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New Member Introductions

A place to introduce yourself to the rest of us. We want to hear from you!
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General Experimental Aviation Questions

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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Hangar Flying

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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Rules and Regulations / Flight Safety / Better Pil

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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Upcoming Events and Trip Reports

Fun things to do or places to go with our completed aircraft.
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Member Project Logs

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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Specialty Areas

The light stuff area

If your plane weighs less than you do, this is your area!
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Warbirds / Warbird Replicas

Building or flying a replica Warbird? Want to?
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Rotorcraft

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

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

Classic aircaft chit chat.
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Soaring

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Technical Discussion Areas

Aircraft Design / Aerodynamics / New Technology

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

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Workshop Tips and Secrets / Tools

Let’s discuss tools, setting up a workshop, or ways to make building more efficient.
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Tube and Fabric

Rag wing construction questions and answers are posted in this forum
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Composites

Anything and everything about composite construction.
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Sheet Metal

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

Let’s get back to our aviation roots. Post your questions and comments on anything related to building wooden airplanes.
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Firewall Forward / Props / Fuel system

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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2-Stroke Aircraft Engines

All 2-strokes, all the time.
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Electric Propulsion

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Instruments / Avionics / Electrical System

Radios, altimeters, pitot tubes, static ports, batteries, GPS, etc....
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Finishing Techniques

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

Let’s motivate our fellow builders. Whether they were completed yesterday, or 40 years ago, post your completed pride and joy here.
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Auto Conversions

General Auto Conversion Discussion

Here is where we can discuss issues common to all auto conversions.
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Corvair

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Half VW

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