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N661ST "The Blue Goose", 1400+hrs.,O-320 has been flying since spring of '85' with many wonderful trips and memories. Always the test bed for some experiment or other.
Bill email: email@example.com
Son, Jim and I finished 575WA Sept 1995 after 3 yrs and 2 month of fun(?). 0-235 power with Ellison and light speed ignition. Cruises at 150, 10000ft sipping 4.6 GPH. Home-made propeller, am now carving a three-blade. Testing completed with dimpled prop. No improvement! Located at PVG, Virginia
Bill email: firstname.lastname@example.org
LongEz 160. G-WILY. 1984. 550 hrs. Airflow injection, LSE ign, Catto 3 blade prop, Berkut nose, S-TEC autopliot, Pods. All CSA mods.
Heinz email: email@example.com
HB-YBW O-235 with electric, constant speed prop MT. Cruise 145 kts., max 157 kts. Electronic ignition, Klaus Savier. Based in LSZE with 1560 ft runway!! TT 1450, 1st flight 1982
Long-EZ N861BD, Position Lights,Strobes,Forward Brake Master Cylinders, Long Nose, 150 HP O-320, Heavy Duty Cleveland Brakes, Wheel Pants, 190 MPH Cruise, Full IFR with KLN 90B GPS.
VariEze I-PINA . North of Italy. Based in Albenga LIMG-
Amick, Michael email: firstname.lastname@example.org
VariEze project w O-200 purchased Jun 03, currently doing gear strengthening layups & elevator mods. base will be MQY EAA162
Anderson, Jim email: email@example.com
I'm building a Long-EZ, currently (12/99) in the middle of chapter 5 (fuselage sides done). More to come...
N81DN - Purchased in Sept 2000 a wonderful plane! Lyc. 0235 118hp. Flight plan at 170mph but typically see almost 200mph. About 210 hrs on the airframe. Hangared at high altitude in Colorado - with departures in density altitudes of 10,500ft with no problem.
Arendsee, Wayne email: :firstname.lastname@example.org
Long EZ N506EZ; purchased, O-320 (0 SMOH), IFR. Rebuilt at EZ Hangar (Memphis, TN), and flying again soon. Berkut #003 under construction. Airframe mostly complete.
Bram email: email@example.com
VariEz N41EZ, Modified IO235, Airflow Performance injection, LSE ignition, LSE prop. Top end 200kts. Home airport O18, Hanford CA.
I just purchased a VariEze project and I built a Cozy which I sold years ago(N812LC),the Cozy made it's first flight in 1989.
Vernon email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Defiant N22VL has been under construction for 13 years now and I still enjoy the process as much as ever. Getting close to flying; maybe in another year or so....
Cozy 3.... N43CZ ..... 0320 powered Great American prop. 2 Rose ign. Empty wt 1015 lbs, 1600tt and 15 yrs old.
3-place Cozy, O-320 Lyc 160hp, N97PZ; built in partnership with Mike Brown; currently owned & flown by Liese Aufill & Dina El Sherif out of Hawthorne Muni (HHR) CA. See photos at http://delsherif.tripod.com/CozyIII.html
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Babb, Charles email: email@example.com
Just purchased an O-200 VariEze project in Calif. It will be based at 00V near Colo. Springs. E-mailed photos. Does anyone know how to add cabin heat and a defroster?
Balic, Alex email: Alex0157@home.com
Velocity XLRG 8025M (Reserved) Subaru SVX Turbocharged (300 HP). All electrical panel. Front and rear heaters. Hope to be 100% complete by Oshkosh 2003
Bankston, Glen email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Long-EZ, plan #1391. On gear, needs fuel and baggage areas. Wings and canard complete. Looking for other builders and owners in Georgia, north FL.
Bawcom, Harry and Judy email: email@example.com
Long-EZ N7HJ First flight in 1987. O-235 removed in 1994 for installation of O-320 E2D. 1300hrs. TT at the end of 1997. Backseater has RMI micro-encoder remote display and 3in. TV receiver. Mountain High oxygen system installed.
Michael email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Navarre, FL. Building a Long EZ, three years into the project. Fuselage on the gear and just closed out the spar. My nose is the Davenport nose and I plan on 0-320, long rudders, lookdown windows for the back seater and have already purchased the Wright Nose lift for the front seater. :-) See my website: www.geocities.com/beasley1984
Bell, Rick email: email@example.com
0-235 L2C powered Long-EZ under construction in Victoria B.C. Canada. Plans built with canard, spar, wings cut and jigged, fuselage, with long nose and forward mounted brakes. Thanks to all the Canard Aviators for their support and ideas on keeping this aircraft a safe flying machine.
Berlin, Don email: Vette164@msn.com
O-320 Longez sn209. N131DB. Has been under construction for 18 years. Devoting more time now and expect completion 2006.
Bianconi, Art email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Long Ez N67EB U/C Lyc O235, Split Canopy, full IFR
& Ann email: email@example.com
N6577C is a Long EZ with a Lycoming 0235-l2C engine. We are its 4th owner.
Long-EZ, Registration OY-PIN, completed 1983, Lycoming 0-235 L2C
Tore email: firstname.lastname@example.org
E-racer LN-ERA, based at Kjeller, Norway. Flew for the first time 25.th of Aug. 2003. O-320 160HP, basic VFR. A lot of fun.
Blackler, Wayne email: email@example.com
Long EZ 360i, VH-WEZ (Renton, WA). IO-360 A2A 190hp, Airflow Performance Injection, LSE Plasma Ignition (dual), LSE Berkut 91" pitch prop, modified Berkut cowls and spinner, 4 pipe internal exhaust, LSE wheel pants, Wortmann Aerofoil Gear Leg Fairings, Sheared Roncz tips, no lower winglets, heated pitot. 12 years in the making. Will fly this year! Thanks to my canard friends worldwide!
Raoul email: firstname.lastname@example.org
I am restarting an old Long-EZ project (1980) if I can find the templates, I found everything else.
Borom, Marcus P. email: email@example.com
N966EZ first flight was August 31, 1986 in Schenectady, NY and for many years was the only built-in-NY State Long-EZ. Currently hangared at Ryan Field in Tucson, AZ. Flys according to plans with about 500 hours in the air.
Long-EZ F-PRIH, 0235l2a, 300 h since new. I am flying in the south of FRANCE in AGEN
Boyll, Curt emial: firstname.lastname@example.org
VariEze N111JK built by Joe Kendrick, Grand Junction, CO and first flown in 1983. Has 635 hours and O-235 L2C, Becker radios. Lots of refurbishment work in 2004-2005, culminating in addition of wheelpants and Klaus spinner July, 2005. Based at Longmont 2V2, Colorado. We're also building Cozy Mk IV plans # 872, N272CZ (res.). Curt Boyll and Gail King, Boulder, CO.
Brady, Kevin email: email@example.com
Long-EZ, under construction (still). Somewhere between 10 and 90% complete. O-320, B&T Prop, new canard.
Braun, Dave emaill: firstname.lastname@example.org
1981, O200, 1450 TT, IFR,Plane Built by Lloyd Foster improved by Randy Ford,
Now stationed in Mainz Germany. This is one clean nice flying Verieze. I am
now getting 165Kts @ 75% and 4 GPH.
VariEze 0200 under construction boat tail, naca, lez gear, narrow wheels, Klaus cowl's, Featherlite strakes,8" extension, plasma ing. airflow injection, tint canopy
Long-EZ F-PZMT, built in 1986, O-200; Based in Blois France
Brewer, Gary email: email@example.com
VariEze, N98RB, 1985, empty wt. 666, O200
Brewster, Donald E. email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Long-EZ N9DZ. 1st flight, 9/9/99. O320-E2D with a Performance 3 blade prop. 12 year construction time. 855 lbs empty. It sings
Currently rebuilding it after a difficult landing. Paris, France.
Long-EZ N4LZ (reserved) under construction in West Chicago, IL. For details and pictures, visit my website at http://www.thebrownhouse.org/longez.
Scott J. email: email@example.com
Long EZ N105EA built in 1991 by Al Johanson, O-290. Rough picture at www.jps.net/sjbrown. Has 20 hrs. hasn't flown in 6 years. Just bought it. Has Ellison TBI and Great American 62x68. Hangared at Redding, CA (RDD)
N-89AL, completed 8-90,TT-280 hrs. Long-EZ, 0235-L2C, St. Anthony, Idaho. Pix at: www.alseze.com/LNGEZE.html
Long-EZ N439DM. Built and completed in Canada in 1983 by Bruce Bolton, DM has found its way to the Dallas area. It has a recent Penn Yann overhaul on a 160 hp O-320, Catto 3-blade prop, long nose, nose gear doors, and full gyro panel. It cruises at 170 kts at 7 gph up high. Absolutely wonderful.
Buie, R. M. email:
Long EZ, N49KH, 1990, O-235 (118hp), night VFR. Cruises at 145-150 knots on 5.2 gallons of fuel. Home airport: Mount Holley, New Jersey. Beautiful and swift bird.
Buchanan, Gregory email: firstname.lastname@example.org
SE-XGE JUN 85 O-200 Swedish EZ one of three.
Burns, Chris email: email@example.com|
VariEze, 0-200 with High Comp. pistons and cylinders, moving map gps display (Argus 3000), Navaid autopilot, flies smooth and straight. Baggage pods, wheel pants.. love the plane.. I need an outline of a conditional insp. if anyone has one for the VariEze. I'm also looking for other Canard or Composite people in the Northern AZ area.. I live near Sedona.. Fly safe
Chuck email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Long Ez N143CL, first flight 18 April, 1982. Approx 2200 hrs. 0-320-E3D. Collects exhaust samples from N6NG during formation takeoffs/flights
Byerley, Dana email: email@example.com
life in my garage. About 20% of the airframe was started by another builder.
I spend 10 years to bring her to a finished airframe then, because I had two
other Vari s, I sold her to my good friend Paul Werner who did a beautiful job
completing the project. Today she is home in my hanger once again with a new
N number N547DB. She has a 126HP LyCon o200 with Light Speed ignition, Hertzler
wheel pants, Catto three bladed prop, Ez Pilot, Wilhelmson Nose lift. 180 Cruise,
over 200 top on 5 gallon an hour. Thanks Paul!
Byrne, Chris email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cozy MIV. Sarted
'98. Structure complete, finishing half completed. IO360, dual PMAGs Catto prop.
Will fly within 12 months. VH-BRN
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Cady, Cliff email: email@example.com
ERacer MkII Lyc. O320 160HP. I keep it a the Lakeland FL airport. Cruise is 160=165 kts at 2600rpm. Flies like a Long-EZ with a passenger. Still working on small improvements.
Cahill, Rick email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cozy N624RC Serial #318. TT12 hrs. In process of final painting, using Poly Fiber's new water based latex urethane paint system. Lyc 0-320 E2D with Rose electronic ignition.
Caldwell, Rick email: email@example.com
Long-EZ, glassing the wings. Hope to get more done this summer 0-320, Clark Lydic performance propeller, home brew digital sensor system (temps and pressures). Plan on using downdraft cooling.
