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CSA / COBA Newsletter 
Fall 2020 issue is now available

In the October 2020 Issue of the COBA / CSA Magazine:
• Get 34 years of CSA Magazine back issues on a flash drive
• Canards over Georgia 2020
• Long-EZ main gear upgrade part II
• Variation on Iwatate's forward brake cylinders
• Under-fuselage access panel modification
• First flight of N835MS
• Brian Martinez's Defiant Derivative aircraft
• Aileron torque tube corrosion
• Cricut custom gaskets and vinyl labels
• DAR services
• Checking your baffle seals
• PIREP on Strong pitch control system
• . . . and much more!

A big thanks to all of our contributors:
• Mike Beasley
• Dennis Butler
• Wayne Blackler
• Joe Coraggio
• Marco Crivellari
• Vern Darley
• Allen Floyd
• Simon Janvrin
• Harry Manvel
• Terry Schubert
• Torger Totusek

Subscribers can download the issue from the Documents section of the web site.

Note: This issue IS being physically mailed to all subscribers who subscribed or renewed before September 1st, except those outside of North America and those who have opted for just digital-delivery.


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