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Information relating to Dragonfly home built aircraft.

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Dragonfly FAQ by Dave Morris

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Can a Dragonfly homebuilt be modified to be LSA compliant?

(found quoted in a forum)

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Yahoo Dragonflylist discussion of DF stability

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Dragonfly Specifications

The list I compiled from their web site for download is easier to read, has all of the aircraft owner reported performance specs together on one sheet.

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Dragonfly Owner Performance Reports

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Laribee's Dragonfly flight test results

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Yahoo Dragonflylist discussion of DF VNE

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Mark II math model

MathCAD based aerodynamic analysis of a Mark II Dragonfly by eosraptor1. Posted on the Yahoo Dragonflylist Group

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Dragonfly Errata Sheet

From Yahoo Dragonflylist Group

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DF Elevator Modification Article 1

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Dragonfly Elevator Modification Article 2 by Chris Walterson

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Dragonfly VHF Loop Antenna by Dave Morris

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Dave's Dragonfly Project.

Reads best in MS Word

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Dragonfly Weight and Balance Sheet

From Jeffrey A. LeTempt

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Darryl Wright's Dual Stick Modification Sketches

Text and three excellent drawings of mechanical layouts.

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Dual side sticks drawing

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Dragonfly Vortex Generators

From Mark Felling's web site

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Velocity Generators on a Dragonfly

By Nate Rambo - Construction and placement notes.

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Dragonfly MK I views

A drawing of the DF from three different views; top, side, front. (click "original" to see full size resolution).

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Dragonfly MK II views

A drawing of the DF from three different views; top, side, front. (click "original" to see full size resolution).

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Dragonfly sections drawing

Once opened in its own page click on "original" to see full size.

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Ron Triano's Dragonfly Project.

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Justin's DF Incidence Check Doc.

- Four photos.

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Steel Gear Leg Clamp Details.jpg
General details of gear leg to fuselage clamp

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Canopy Opening Procedure/design

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Canopy Gas Spring Mod photos by Bankston - three photos.

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N39XD Deltas from original plans

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Front and back DF hatch mod photos by gfbankston - six photos.

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Dave Morris' Hoop Gear Modification - three photos and two illustrations.

Uses bolts to attach the gear.

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Morris' detachable hoop gear diagram.

(Once opened click on "original" for full size diagram).

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Mick's Dragonfly MK III Hoop Gear Photos  - three photos.

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Landing Gear theory

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Differential brake photos by gfbankston - two photos.

From Yahoo Dragonfly List Group

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Photos of a homemade tail spring

by African_Dragonfly - four photos.

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23 Photographs of Justin Mace's Dragonfly - incl:

Aircraft photo
Prop photos
Landing light installations
Instrument panel
Extensive O-200 engine photos

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Plans/Task Kit constructed DF as a finished aircraft

This is a fairly detailed set of 30 photos w/eleven photos of its VW Engine. N142JE.

Small and large photos.

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Glass Panel Project

By Dave Morris' - Three photos.

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Tom Hall's Dragonfly Construction Photos  - 32 photos.

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Three photos of a Tri-Dragonfly prior to engine and cowl installation.

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Tad's DF landing gear step.

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Photos of the Raptor (Super-DF) control system - five photos and text.

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Raptor (Super-DF) Wing Lights - single photo.

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Joe Polenek 's Modified Aileron Hinge Fairing Procedure - thirteen photos.

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Forward Hinge Canopy Drawings - pat_panzera   

Four excellent drawings of the canopy and attachments in this doc.

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Snap Dragon on a trailer

Two photos of a Task kit Dragonfly showing how one owner hauled a project on a 16 ft trailer.

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Newsletter article on moving a DF in a U-Haul truck

From Yahoo Dragonflylist Group

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The angle of airfoil installation on a DF as called for in the factory Dragonfly plans.

By Andrew

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Effects of reflexors and reflexing an airfoil's trailing edge

By Andrew

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Servo,  Anti-Servo & Trim Tabs

By Andrew

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Angle of Attack ( AOA ) in Tandem Winged Aircraft

By Andrew

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Airfoil properties of the Dragonfly aircraft

By Andrew

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