Philip K. email: PKC@DAIMLERCHRYSLER.com
0320 eng , w/ Gary Hertzler Prop, Downdraft cooling and new ram-air inlet. It s just a bittttt faster than before&& Based out of Detroit City Airport .
Carluccio, Roberto email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Long-EZ I-BKAK 1996 RR 0-240 Bergamo, Italy
Carra, Michael email: MJC342@aol.com
N342MC "Spirit of America" Long-EZ. Six years building. First flight 6-2002. 0-320 with Klaus ignition, armpit scoops, ram-air scoop for oil cooler and airbox. Extended nose and clipped winglets. 50+ hours of flight. Very stable, smooth, and few problems. Based at Van Nuys Airport.
Castle, Ron email: email@example.com
Under Construction, O-360, electric pitch trim and Nose gear. Main Landing gear
retractable , VFR instruments
Long-EZ recently refurbished, new panel, instruments, wiring, paint and O-320 engine. About 1,000 hours and two Bahamas trips with the O235. Best money I ever spent. I co-Host the Rough River Fly-in. Glasgow, KY KGLW
Chapman, Mackie email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Berkut (N207MC), first flight 12/25/98, Lycoming IO360
VariEze began in 1978. N18EZ (res). Parting out project. Doing OSH each year since '82. Recovering model airplane designeraholic. A&P. Private pilot owns C-150 at Q94.
Christophe, Beyaert Jean
Unfortunately, this unique Long-EZ was lost in an accident. Occupants survived.
Clark, Hank email:
N72HM Project purchased in late stage of construction. Currently stripped down for inspection and update of modifications. 0-320, 150 hp.
Vernon F. email: email@example.com
VariEze N82GR, O200, IFR, extended range tanks, tinted canopy, wheel pants, fuel computer, intercom, Whelen strobes, NACA scoop, built by Robbie Grove.
Claus, Jean-Jacques email: firstname.lastname@example.org
COSY Classic #CC1056. F-PJJC ( reserved ). Lyc. O-360 A2A. Under construction at Aix-en-Provence - FRANCE
Clunis, Ken email: email@example.com
Long-EZ N345KJ. First flight 1982 after 20 months build time. Damaged 1994 and being rebuilt with all the latest mods.
VariEze N2CR. Completed March 1980. Continental O-200, 670 lbs. IFR. Good traveling machine. Been to Fairbanks Alaska and Sao Paulo Brazil.
I'm building a Long-EZ, Long nose with a 13B REW engine "Garrett T04 - Turbo, Tracie Cooks Re-drive and Controller. It's on the gear and ready to attach the wings. I still need to build the strakes and rudders, rigging and wiring etc. Hoping to make OSH in 05.
SQ2000 with rotary engine. Mobile, Alabama Airframe completed, IFR panel finished, engine installed. Will finish wiring and see how she flies. (Paul Conner was fatally injured while flight testing his SQ2000 on May 16th 2005. NTSB Report)
Cox, Chris email: firstname.lastname@example.org
1984 Vari-eze N830S
300TT and 150SMOH o-235 with full electric.
Brad email: BradCrawfo@aol.com
Cozy Mk IV, N1BC, Completed 18 Sep 2003, Continental 0-470-13 Engine, Lots of work putting the bigger engine in the Cozy, but it really is smooth!
Cullen, Ray email: email@example.com
N 22809 Ser # 465 completed and first flight 3-18-79. Current home base is La Grande, Oregon. Have about 1000 trouble free hours of fun flying. Good handling, good flying aircraft.
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Daenitz, Kurt email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Danes, Lindsay email: email@example.com
Long-EZ VH-LDL, flown Aug 1985 with 0-235, flown approx 795hrs all over Australia and non stop Sydney-Auckland NZ. Currently upgrading to an 0-320,160hp. Looking for info on suggested oil cooler and engine air intake setups.
Long EZ, Purchased project, under construction, Roncz, Long Rudders, 0-320E2D 150HP. The local EZ chapter and my brother, Mike, are providing invaluable help. I owe my wife big time for letting me take over the garage.
N24DL COZY III, completed Sep 92. 900 hrs TT. O320-D2J, 160 hp. 227 mph. Based in Manassas, VA. http://users.erols.com/dldavis/flying.htm
I've been building the Cozy Mk-IV since Aug. '95. The engine will be installed beginning in October of '99 and I hope to do some taxi tests and maybe first flight be the end of 1999. Engine will be IO-360 with LightSpeed Ignition and Sensenich 2 blade prop. See my progress at http://www.deford.com/cozy
De Haan, Ron
Reichelt RC-01 Experimental Canard Motorglider Under Construction but flying D-KMSE Stationed in Germany The RC-01 is an experiental motorglider based upon the Speed Canard. It has a 15m Wingspan and a over 4 m canard. The Vne is 265 km/h Vcr 200 km/h. It is powerd by a Rotax 912A engine 81 Hp It has a constant speed prop. 2 blades, adjustable from start to cruise, reverse for very short landings and a soaring mode of low drag during gliding.
E. email: firstname.lastname@example.org
I have just purchased a Long-EZ. N93EZ. 0235 LYC. I am still recovering from the experience. Burt Rutan is a genius.
My Long EZ (N600TD) was built in 1985 by Tom Duffy of Livermore, CA. It was bought from his estate in 1989 and transformed into a real fast moving machine that is a pure delight to fly. I have put 1250 hours on it. It was used to commute for three years from Livermore, CA to Edwards AFB and still resides in Livermore as a pleasure craft. It has an O-320 engine, Catto three blade prop, IFR, dual Jeff Rose ignition and does an easy 200 mph at 2650 RPM
Here is a copy of N94WD which took 7 years to build. It has an IO320 with electronic ignition. It also has a full engine analyzer, King KX155 with GS, Northstar M3 GPS and Terra XPDR. Also has autopilot with altitude hold, and an HSI. I have flown it coast to coast and currently has over 530 hours on it. I am installing a new canard and a longer nose to put heat to warm my toes.
Velocity RG, N647JA Completed 1997. IO360 200HP, Catto Pro
Gordon email: email@example.com
Long-EZ N82CD was built by Gordon Diehl and Ron Corley and first flew in March 1983. It now has over 1500 hours and still is flying great trips such as to our second home in BAJA where a soft field is used. Any info I could give to anyone who is interested in seasoned experience, let me know. Gordon and Mary Lou Diehl. (By the way, that's Air Force One in the background! ed.)
Dillahunty, Bud email: Dillahunty@juno.com
Longeze N27SB built by Steve Betto of Florida. 0-320 with 650 hrs. Basic VFR plus.
Ed email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Variviggen N106VV, pushed by Lycoming O-360-A1A. First flight Nov.28, 1996. (The VV stands for very viggly) The ship has ~75 hrs and I'm looking to install a nose lift ala EZ's. Tips and comments welcome. Based at ORE in Mass. Soon to be moved to EAA chapter 106's new hangar at Lawrence, Ma. (LWM).
Dolezal, John email: email@example.com
My long sold some time ago , please remove it ,but not my name. I have both a ground damaged Vari-Eze N-2xb and will be deciding to rebuilt or sell parts soon! I probably will never fly again but that doesn't mean I can't have fun building.
Cozy MKIV N10CZ, 0360A4M w/Performance Prop. First Flight June 1998. Based at Spirit of St. Louis SUS. 259 hours as of 4/12/01
Dorff, Chuck email: firstname.lastname@example.org
VariEze under const. Will fly july 98, 0235-Featherlite prop; cowling, pants, ect. installing cooling sys. ,cowling, @paint.
Cozy IV under construction will be Ford V-6 powered.
Doyle, David email: email@example.com
Velocity XL/RG - commenced building May, 2000. LS1 auto-conversion. 50% completed
I'm just getting and will need all the help I can get I purchased a set of blueprints for a 2 place Cozy also sent for Wicks catalog and Aircraft Spruce catalog and am waiting for the EAA membership form to come in the mail . I have built a 25' trimaran of composite materials but this will be my first aircraft . I'm sure I will need lots of advice. . I received Sec. 1 manufacturing 150 pages ------ Sec 1a manufacturing 100 pages and news letters #4 to #74 dated 4 10 84 through 1 2001. New builder
Drew, Mike email:
VariEze-N840EZ Lyc-235C2C-240hrs Completed 1988, Jiran Wings and Wing attach system, Jack W. eznoselift, Grand Rapids EIS, MicroAir Radio/Transp, AVMAP EK IIIC GPS Large display moving, slips into a half hanger at Paine Field (PAE) Everett WA
Long-EZ, N129DD, completed 3/3/90, O-320, Wright Elect. Nose Lift, 900 hrs. TT, ADS airport, Dallas, TX
Dunn, William M. MD email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Long EZ, N289WD, Finished 10/89. Lycoming O-320, Ellison throttle body (I don't recommend it). Klaus prop, wheel pants, spinner. Lightspeed electronic ignition replaces one mag. >1000 hrs. Future plans include IO-360 and second electronic ignition with backup.
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Elliott, Stet email: email@example.com
Long-EZ N321EF. Completed April 1997. O-320D2J with Airflow Performance Fuel Injection and Lightspeed Engineering's new Plasma electronic ignition. Berkut canopy bubble and Berkut cowlings. O2heavy at 1018 lbs. 225 mph at Mesquite '99 R.A.C.E event.
Ellis, Bob email: EllisAir@hotmail.com
VariEze N189EZ 0200 Continental. Visit beautiful year round flying in El Paso! (Just don't come for the fishing!!)
Long EZ, N17BE, completed in 1984, Lyc O-320
Variviggen serial # 634, eng 160 hp Lycoming, prop ray hegy, dia/pitch 69/65.
Long Ez 160hp 800hrs TT, 168kts, based in Klamath Falls, OR.
Ernest, Gary email: firstname.lastname@example.org
N7VN (ARB, MI) Over 2000 Hrs! Lycoming 0320 (160 HP). IFR, S-Tec 3 axis autopilot, Pods, Looooonnnnggg Nose! Flys like a dream...
Escobal, Hansel email: email@example.com
Under construction - 3rd owner of VariEze ser.#109 and about 1/2 way done as of 3/2002. Hope to be flying by 12/2002 time and funds permitting. Mods: Subaru EJ25, extended nose, 3-part canopy (Phantom F4 style), EZ Nose lift, electric trim, automobile interior. Visit my site: www.escobal.com/VE
Cozy 3, N423CZ, Lyc 0-320. 1200+ hours. Empty weight 1003 lbs. Still going strong after 12 years.
New project - Modified Cozy Mk4, I0-540, retractable gear, fuselage stretch, in finishing stage as of 1-04 (lots of fun).
Evans, Jim email: firstname.lastname@example.org
First flight in Dec. 1985, Lycoming 0-320 160HP, 1700+ hours. Based at Fairfield
Co. airport in Winnsboro, SC.
