Model I, II, and III Owners
Flaperon Hinge Bearings MANDATORY
SkyStar Aircraft Corporation
Kitfox™ Model I, II, & III owners have reported that some hinge
bearings on the flaperon torque tube have slid to one side and out of
the hinge bushing. Because of the potential problems that this could
create, your safety makes compliance with this Service Bulletin MANDATORY.
Make sure the bearing is centered into the hinge bushing. Per the
drawing below, drill and rivet two 3/32”x1/8”
Alum. rivets through
the skin and into the flaperon toque tube 1/4” out board of each hinge
opening. Creating these “stops” will hold the bearings in place.
Questions regarding this procedure can be directed to our technical department, at 208-454-1443 or by FAX; 208-466-7194.