SoRCon 11 23-25 Feb 2018 Basildon UK http://www.sorcon.co.uk
Given this, it seems like Kickstarter would be a perfect way for FFG to ensure that a reprint would work.
First: what rights do FFG own? The original publication was a licence to Kosmos and FFG, with Kosmos in first place. Because of either time or going out of print, do FFG still have any rights? If so do they have any independent from Kosmos? What about rights to the artwork? (The game is not economically reprint able without those.)
Is it worth an established company like FFG getting involved in a Kickstarter project? If they were to go down that route that would say that they didn't have the confidence in large enough sales. But Kickstarter wouldn't be free, there would still be time and effort to invest to make the idea go. Would the company be better off spending that time and effort elsewhere?
Note that I do not know the answer to any of the above questions. But they need to all have the right answer before you can even start asking if this is a good idea.