Evans, Matt email: email@example.com
Long EZ under construction, stock, IFR, very few mods, working on the strakes at this time. See pictures at http://mevans28.tripod.com/
Evans, Robert B. email: firstname.lastname@example.org
We built N46EZ in 1978 after 1.1/2 years of construction. We have flown it coast to coast and border to border. It has 2600 hours on it with a 0-200 Cont. eng. It weighs 640 lbs and cruises at 185 mph at 75% power. We have a Val com and a Terra Transponder and encoder and a Garmin GPS. I am retired now and am building a new one just for fun.
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Velocity XL/FG fastbuild N44VF (reserved) - delivered 8/2002, airframe 70% complete 9/2003, - to hangar at I68 Lebanon, OH visit us as www.velocityxl.com
Omar email: email@example.com
Cozy MkIV under construction. Dallas, TX. Construction start: Dec '99
Fisher, John (Flying Fish) email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Long-EZ O-235-L2C 1018hrs TT engine 332HrsTT. N86JP first flight 07-08-86. Lots of goodies.
Long EZ. Under construction with many mods. Long nose, electric speed brake, electric nose gear, 160hp Lycoming, Ronz canard, EFIS panel. Planned finish by end of 2004
Bill email: EZEFLYER
Long-EZ - N16WF - 8/96 - 280hrs. 160hp /Catto Prop/long nose. 1998 Kilo winner @ 228.26mph. Henderson, NV
Long-EZ, N25LE, 0-320, 9/1 Pistons, Lightspeed, Ellison, Catto 3-blade, 4 tube exhaust, 8" prop extension, Long Nose, Full Panel/GPS, All of Herb Sanders Mods, Straight & FAST, Built 1985 over 1200TT. My Fifth Canard and this ones a Keeper, Based in Okla. (AXS)
80EZ comp 1988 Flown 500 hrs O320B FULL IFR Won awards for best interior. CAPE CORAL FL Aircraft based at Charlotte Co FL PDG
Friederichs, Edgar email: email@example.com
VariEze, N944X, 1983?, O-200X, 680lbs. I am a new owner, still learning the aircraft, minor clean-up still underway. I am based at Santa Paula Airport, So.Cal..
Kerry email: Kclongez@hotmail.com
N25KF Long-EZ 0-320 E2G 160 HP Blue and white first flight 1/6/98. Built to plans 280 hrs of fun flying and travel. "Tropical Lightning" Based Lancaster, PA (LNS)717-560-7520
Fuselier, Bob email: firstname.lastname@example.org
N262E Long Eze 0-320
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Gabrielson, Jeff email: email@example.com
Long-EZ N141 was purchased from original builder Max Overholtzer in 1998. She had an 0235 Lyc 115 h.p. with a three blade Catto prop. She will do about 140-150 kts flat out without wheel pants. Has been going through constant upgrades over the last 4 years. Partner is Larry O'Brien.
Gaither, Ralph email: firstname.lastname@example.org
VariEze N273EZ, Lyc 0235 C1, 1000 hrs, MT 62 X66 2 bladed prop, built 1981. I purchased 1998. (This is my fifth VariEze.) IFR, pods, , Long-EZ gear, auto pilot, GPS, etc. Was in San Diego EZ Squadron, but now live in Pensacola, Fl. Home of Naval Aviation. Stop by and visit our Naval Aviation Museum!.
Ganzer, Ray email: email@example.com
Vari-Eze, N27RG, 1979, O-200. Bulit by Ray and (son) David Ganzer with help from Kati (David's wife) in 2-1/2 years. Modified in 1997 with boat tail, strengthened main gear, rear seat arm pits, & much more. Total hours now over 700.
Long-Ez #308. Under construction here in Liege in Belgium. (Started in Dec 1980 - Dec 1984 then stored until Dec 2003 when work restarted) Lycoming O-235 L2C being rebuilt by professional engine shop
Gietzen, Al email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Velocity N755V (Under construction). Airframe is complete; working on engine installation and electrical. Engine is 250-270 hp 3-rotor Mazda 20B
Long-EZ, serial 988. I am new owner and all in project form. Also owner of Kitfox IV 1200 912s, full IRF (Flying) N2BH
de Andrade email: email@example.com
Plan built Brazilian Long-Ez PP-ZGP, sporting a Lyc O235-C2A, NAVAID autopilot, King radios including VHFCOMM, VOR, ADF, DME, RNAV, electric attitude indicator, RMI engine monitor. Logged 500 hrs. Cooling the engine always difficult. One of the finest acft to fly cruises at 140kt and tops 155kt. Has been grounded for 6 years and is presently under heavy maintenance for near future flight.
Long-EZ/RG project just moved to PAE. Fuselage on std gear, but mains to be replaced with Infinity retracts, canard installed, wings glassed and ready to install.
Varieze N30CG. Purchased and flew home to DSM Sept. '02. I flew 25 hours within 4 weeks then dismantled and brought the wornout EZ home for refurbishing. My plans are for a complete rebuild utilizing up-to-date mods for speed and saftey.
N81465 First flight February 1990, Lycoming 0320, prop 62-75
Goodrich, Mitchell email: firstname.lastname@example.org
VEZ N60P #409 Completion/flight
1983 O-200 TT 770hrs VFR Day Plans stock original.
Planning some mods soon
Ron email: rongowan@yahoo
Long EZ N86RG 700 hrs With Lyc 0-235 , 200 hrs with Mazda rotary- 160hp. Installing retractable main gear. Purchased Vari-Eze N731T with Cont 0-200.
N4449E - RX-7 Wankle 13b motor, 5sp PSRU 940 lbs empty. Two place side X side seating. 230 hrs as of 03/15/01. Website http://freenet.buffalo.edu/~ca266
John email: email@example.com
N81JG completed and flown Aug.,1984; 350 hrs. on O-235 with Warnke almost c/s prop. Cruises 150 kts. on 5.2 gph. Hangared at Redding Muni (RDD), Calif.
Gullikson, Greg email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Starting Long EZ
project. Will use 160 hp 0-320.
LONG-EZ, N57KG, FIRST FLIGHT JUNE 1993, LYCOMING O-235-N2C 115 HP, BASE AT X35. APPROACHING 400 HOURS FLIGHT TIME.
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Haab, Jason email: email@example.com
I am building a Cozy MkIV SN#915. I will keep my website updated as I begin the building process. http://www.haabair.com
In process of priming 6/24/03, 0320, power nose gear, power landing brake door.
Hair, Bruce email: firstname.lastname@example.org
N101BG, that's BG for Bruce Goose. SN 488 using a 0320 E2D. The airplane flew one time and then my wife and I moved to Australia. Old BG has been hanging in a garage in Southern California for about seven years. One of these days I hope to dig it out and fly it again.
Newton, Jr. "TooTall Hall" email: email@example.com
1978 Shell Racing Yellow Varieze N5WZ - Continental O-200. I am finishing the resealing of the baffling. She has a pleasant 160 kts cruise - no surprises! How can I thank you Burt!
Ralph email: firstname.lastname@example.org
VE, N141RJ, completed 10/83, 100 hp O-235, 1500+ hrs as of 6/98, Ted Hendricks 58/74 prop, hangared Rio Linda, CA , trouble free flying.
Long-EZ N616ph First flight in 1990. O320, light IFR
Hamm, Donald email: email@example.com
N199VA Velocity SUV (under Construction). Info at my website: http://www.hammsaircraft.com Lots of photos there...
Jerry email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Long-EZ N6NG First flight in 1984. 0320 Lycoming installed 1988. IFR capable. Home field is Gillespie (KSEE)
I aquired an SQ 2000 in March of 05 I have an IO 360 fuel injected 200 hp Lyc some changes center console stick I am going to stick with the fixed gear just to keep it simple and get in the air.I have about 1 year left of work.This is my third canard.I love flying the bubble.
N-220 EZ is finished and at the airport. The flight testing will be starting soon. Currently the plane is in Pennsylvania with my brother David Hanson. He will be trailering it up to Seattle area soon.
Just purchased a basket case Long EZ #20. No engine or instruments yet. A lot of work ahead but one day it will all be worth it.
VariEze N808SA; 0200; full electrical sys. A little "long in the tooth", but still lots of great fun!
Harris, Trevor email: email@example.com
Varieze #379, New
construction. Building began Oct 2003. Right wing, canard, winglets, nose gear,
centersection spar, and fuselage complete. Near Huntsville, Alabama
Hennessy, Brian email: firstname.lastname@example.org
I fly a O-320 powered Long-EZ that I built starting in 1987. My home airport is Scappoose, OR and I live in Banks, OR. N Number is N762BH. Empty weight is 900, full IFR and fast.
Donald E. email: email@example.com
Berkut 360 building in progress for 3 years, am working on main landing gear strakes and canopies, engine, electrical, and instruments yet to do.
G-BUPA EZ 0235. mine for 1 year now! top end inc pistons/plugs/mags rebuild/new fuel tap & gascolator [Andair] nice units!/fuel lines/tyres/prop/ASI/front leg bearings/leather interior/love flying it
Long-EZ, SE-XLE, 1993
N1389P is home based in Turners Falls, Ma and is powered by a Lycoming 0235-c2c 108hp engine. Manufactured in 1988 by Joseph "Blain" Boyd, this aircraft has performed trouble free. TTSN 555.3 hours
I have bought a Varieze frame mostly complete, looking for info and others advice as I inspect the work done and finish the project
Hicks, Wayne email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Purchased Cozy IV Plans #678 at Sun-N-Fun in April '98. Currently in Chapter 18 with 900 hrs and a Fall 2002 completion date. Home airports are Hampton Roads (KPVG) and Suffolk (KSFQ), both in Virginia. I also have a webpage. http://www.geocities.com/yosemite/falls/2027
J. email: email@example.com
Vari-Eze C-GRDN. First flight August 1984. TT to Aug.2000 955hrs.Engine is a C-85 on the outside and an 0-200 inside!! Empty weight was 668lbs. in 1984. Without wheel fairings, which are still in the basement, it cruises at 180mph solo at 12,500'
Hodges, Al email: firstname.lastname@example.org
N829CL, over 1,200 hours since 1985, Lycoming O-235 L2C, B&T Super Cruise (60.5x75) prop, 140 knots, EZ-Pilot co-pilot, 3.5 transcontinental trips, based on Gillespie Field (KSEE) in San Diego
VariEze HB-YBG; 1980; O-200 with electric MT constant speed prop, fuselage-mounted landing brake; co-ownership (3 pilots)
Holani, John email: email@example.com
VariEze, N404EZ, O-235L2C, all the speed mods, Warneke prop, 200+mph, awesome paint, I'm a new owner and loving it, Thank you Batman!, hangared at Corona, CA
Holman, Sam email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Defiant work in progress
Lance email: Lance.Hooley@jetblue.com
Starting construction on a modified Long EZ. Standard canard and fuselage with a E Racer wing, IO 360, electric nose gear and landing brake, EFIS instruments. Building in Kissimmee FL.
Horswill, Mike email: email@example.com
Variviggen, Serial #518. After a 15 Year pause, I'm back at it. All the woodwork is done, wired, plumbed and controls and gear finished. 80 percent done. 80 percent to go...
