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Re: Open House

Larry Severson
 

At 03:31 PM 5/12/2005 -0400, you wrote:
Folks , been trying to forward this info to list but it keepos getting
bounced.
Regards,
Damian Gregory N8427 Q 200
copy the date and paste it in the e-mail. All attachments will be bounced.


Larry Severson
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
(714) 968-9852
larry2@...


Re: Columbia, CA Canard Fly In this weekend

Jim Patillo
 

Terry, Hope this helps.

News 04-19-2005
West Coast Gathering of Canards

Tim "Tiger" LoDolce and David Orr have decided to organize a
spring "Gathering of Canards" to bring us West Coasters, and
everyone else who wants to meet us, a little closer together rather
than at some far away event. One very much like Rough River with the
exception that we allowed adult beverages. Yes, Shirl does a
wonderful job of organizing the R.A.C.E. events in Utah and Arizona
but many people just can't get away, don't want to race (you don't
have to and it's still great fun), or just can't afford to fly that
far. At the price of gas these days I can't blame them either.

We wanted it to be at a location that offered something more than
just an airport ramp and maybe some camping close by. We also wanted
it to be somewhere around the middle of California so the SoCal
guys, and all the other EZ drivers in the surrounding states could
get to without making it a big expensive trek. We also wanted it in
a place we could count on good weather. So with that criteria in
mind we have chosen Columbia, CA (O22) that's Oscar 22. It's got
lots of things to do and see besides just sitting back and relaxing
and shoot'n the breeze. (See the links below).

I just got off the phone with Jim the manager of Columbia, CA
airport and the 2nd weekend in May (13-15) is open for our Canard
Gathering. Jim told me the camping/picnic facilities will be shared
with an EAA chapter holding their own little fly-in but that they'd
be happy to have us. Jim's the past president of the Columbia/Sonora
local EAA chapter 1337 and will help out where he can.

Don Denhard (Long EZ) is based at this field and will be a big help
in getting things organized at the airport prior to the event days.

I can foresee a lot of early arrivals on Friday afternoon and early
evening. We will be hosting a "cocktail" party at the camp grounds
that evening. Saturday most will arrive. Some will camp while some
will want to stay in hotels. Some may even want to rent a car but it
is not necessary as the town of Columbia is a 15 minute walk on a
great nature trail. Plenty of places to eat there and the food is
good. I'm sure you are all familiar with Columbia anyway so I don't
need to go on about how nice this place is. Saturday we can repeat
the "cocktail" party. We'll just play it loose which is the way most
would want it anyway.

The campgrounds has built in BBQ's, good indoor toilets with hot
showers. the camping area is very shaded and it's about 20 degrees
cooler over there. The camping fee is $8 per night which includes
the tiedown fee which is $4 for those who choose not camp.

We can just do our own thing for food and drink or we can organize a
picnic style meal for lunch and dinner. We might even have a local
group cater us. We're looking into this side and will let you know
when more is learned. For now just plan on doing your own thing.

So mark these dates down on your calendar and plan to attend. RSVP's
are requested so we can have a guestimate on the number to expect.

When: May 13th thru May 15th (the weekend after Mothers Day)
Where: Columbia, CA Identifier O22 (Oscar 22)
Why: Shed the winter doldrums and stretch your wings
What time: Friday, May 13th anytime after noon to Sunday, May 15th,
about noon.

If you want to rent a car do it now as there are just so many to go
around. If you get one, please share it with those that want to
explore as much as you do.

Jim Patillo N46JP Q200

<terrywadams@s...> wrote:

Jim,
What canard flyin this Saturday at Columbia, CA?

Terry Adams
Stockton
----- Original Message -----
From: Jim Patillo


Re: quickies at Oshkosh

BarryAir <barryair@...>
 

How much for the kit parts total?

Thanks

Barry


(No subject)

rondefly@...
 

Damian, the info you get on the list from all its members you have to only half listen to, no matter what you come up with there will be someone that doesn’t like it. I know myself, I like to see if there is a better way and want to learn as much as I can about everything I tackle. But some of them are stuck in the mud. That’s the reason I don’t get to involved in some of the posts.

Ron T

Ron & Carolyn Triano  Q-200 N4710P

-----Original Message-----
From: damiantwinsport@... [mailto:damiantwinsport@...]
Sent: Thursday, May 12, 2005 1:14 PM
To: rondefly@...
Subject: Re:

Ron, thanks maybe exposure to this seminar will help some folks.


