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    1. In an effort to keep HBA a fun and inviting place, please read the Rules of Conduct thread prior to posting here on HBA.

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    2. A place to introduce yourself to the rest of us. We want to hear from you!

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    3. If you have general questions about Experimental Aviation or are new to homebuilts and have questions about how to get started - this is the place. For more Technical questions please go to the appropriate forum below.

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      February 28th, 2015, 11:12 AM

    4. Hangar Flying

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      This area is for people to get together and shoot the breeze, tell stories, share experiences, and generally hang out with other aviation nuts.

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      Who has designed an airplane? Go to last post

      February 28th, 2015, 12:06 PM

    5. Are you new to flying or have years of wisdom to share? Post all your questions and comments about the laws that govern our sport as well as becoming better and safer pilots.

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    6. Fun things to do or places to go with our completed aircraft.

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      February 19th, 2015, 08:38 PM

    7. Member Project Logs

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      A place to log the progress on your homebuilt aircraft or restoration project. NOTE: Only the creator of a thread in this forum can reply to it.

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      February 26th, 2015, 12:58 PM

    8. For Sale / Wanted

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      List everything you may want to buy, sell, or trade. Kits, tools, jigs, completed aircraft, etc....

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      February 27th, 2015, 11:11 PM

    9. Manufactures - Please post product news and updates here.

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      February 24th, 2015, 03:16 PM

  2. Technical Discussion Areas Threads / Posts  Last Post

    1. Aircraft design, structures, and emerging technology that may or may not revolutionize our sport.

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      February 28th, 2015, 11:31 AM

    2. Letís discuss tools, setting up a workshop, or ways to make building more efficient.

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      February 27th, 2015, 10:20 PM

    3. Tube and Fabric

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      Rag wing construction questions and answers are posted in this forum

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      Slop in wing fitting holes in... Go to last post

      February 26th, 2015, 11:37 AM

    4. Composites

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      Anything and everything about composite construction.

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      February 26th, 2015, 09:03 PM

    5. Sheet Metal

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      Interested in sheet metal construction? This is the place to be.

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      Tolerances for rivet holes Go to last post

      February 28th, 2015, 03:46 AM

    6. Wood Construction

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      Letís get back to our aviation roots. Post your questions and comments on anything related to building wooden airplanes.

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      February 27th, 2015, 11:32 PM

    7. Let's talk engines, engine mounts, props, and plumbing. * Note * For specific questions about 2-Strokes and Auto-conversions, please see those areas.

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      February 25th, 2015, 05:35 PM

    8. Auto Conversions

      If it involves using an auto engine in your plane, post it here.

    9. All 2-strokes, all the time.

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      February 26th, 2015, 06:58 AM

    10. Radios, altimeters, pitot tubes, static ports, batteries, GPS, etc....

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      February 28th, 2015, 12:17 PM

    11. Finishing Techniques

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      Sanding, painting, polishing, pin striping, upholstering or anything to do with dolling up your plane.

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      February 11th, 2015, 08:32 PM

    12. Completions

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      Letís motivate our fellow builders. Whether they were completed yesterday, or 40 years ago, post your completed pride and joy here.

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      October 27th, 2014, 07:58 PM

  3. Specialty areas Threads / Posts  Last Post

    1. The light stuff area

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      If your plane weighs less than you do, this is your area!

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      February 28th, 2015, 09:12 AM

    2. Building or flying a replica Warbird? Want to?

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      February 28th, 2015, 12:09 PM

    3. Rotorcraft

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      Helicopters, Gyroplanes, etc. Every aspect of the world of rotorcraft can be discussed in here.

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      February 28th, 2015, 11:26 AM

    4. Bush / Float flying

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      This area is for folks who take their airplanes off-road or on the water.

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      February 25th, 2015, 01:40 AM

    5. Classics

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      Classic aircaft chit chat.

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      February 10th, 2015, 01:30 PM

    6. Soaring

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      If you prefer to have only one chance to make a good landing, talk about it here.

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      February 24th, 2015, 03:33 PM

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