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Canard Aviation Magazine 
Winter 2021 issue is now available



In the January 2021 Issue of Canard Aviation Magazine (formerly the CSA / Central States Association newsletter):

  • The Rough River Fly-In
  • Canard Canopy Reconditioning
  • Spark Plug Failure Halfway to Marana
  • Carbon Cylinder Baffles Construction
  • Field of Dreams Tandem Wing Fly-In
  • Kanab Rutan Fly-In
  • Why Kanab?
  • Aileron Bellcranks and Weldments
  • Games You Can Play With Your Ailerons
  • Lock-Out Indexing Pin for Rotary Canopy Latch
  • Importing a Long-EZ to Canada
  • . . . and much more!


    A big thanks to all of our contributors:

  • Mike Beasley
  • Harry Olar
  • Tim Fisher
  • Steve Beert
  • Allen Floyd
  • Bruce and Joanne Crain
  • Mike Turner
  • Dale Martin
  • Klaus Savier
  • Mike Scovel
  • Bruce Giesbrecht


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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