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      1. Coffee House

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

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      2. 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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      3. Fly-ins & Events

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

        907
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      4. Trip Reports

        Show and tell us about your last canard flight.

        335
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      5. 11,935
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    2. Model Specifics

      1. AeroCanard

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

        414
        posts
      2. Berkut

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

        595
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      3. Cozy III & Cosy Classic

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

        89
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      4. 2,425
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      5. Defiant

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

        163
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      6. Dragonfly

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

        25
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      7. E-Racer

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

        158
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      8. IBIS

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

        96
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      9. Long-EZ

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

        2,606
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      10. 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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      11. Quickie / Q2 / Q200 / Tri-Q

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

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      12. Speed Canard

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

        96
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      13. SQ2000

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

        112
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      14. VariEze

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

        795
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      15. VariViggen

        Rutan Aircraft Factory's first canard.

        19
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      16. Velocity

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

        337
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      17. All Others

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

        582
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    3. Building

      1. General Construction

        General topics relating to the building of composite canard aircraft.

        2,234
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      2. Builder Progress Reports & Motivation

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

        2,450
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      3. Builder Tips

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

        264
        posts
      4. On a Shoestring

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

        137
        posts
      5. Materials

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

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      6. Workshops & Tools

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

        775
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    4. Details & Modifications

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      2. 178
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      3. Electrical System

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

        215
        posts
      4. Finishing & Painting

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

        299
        posts
      5. 172
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      6. Interiors

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

        257
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      7. 609
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      8. Wings & Strakes

        Wings, rudders, canard, and strakes

        297
        posts
      9. Other Modifications

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

        1,499
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    5. Powerplants

      1. General Engine & Fuel System Topics

        Any topics relating to general engine and fuel system options.

        642
        posts
      2. Continental

        Information and discussion relating to Continental Motors engines

        126
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      3. Diesel

        Discuss the various diesel options for aviation.

        279
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      4. Lycoming

        The old standard in aviation engines.

        261
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      5. ULPower

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

        28
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      6. Propellers

        Propellers and prop-related parts

        204
        posts
      7. Auto Engine Conversions

        Any and all topics relating to automobile engine conversions.

        1,009
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    6. Safety & Education

      1. 425
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      2. Flight Planning, Safety & Technique

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

        661
        posts
      3. Operations

        Operating costs and maintenance

        152
        posts
      4. Models, Simulators & Concepts

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

        338
        posts
      5. Performance, Aerodynamics & Structure

        Flight performance characteristics and other factors relating to canard aircraft

        492
        posts
      6. Rules & Regulations

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

        119
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    7. Marketplace

      1. For Sale (or for FREE)

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

        2,089
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      2. Wanted to Buy (or Borrow)

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

        791
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      3. Vendors, Product Info, Reviews & Feedback

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

        476
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    8. Forum Support

      1. Forum Tips & Announcements

        Forum tips and announcements can be found here.

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      2. 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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