Coraggio Long Ez

Details by Chapter

Major Milestones, Anniversaries, and Set Backs

Work in Chronological Order

Photo Gallery

Documentation

My Long Ez started life as serial number 1303, initially built by Glenn Burmeister. While Glenn was building, he developed an allergy to the epoxy used in construction. Unfortunately for Glenn, this meant he had to stop working on it. Then in September of 2007, a mutual friend (and eventual building partner), Marty Pavlovich, arranged a deal for us to purchase the project.

Marty and I started working on the airplane immediately. We worked together on it for about a year when my job took me to another city. We decided that I would continue the project and bring it up to Minneapolis. Read more specifics about my Long Ez below.

Progress as of September 10, 2012

Specifications & Modifications

  • Engine O-360-B2B, 168 HP, Fuel injected, Dual P-Mag Electronic Ignition
  • Roncz Canard
  • Removable aluminum instrument panel. EFIS will be the Grand Rapids HXR with remote radios, autopilot, and gps
  • Extended Nose 12″ for looks as well as CG
  • Blended Winglets with a 12″ blend radius
  • Forward mounted brake master cylinders
  • Wilhelmson Electronic Nose Lift
  • Steel Tube Roll over structure

There are numerous other modifications that I have made to the Long Ez, most of which you can find throughout this site. Click on a link below to explore my Long Ez.

Details by Chapter

Major Milestones, Anniversaries, and Set Backs

Work in Chronological Order

Photo Gallery

Documentation

5 thoughts on “Coraggio Long Ez”

  1. Do you still have the Dual G3X 3XX panel that you built? I could really use this, if you are not going to use it and it would save me a ton of time of cutting my own. Thank you for your time.

    Matt Noe
    uh60@hotmail.com

  2. Great blog. Love the plane and the interesting mods. Clearly quality work. 🙂 l shall spends some time reading and see what l can pick up for my own build if you don’t mind. Nothing like stealing a great idea or two. 😊

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