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New guy from IL

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Hello all,

I'm a relatively new member here and earlier this year bought a Kitfox IV 1050.  I had some fixing up to do on it because the fuselage bent during trailering it home.  That is all fixed now though and the airplane is flying, well it has flown twice for about 2 hours total.  I've been dormant wrt fling for several years so am working with an experienced kitfox instructor to get back in the saddle. I figure I have at least a few more hours before I'm comfortable.  I actually bought the airplane beginning of August, but had to fix the trailering damage, add brakes to the right side, fix a bunch of little things...  Anyway, here are a few pictures. One is a picture o

 

 

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Very nice!!!

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That was a popular paint scheme, looks like my old KF3!

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Nice looking plane.  I escaped Illinois a few years ago......

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I finally was able to get checked out in my Kitfox today. It was a bit reminiscent of my first solo 37 years ago with the instructor telling me to pull off to the side and let him out. Felt really really good especially since I have basically been out of flying for about 10 years.

 

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Congratulations on your second/first solo.

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Been doing some flying and put a couple videos on YouTube.

 

 

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