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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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    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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    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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      August 17th, 2015, 06:35 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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      August 31st, 2015, 12:24 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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    9. Manufactures - Please post product news and updates here.

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      August 26th, 2015, 07:49 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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    2. Letís discuss tools, setting up a workshop, or ways to make building more efficient.

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      September 1st, 2015, 03:47 PM

    3. Tube and Fabric

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      Rag wing construction questions and answers are posted in this forum

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      August 30th, 2015, 07:48 PM

    4. Composites

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      Anything and everything about composite construction.

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      Is this vacuum bagged layup... Go to last post

      September 1st, 2015, 01:56 PM

    5. Sheet Metal

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

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      August 31st, 2015, 11:24 PM

    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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      August 26th, 2015, 11:00 AM

    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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      August 31st, 2015, 09:21 AM

    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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      August 31st, 2015, 11:05 AM

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

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    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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      July 4th, 2015, 11:32 PM

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

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    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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      August 23rd, 2015, 10:05 AM

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

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      Seaplane hull design... Go to last post

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    5. Classics

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      Classic aircaft chit chat.

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      July 16th, 2015, 06:26 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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      August 31st, 2015, 07:49 AM

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