Regards,
Damian Gregory N8427 Q200


-----Original Message-----
From: Ron Triano <rondefly@...>
To: damiantwinsport@...; Q-LIST@yahoogroups. com (E-mail) <Q-LIST@...>
Sent: Thu, 12 May 2005 12:48:51 -0700
Subject: RE:


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Re: Canard

rondefly@...
 

Ron & Carolyn Triano Q-200 N4710P

-----Original Message-----
From: Ron Triano [mailto:rondefly@...]
Sent: Thursday, May 12, 2005 12:57 PM
To: Q-LIST@...
Subject: RE: [Q-LIST] Canard

No problem Jon, It does look kind of fat for LS1. Maybe someone want a GU.

Ron & Carolyn Triano Q-200 N4710P

-----Original Message-----
From: Q-LIST@... [mailto:Q-LIST@...]On Behalf Of Jon
Finley
Sent: Thursday, May 12, 2005 12:54 PM
To: Q-LIST@...
Subject: Re: [Q-LIST] Canard


If anyone is interested in that canard I would advise you to look twice.
Add says a Q200 canard (implies LS1) but photos appear to be of a GU canard.

Not picking on you Ron! :-)

Jon

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Re: Canard

Jon Finley <jon@...>
 

If anyone is interested in that canard I would advise you to look twice. Add says a Q200 canard (implies LS1) but photos appear to be of a GU canard.

Not picking on you Ron! :-)

Jon

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rondefly@...
 

I will try to copy and paste it.

Ron & Carolyn Triano Q-200 N4710P





Ron & Carolyn Triano Q-200 N4710P

-----Original Message-----
From: damiantwinsport@... [mailto:damiantwinsport@...]
Sent: Thursday, May 12, 2005 12:40 PM
To: rondefly@...
Subject:

Ron I have been trying to post this invite to the Q list but it keeps
getting bounced.

Regards,
Damian Gregory N8427 Q200

The list won't allow attachments. I will try it this way.

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Canard

rondefly@...
 

There is a Q canard on ebay, check it out.
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=454928391
2&category&439
Ron & Carolyn Triano Q-200 N4710P


Columbia

rondefly@...
 

I have been thinking of going to the Columbia fly-in, either will stay in
the bay area Fri night and stop by Columbia on the way home or go home
Friday and drive to Columbia Sat AM.

Ron & Carolyn Triano Q-200 N4710P


Open House

damiantwinsport@...
 

Folks , been trying to forward this info to list but it keepos getting bounced.
Regards,
Damian Gregory N8427 Q 200

-----Original Message-----
From: Price, Terry L. <tprice@...>
To: Damian Gregory <damiantwinsport@...>
Sent: Tue, 10 May 2005 14:42:55 -0700
Subject: Open House


Damian,

Thought you might be able to share this with others.

--Terry


Re: quickies at Oshkosh

Gregory Danian Mead <damiantwinsport@...>
 

Jon how much do you wnt for that kit?
Regards,
Damian Gregory N8427 Q200--- In Q-LIST@..., "Jon
Finley" <jon@f...> wrote:

I have a Q2 fuselage (four sections), fuel tank, & canopy (all
virgin) that I'd sell if someone were picking it up. Not even going
to think about shipping it.

Contact me directly if interested (jon@f...). FYI: That's all I
have, don't even think of asking if I have the metal parts, glass,
epoxy, etc....

Jon

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From: "Jim Patillo" <logistics_engineering@m...>
Reply-To: Q-LIST@...
Date: Thu, 12 May 2005 17:38:30 -0000

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<tt>
<BR>
Jeff you are right that it would be difficult building our
fuselages <BR>
from scratch but you must remember there were over 1200 kits sold
<BR>
and they are out there. If one is serious about building a Q2 it
can <BR>
be done. Maybe some should make a wanted post on Barnstormers for
Q2 <BR>
kits. You will see some sufrace.<BR>
<BR>
Jim P        <BR>


Re: Quickies and Dragonflys "long post"

Terry Adams
 

Jim,
What canard flyin this Saturday at Columbia, CA?

Terry Adams
Stockton

----- Original Message -----
From: Jim Patillo
To: Q-LIST@...
Sent: Wednesday, May 11, 2005 10:57 PM
Subject: [Q-LIST] Re: Quickies and Dragonflys "long post"




Roger that Mr. Langford *********** I mean Mr. Lankford with a K! I'm
so confused. Are you coming to the canard flyin this Saturday in
Columbia, CA?

