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This is the Canard Owners and Builders Association (COBA) and the home of Canard Aviation Magazine! In addition to the quarterly publication, COBA serves enthusiasts of Rutan-designed and Rutan-inspired canard aircraft by providing an online repository for photos, articles, news, and forum conversations.

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Canard Aviation Magazine 
Winter 2022 issue is now available


In the Winter 2022 Issue of Canard Aviation Magazine:

•    Kanab 2021
•    Field of Dreams Tandem-Wing Fly-In
•    Prop Bolt Trouble
•    The Future of Hertzler Propeller
•    Squadron III Library Online
•    Weight's Effect on Fuel Burn and Speed
•    Herb Sanders Gone West
•    Rough River 2021
•    Maintenance Tool Shelf
•    Budget Bead Breaker
•    Long-EZ Seat Belt Replacement
•    Staggering StaggerEZ Canards
•    Colorado Canard BBQ
•    Aviation Through A Child's Eyes
•    VariEze Rotax 912 Turbo
•    . . . and much more!

A big thanks to all of our contributors:

•    Stefano Ferretti
•    Bruce and Joanne Crain
•    Tom Jewell
•    Gary Hertzler
•    Joe Person
•    Reiff Lorenz
•    Tom Staggs
•    Ken Miller
•    Tom Jewett
•    Bob Holliston
•    Ken Smith
•    Ryszard Zadow
•    Ion Huss
•    Kelsey Lebechuck Hunt
•    Terry Schubert
•    Mike Beasley

Members / subscribers can download the issue from the Documents section of the web site.

Note: This issue IS being physically mailed to all subscribers in every country who subscribed or renewed before September 1st, except those who have opted for just digital-delivery.


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Canard Calendar

Get the best photos from our community each month in a calendar format. Download the picture and print it or use it as your computer desktop image. A big thanks to members Tom Carey and Izzy Briggs for creating the calendar pages.

Download the full-resolution version from the Canard Calendar Photo Album.

Canard Calendar

Have a build project update? 

Let us see what you're doing!  We're compiling the next issue -- send us your project update!  Email to Mike Beasley at: