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A popular ultralight kit plane sold by Ultraflight between 1979 and 1984.

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Why is the horizontal stabilizer of the Lazair swept back? [duplicate]

Why is the horizontal stabilizer of the Lazair swept back? I understand the hinged elevators are perpendicular to the fuselage, but the horizontal stabilizer is actually swept back.
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How did the propellers attach on a Lazair attach if the shafts had a woodruff key instead of opposite thread?

How did the propellers attach on a Lazair attach if the shafts had a woodruff key instead of opposite thread? I understand the early Lazair prop shafts had a woodruff key. How were the props ...
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Did the twin engined Lazair ultralight have a throttle for each engine?

Did the twin engined Lazair ultralight have a throttle for each engine? I know larger aircraft have dual throttles. What about the smaller aircraft like ultralights? It would be so much easier just ...
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What airfoil is used on the Lazair ultralight?

This is the airfoil of the famous Lazair ultralight. What is the name of this airfoil?
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