	Replaced Cleveland wheels and brakes with Beringer dual calipers. 
-	Replaced tires with tubeless Goodyear 26" bushwheels.
-	Replaced Matco master cylinders with Beringer and installed brake regulator for brake power adjustment. Replaced all brake lines with new Beringer design.
-	Replaced all rudder pedal torque tubes with new gusseted design to eliminate fatigue cracking risk at the base weld. Reworked the mounting blocks for minimal friction.
-	Replaced main control torque tube with new and rebuilt all controls under the pilot seat to remove any friction or freeplay. 
-	Installed fabric reinforcement tape on the belly to extend fabric life where it contacts fuselage tubing.
-	More...

Interior / Exterior

New 2019