N46JP

PS: If John only knew what he was missing he would want one in his
hangar too!



In Q-LIST@..., britmcman@a... wrote:
>
> Jim:
>
> Just ask
> Phil Langford, Brad Moore and Geoff Rutledge.
>
>
>
> That's Lankford! with a K! You're gonna upset the Langfords if
you don't
> stop using their name so loosely.
>
> By the way, the well built Q200 is a better airplane than I thought
could be
> in existence - Two people side by side with modest baggage, 180
MPH
> everywhere, 6 GPH, small footprint and capable of sharing a hanger
with other Qs,
> D'Flys or Long Ezes.
>
> Phil LanKford
> N870BM
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Re: quickies at Oshkosh

Jon Finley <jon@...>
 

As a matter of fact, I do. Come on up and I'll give 'em to you!!! :-)

Forgot to mention, these parts are in Minneapolis (FCM).

Jon Finley
N90MG Q2 - Subaru EJ-22 DD - 467 Hrs. TT
Apple Valley, Minnesota
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www.asignabove.net<BR>
Omaha NE<BR>
N25974<BR>
----- Original Message ----- <BR>
From: "Jon Finley" <jon@...><BR>
To: <Q-LIST@...><BR>
Sent: Thursday, May 12, 2005 1:40 PM<BR>
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I have a Q2 fuselage (four sections), fuel tank, & canopy (all virgin) that <BR>
I'd sell if someone were picking it up.  Not even going to think about <BR>
shipping it.<BR>
<BR>
Contact me directly if interested (jon@...).  FYI: That's all I <BR>
have, don't even think of asking if I have the metal parts, glass, epoxy, <BR>
etc....<BR>
<BR>
Jon<BR>
<BR>
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be done. Maybe some should make a wanted post on Barnstormers for Q2 <BR><BR>
kits. You will see some sufrace.<BR><BR>
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Re: quickies at Oshkosh

HawkiDoug <hawkidoug@...>
 

Hey John, do you have any of the metal parts, glass or epoxy to go with those shells??? :)

Doug "Hawkeye" Humble
www.asignabove.net
Omaha NE
N25974

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jon Finley" <jon@...>
To: <Q-LIST@...>
Sent: Thursday, May 12, 2005 1:40 PM
Subject: Re: [Q-LIST] Re: quickies at Oshkosh



I have a Q2 fuselage (four sections), fuel tank, & canopy (all virgin) that I'd sell if someone were picking it up. Not even going to think about shipping it.

Contact me directly if interested (jon@...). FYI: That's all I have, don't even think of asking if I have the metal parts, glass, epoxy, etc....

Jon

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From: "Jim Patillo" <logistics_engineering@...>
Reply-To: Q-LIST@...
Date: Thu, 12 May 2005 17:38:30 -0000

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<tt>
<BR>
Jeff you are right that it would be difficult building our fuselages <BR>
from scratch but you must remember there were over 1200 kits sold <BR>
and they are out there. If one is serious about building a Q2 it can <BR>
be done. Maybe some should make a wanted post on Barnstormers for Q2 <BR>
kits. You will see some sufrace.<BR>
<BR>
Jim P <BR>




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Re: quickies at Oshkosh

Jon Finley <jon@...>
 

I have a Q2 fuselage (four sections), fuel tank, & canopy (all virgin) that I'd sell if someone were picking it up. Not even going to think about shipping it.

Contact me directly if interested (jon@...). FYI: That's all I have, don't even think of asking if I have the metal parts, glass, epoxy, etc....

Jon

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From: "Jim Patillo" <logistics_engineering@...>
Reply-To: Q-LIST@...
Date: Thu, 12 May 2005 17:38:30 -0000

<html><body>


<tt>
<BR>
Jeff you are right that it would be difficult building our fuselages <BR>
from scratch but you must remember there were over 1200 kits sold <BR>
and they are out there. If one is serious about building a Q2 it can <BR>
be done. Maybe some should make a wanted post on Barnstormers for Q2 <BR>
kits. You will see some sufrace.<BR>
<BR>
Jim P        <BR>


Re: quickies at Oshkosh

Jim Patillo
 

Jeff you are right that it would be difficult building our fuselages
from scratch but you must remember there were over 1200 kits sold
and they are out there. If one is serious about building a Q2 it can
be done. Maybe some should make a wanted post on Barnstormers for Q2
kits. You will see some sufrace.

Jim P

--- In Q-LIST@..., "Letempt, Jeffrey MR"
<jeffrey.letempt@u...> wrote:
Peter,

That very pretty rounded fuselage would be hard to build without a
mold.

