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CSA / COBA Newsletter 
Summer 2020 issue is now available

In the July 2020 Issue of the COBA / CSA Magazine:

• A Conversation with Burt Rutan
• EZ Avionics, Part II
• Long-EZ Main Gear Upgrade, Part II
• Rutan Defiant:  Mods Worth Talking About
• Defiant: The Ultimate SUV!
• Motor Mount Pandemic
• Special Tools/Ideas:  Canard Builder Hints
• Cozy MKIV Instrument Panel Upgrade

A big thanks to all of our contributors:

• Alan Thayer
• Bill Oertel
• Bruce Sinclair
• Burt Rutan
• Chris Randall
• David Orr
• David Williford
• Dennis Rose
• Greg Norman
• Harry Manvel
• Ion Huss
• Izzy Briggs
• Klaus Savier
• Marc Zeitlin
• Mike Satchell
• Roch LaRocca
• Ron Montgomery
• Steve Beert
• Terry Schubert
• Tom Jewett
• Vance Atkinson
• Wayne Blackler
• Reiff Lorenz
• Mike Beasley

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 June1st, except those outside of North America and those who have opted for just digital-delivery.


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