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    Coffee House

    Easy going discussion about anything aviation-related, even for other aircraft types.

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    2016 RAFE Presidents Letter... - last post by RyszardZ

    Introductions, Visits, Sightings & Rides

    Introduce yourself and how you came to be here, find nearby projects, and work the magic voodoo to get a ride.

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    The worlds newest Varieze o... - last post by Kent Ashton

    Fly-ins & Events

    Fly-ins, gatherings, meetings, and any other events worthy of canardian attendance.

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    Sun 'n Fun 2017 - last post by Jeffrey Test

    Trip Reports

    Show and tell us about your last canard flight.

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    AeroCanard

    AeroCanard SB, FG, SX and RG models (plans and kits based on the Cozy Mark IV)

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    Looking for aero canard/Coz... - last post by dlr11164

    Berkut

    A high-performance kitplane by Dave Ronnenberg based on the Long-EZ

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    What's a Berkut 360 wor... - last post by Marc Zeitlin

    Cozy III & Cosy Classic

    For the 3 place Cozy III and the Cosy Classic from Europe.

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    Cozy mk3 Europa - last post by csteiner

    Cozy Mark IV


    1. General & Prebuild,
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    15. Chapter 17,
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    17. Chapter 19,
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    19. Chapter 21,
    20. Chapter 22,
    21. Chapter 23,
    22. Chapter 24,
    23. Chapter 25,
    24. Chapter 26

    Chapter-specific discussion relating to the Cozy Mark IV

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    Defiant

    A true 4-place twin-engine canard aircraft originally offered as plans

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    New Defiant Project Owner - last post by TMann

    Dragonfly

    A derivative of the single-place Quickie made available as plans and kits

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    Dragonfly Information - last post by sebba

    E-Racer

    A Long-EZ derivative with side-by-side seating designed by Shirl Dickey

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    E Racer v-drive and FIAT co... - last post by Plncraze

    IBIS

    The "french canard", a composite made of wood and foam, smaller than a Long-EZ.

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    One more IBIS project website - last post by H.Zwakenberg

    Long-EZ

    Perhaps the most popular tandem 2-place canard from Rutan Aircraft Factory

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    Open-EZ

    The Open-EZ project is a generic set of supplemental drawings that can be used to build a tandem 2-place canard aircraft.

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    So who is building an Open-... - last post by Jon Matcho

    Quickie / Q2 / Q200 / Tri-Q

    Initially a Rutan design that was further developed as a kit by Quickie Aircraft Corporation

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    My new Airplane, Q2 taildra... - last post by Jon Matcho

    Speed Canard

    A German-designed (Gyroflug) certified canard similar to a VariEze (sold to FFG)

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    Just Bought a GyroFlug Spee... - last post by Stefan Moscato

    SQ2000

    From KLS Composites, originally known as the 'Speed Queen'

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    SQ2000 project - last post by magnum

    VariEze

    A light tandem canard preceding the Long-EZ and Quickie models

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    Vari-eze Wing Template Draw... - last post by TMann

    VariViggen

    Rutan Aircraft Factory's first canard.

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    Variviggen - last post by alance

    Velocity

    A 4-place kit-plane derivative of the Long-EZ, sold by Velocity Aircraft

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    Lycoming 320 Vs 360 in SEFG - last post by MReid

    All Others

    Any other canard aircraft, plans and kits, in or out of business are always interesting...

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    The Bumerangue EX-27 from B... - last post by TMann

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    General Construction

    General topics relating to the building of composite canard aircraft.

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    Builder Progress Reports & Motivation

    Tell everyone where you're at and how quickly you're moving along (or not).

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    Builder Tips

    Share your favorite tips and shortcuts to help build better planes more quickly

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    On a Shoestring

    How to build a plane when you really can't afford it.

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    Homemade CHT Bayonet sensor - last post by Kent Ashton

    Materials

    Foam, fiberglass, epoxy, and everything else used to build these planes.

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    Workshops & Tools

    Show and tell about your favorite workshop places and useful tools.

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    Canopies & Doors

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    Control System

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    Long EZ elevator weight/bal... - last post by Marc Zeitlin

    Electrical System

    Wiring practices for ensuring an available electric source on the ground and in flight

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    Landing Light Plans ? - last post by rviglierchio

    Finishing & Painting

    Discuss how to get through this final stage of a building project.

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    It's been 12 years sinc... - last post by TMann

    Fuselage

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    Elevator tube gap seal - last post by Kent Ashton

    Interiors

    Topics on how interiors, panels, and seating is customized to fit individual tastes

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    The ideal panel - last post by Rich Goldman

    Landing Gear

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    Wings & Strakes

    Wings, rudders, canard, and strakes

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    Other Modifications

    Any other modifications and improvements with safety in mind (please discuss any "progressive" ideas in the Education > Concepts sub-forum)

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    General Engine & Fuel System Topics

    Any topics relating to general engine and fuel system options.

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    Continental

    Information and discussion relating to Continental Motors engines

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    Diesel

    Discuss the various diesel options for aviation.

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    Lycoming

    The old standard in aviation engines.

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    ULPower

    ULPower Aero Engines include a fully electronic ignition and multipoint fuel injection (FADEC) system as standard.

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    ULPower engine in a Long-EZ - last post by Nate Mullins

    Propellers

    Propellers and prop-related parts

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    Auto Engine Conversions

    Any and all topics relating to automobile engine conversions.

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    Avionics & Instruments

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    Flight Planning, Safety & Technique

    Let's make all destinations be safe trips with as many happy landings as there are takeoffs

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    Winds aloft - last post by Jon Matcho

    Operations

    Operating costs and maintenance

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    Reducing landing speed usin... - last post by Marc Zeitlin

    Models, Simulators & Concepts

    Modeling and Flight Simulation are valuable approaches to safe aircraft design -- share your ideas, experiences, and concepts here.

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    Homebuilt Thrust-vectoring... - last post by Jon Matcho

    Performance, Aerodynamics & Structure

    Flight performance characteristics and other factors relating to canard aircraft

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    Tandem vs. Side-by-side Erg... - last post by Kent Ashton

    Rules & Regulations

    Discuss federal aviation regulations relating to the building and flying of canard aircraft

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    For Sale (or for FREE)

    Got something you want to sell or donate to another member? Commercial vendors are welcome.

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    Wanted to Buy (or Borrow)

    Want to buy something? Maybe someone in the community has what you need!

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    Vendors, Product Info, Reviews & Feedback

    Information, reviews and feedback relating to vendors of aviation products.

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    CG Products

    A support area dedicated to CG Products (from the Cozy Girrrls), makers of fine custom aircraft parts and hardware.

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    Questions, Feedback & Suggestions

    Any and all input is encouraged towards improving The Canard Zone forums. Post your question or suggestion here.

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