Howard, Kyle email: firstname.lastname@example.org
VariEze N227TB was completed in 1992 and I bought her in 1995. Basic VFR days. Cont. 0-200 cruises 142 Kts down low and without pants. A lot of fun to fly.
Started building a Defiant 13 or 14 years ago, was making good progress, then started a LongEze with my 15 year old son, both projects have been sitting dormant for years, but now back at the Defiant.
Paul & Judi email: email@example.com
VariEze, O-200, comp 1987, N163HL presently refurbishing to fly again, based in Hesperia, CA
Long EZ built by Hank Strauch in 1999, I purchased it with 50 hours on the tach. I now have over 200 hours with N70HA. Stock Long with an O-235 L2C, basic VFR. I have since added new canard tips, Light Speed Engineering Wheel pants. Great plane, thanks Burt!
Hubmann, Alfons email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- 2002 // HB-YHV, Lycoming C1E6 - 200 hp Based in Berne, Switzerland (LSZB)
Long-EZ N199BH. Building for years but close to finishing. Lyc-320 engine, Klaus electronic ignition and 3 blade Catto propeller. Building at Western Air Park in Yelm, WA. Work every day.
N367MS is an O-320 powered Long EZ. I just bought her and she'll probably be based at Palomar. Built in 94', she only has 190 hours, but I plan to change that.
Hurd, Brad email: Brad4ezair@aol.com
VariEze N6CB, signed off 1986 w.0-290G, rebuilt w/dual ignition just completing new brake system, new paint, interior, SW noselift, new radios, etc. Have another one ready for restoration (has 126.Hrs. since sign-off) needs lots of work but easier than starting from scratch. C-85 ready for overhaul.
N110EZ, Acquired as an abandoned project in '93, first flight in '98. 440 Hrs, Lyc 0-320-B3B, Warnke prop, O2 system. Top speed 201 mph, cruise 160mph at 5.5 gph new empty weight 960 lbs.
Hutter, Bob email: Puzeeno@aol.com
N789CT is 0-320 powered and was completed 7-9-89 after 4-1/2 years constructing. 1450 hrs now is on the Hobbs. A fantastic bird that has seen S&F twice and OSH once as well as Mexico.
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N75WR Vari Eze, Launched April 91, 0235 Lyc. Basically stock. Like to race when I can. Fly a lot with Dan Patch, Electronic ignition, 62x70 Warneke prop.
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James, Bill email: email@example.com
VariEze N95BJ 1996, 700 hrs. Fort Worth Spinks Airport (FWS). Downdraft Cooling Plenums, QuickCowls/Hatches, Level Wings (No Anhedral), Extended Strakes, MantaRay Prop from WallMart. Flew 1400sm non-stop from Tx to Reno 2000, 2400rpm @ 175mph in 8 hrs @ 12.5K on 31 of 35 gallons. Picked up 15 mph between Jackpot '97 and '2000. When not grinding on it, usually make about 15-20 flights a month.
VariEze N191RJ O-200 B&T prop; first flight was in June 2004; although I live in the Netherlands, the A/C is located at KTCY (Tracy, CA). Addictive airplane once you get used to it; it took me 15 hrs to feel comfortable during landings.
Jensen, Sven-Erik email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Defiant LN-RTI 1997 300Hr Lyc O-36o/MT 3 blade Front. IO-360/ Prince P Rear. 160ktas/ 15 gal. 125-130ktas/ 11 gal
Jewett, Tom email: email@example.com
Stock Long EZ N35TM. 0-235 with 9.7:1 pistons. First flight 3/26/86. Basic VFR . 1000 hrs flight time
VariEze N2XB C-85 fuel injection purchase as a project will be flying by spring 2003, Home airport ID AVO, Avon Park, Fl
Johnson, Elwood email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Johnson, Elwood and Linda. Louisiana transplant living in Southern California retired from Aerospace industry. Just sold my blue Long-EZ N160RG to a good canard guy. My new project should be rolling out soon. Its a Long-EZ with Lyc 0 - 320 E2D, 9 to 1 pistons. LSE, Dynon, new garmin X-ponder and most of the latest upgrades. This is a project take over and I have been building and flying since 1979. Sold my original project last year. Have owned 5 canards in various stages of flying none flying. Now down to one Long and its going to be my best.
Len email: email@example.com
Cozy MKIV/Aerocanard N-637PS. Under constructions and finishing now, in primer. Has an 0-360 with right Slick impulse and left Electro-aire ignition; throttle-body injection; VM 1000 engine monitor; King radios with glideslope, marker, digital clock/OAT, and KI-209A (in preparation for IFR GPS/COM); electric speed brake; electric cabin heat; and Strong pitch-trim. Plan to install an electric nose lift. Should fly this spring from Chino, CA.
VariEze N725EZ 1981. C-85-12F. Built and first flown at Corona,CA Moved to Washington in 1981.. TT 700 hours. New Millennium cylinders about 50 hrs ago.
Jones, David & Angie
N51810 Cozy MK III Serial #224 Lycoming O-320 D2J (160) All Garmin IFR equipped including ILS, MK beacons, Intercom and audio panel, GPS approach, VOR, and Transponder with MODE C.
Jones, Don email: firstname.lastname@example.org
VariEze 300DJ, June 1981, 0200
Jones, Steve email: email@example.com
N390EZ 980 hrs. TT - bought in '95. based in Torrance, CA. 0-235C2C a joy to fly around the US. a bit slow, but fun to fly alone. Most famous moment- Off field landing, worked perfect, thanks Burt. Picture - Wish the other bird was mine!
Long-EZ 599EZ Lengthened 12" and widened 4" Retract gear, Mazda rx7 rotary supercharged power. Presently flying off the 40 hour FAA requirement.
VariEze N388DT, O-200, NACA scoop, football wheelpants. Fun plane, great business travel tool. Building Long-EZ and needed something to fly. Bought through 'Beagle'... strongly recommend his services. Checked out by Marko Bewersdorff, who performed as instructor, throttle cable and brake pedals until I figured out where I was and what I was doing. Why fly anything else?
Kalustian, Rafi email: Raffi@sa.omnes.net
Vari Eze YV-11X airframe in Caracas Venezuela with a Lyc O235 installed, 58x68 - 2 blade prop, pending instruments to be installed for first flight by Aug-2003.
Karas, David email:
Velocity XLRG, N308DK, Completed July 2001. Lycoming IO-540
Kaula, Pavan email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Long-Ez N15NS. O-320A2A. IFR. Bought in Hawaii, shipped to Malaysia, flew to India where I keep it. Thanks Burt for a great airplane. Having too much fun.
Keehner, Bill email: email@example.com
Varieze VH-IWF First flight Dec. 1979. Cont. O-200. Currently having a repaint and upgrade.
Kelley, John email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Long EZ RG,
under construction. 0320-160hp.
Kfoury, Brian email: AeroKnot@aol.com
Building wings for a planned 0-320 powered L-EZ. Getting my A&P and working at Gulfstream for 1 1/2 yrs was enlightening. Hope to be flying in '04
Stephen H. (Steve) email: email@example.com
VariEze. 1/3 completed (Looks like an eze needing systems installation and then a lot more filling/sanding & etc)... Prop selection, instruments and exhaust setup for O200 to be decided upon... All other pieces and materials on hand or in the structure...
N417CZ Cozy 3 Completed Oct, '90. 450 hrs TT. O-320, 160 hp. Performance 3 blade prop, Rose ignition. Based @ Bolton Field, Columbus, Ohio
Kilbourne, Dave email: firstname.lastname@example.org
VariEze N47LG has been flying since 1985, originally built by Byron Aviation in Ida Grove Iowa and sold to me with 47hrs on the hobbs, she now has 2400+hrs and is running better than ever. Powered by an 0-200 with LSE electronic ignition. I cruise her wide open at 9.5 or 10.5 and get 165kts on the GPS. She carried me to R.A.C.E. high points champion in 1996. See you at the races.
We are slow, Three builders, another half a year is an estimate. The only Canard in Israel (Long-EZ). Putting in a glass cockpit, (Almost)
Leal email: email@example.com
I fly a Long-EZ with 0-320, 165 knots at 2,350 RPM. Klaus Savier electronic ignition. The best plane!!
Kline, Mark email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Just bought plans for a cozy Mk4 from Nat Puffer in Nov 97. I live in Ventura Califonia, near Santa Paula, Camarillo, Oxnard A/P's. Anyone with similar situation gimme a holler.
Koebel, Colin email: email@example.com
Long EZ N5E O-320D3G, First flight Oct 94.
Kreidel, Sam email: firstname.lastname@example.org
N26EZ-LIMO EZ S/N 001- IO-360 Lyc. Completed 1989 @ CNO. Will do 237 mph. Big copilot compt-larger canard span-wider fuse-sits on gear/no falling
Long-EZ, under construction, purchased partially built from Hal Clark (San Diego). Currently housed at Whiteman Airport in Los Angeles, but soon to come to my garage for some WORK!!
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Land, V. Jay email:
Varieze N480EK in process of being restored.O-235
John email: VariEze@conwaycorp.net
Construction started in 1979. First flight in 1986. 1230 hours to date. Active in RACE and San Diego EZ Sq. prior to recent move. This EZ has flown from San Diego to Kitty Hawk and as far north as Kalispel (near the Canadian border). Lyc 0-235 pushes it over 200 mph ... cruises at 180-185mph @ 6gph.
Lamp, Terry email: email@example.com
Long EZ N977JT
Born date 08/12/2003 Lyc 0-320 Ellison TBI, Hertzler Silver Bullet prop.
LaRocca, Roch email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Eracer MKII N382RB. 0360 Lyc - still under construction.
Jim email: JimInHI@aol.com
Good friend and flying partner with Wayne Arendsee. Long EZ N506EZ.
Alan email: email@example.com
VariEze N191AL, reg. 1992, 55 hours Down for Paint & "might as wells". 0-200, day, VFR, EW 690#. Copilot: Marcella L., reg. 1997, hours, weight, etc.-- I'm not telling. Fun, safe airplane to fly.
Cozy Mark IV N230KL. Base GRB. First Flight 11/14/00. IO-360-c1c, 200HP , Catto 3 Blade Prop. Still working off 40 hours
Layne, Bruce email: firstname.lastname@example.org
I purchased Long-EZ N86WK from Willis "Joe" Kusy in September of 1997. Joe built her stock, straight & strong and she flies great. No plans to swap the O235-L2C for a larger engine. I've flown her to Florida twice (Sun-N-Fun 1998 and a snorkeling and camping trip in 1999), and many shorter trips. I added an electric landing brake actuator which I really like. I'm currently developing an ambitious, low cost, very full featured custom EZ multifunction display with an 8" color LCD touch screen. Feature list is "everything but the kitchen sink". Primary design goals are very low cost, reliable and intuitive. Just add GPS/NAV/COM, transponder and fly. Solid state gyro instruments when the price performance improves.
Lecka. Mike email: email@example.com
N-8WA vari-ez 1990,located FAY. O-235/vfr. Flying
Lee, Paul email: firstname.lastname@example.org
SQ2000 under construction - 180 hours. See progress at http://www.abri.com/sq2000
Lee, Ric &
Shari email: email@example.com
Berkut 540 under construction. Currently at the 80%+ stage. IO-540 powered, LSE ignition, Catto 3 blade prop, Mountain High Oxygen system, IFR panel, oil cooler cabin heat. Project first flight in 2004. Will be based at U42.
Lehrer, Chuck Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Velocity 173rge - retractable gear elite doors under construction. Almost finished with fuselage. Ready to begin strake attachment. Looking for Lycoming I/O540.
and Ruben email: email@example.com
Twin Cozy MK4 with two Suzuki Auto engines in a twin coaxial counter-rotating configuration. N Number. YV-22X. Web page www.infortel.com/cozy
Bruce email: firstname.lastname@example.org
N60hz. Restored 1983 VE 0-200 Cont. 230 hours on it by me. It's taken me to Oshkosh and back 3 times . She's rough looking but flies great.
Lermer, Bill email: email@example.com
Vari-eze N8MR, 1983 C90
Finally! I'm the proud, new owner of N98RB. I just purchased her on the 21st of Dec. 2003! Light weight starter, Long-Eze main gear and a delight to fly. She has 592 hrs TTAF at this time. 0-200 powered. Now based at Fox field (KWJF). I can't wait until the weekend!
Long-EZ 742TJ. Just purchased from original builder. Thanks T.J. for building such a beautiful plane! Completed in 1997, 0-320 150 HP, extended nose, B&T prop, no lower winglets, and soon to have electric speed brake and electric pitch trim. A/C will be hangared at Gillespie Field. Thanks to Jerry, Sid, Chuck and the rest of the San Diego Long-EZ guys for their encouragement and support.
Lima, Errol J. email: firstname.lastname@example.org
VariEze N34GM. Completed first flight in late fall of 1981. Current engine is a Lycoming 0-320 with 245 hours SMOH. 450 hours total time on the airframe. Maintenance, mods and repairs, painting, a new transponder, and GPS installation in work, as money permits.
Lind, Dave email: email@example.com
August 1994 to October 2002: 1330 hours and many, many terrific memories. ( Yeah, a scary moment or two also). Still tinkering,... what if I tried.....Photo by Harry Abbott.
Lisberg, Ron email: firstname.lastname@example.org
50% complete need fabricate wings, canard, strakes. Controls in, contemplating Mazda 13b engine.
Matthew email: email@example.com
My Long-EZ shown here in its shipping crate, completed up to Chapter 19 (wings) when I bought it. As I once saw written:"90% complete, 90% to go!"
LoDolce, Tim email: firstname.lastname@example.org
VariEze N26FM completed 9/98. Now has 0290D2 140HP engine. The airplane flies like a little starship. In fact that's her name "Starship II" because you can truly climb to the stars in our little great flying birds.
Loewen, Wally & Paul email: email@example.com
N80WL, First flew 1981. O-235 Lyc. Just recently sold to son Paul, Had Lycon OH, Test ran 153 HP. VariEze. See my web page for photo http://www.psnw.com/~wgl/
Ludo, Sauzier email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Nimes south France.V-eze
still at work hangared in ...my garage for a little time! Wings and main assembly
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MacKenzie, Will email: MacKenzie_Wm@Hotmail.com
Purchased Long-EZ and Defiant plans from Bert. Building a Defiant 50% under construction. The turtle deck finished windows not installed. Bonding it onto the tub. All glass parts made except Winglets and one bulkhead over the nose gear. Ross redrive.
Ernest email: email@example.com
My VariEze F-PBJL has a rounded fuselage, the French canopy, O200 with twin electronic ignition and high compression pistons ,wheels pants and leg fairings spinner from Klaus, nose lift from Jack Wilhelmson.
Mahan, Fred I. email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Building a Defiant. On the gear, working on the turtledeck before bonding it onto the tub, windows are installed. Sold my Long-EZ, N86LE, to Valerie and Robert Harris.
"Octane" email: email@example.com
N25LE, 0-320, 9/1 Pistons, Lightspeed, Ellison, Long Nose, Long Rudders. Built-Charles Wilson, needs paint, great plane.
Tony email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Long Ez,on gear long nose,long rudders,Roncz canard 4"in wider at front seat bulkhead 2"in wider rear seat bulkhead right wing almost complete. Mazda 13b
with R.W.S psru and atachments. Possiable retracts not sure if it's worth the time.
Vari-EZ N123JM, completed in 1992. Empty weight 650lbs. Purchased in flying condition in Dec., 2000. 130hp O-200, 9.5:1 Lycon pistons, ported cylinders, 6" Saber extension, Hal Hunt 4-in-4-out exhaust and a Klaus spinner, 60x68 Performance Propeller. Top Speed 200mph. Based in Dallas, TX (ADS).
Manvel, Harry email: email@example.com
Defiant N2HM, (2) O-320 160 hp, Prince Composite P-tip props, ailerons modified -further outboard more like Long EZ.
VariEze N77JM ser#308 C-85 Just finished Xponder install etc and almost ready to test fly. Based at Canard Central (CNO)
Cozy MKIV, Infinity Gear, Franklin 220 HP, Hoffman Prop. First flight Nov. 9, 2004.
Martin, Christopher C. email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Velocity XL RG, N494CM, First Flight Sept. 2000, Lyc. IO 540 with MT constant speed prop
Martin, Dale email: email@example.com
Long-EZ, N777DJ, First Flight Sept. 02,1986, O-235L2C that will push us along at 166KTAS. 2 3rd place in RACE events and 2 place Composite trophy at Muskogee Hatbox Fly-in. Full IFR and many mods. Prototyped the Internal Rudder Lever on this plane and still sell kits. Next mods are modified boat tail and forward opening front canopy.
Martin, Emmanuel email:
Berkut IO 360 under construction since sep 2002. Located in France
Frank email: firstname.lastname@example.org
N996FM - 0235 vari-eze in its 10th year of construction.
Long-EZ N4WX. First flight July 1 2001. 0-235, day-night VFR. Hangered at Palomar - CRQ
VariEze N6LK O200 completed in 1978 by Lester King. Well instrumented but Day/VFR only. I've owned it since 1988 and have put over 2,000 hours on it. Actively race in AirVentureCup and A/C Spruce sponsored races as well as the RACE events. Top race speed 222mph, normal cruise 205mph.I've flown to all 4 corners of the Continental US and Alaska, north of the Artic Circle.
Mason, Tom email: email@example.com
Long-EZ. N number- to be issued. Under construction. Engine- O235
Long-EZ, N79Yt, completed 1985, LYC-0235, 150kt, 1200 hours
Mc Avoy, John
LongEZ, N961EZ, Flying since October 1996. 160hp O-320, MT Constant speed prop, Infinity Retracts.
McElhoe, Bruce email: firstname.lastname@example.org
I built this Long-EZ in Hawaii. When I moved to Calif. I found the O-235 was not enough in hot weather. I'm installing an O-320 and hope for shorter takeoffs this summer.
Gyroflug SC01B Speed Canard - 1992, N160MM, 120 TT. This German built airplane is not a homebuilt It is one of approximately 170 airplanes built by Gyroflug/FFT/Dornier - 3 of which are in the USA. Lycoming O-320-D1A (160 HP), 3-Bladed MT-6 Constant Speed Propeller, 42 Gallon Fuel Capacity, Garmin 155 IFR GPS - Coupled to HSI & Argus 3000 Moving Map, NSD-1000 Slaved HSI with Glideslope, Shadin "Digidata", EDM-700 Graphic Engine Monitor, Terra Radar Altimeter, Electric Attitude Indicator, Terra Audio with Marker Beacons, Dual Terra Coms, Dual Terra Navs. Email me at email@example.com !
McGuire, Scott email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Long EZ under construction. Most structural work is done and am finishing it now.
McHenry, Mark email: email@example.com
Long-EZ, N58MT, First flown in July 1985, Lycoming - O-235-L2C, Now have ~1,000 hours and is based in Manassas, Virginia.
McMonigle, Patrick (&
N8BE converted from the 235 to a 160hp 320, EIS, Catto three blade, auto pilot on the way. Currently at the EZ Hangar where Robert and Valerie and putting on the pods and unscrewing the little stuff. That's Pat's wife Tiffany in the pic.
Meleski, Stan (Freeway) email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Veri Ez 224 DC 0-200 rebuild compleated 2005 Long EZ Chapt. 24
Menna, Jay email: email@example.com
Here is a picture of N82VE. Count me as a proud EZ owner.
Henry mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
I am planning to start building a Cozy MkIV by the end of the year. Can use all the support I can get. Thanx
Mick, Perry email: http://www.ductedfan.com
My Long-EZ now has over 340 hours logged. Mods include: Color weather radar in the nose, front and rear forward-hinging canopies, Mazda 13B rotary engine power. N7XR (RX7 in reverse).
Peter email: email@example.com
Cozy Mark IV under construction. After two years of work, I have the tub built, the main spar, the canard and elevators, and the landing gear strut. I am now working on the nose.
& Susan email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Long-EZ 944SJ w/ IO 320, extended nose. Just finished the project in early 2001 (started in 1983 by previous owner.) About 25 hours TT so far... The name "Joy Ride" is on the Winglets & it really is just that!!!
Long-EZ/XP N6KD, Completed in 1995 has flown over 1100 hours with an 0-320D3G with Rose electronic ignition, Ellison TBI, 10:1 forged Lycon pistons, Superior Millennium flow matched cylinders and Catto three blade prop. Mods include electric speedbrake and pitch trim, electric nose lift, extended nose and dihedral canard. 6KD also has ram cooling, baggage pods, and reverse taper carbon fiber spinner and flowguide.
VariEze, 1057N, completed summer 1983, Continental C-85
Minckler, Kevin email: email@example.com
LongEZ N8CP, completed in 1992 by the late H.E. Crocker of Pampa, TX. Now lives in New Haven, CT. Lycoming O-360, electric nose gear, baggage pods, CDI.
Ken email: KMINTZ@Worldnet.att.net
VariEze, N86KM, 8 April, 1989, first flight. Rotorway RW-100, 85hp liquid cooled.
Purchased my "Baby", French registered (F-PFMP) COZY, from builder Marc Pichot JAN '03.Empty 1001 lbs, first flight FEB '94.Has O-235-C2A with Aymar Deluth 62x64 prop, FAA IFR equipped. Hangared in Belgium (EBKT). Flying it with my wife, Djamila, all over Europe, it gives me even more joy than the Emirates airline Airbus 330 I fly for a living in Dubai (U.A.E.).Hope to take it to Dubai one day!
Long-EZ, under construction all structure complete, Infinity Gear, Rotax 914 or 13B (undecided) , Wilkersen nose. Fly in 2004
Moron, Julio Cesar email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Long-EZ, YV 12 P, from Venezuela; flying since 1985; IFR equipped + Auto-pilot (S-Tec 30 Alt), Lyc O-235 L2C, B&T 62x66 prop. 1000 TT; flying in Venezuela, Caribbean Islands and Florida USA.