Jeff


-----Original Message-----
From: Peter Harris [mailto:peterjfharris@b...]
Sent: Wednesday, May 11, 2005 9:35 AM
To: Q-LIST@...
Subject: Re: [Q-LIST] Re: quickies at Oshkosh


Correcting last post Jeff I guess you are referring to the lack of
any
drawings for the hardware bits or the hull and that is a problem.
Maybe
someone will get a round tuit.
Peter
----- Original Message -----
From: Peter Harris
To: Q-LIST@...
Sent: Wednesday, May 11, 2005 10:02 PM
Subject: Re: [Q-LIST] Re: quickies at Oshkosh


Jeff how so you say the Q cannot be built from plans? Is there
another
way ?
Peter

< It is not practicable (possible?) for
anyone to build a Q2 from plans.>
Jeff




-----Original Message-----
From: HawkiDoug [mailto:hawkidoug@c...]
Sent: Wednesday, May 11, 2005 5:29 PM
To: Q-LIST@...
Subject: Re: [Q-LIST] Re: quickies at Oshkosh


With all due respect, I would have to say the Dragonfly is not
being
supported very well these days either. I know Jeff Letempt is on
this list

and maybe he can shed some light on the subject. However, do
compare the
Quickie to lots of alternatives as John says. Take your time and
become
informed. You'll be happier in the end.

PS: I like my Q2 a lot! :)

Doug "Hawkeye" Humble
www.asignabove.net
Omaha NE
N25974
----- Original Message -----
From: "JohntenHave" <Jtenhave@m...>
To: <Q-LIST@...>
Sent: Wednesday, May 11, 2005 4:05 PM
Subject: [Q-LIST] Re: quickies at Oshkosh


> Brad,
>
> whilst is is possible to find latent projects around,(and
these are
> often the lowest entry cost option) you might be better to
consider
> the dragonfly or the raptor as projects with more complete
> documentation and or support. My understanding is that it is
still
> possible to obtain all the parts for Dragonfly without undue
> difficulty. The decision you make now will knock on for several
> years. May I also suggest that you do what ever is required to
get a
> ride or at least a sit in the project you intend to build.
There is
> nothing worse than the late realisation that your expectation
did
> not equal the reality. That said, there is nothing better than
> finding the reality exceeds the dream!
>
> John
>
> --- In Q-LIST@..., Brad Walker <bwalker@m...>
wrote:
>> I'm seriously looking at building a Q-200 and I appreciate
all the
> help that
>> people have provided.
>>
>> Is there going to be a gathering of quickies at Oshkosh or
bbq or
> anything.
>> I've attended Oshkosh in the past but never with the
intention of
> purchasing
>> a kit. Well, now is the time to make the plunge. I was hoping
meet
> people
>> and ask a lot of questions.
>>
>> Thanks.
>>
>> -brad w.
>>
>> ps: I can't make the Tandem Wing Spring Fling because I'm out
of
> town.. 8-(
>
>
>
>
>
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> http://www.quickiebuilders.org
>
>
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Re: quickies at Oshkosh

stanhopeairport <airport@...>
 

Doug, I'll be there with a booth in "hangar B" # 4161 representing our
little airport and the tourism side of things. Look forward to meeting `you
all` in attendance. Unfortunately I will be driving in order to bring
everything.
John Packer

-----Original Message-----
From: Q-LIST@... [mailto:Q-LIST@...] On Behalf Of
HawkiDoug
Sent: Wednesday, May 11, 2005 11:21 AM
To: Q-LIST@...
Subject: Re: [Q-LIST] quickies at Oshkosh

To Brad & all. I have requested a forum for Airventure but do not have a
location or time yet. I'll keep you posted.

Haven't decided on a BBQ yet. Fellow QBA'er Mike Brown has had one in the
past, so if he is listening maybe he can speak up on this topic. I'm camping

as well, but have planned anything yet.

Doug "Hawkeye" Humble
www.asignabove.net
Omaha NE
N25974
----- Original Message -----
From: "Brad Walker" <bwalker@...>
To: <Q-LIST@...>
Sent: Wednesday, May 11, 2005 9:53 AM
Subject: [Q-LIST] quickies at Oshkosh


I'm seriously looking at building a Q-200 and I appreciate all the help
that
people have provided.

