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    1. New Member Introductions

      A place to introduce yourself to the rest of us. We want to hear from you!
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      Latest: Tell us what you are building! pictsidhe, Dec 15, 2019 at 1:48 PM
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    2. 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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    3. 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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    4. 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: Crashes in the News - Thread PMD, Dec 14, 2019 at 7:37 PM
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    5. Upcoming Events and Trip Reports

      Fun things to do or places to go with our completed aircraft.
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      Latest: Amboy fly in PTAirco, Nov 26, 2019
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    6. 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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      Latest: BD-6 BD6, Dec 15, 2019 at 5:18 PM
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    1. For Sale & Wanted

      Post plane ads, plane parts, wanted requests here.
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      Latest: Lycoming O-360 namr82race, Dec 16, 2019 at 4:09 AM
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    2. Supplier / Manufacturer Announcements

      Manufactures - Please post product news and updates here.
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      Latest: Selling wooden propeller meglin1, Dec 15, 2019 at 5:00 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: Isnt this a sexy plane? cluttonfred, Dec 16, 2019 at 1:03 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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      Latest: 3D printing in the Homebuilt world. addicted2climbing, Dec 16, 2019 at 9:11 AM
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    4. Tube and Fabric

      Rag wing construction questions and answers are posted in this forum
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      Latest: 1.8 oz Dacron proppastie, Dec 7, 2019
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    5. Composites

      Anything and everything about composite construction.
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      Latest: basalt fiber? cheapracer, Dec 16, 2019 at 8:29 AM
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    6. Sheet Metal

      Interested in sheet metal construction? This is the place to be.
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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: X-28 Osprey 1 plans available! Victor Bravo, Dec 16, 2019 at 7:57 AM
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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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      Latest: Mazda Rotary Engine AIRCAB, Dec 15, 2019 at 5:37 PM
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    9. 2-Stroke Aircaft Engines

      All 2-strokes, all the time.
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      Latest: So I talked to Aerolite 103. n3puppy, Dec 15, 2019 at 3:47 PM
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    10. Latest: Harbour Air’s Electric Beaver has Flown! Vigilant1, Dec 16, 2019 at 5:10 AM
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    11. Instruments / Avionics / Electrical System

      Radios, altimeters, pitot tubes, static ports, batteries, GPS, etc....
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      Latest: Artex ELT 345 GPS input? 13brv3, Nov 26, 2019
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    12. Finishing Techniques

      Sanding, painting, polishing, pin striping, upholstering or anything to do with dolling up your plane.
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      Latest: Chroming Parts Rik-, Oct 14, 2019
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    13. 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: Lil' Hopper Leagle Eagle Complete Propman, Dec 11, 2019 at 6:29 PM
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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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    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: Bensen Days Gyroplane Event GyroGerald, Nov 13, 2019
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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: LoPresti's Spectra Aircraft TimZ, Dec 14, 2019 at 4:42 AM
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    5. Classics

      Classic aircaft chit chat.
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      Latest: Chilton DW1 Build Jay Kempf, Dec 10, 2019 at 2:55 PM
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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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      Latest: Some "OLD TIMER's" , attempting to Fly Bille Floyd, Dec 14, 2019 at 10:46 PM
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    1. General Auto Conversion Discussion

      Here is where we can discuss issues common to all auto conversions.
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      Latest: PSRU Oil Operating Temps AdrianS, Dec 16, 2019 at 7:31 AM
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    3. Latest: Neil Unger's PSRU -> running MolsonB, Dec 12, 2019 at 4:05 AM
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    5. Latest: GM LE2 engine conversion Chris Matheny, Dec 13, 2019 at 8:02 PM
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    7. Latest: Lets Build a Lightweight Type 4 mullacharjak, Dec 15, 2019 at 10:07 AM
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    8. Half VW

      If it had 4 cylinders and now it has only 2.
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    1. HBA Announcements & Support

      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: Table Coding Changed? Wanttaja, Dec 15, 2019 at 4:14 PM
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