Brandon and Heather Petersen’s Kitfox Super Sport


Want to know what it’s like to build a Kitfox Super Sport? Brandon and Heather Petersen crafted the airplane on our recent cover, which was the first to use Rotax’s new 160-hp 916 iS engine. Hear a little about their challenges making the AirVenture deadline last summer but also get more than a few tidbits of good advice for builders everywhere.

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Marc Cook
Marc Cook is a veteran special-interest journalist who started as a staffer at AOPA Pilot in the late 1980s. Marc has built two airplanes, an Aero Designs Pulsar XP and a Glasair Aviation Sportsman, and now owns a 180-hp, steam-gauge-adjacent GlaStar based in western Oregon. Marc has 5000 hours spread over 200-plus types and four decades of flying.


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