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    1. Rules of Conduct / HBA News and Announcements

      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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      Latest: Move to Xenforo TXFlyGuy, Apr 20, 2019 at 12:20 AM
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    2. New Member Introductions

      A place to introduce yourself to the rest of us. We want to hear from you!
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      Latest: Thinking about a father/son project photocopter, Apr 20, 2019 at 5:50 PM
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    3. 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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      Latest: Copy Right Infringement...in another country skeeter_ca, Apr 18, 2019 at 8:26 PM
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    4. 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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      Latest: Cantilever parasol wings? Tiger Tim, Apr 20, 2019 at 6:10 PM
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    5. 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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      Latest: Boeing - Design Issues... Bill-Higdon, Apr 20, 2019 at 3:18 AM
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    6. Upcoming Events and Trip Reports

      Fun things to do or places to go with our completed aircraft.
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      Latest: Oshkosh 2019 BJC, Apr 19, 2019 at 3:14 PM
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    7. 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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    8. For Sale / Wanted

      List everything you may want to buy, sell, or trade. Kits, tools, jigs, completed aircraft, etc....
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      Latest: Ebay Today delta, Apr 20, 2019 at 3:06 PM
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    9. Supplier / Manufacturer Announcements

      Manufactures - Please post product news and updates here.
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      Latest: Redrives for most commercial engines. wsimpso1, Apr 20, 2019 at 5:28 PM
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    1. Aircraft Design / Aerodynamics / New Technology

      Aircraft design, structures, and emerging technology that may or may not revolutionize our sport.
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      Latest: Beam Theory Explained - How Spars Work wsimpso1, Apr 20, 2019 at 4:46 PM
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    2. Latest: Paint temperature test. pictsidhe, Apr 18, 2019 at 7:50 PM
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    3. Workshop Tips and Secrets / Tools

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

      Rag wing construction questions and answers are posted in this forum
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      Latest: Mike makes parts TFF, Apr 16, 2019 at 6:11 PM
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    5. Composites

      Anything and everything about composite construction.
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      Latest: Read first, Composites FAQ BJC, Apr 17, 2019 at 12:44 PM
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    6. Sheet Metal

      Interested in sheet metal construction? This is the place to be.
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      Latest: Pressure Checking Fuel Cell Tantrum1, Apr 2, 2019
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    7. 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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      Latest: Plywood boil test Little Scrapper, Apr 19, 2019 at 12:44 PM
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    8. 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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    9. Auto Conversions

      If it involves using an auto engine in your plane, post it here.
    10. 2-Stroke Aircaft Engines

      All 2-strokes, all the time.
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    11. Latest: Electic Aeromotion henryk, Apr 12, 2019
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    12. Instruments / Avionics / Electrical System

      Radios, altimeters, pitot tubes, static ports, batteries, GPS, etc....
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      Latest: King KX155 Pops, Apr 20, 2019 at 3:52 AM
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    13. Finishing Techniques

      Sanding, painting, polishing, pin striping, upholstering or anything to do with dolling up your plane.
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      Latest: Has anyone used Cerakote? Little Scrapper, Apr 20, 2019 at 3:13 PM
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    14. 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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      Latest: Petrel Prop Jet C-GOID former C-FRGU craftsven, Apr 18, 2019 at 2:42 AM
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    1. The light stuff area

      If your plane weighs less than you do, this is your area!
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      Latest: CriCri MC-15 in NZ BJC, Apr 20, 2019 at 2:13 PM
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    2. Warbirds / Warbird Replicas

      Building or flying a replica Warbird? Want to?
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    3. Rotorcraft

      Helicopters, Gyroplanes, etc. Every aspect of the world of rotorcraft can be discussed in here.
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      Latest: Let's go fly a drone! blane.c, Apr 19, 2019 at 1:30 PM
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    4. Bush / Float flying

      This area is for folks who take their airplanes off-road or on the water.
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      Latest: Could a Cozy Float Tiger Tim, Apr 10, 2019
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    5. Classics

      Classic aircaft chit chat.
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      Latest: Volksplane History Video cluttonfred, Apr 17, 2019 at 9:11 AM
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    6. Soaring

      If you prefer to have only one chance to make a good landing, talk about it here.
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    1. HBA Help, Feedback & Suggestions

      Let us know how we are doing here at homebuiltairplanes.com. Have a suggestion for a feature, a new category, or anything else? Is there something we could be doing better? Let us know here.
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      Latest: no rights to own build thread hugomeiland, Apr 19, 2019 at 5:59 AM
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    2. Test Forum

      If you’re using a feature such as smiles, avatars or links for the first time, try posting them here first to make sure they work.
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      Latest: Test Latex mcrae0104, Apr 16, 2019 at 3:43 AM
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