This Day in Aviation History
May 21st, 1975
First flight of the Rutan VariEze.
The Rutan VariEze is a composite, canard aircraft designed by Burt Rutan. It is a high-performance homebuilt aircraft, hundreds of which have been constructed. The design later evolved into the Long-EZ and other, larger cabin canard aircraft. The Varieze is notable for popularizing the canard configuration and moldless composite construction for homebuilt aircraft…..
Wikipedia, Rutan VariEze: http://gstv.us/20h3lYF
YouTube, VariEze NJ Shore Flight Short Version: http://gstv.us/20h3dsn
By Mike Josi
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