E Racer #113 - N345JM First flown in 1996 with Chev. 4.9 V6 300 hp supercharged engine. Now has supercharged IO540. Very fast and a joy to fly. Airframe now has 180 hrs. Lindy award winner in 2000.
Morrissey, Patrick email: email@example.com
Long-EZ F-PYOF in complete overhaul. New O320 Engine
Mosher, Pau email: firstname.lastname@example.org
E Racer (almost done, ha!) Buick 215, Casale re-drive
Moser, Jim email: email@example.com
I have built a Long-EZ F-PMYD (numero of serie 1732 L ) motorizes with RR 0-240.Wings 450 hours with since 10 years. It is based in Etampes (south Paris ) France. I am currently building an E RACER MK 1.
Building a Viggen, purchased a started unit and I'm continuing it. Had the plans in the 70's but sold them to work on other projects. Pic shows the very big model plane stage.
Mulvey, Tim email: firstname.lastname@example.org
I have a Long-EZ that I completed and flew in march of 1998. To date I have approx 150 hours. The plane
is equipped with King radios and panel mount GPS. Engine is a 0-290-D2 135hp with a 65x66 performance
VariEze, N42DS, 0-200, Based @Jonesboro AR.
Long EZ, N260ez, O-235, 140 KTAS cruise, First Flown on 11/21/91, has 870 hours as of 10/04, hoping to convert to 13b rotary some day
Musa, Aziz email: email@example.com
Long-Ez, N147AM, Lyc.O235L2C, 76 hrs. so far. Still in primer.
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Per plans Long-EZ, N60AK, based at Merrill Field, Anchorage AK. First flight in 1985. EWT 830 lbs. 1800 hrs TT in 2002. Lyc O-235L2C, LSE EI, LSE prop. Cruise 140 ktas on 4.6 gph @ 2500 rpm, 18.5 in. mp, 10,000 ft pa, leaned to peak. Flies straight as an arrow.
John email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Purchased parted out LEZ Oct '96. Working to get re-certified. L235Cwith VFR instr.
Building a per plans Long-EZ.
Nordin, Jim email: email@example.com
N95LJ first flew November 96. Has 110 hours now and am reworking cylinders on Lyc O-235. Flies great just like Rutan promised. Now working on a Lancair 360. Building gets in your blood...
VariEze, still building. Looking for info on twin snowmobile engines. Keep the faith
Kim and I finished 575WA oct 1995 after 3 yrs and 2 month of fun thanks i don dey here
0320B2C - 160hp. 1st. flight 9/96 - 280hrs. Catto 2 blade prop, extended nose. 1998 Kilo class winner (super stock) @228.63mph. Based at Henderson,NV. Do a lot of formation flying with Gus Sabo and 5 other canard types here in the valley. I've been flying for 35 years and have never had as much enjoyment and fun as the in the last 2 1/2 with the Long.
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L. H. 'Larry' email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Just cranking up a Long Eze project and hope to be well underway by June. Purchased plans and a few odds and ends in the east. Currently awaiting shipment.
Located in Fountain Valley area, OC
Defiant, a Rutan designed twin in the push/pull configuration. Mine is 3,000 Hrs. into the build with about 2,000 more to go. 0-320 160 hp. Ltcs. are being used along with a fixed front gear! On the gear canard ready to mount, one wing done, fuselage was molded by John Queener and the windscreen is pushed forward 12". First flight on Monday!! Which Monday, I don't know !! N34FR
Olmedo, José email: email@example.com
Vari EZ under construction LYC O-235 C1
Orange, Maurice email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Long-EZ N87DM is outfitted with a Lycoming 0235L2C. It lives in a shared hangar along with Ed Sammons Long EZ N93DJ. It's a delight to fly!
Orr, David email: email@example.com
Long EZ O-320 powered with 1400 hrs in 11 years. Did 2220 hours before hard landing and tree came up into the baggage area. Back to the Defiant then. Far points from Los Angeles: Fairbanks, Acapulco and Bahamas. I help people find plans, projects and planes for virtually any Canard available to homebuilders.
fpzbx 1991 0-320 Dual Control less nose gear. Fuel selector. Air brake. 400 hours. One of the nicest aircraft I ever flew.
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Berkut under construction. "B" Kit complete. "C" kit complete up to "strakes". Molded canard is complete. Molded wings started. Will have IO-540. Expect to finish prior to the big bash at Kitty Hawk on 12-17-2003.
Park, Denny email:
Long-EZ N291P, Built from 81-82, Flown 22 years, 2700 hours on the tac, Engine 0235L2c
Parrish, Jim email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dart, N191JP, completed Early 1997,powered by 2100cc VW with extension shaft of flywheel end. Tapered canard and double sweep wing. Not full tested at this time..
Patch, Dan (deceased 2005)
VariEze - N862DP. Cont. O-200 power, first flown June 1981, with 1930hours TT as of 07-2005. Electronic ignition, with B&T 62x66 prop. IFR & night equipped. Best race speed was 186.5 mph at Mesquite, NV. Member of San Diego EZ Squadron since 1976 - currently Squadron Safety Officer. Home Airport Montgomery Field, San Diego.
Peacock, Hank mail: email@example.com
Long EZ under construction; 0235L2C
Peck, Bob email: firstname.lastname@example.org
E-Racer,N63RP---still under construction. I am in the process of changing from an auto engine (Buick) to a Franklin 6. The Buick, Gearbox and Performance 3 blade Propeller are all for sale.
Penner, Scott email: ScottsLongEZ@aol.com
Slowly building. Chapter 7 under construction. It has a 2" wider Firewall to accept up to an IO-360, but I will probably use an O-320.
VariEze S.N 788 N42231 CONT C90-14
Perry, John email: email@example.com
Long-EZ IO-320, IFR completed 1994. Test flown at Ramona now based BCT, Boca Raton,Fl. Not flying
much. Building Aerocanard (Pre-molded, enlarged Cozy IV type made by Aerocad in Ft Pierce, Fl.)
Person, Joe email: VariEze@gte.net
VariEze N79JN - first flight 10/10/03. Stock O-200 with Hal Hunt pipes, a Saber 6-inch extension, and Hertzler Spin-on oil filter adaptor. Empty weight with tools, tie-downs, etc., is 617 pounds. Sure is good to be back in the saddle!
Pesnell, Donj email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Long E-Z N-214DP
I am building a COZY III since 1988,and it will be finished in June 2001. It has a Lycoming O-320 A2D,150 hp, a 62X72 wood prop and is built straight from the plans. I hope it will fly next year.
Phillips, Marlin email: email@example.com
Varieze N23CE 1991, ContO20
Pierce, Keith email: KPAirdog@AOL.com
Long EZ N67KC with 0-320 E2D. Full IFR. Purchased from Kim Campbell, Ducktown, TN. New home in Jacksonville, NC>
Long-EZ N102LE was completed by its builder, Lynn Burks in 1982. I purchased the aircraft from Lynn in November of 1998 and have really enjoyed it ever since. N102LE is powered by a recently overhauled 0-290-D2 and is fully instrumented with dual comm and dual nav including ILS capability.
Precourt, Charlie email: firstname.lastname@example.org
N81CP VariEze 500+ hours Built in 1979-1981 timeframe but due to overseas assignment with USAF, did not fly first flight until 1987! O-200 engine, LSE electronic ignition and in the process of making other LSE speed mods. Based at Ellington Field in Houston, Texas
Gerald email: email@example.com
My VariEze, N555LS first flew in 1981. I bought it damaged and not flying in 96. Took a year and a half to refurb it and get it flying, only to have it damaged again when a neighbor's hangar in Long Beach caught fire. Another year later it was flying again, and now I have over 200 of the total 1050 hours logged. It has an O-200, Long-Ez gear, and night IFR capable.
Long-EZ N97WP. Completed September 1988. Lycoming O-235-L2C, modified Glassair wheel pants, Day VFR panel + ProNav 100 GPS. Have flown cross-country several times; even went to Alaska once.
Currently building Long-EZ. Building complete, installing engine etc. Can't wait to fly. We also built 4281x which is on its 4th owner. View picture under my ad
Proulx, Larry L. email: GentlBear@ap.net
N4281X LONG-EZ 0-235. Home Airport, Santa Rosa, Ca. Purchase airplane in Texas, as a flying airplane with only one previous owner. N4281X is very original which will give me a lot of room to personalize. I look forward to getting involved..
Jr email: firstname.lastname@example.org
VariEze N500EZ. It was built by Victor E Mondary of Indiana back in November of 1979. He did a wonderful job on the airplane and it's still flying today with more than 1200 hours on the airframe. Top speed is 209 MPH (so far).
I used to own G-BLZM. Aircraft is now no more (see Tim's accident report on this site) Now based in Roselle IL in the USA and looking for another Long EZ
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VariEze, N770DY, 500 hrs. on bird, Rebuilding after being in storage 10 years. Need Engine and lots of parts
Long-EZ with Berkut size canopy, and Berkut nose, firewall, and cowls. IO-320-E2D with one mag, one LSE Plasma II, and a Hertzler prop/8 inch extention on order. All electric airplane and GRT EFIS panel. Should fly in a few more months. N742X KWHP, CA
Rausch, Leon email: email@example.com
VariEze N40LR, first flight August l986, over 1200 flying hours O-200 with modified Perry experimental Q-tip prop. Probably one of the few canards with a buck deer kill on landing at Jekel's Island, Georgia, about as far from Dallas as I usually fly. Hangared at Air Park, Dallas, F69. It's not for sale. If you don't have a canard pusher, get one!
N173ZG, 1995 Velocity 173RG, IO-360 (200HP), Full IFR, King radio stack, Century autopilot, Vision engine monitor, HSI, Argus moving map, Stormscope. Located in Goldsboro, NC. If you are in the area, stop by and say hello!! Hangered at W40.
Velocity RG Elite standard. Completed June 2001 after 2.5 years of construction in a small 2-car garage with a wing passing through a hole cut in the garage/kitchen wall of our brand new house. My wife is great! Franklin 220 hp engine. Runs and flies great! Flying in primer and will paint this Spring 2002.
Reinero, Bob email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bruce Hair and I built two together. He flew I am still sitting on the gear in the garage with the wings and canard hanging from the ceiling. Thinking about selling.
Rich Rebenstorff email: email@example.com
I recently relocated from Sacramento to La Habra. I am currently working on a Vari-Eze. The fuselage is complete, and on its gear, tanks, canard and few other things have also been completed. I'm looking to install the Subaru engine. I have not joined a local EAA chapter yet, still getting my bearings down here. Previously belonged to Chapter 52 in Sacramento. Looking for some help and input, don't have any contacts down here. Any information would be appreciated!!
VariEze, N731T, cont. O-200
Long-EZ N762BH, O-320 built by Bryan Hennessy. Based in Ferguson, AL (82J) and live in Pensacola, FL
Rise, D. J. email:
Long-EZ, N24DJ, First flight 10/20/1990, 0-290-D2, Prince P-Tip 60X72 prop, GU canard with CCI vortex generators, One sweet Bird.
