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Long-EZ

Canard - Composite


Long-EZ

Kits/Plans:
Plans are no longer sold new. An advertisement in Sport Aviation or Experimenter magazine under "Plans Wanted" may unearth a set that someone has not used to build an airplane.

The Rutan Aircraft Factory closed down in 2004.

All of the back issues of the Canard Pusher are available online: http://www.canardzone.com/csa To purchase copies of the book Moldless Composite Construction contact EAA Membership Services at 1-800-843-3612.

The entire Rutan Aircraft Factory (RAF) archives (newsletters, building instruction books for all the Rutan designs that were offered to homebuilders, etc.) are available on three compact discs in both Windows and Macintosh formats. Only the full size templates are omitted from the 14 years of words and pictures that were produced by Burt Rutan, Mike Melvill, and others. Contact Matthew Tait at TERF for further details.

Email: mtait@terf.com
Website: http://www.terf.com

Other similar aircraft plans:
Cozy IV
Aircraft Spruce & Specialty
225 Airport Circle
Corona, CA 92880

Telephone: 877-477-7823

Website: http://www.aircraftspruce.com

This aircraft uses the Long-EZ plan form enlarged for the 4 seater. The aircraft is modified in that the seating is two seats, side by side, front and back.

Central States Association
c/o: Terry Schubert
9283 Lindbergh Blvd.
Olmsted Falls, OH 44138-2407

Telephone: 216-826-3055

Four newsletters per year for $30.00

Canard Finder Service
David A.C. Orr
22011 Arrowhead Ln.
Lake Forrest, CA 92630

Email: canardfinder@att.net
Website: http://www.canardfinder.com

David locates canard aircraft, including those no longer sold. This includes flying aircraft, projects, or plans: Defiant (2 engine 4 seat) Cozy IV (single 4 seat) Cozy III (single 3 seat) Long EZ (single 2 seat) Varieze (smaller single, 2 seat) E-Racer (side by side 2 seat retract).

Articles in EAA and related publications:

Year Month Page Magazine Article
2006 11 46 Sport Aviation The Joys of Building: Long-EZ Aficionados Illustrate Building Is As Important As Finishing 10 pg, Greg Laslo
2004 05 26 Sport Aviation DINO: This Long-EZ is no dinosaur by Jack Cox (7 pg) Owner Steve Beert
2002 05 22 Sport Aviation Long-EZ Hunts for bin Laden? (1 pg)
2001 05 27 Sport Aviation Eze Does It at Reno This Year (1/2 pg)
2001 02 93 Sport Aviation Bill Sheedy’s projects – Long-EZ (photo & caption)
2000 09 70 Sport Aviation Mick Long-EZ, ducted fan Mazda powered (photo & caption only)
2000 07 97 Sport Aviation Shell Long-EZ, O-320E2A, 200+ mph cruise (Photo & Caption Only)
2000 01 32 Sport Aviation Flying to Hawaii – Dave Lind’s champion Long-EZ (7 pages w/ color photos)
99 11 50 Experimenter Long-EZ engine failure-Education Thru Airror
99 07 42 Sport Aviation Long-EZ With a Purpose (modified for weather research)
99 03 8 Sport Aviation NTSB Issues Report on John Denver Accident (2 pages)
98 10 18 Sport Aviation Ten Forward, Grand Champion Plans Built, 1998 AirVenture
98 02 76 Sport Aviation Mike and Dick’s Round The World EAA Friendship Tour (8 pg w/color photos)
97 12 84 Sport Aviation 6.6 Miles Up In My Long-EZ, 5 pgs w/color photos
96 01 93 Sport Aviation A Long-EZ That Goes HM-M-M-M (4˝ pgs w/photos)
95 06 32 Sport Aviation Retractable main gear kit for Cozy III and Long-EZ at Sun ‘n Fun ‘95 (Photo and Caption only - address and phone number)
95 05 38 Sport Aviation By EZ to Oshkosh ... From Brazil! (6 page article with photos)
94 08 118 Sport Aviation Barchfield EZ (Photo and Caption only)
94 07 45 Experimenter Secure all engine bolts on pushers - could break prop
94 06 33 Sport Aviation Infinity 1 retract gear
94 03 109 Sport Aviation Othin-Girard 160hp Long-EZ, French
94 02 100 Sport Aviation Mislik EZ w/0235
93 11 108 Sport Aviation DeMontarry French EZ w/0235
93 11 45 Experimenter Inexperience causes crash
93 07 08 Sport Aviation Long EZ Deep Stall Test
93 06 64 Sport Aviation Record Flight
93 04 92 Sport Aviation Lemmon EZ w/0320
92 11 32 Experimenter Deep stall in EZ causes crash
92 10 119 Sport Aviation Moreau EZ w/0235
92 08 18 Experimenter Streamlined baggage compartment
92 06 94 Sport Aviation Guice EZ w/0320
92 05 92 Sport Aviation Saliba Long-EZ w/0235
92 03 96 Sport Aviation Nowak Long-EZ w/0235
91 10 97 Sport Aviation Gadbury Long-EZ w/0235, Tift prop
91 10 16,C Sport Aviation Greider Long-EZ Grand Champ, Oshkosh '91
91 09 12 Sport Aviation Vertical descent accident
91 09 07 Sport Aviation 1991 Custom Built Grand Champion Plans Built by Bob and Ginny Greider - photo only
91 05 78 Sport Aviation Doan completely stock Long-EZ
91 04 47 Experimenter Damaged wood prop breaks/causes accident
90 10 C,12 Sport Aviation Nopper/Eckes Grand Champ Plans-Built Long-EZ
90 09 93 Sport Aviation Peculiarities in Fueling Long-EZ/Varieze
90 09 94 Sport Aviation Denasha Long-EZ with 0235
90 08 95 Sport Aviation Wickland Long-EZ Completely Stock
90 06 46 Experimenter Seat Belts Fail in Accident
90 02 94 Sport Aviation Kelly Long-EZ with Retractable Nose Gear
89 02 38 Experimenter 3 Blade Prop Loses Blade - Causes Crash
89 02 38 Experimenter Forward CG Causes Crash
88 12 11 Sport Aviation Mini-Starship - English Twin Engine Version of Long-EZ
88 12 71 Sport Aviation Plans for Long-EZ no Longer Available
88 11 59 Sport Aviation Availability of Rutan Plans
88 09 96 Sport Aviation Simmons Long-EZ with 0235
88 02 91 Sport Aviation Ash Long-EZ - With Lyc. 118, Air Vents, Different Pitch Change Trim
88 01 97 Sport Aviation Stanley Long-EZ
87 10 38 Light Plane World Faulty Take-Off Roll Causes Crash
87 06 08 Sport Aviation Long-EZ Round-The-World Flight Completed
87 05 88 Sport Aviation Colin Long-EZ - Flying the Pacific
87 04 96 Sport Aviation Campbell IFR Long-EZ, with 150hp
87 04 90 Sport Aviation IFR Long-EZ Built in New Guinea
87 04 38 Light Plane World Canopy Unlatching Causes Crash
86 12 11 Sport Aviation Long-EZs flown from Spokane to Australia
86 12 11 Sport Aviation Long-EZs Flown from Spokane to Australia
86 10 96 Sport Aviation Hemmel Long-EZ with Lyc. 150
86 10 96 Sport Aviation Hemmel Long-EZ with Lycoming 150
86 05 19 Sport Aviation E-Racer (Side by Side, V8 Version of Long-EZ)
86 02 28 Sport Aviation McCaskie LongEZ with Lyc 125
86 01 35 Sport Aviation Neil Hunter's Big EZ (Scaled up LongEZ)
86 01 10 Sport Aviation Lombard's New Source for RAF-Approved Parts
85 11 10 Sport Aviation Long-Ez with 2 engines and retractable gear
85 04 05 Sport Aviation New Canard
85 04 10 Sport Aviation Bad Batch of Safe-T-Poxy
85 01 07 Sport Aviation Long-Ez Noise Level Measurement
84 03 59 Sport Aviation Loran Antennas for Plastic Airplanes
84 02 21 Sport Aviation Jim Brandt's Puerto Rican Long-Ez
84 02 67 Sport Aviation High Performance Rudders
83 03 57 Sport Aviation Effects of Rain and Surface Contamination on Pitch, Stability and Control
83 01 19 Sport Aviation Rode Wald Long-EZ, Hawaii to Wisc. Record Attempt
82 10 13 Sport Aviation Nat Puffer's Side-by-Side Version (Cozy)
82 10 16 Sport Aviation Rode Wald's Long-Distance Flight
82 09 18 Sport Aviation Herb Sander's Long-EZ
82 07 10 Sport Aviation Long-EZ Sets New Speed Records
82 03 58 Sport Aviation Dick Rutan Sets More Class C16 World Records
81 12 56 Sport Aviation Record-Anchorage to Grand Turk 4500 Mile State Line
81 07 06 Sport Aviation Closed Course Distance Record of 2955 Miles [N]
81 07 28 Sport Aviation Mike & Sally's Long-EZ
80 11 08 Sport Aviation Rutan Composite Construction Seminar [N]
80 07 07 Sport Aviation Long-EZ Approved for Grass Fields [N]
80 06 41 Sport Aviation Long-EZ at Sun-N-Fun
80 04 09 Sport Aviation Low Level Aerobatic Waver for Long-EZ [N]
80 02 C Sport Aviation Rutan Long-EZ
80 02 09 Sport Aviation Long-EZ Flies to 26,900 Feet
80 02 28 Sport Aviation Long-EZ Sets World Closed Course Distance Record
80 02 34 Sport Aviation Story of Vari-Eze and Long-EZ Aircraft
80 01 06 Sport Aviation Rutan Sets Distance Record/Long-EZ [N]
79 08 07 Sport Aviation Captioned Photo
79 07 55 Sport Aviation Long-EZ Introductory Article [N]

As a member benefit, you can obtain a copy of an EAA-published magazine article listed above, free of charge, by calling EAA Membership Services at 1-800-564-6322. Please have the name of the magazine, year, month and page number ready when calling to make a request. Sorry, we cannot provide reprints of non-EAA magazine articles.

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