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Easy going discussion about anything you like.

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Re-emergence of Canard Zone - last post by skier

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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Unexpected Cross-country Lo... - last post by rickh

Fly-ins & Events

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

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Rough River 2014 - pictures... - last post by egsavage

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General Construction

General topics relating to the building of composite canard aircraft.

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Pulling up cured fiberglass? - last post by schmeddz

Builder Progress Reports & Motivation

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

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My Quickie Tri-Q200 Rebuild... - last post by Jon Matcho

Builder Tips

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

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Heat forming H-45 - last post by Limo EZ

On a Shoestring

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

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Materials

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

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cozy mk iv chapt 5 - last post by Jon Matcho

Workshops & Tools

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

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Vacuum bagging - last post by aereform

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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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15/6.00x6 Wheel Pants - last post by Al Aldrich

Berkut

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

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Berkut Drawing Package - last post by HatSwitch

Cozy III & Cosy Classic

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

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Cozy III Questions - last post by Skywalker Aviation

Cozy Mark IV


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  24. Chapter 26

Chapter-specific discussion relating to the Cozy Mark IV

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Electric noselift and NG-30... - last post by Phil Kriley

Defiant

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

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defiant plans and info - last post by foam flyer

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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Main Landing Gear - last post by HugoVarotto

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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Important Update regarding... - 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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Nice looking Q1 - last post by skier

Speed Canard

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

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Speed Canard 116 HP or 160 HP - last post by brauman

SQ2000

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

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New SQ - last post by vonjet

VariEze

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

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Franklin Engine on Varieze - last post by rmc3pe

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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Tandem Canard Alternatives? - last post by kent ashton

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Canopies & Doors

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Masking tape residue on can... - last post by Jenate

Control System

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Throttle quadrant - this ma... - last post by longezdave

Electrical System

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

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Antenna Repair - last post by kent ashton

Finishing & Painting

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

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Zolatone in Australia? - last post by Chris Byrne

Fuselage

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How to keep water out? - last post by Drew Swenson

Interiors

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

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The ideal panel - last post by argoldman

Landing Gear

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Anybody have/had a main gea... - last post by jschuber

Modifications

Modifications and improvements with safety in mind (progressive ideas in the Education > Concepts sub-forum please)

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Destructive Testing of Modi... - last post by brainfart

Wings & Strakes

Wings, rudders, canard, and strakes

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Long-EZ Winglet/Wing Joint... - last post by Wayne Hicks

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General / Other Engines

Any other engine-related options and topics for discussion.

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Anyone Recognize this? - last post by rickh

Continental

Teledyne Continental Motors engines.

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valve clearance - last post by very easy

Diesel

Discuss the various diesel options for aviation.

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DeltaHawk Diesel Engine - last post by goatherder

Lycoming

The old standard in aviation engines.

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O-235 vs O-320 - last post by wolf.

Propellers

Propellers and prop-related parts

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Dynamic prop balancing - be... - last post by Waiter

Auto Engine Conversions

Any and all topics relating to automobile engine conversions.

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M 462 Rf - last post by ronny

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Avionics & Instruments

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DYnon versus MGL - last post by Cozyman

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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Cozy Rock and roll - last post by ZUCZZ

Operations

Operating costs and maintenance

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Long speed brake trouble - last post by Phil Kriley

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

Flight performance characteristics and other factors relating to canard aircraft

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Reducing the rotation speed - last post by steve

Rules & Regulations

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

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406MHz EPIRB/PLB/ELT - last post by longez360

Trip Reports

Show and tell us about your last canard flight.

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Long and Velo, if you need... - last post by NeilK

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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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Varieze Lower Cowl For sale - last post by spmg76013

Wanted to Buy (or Borrow)

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

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Wanted: VariEze nose wheel... - last post by spmg76013

Vendor Information & Feedback

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

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AUSSIE supplier of AN Hardw... - last post by Lifessamsara

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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Canopy Latch Hardware - last post by Lynn Erickson

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Forum Tips & Announcements

Forum tips and announcements can be found here.

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Questions & Answers

Need help using the forum? Post your question here.

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Feedback & Suggestions

Any and all input is encouraged towards improving The Canard Zone forums.

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Pictures in Posts - last post by Jon Matcho

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Test forum area for finding out how the forum software works and operates.

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