Long-EZ N7047q, Completed 6/7/89, 0320 Lyc / Light Speed Ignition and Propeller, 800 Hours, San Antonio, TX , T89 Castroville Airport
N69VR, 2002, SpeedCanard, O320, Constant speed MT prop, 43Gal. Glass cockpit with Blue Mountains EFIS, IFR.
Cozy3, N41CZ, 1987, O-320, Brackett Airport
Roberts, Rick email: firstname.lastname@example.org
KingKozy N-number N540KK it is still under construction, it is equipped with an IO-540 and Infinity Retractable gear, with any luck (and money) it will fly in 1998. Web Page http://www.geocities.com/CapeCanaveral/Hangar/1165
Long-EZ, 0290, Catto 3 blade, under construction
Romero, Moises F.
Bought N82CD from Lulu Diehl. Serial #10, with an O-320 E3D, standard canard, night VFR. Currently doing some updates and installing light IFR equipment. Based out of Saint Louis Parks Downtown, KCPS.
Fully retractable Long-EZ, split canopy. I'm working on finishing this rare project, i will make the rear landing gear hydraulic and front using electric actuator, long nose, Roncz canard, long rudders, NACA inlets for cooling and cabin heat and Mazda rotary engine. Palm Bat FL
Rostrup, Rune email: email@example.com
Rutan Defiant - LN-DDD. Now flying with over 100 hours logged. 2x200 fixed pitch props. home page http://home.online.no/~rrostrup
VariEze N82RG was built by friend Bob Gray and I bought her in 1997. She has about 600 hours including the 325 I have put on her. She has an O-200,panel GPS, VOR, T&B, attitude and directional gyros, and backseat controls. Had her to the east coast about four times so far.
Cozy MKIV, Started construction 1/97, first flight 3/00. IO320 160HP, Sensenich 2 blade 67x85. Based at Ft. Pierce, Florida.
Rothwell, Tony email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cozy-3 VH-COZ First
flight March 1998. Engine Lyc io-320-D1B with MT c/s prop. IFR panel and S-Tec
sys 50 AP. Now about 700 Hrs TIS.
Ruby, Louis email:
Long-EZ N21LR-Completed 1986. 1500 hrs to date. 0290D2B Lycoming with high compression pistons.
Ruth, Andy (&
N8BE converted from the 235 to a 160hp 320, EIS, Catto three blade, auto pilot on the way. Currently at the EZ Hangar where Robert and Valerie and putting on the pods and unscrewing the little stuff. That's Pat's wife Tiffany in the pic.
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Sammons, Ed email: email@example.com
My trusty full instrument long EZ N93DJ. first flew in l984. And after a major overhaul and a fresh paint job , is back in the air again. Hangared at Gillespie field . A member of the San Diego EZ squad.
Sanchez, Ernesto email: firstname.lastname@example.org
SQ2000:Slow but sure! http://mysite.verizon.net/res0391z/index.html
Purchased this VE plane flyable, but went ahead and installed my Rotax 914 turbocharged engine. Dropped the empty weight by 47lbs. First flight due 9/1/03 (Glenn was fatally injured 07/2005)
Saybe, Afif E. email: email@example.com
Long EZ HR-ATQ,
IO-320,VFR+, 800 hrs TT,168kts, based in
San Pedro Sula, Honduras, Central America
Cozy Classic, LX-ACE, built by Uli Wolter (D), engine: Lyc. IO-320
HB-YCG. 0-235 P2A, LSE Ignition. Constant speed 3 blade Hoffmann, RONC-canard etc. Cruise 145 kts, top 160 kts, home base LSZE. TT 850 first flight 1985. Building time as 3000 hours.
Schlam, Seth email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Long-EZ under construction, started from about 45% project in May 98. Nothing firewall aft yet. Hope to complete in two years. Undecided on engine, probably will be O320.
Schubert, Terry email: email@example.com
Long-EZ, N9TS, first flight 7-21-86, now has an O-320-E2D and the airframe time is 2800 hours. Central States Association Newsletter Editor.
Schubiger, Robert email: firstname.lastname@example.org
My Vari HB-YBL flew 1st time 1980.1998 decision to upgrade. New instr - AP - new cool-air inlet with completely new baffling - new interior - new paintjob - cabin heating. Lyc O 235 C-2-C,TT AF-PP 540 hours ,Prop Muehlbauer elec. constant speed.
Steve email: email@example.com
N23X construction began in Moorhead Minnesota in the summer of 1980, and was completed in Fairbanks Alaska by early 1988. The first flight was 4/3/88, the airframe has logged 575 hours as of 2/28/99.
At last I am a proud owner of a Vari-Eze . N2112 built by James Tennermann 10-10-79 Last flight 1987. Continental C-85 engine. It is now tied down at Van Nuys, VNY. Randy's E-Z page http://home.socal.rr.com/films/vari/
George R. email: firstname.lastname@example.org
First Flight for N10LZ occurred on Sept 28th of 98. It was exhilarating to say the least, I now have 56 trouble free hours now and look forward to many more. The Long EZ is one of the most unique Aircraft that I have ever encountered and a joy to fly. She is fast, reliable and economical to fly.
Long EZ N131JF, first flew February 1995. I purchased it from the original builder Jesse Huerta (thanks for the great job Jesse). 160hp O-320. 410 hours TT. Hangared at Redbird (oops, sorry, Dallas Executive) TX. Let's go fly!
Shniderman, Stan email: email@example.com
Builder of N770EZ. 1st flight June, 1995. 0320. 1st extended nose. Founder of "Hole in the Wall" at Santa Monica CA. 9 EZ's built there.
Highly modified Long EZ equipped with 2 T-58 engines with afterburners. 2 pounds thrust to 1 pound weight. Plan to have on the air show circuit sometime in 2003.
D. email: XfF4GEWO@aol.com
Cozy Mk IV serial #548 under construction. Chaps 4-14,18 complete. Chap 17,18,19 started.
Shupe, Don &
VariEze 39EZ first flight 1977. 1100 plus hrs. tt. Lyc 0-235 straight stacks. Ten trips to OSH (3000 NM rt) from Cable Airport (largest privately owned airport) in Upland, CA.
Simendinger, Walter email: firstname.lastname@example.org
1995 N24DT Long-EZ, 235 Lycoming, electronic ignition, nose lift, speed brake and 3 bladed prop. Just bought this Lindy winner. I love it.
N601VS completed 1988 and now has over 1600 hours. Engine is Lycoming O 320 D3G (160 hp). The Airplane has a number of modifications including nose gear doors, lower winglets removed, Lightspeed electronic ignition, KX 155, DME, Transponder and GPS. Full IFR panel.
Skilling, James C. email: email@example.com
N77ez is now located at Mojave Spaceport and will be available for sale this summer(2005) for 19,000.
Cozy MKlll, N655DK made the maiden on January 11, 1999. It's a 1000lb baby with a 150 hp O-320 E3D swinging a Prince P-Tip 68"x74". We're located in Hollister, CA ( 3O7 ). If you're in the neighborhood drop me a note and let's go flying.
Small, Douglas email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Long-EZ N701DS is based at Winter Haven's Gilbert Field. First flight in 1998. Initial Weight 882#. Lyc-O-320 swings a Great American Prop. 120 TT. A fun ship to fly.
Smith Tom R.
C. email: TRCsmith@aol.com
Long-EZ N12TS. WT 880 LBS, Eng O-235-L2C, Great American 62x62 Prop. 19 years of off and on work. First flight May 12, 2001 Located at Nuttree Airport, Vacaville, CA.
VariEze N82GR, 0-200-A, Hangared at OCO in Oconto, WI. Empty weight 815 lbs. Built by Robbie Grove of Grove Aircraft w/20 gal. strakes. Beautiful workmanship. Uses Great American 56 x 68 prop. 2500 rpm static run up. Looking for another that is built light to plans so I can carry passengers to introduce to flight by canard! Heart beats every day so I can fly my canard!
Finishing a cozy mark IV. in Daytona Beach, FL. Would like to fly at Sun 'n Fun. but who knows?
Waiting for my Berkut fuselage to come out of the oven...
email: : email@example.com
I bought my Long-EZ, N13YV, in 1989. Since then, I have completely rebuilt and repainted the plane, including upgrades to an O-320, a full IFR panel, and several safety improvements. I flew airshows in the plane, named "Invictus", for 8 years, but now I just enjoy it as the cross-country machine it was intended to be. I have flown over 1,200 hours in the plane.
Stern, Howard email: VariEze@usa.net
I flew my VariEze for the first time April 22,1991 after 13 years of building. VariEze N64HL now has 539 hours with on trip to Oshkosh in 1995. I have an 0200 with a B&T 57x70 prop. We have a hanger at Whiteman Airport in Pacoima, Ca.
Carl email: N223MM@yahoo.com
N223MM was flying for a while but is back on hiatus again. This time it has been gutted and is now in the process of getting a new (rebuilt) engine, new wiring, new panel, new brakes and hydraulics, and probably other stuff that I have not figured on yet. Watch for updates...
Velocity 173FG Elite, N12WS Born 5 Sep 01, IO360, Perf Prop, Thunderbird Paint Scheme, Hangared at Moraine Airpark, OH (I73)
Alex email: firstname.lastname@example.org
COZY III Lyc-0320 150hp, First flt. mar./93. Top speed reached 234mph TAS. Have made two trips to the East coast. We have a desert dry lake airport at Calico, 5 miles NE of Barstow- Daggett airport DAG, 14 miles on the 244 radial DAG VOR. homepage "http://www.canard.com/trim"
Tim email: email@example.com
Long EZ N7999H "Wildfire", Built June 1987, O-235 L2A lots of upgrades since purchased in 99. Dual LSE, new paint, stereo intercom, soon to put install an O-320. Won Workmanship Award at 2004 Arlington, won outstanding craftmanship OSH 89.
Swears, Bill email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cozy N534S (Cloud Dancer) Completed by Walt and Helen Suminski in 1989, bought by me in September 2000. O-235 L2C, Day/Night VFR, working on IFR package, Strong Pitch Trim, Navaid Devices Wing Leveler.
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& Rainer email: email@example.com
VariEze still under construction
Taylor, DW email: ShowMe177RG@Hotmail.com
'89 Dan Maher Velocity N7044Q. I'm the 3rd owner of "Pinky" & it flies & handles superb. Great workmanship everywhere you look. I took a day & a half training the Velocity factory in Sebastain, FL. Duane Swing & his associates made my transition training a very pleasant experience.
N93DV My Velocity of 10 years, Standard FG short wing. Going through an upgrade from top to bottom now.
Long-EZ--N58AT-First flight May 7 1994 at Merritt Isl. Fl. O-235C(mfg Aug49)and complete O/H with L2C pistons.150 knots sea level full power. Gas consumption per the book.6.7 gals 75% pwr.
Teter, David email: firstname.lastname@example.org
VariEze N39DT (was N3793X) Yep, I'm the proud owner of Gene Zabler's great VariEze. I've upgrade the panel with new com/xpndr/GPS. Everything else remains the same. Thank you again Gene!
