Support Local Journalism


HOMEDALE — Building a model airplane used to be a popular childhood pastime. As adults, some aviation enthusiasts take that passion to the next level: building their own flyable airplanes.

But they are not necessarily designing the plane from scratch. Kitfox, based in Homedale, is a company that sells real-life airplane kits to pilots, both licensed and soon-to-be.

CAVALCADE Kitfox Aircraft

John McBean, owner of Kitfox Aircraft, talks about the popularity of the two-seat aircraft kit produced in Homedale, Wednesday, Feb.15, 2023.

CAVALCADE Kitfox Aircraft

Wing ribs hang from a wall at Kitfox Aircraft in Homedale, Wednesday, Feb.15, 2023.

Recommended for you

Load comments