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  1. cluttonfred

    Tandem-wing LSA/microlight concept and poll

    Hi, as many of you know, I have a thing for tandem-wing aircraft: Mignet, Croses, Mauboussin, Rutan, you name it. So here's a concept for an original design with tandem wings. Since the French microlight regulations were recently updated to allow a little more weight and speed, those numbers...
  2. V

    Moldless composite (aka "hotwired") --conventional (non-canard) aircraft

    I'm looking for examples of "conventional" aircraft designs that use "Rutan-style" moldless composite construction. 1) I recall reading of a one-off high-wing design that crashed on the way to Oshkosh (no serious injuries, I think it was engine or fuel related), and if anyone knows the name...
  3. Marc Zeitlin

    Pristine Long-EZ for Sale

    If anyone is interested in purchasing a VERY nice Long-EZ, you can review the advertisement on Barnstormers at: http://www.barnstormers.com/classified_1245863_Pristine+Long-EZ.html and can review many more pics and all documentation at...
  4. A

    3D Printed Airframe

    I have been thinking about building a Cozy Mark IV and, also being a bit of a techie, have been noticing the capabilities of 3D printing technology. There are plans for 3D printers with relatively large dimensions (5' high printing capacity, although the width leaves a bit to be desired), for...
  5. J

    Design Discussion: Dornier Seastar

    The Dornier Seastar is, to me, a very intriguing configuration. Ultimately, my question is: Do you think such a configuration could be made more efficient (in terms of drag) than the Rutan Boomerang configuration? Let's remove the sponsons and streamline the fuselage for a non-amphibian...
  6. D

    Varieze Fusilage, Canard , Rotary Engine and Mount

    Hello, just came across these items and would like to sell if interested. That is all there is. The parts have been stored inside for 20 years. They are in Fresno Ca. at Chander Airport. PM me if you are interested.
  7. G

    Rutan's Bommerang-like high altitude twin STOL concept?

    Hi everyone, What's your thoughts on the conceptual design of a high altitude twin STOL airplane using the twin safety method of Rutan's bommerang? This airplane would be specifically used in Tibetan-like area for observation, search and rescue, supply and medivac. Like the old saying about...
  8. N

    Varieze & Cozy Parts

    I have some items for the Rutan Varieze and the Cozy for sale here: https://sites.google.com/site/canardproject/
  9. S

    Quickie for sale

    I have a 1983 Quickie Tri-Q kit for sale. It is about 80% complete and comes with a Revmaster 2100 engine and a wooden prop. It was certified for flight in the states but then the original builder decided to convert it to tri-gear. It needs basic finishing like prep for paint, interior needs...
  10. karoliina.t.salminen

    John Roncz: Inside story about Rutan designs. Airventure 2011, Oshkosh

    Video John Roncz: Inside story about Rutan designs. Airventure 2011, Oshkosh :http://youtu.be/E9eEwyVrAps?hd=1 Link: John Roncz: Inside story about Rutan designs. Airventure 2011, Oshkosh. - YouTube Some people here were wishing for this video, and here it is. Enjoy!
  11. D

    Long ez plans (COPYS)

    purely for educational purposes, could someone send me correct scale plans? It would be used to compare the different canards to see which one would be the simplest to build, maintain, fly, and for structural integrity and aerodynamics. I am thinking about either the long ez or the Mark III. Any...