Theeringer, Bill email: email@example.com
Long EZ N29EZ completed and first flight December 1990. 8 1/2 years to build. Won Outstanding Workmanship award at Sun-N-Fun 1990, and best composite at Watsonville 1991. Featured in Kitplanes, Sport Aviation and QST (Ham Radio) magazines. 0-235 Lycoming, Garmin GPS/wing leveler, HF com radio, Oxygen, electric heat, and FULL RETRACTS of all 3 gears! 1,000 hours in 6 years, landing only to refuel. What a plane!! Thanks Burt!
Thomas, Harry A.
LGEZ N 104EZ, Lyc. 0235 L2C. Completed by original builder 1999, purchased 2/2000. Still working on paint and wheel fairings. Flies great and lots of fun. Located at Canard Central (Chino Airport).
Long-EZ, N806TT first flight Oct 1994. 500 hours to date. LYC-O-235 Day/Night VFR. Cruise 140 Kts @ 2500.
Thompson, Mike email: firstname.lastname@example.org
VariEze, under construction-but almost there, based at Fort Worth Spinks airport (FWS).
VariViggen, S/no 283,Started construction from Series 1 plans in July 1997, on final assembly stages, power Lycoming 0320. need glass fibre items, and canopy.
Mike email: email@example.com
G-OMJT built 1982-1993. Based at Prestwick, Scotland about 1 mile from the wicked North Atlantic. Parked outside on the apron (ramp!) for the past ten years with no significant corrosion problems and never any rain leakage into the tanks through the original Brock fuel caps.
Sid email: firstname.lastname@example.org
N12ET (for Ed Esteb & Sid Tolchin - "Compliant Partners") Finished April 1987 with an O235 and flown to Ireland July that year with Gene Scott. Pods, Heater, Leaks and Fun are all parts of this plane. Built with committee love including Jerry Hansen, Gene Scott, Chuck Busch, Rob Grove and most members of the local EAA. All White and ALL RIGHT!
N5DN Built in 1985, I just bought it from Wayne Walker Mid time 0-235 Looks and flies fast. Hangared in Apple Valley, Ca.
Long-EZ, U/C planned Mazda rotary, with retracts, Berkut split canopy with H.U.D. F-16 style scoop on the bottom houses retracts (I Win)
Traas, Gene email: email@example.com
Cozy Mk III project, N number pending, under construction (plane is on Chap. 8 [seatbelts and headrests], builders are on Chap. 3 [education]), planning for an O-235.
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Utset, Tony email: firstname.lastname@example.org
N297TV VariEze Project under construction. Will be powered by 95 Hp. ROTAX
912. Projected first flight January 2006.
Van De Waerdt, Wydo email: email@example.com
Construction of an Cozy MKIV #827, Aerodiesel powered. In the Netherlands
Van Hoof, Chris email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cozy #219 under construction - see latest progress from my website http://users.iafrica.com/c/cv/cvh/index.htm
Joel email: email@example.com
LongEz N729RA with O-235L2A. I am the third owner of the aircraft, which has about 330 hours on the hobbs. It was completed in 1986. I am repairing damage from THREE gear up landings, a fuel tank leak, and other misc things I want to do my way.
Jannie email: firstname.lastname@example.org
I am in the process of building a Cozy MKIV (540) and it is about 60% done. You can see it at http://home.intekom.co.za/qmain/JANNIE~1.HTM I have a "0" timed Lycoming E4B5 O-540 rated at 260Hp ready to install. I plan on a 70" diameter prop with a 106" pitch.
Myles E. email: email@example.com
Just bought Cozy MKIV plans to build in Reno beginning fall 04. Interested in other local builders and Mazda RX8 power.
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Wade, Bill email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Velocity Classic RG. N6098S under construction since 1/91, plan to install LYC IO-360 and MT prop. Full IFR with lots of gadgets, many builder mods.
Wade, Chris email: N79995@aol.com
Long EZ N79995, O-320-D2A 160 hp. Performance prop. Built at SMO. Large canopy and 8 in. extended nose. 223mph. First flight at CMA 3/93.
Long-EZ license #405 under construction. Currently working on chapter 9 & 10. Plan on using the long nose mod, 0320, high performance rudders, Ronzc canard. The project is located in OKC, so any previous or current builders in Oklahoma don't hesitate to drop me a line! I could use the input as well as encouragement!
Walker, Mark email: email@example.com
Walker, Tom email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Started in 1979, first flight-December 1996, 0-320 150 HP VariEze Full electrical with electric nose gear, cruise 170+, top speed 200+
Long EZ N99HM. O320
Wauford, James C. email: email@example.com
VariEze, N489EZ,started October 1976, completed and moved to airport Feb. 1991. Due to engine problems, first flight was delayed until January 1992. Empty weight - 705 lbs. Nicknamed "Fantasy Fighter" the airplane reflects my 36 year employment with the Air Force (Military and Civilian). It's standard, built strictly per plans with mods. No wheel pants. Cont. O-200 engine. Full throttle speed is around 155 MPH, but I normally cruise around 140 MPH; it's more economical. I LOVE THIS AIRPLANE! http://users.adelphia.net/~jcwauford/drjamescwaufordthd/id3.html
Var-Eze N1032K Completed 1980, O-200 Engine , Approx. 900 HRS flying time.
Berkut 540 (kit#14) N53MW (reserved) still under construction, but making good progress. Completion expected within the next 18 months. IO-540 (290hp), Terra radio stack, Grand Rapids EFIS (front & rear).
Weber, Wayne email: firstname.lastname@example.org
My father built 987BW he started in 1980 first solo in Nov. 1985. He lost is medical in 2000 so i decided to get my private to take him up in his plane and loving it. powered by 0-235c1 American wood prop 60/62 I'm installing GNC300XL in the next couple week and am looking at wheel pants and maybe a different prop. Hangered at rwf mn.
Charles H. email: email@example.com
N74CW, VEZE O-200B, built 1978, originally built by Jack Day, N999JD. Empty weight 640lbs, purchased 1998.
As the third owner I completed this vari-eze (N6112Q) and first flew in 6/01. It has a pumped up 126 HP 0200 from Ly-con, a one of a kind three blade Catto prop, boat tail with ram air, trailing edge fences, shortened canard, Gary Hertzler wheel pants and a Garmin 196 linked to a navaid auto pilot. Its based at Gnoss Field in the SF Bay Area. Cruse speed is around 185 Mph and top end is well over 200 Mph.
Don email: Don-Westerfeld@Home.com
Purchased Cozy MarkIV N795DB. 1st Flight was 1996. IO-360 200hp and basic IFR. Hangaring at Palomar.
Vari-Eze, N4341P, 0-235C2C G.A. 58/70 Prop, lower long winglets, large strakes. 80 hours to date, cruises 170 mph, a joy to fly, would not trade for anything.
Westendorf, Mike email: firstname.lastname@example.org
I'm currently looking for an EZ to buy. I've scraped up the cash...and gotten the wife's permission...and am at this point like an impatient child looking for what is out there. Call/email if you know where I can find one. 847-226-6276
R.G. "Wes" email: Westrudy@ECOL.net
Long-EZ N424RW. Flying since 1989. Lycoming 0320. Redesigned nose, baggage pods, IFR equipped, electronic ignition
Long-EZ project on gear. Working on wing. Looking for info on direct drive Subaru. Galesburg IL
N38AR has been flying since May of 1983 and has 2250+ hours. First 1950 hours was with a 0290G and changed to a 0320. Prop is a Felix 2 blade and a Catto 3 blade. Rose Ign. and 1 mag. Hone base CID Cedar Rapids Iowa. Baggage pods under construction
Flying Cozy IV powered by stock Subaru 2.5L. Artificial intelligence in cockpit assists naturally dumb pilot. N9032U with 200+ hours from Portland, Or. Prop construct, Subaru install, Risk assessment, Glass panel design info: http://www.maddyhome.com/canardpages/pages/alwick/index.html
VariEze, complete airframe with 0200 engine mounts, needs engine/prop and instruments.
VariEze under construction. serial number 689. O-235 L2C
Wiltse, Bruce email: EzYoYo@aol.com
VariEze N4156W was finished in December 1998. It has a Cont. 0200 experimental engine, boat-tail lower cowling and trailing edge wing fences. Flying this machine continues to be great sport!
Purchased 150 hp Long Ez Dec 2001. Cruises 175 knots. Long nose.
Winnett, Terry email: email@example.com
Building Cozy MkIV #792. Working on Ch. 19. Moving to Lakenheath, England, so completion will be after my tour there
Arnaud email: firstname.lastname@example.org
I sold Long-EZ #1047 but plan to begin building a new one from Long-EZ # 1048 Plans in the next 5 years.
Wu, Thomas email: email@example.com
VariEze, completed 1980, N37648, O-200, VFR Panel
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Yake, Terry email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Long-EZ N200TY. 737 hours since new in 1987. O-320 (170hp), Catto 3-blade (60X80) Full IFR GPS. 1079# empty. Hangared at KIXD in Overland Park, KS.
Young, Roger email: email@example.com
Long-EZ G-BRFB. Built in Scotland by Bob Gardiner. First flight 1990. Bought by me 2000. 0-290 engine, B&T prop, 330 hours, lovely mover!
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Zabler, Gene & Ann email: firstname.lastname@example.org
VariEze 3793x 1535 hours to date. Started flying 83,stock 0-200 with home built prop.
VariEze N930L. Purchased right after she was built by Paul Millet in 1983. Have had her apart so many times I feel like I built it! Just broke 1000 hrs and currently running a hoghly modified O-200 with 9-1 pistons, ported, polished, flow balanced and all rotating parts balanced. Turns 3000 rpm with s Sterba 60x80 prop and cruises at 174 ktas. Has been IFR with a full vacuume panel for about 15 years. Flown 930L coast to coast twice, Oshkosh about 3 times, Sun-N-Fun twice and almost every year to Rough River.
Zangirolami, Matteo email: email@example.com
Cozy MK-IV,1102 plans (building) rome, italy
O-200 Vari-Eze N27960, finished in 1983.Long-Eze gear, NACA scoop. 436TT. More upgrades to come...
J. email: firstname.lastname@example.org
COZY MKIV N83MZ, first flight August 4th, 2002, O-360-A2A, Catto Prop, 1055 lb. empty, Navaid, AI, DG - see: http://www.cozybuilders.org/
Zeitner, Chuck email: email@example.com
Long EZ under construction with 90% complete and 90% left to go. Long nose, big rudders, big brakes and little money in the bank.
Armin Ernst email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Long-EZ HB-YCT. This is the aircraft that claimed over 160 world records such as fastest plane around the world. More infos at www.millenniumflight.com
Zwijacz, Michael email: email@example.com
N97LZ, 0235L2C, 125hp with Lightspeed electronic ignition. Cruise 155kts top speed, 165kts on GPS. Sometimes see more on the GPS at 10,5. Prop is Great American 62x64 2 blade. She's a beautifully flying machine. Based at South Lake Tahoe Ca. for commuting to work in the San Francisco/San Jose bay area