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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 
Summer 2022 issue is now available


In the Summer 2022 Issue of Canard Aviation Magazine:

•    AVGas and our Canards
•    2022 Kanab Fly-In
•    Bahama Bash 2022
•    Drag Penalty of Baggage Pods
•    31st Annual Field of Dreams Tandem Wing Fly-In
•    Corrosion of aluminum Alloys
•    Main Wheel Valve Stem Caps
•    Formation Flying Oshkosh 2025 50-EZ Flyover
•    Daryl Lynn Heusinkveld Gone West
•    Giving Back – Cowl Aerodynamics Class Project
•    Long EZ Nose Gear Actuator
•    Budget Cable Crimper
•    Master Switch Warnng Annunciator
•    Garmin G5 Mandatory Service Bulletin
•    The Importance of Pre-Buy Examinations
•    Mitch Roland Gone West
•    . . . and much more!

A big thanks to all of our contributors:

•    John Caulkins
•    Ryan Goodman
•    Curtis Wray
•    Tom Staggs
•    Alan Thayer
•    Joe Person
•    Tom Jewett
•    Jim Springer
•    Mark Heusinkveld
•    Andy Meyer
•    Alan Thayer
•    Marc Zeitlin
•    Tyler John Anderson
•    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 May 31st, 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: