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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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      August 28th, 2014, 03:50 PM

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

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      August 26th, 2014, 10:21 PM

    7. 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 28th, 2014, 11:33 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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  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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      August 29th, 2014, 09:24 PM

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

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    3. Tube and Fabric

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      Rag wing construction questions and answers are posted in this forum

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      August 27th, 2014, 02:13 PM

    4. Composites

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      Anything and everything about composite construction.

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

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      August 28th, 2014, 11:56 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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      August 28th, 2014, 01:30 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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      August 29th, 2014, 07:44 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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    10. Radios, altimeters, pitot tubes, static ports, batteries, GPS, etc....

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      August 29th, 2014, 03:38 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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      August 27th, 2014, 03:04 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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      August 25th, 2014, 01:02 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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    2. Building or flying a replica Warbird? Want to?

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      August 29th, 2014, 08:11 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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      August 11th, 2014, 03:54 PM

    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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      August 28th, 2014, 05:27 PM

    5. Classics

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      Classic aircaft chit chat.

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      August 24th, 2014, 11:52 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 27th, 2014, 12:58 PM

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