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When Chapman met Rutan
« on: December 06, 2017, 09:56:17 PM »
One of those odd corners of history into which I frequently stumble.

Colin Chapman, of Lotus motors, commissioned Burt Rutan to design an ultralight to use the four-stroke aero-engine developed by the company. 

After Mr Chapman's death in 1982 through 'odd' circumstances the development continued but eventually changed-hands and petered-out in the mid-1980s in a quagmire of legalities.

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Re: When Chapman met Rutan
« Reply #1 on: December 06, 2017, 11:28:54 PM »
Interesting stuff,a great find.