Is there going to be a gathering of quickies at Oshkosh or bbq or
anything.
I've attended Oshkosh in the past but never with the intention of
purchasing
a kit. Well, now is the time to make the plunge. I was hoping meet people
and ask a lot of questions.

Thanks.

-brad w.

ps: I can't make the Tandem Wing Spring Fling because I'm out of town..
8-(



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Re: quickies at Oshkosh

Marinus B. &#92;(Ben&#92;) Bosma <ben@...>
 

Hi Jeff,

Yes I was aware.

Which begs the question: What happened to the Q2 tooling?

I'm building the tooling for the Q1 as 4 main molds and a bunch of little
molds for details like spars, bulkheads and canopy frame. The fuselage is
split on a vertical plane, the wings are on top and bottom molds with
integral molds for the wheel pants. Despite the move towards the LS-1 wing
I'm favoring the GU for the Q1. I think I might have the only Q1, drawings
in 3D, now.

At this time, there is no intention to commercialize. I build very precise
carbon fiber microwave reflectors for compact antenna ranges with mirror
finishes. It was just a natural thing given my interest in the Q1 to build
this tooling. One part from a tool is not unusual although it will
certainly work for thousands.

It's a tedious process, isn't it? I'm enjoying every minute.

-Ben
N124BB, Q1


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From: Q-LIST@... [mailto:Q-LIST@...] On Behalf Of
Letempt, Jeffrey MR
Sent: Thursday, May 12, 2005 12:29 PM
To: 'Q-LIST@...'
Subject: RE: [Q-LIST] Re: quickies at Oshkosh


Ben,

In my original post I specifically stated I was talking about the Q2 family
of aircraft, not the Quickie. It is a lot of work to build most any
airplane, especially if someone wants to do all the work. And as I am sure
you are well aware, anytime you deviate from the plans or well documented
modifications, the time required to complete the project will escalate.

You should be very proud of your accomplishments building an airplane from a
set of plans.

Jeff

-----Original Message-----
From: Marinus B. (Ben) Bosma [mailto:ben@...]
Sent: Thursday, May 12, 2005 10:53 AM
To: Q-LIST@...
Subject: RE: [Q-LIST] Re: quickies at Oshkosh


I've lofted a Q1 using the original plans and my own experience building
one.

Making molds for a carbon fiber version.

It was very difficult to get specs on the aircraft from the drawings. The
moldless technique for the Q1 worked very well. However, there is a weight
penalty using fiberglass and hand layup. Using a vacuum transfer technique
uses up a lot less epoxy for the same wet-out. Also there is no requirement
for all that body filler on the outside since the finish is taken from the
molds.

-Ben
Q1, N124BB (in process, harder-slower-more-expensive than it looks)







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Re: quickies at Oshkosh

Letempt, Jeffrey MR <jeffrey.letempt@...>
 

Ben,

In my original post I specifically stated I was talking about the Q2 family
of aircraft, not the Quickie. It is a lot of work to build most any
airplane, especially if someone wants to do all the work. And as I am sure
you are well aware, anytime you deviate from the plans or well documented
modifications, the time required to complete the project will escalate.

You should be very proud of your accomplishments building an airplane from a
set of plans.

Jeff

-----Original Message-----
From: Marinus B. (Ben) Bosma [mailto:ben@...]
Sent: Thursday, May 12, 2005 10:53 AM
To: Q-LIST@...
Subject: RE: [Q-LIST] Re: quickies at Oshkosh


I've lofted a Q1 using the original plans and my own experience building
one.

Making molds for a carbon fiber version.

It was very difficult to get specs on the aircraft from the drawings. The
moldless technique for the Q1 worked very well. However, there is a weight
penalty using fiberglass and hand layup. Using a vacuum transfer technique
uses up a lot less epoxy for the same wet-out. Also there is no requirement
for all that body filler on the outside since the finish is taken from the
molds.

-Ben
Q1, N124BB (in process, harder-slower-more-expensive than it looks)







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Re: quickies at Oshkosh

Marinus B. &#92;(Ben&#92;) Bosma <ben@...>
 

I've lofted a Q1 using the original plans and my own experience building
one.

Making molds for a carbon fiber version.

It was very difficult to get specs on the aircraft from the drawings. The
moldless technique for the Q1 worked very well. However, there is a weight
penalty using fiberglass and hand layup. Using a vacuum transfer technique
uses up a lot less epoxy for the same wet-out. Also there is no requirement
for all that body filler on the outside since the finish is taken from the
molds.

-Ben
Q1, N124BB (in process, harder-slower-more-expensive than it looks)