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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: New to this site Rik-, Sep 18, 2019 at 9:54 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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      Latest: Efii conversions in the Pacific NW???? flashverde, Sep 18, 2019 at 11:23 PM
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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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      Latest: The Real Accident Rate Hephaestus, Sep 18, 2019 at 8:54 PM
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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 blane.c, Sep 18, 2019 at 5:44 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: High Sierra Fly in PTAirco, Sep 18, 2019 at 5:50 PM
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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: Aluminum Dragon proppastie, Sep 17, 2019 at 6:45 PM
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    1. For Sale & Wanted

      Post plane ads, plane parts, wanted requests here.
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      Latest: CULVER WOOD PROP FOR 1/2VW Chris Dickerson, Sep 18, 2019 at 7:47 PM
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    2. Supplier / Manufacturer Announcements

      Manufactures - Please post product news and updates here.
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      Latest: SDS EFI at Reno 2019 Tantrum1, Sep 17, 2019 at 11:07 AM
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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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    2. Latest: Quick way to shorten a cable Pops, Sep 16, 2019 at 5:22 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: Engine holder TFF, Sep 18, 2019 at 8:54 PM
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    4. Tube and Fabric

      Rag wing construction questions and answers are posted in this forum
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      Latest: Sans rib stitching PTAirco, Sep 18, 2019 at 6:31 PM
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    5. Composites

      Anything and everything about composite construction.
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      Latest: CF wingtips and cowling wsimpso1, Sep 18, 2019 at 1:58 PM
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    6. Sheet Metal

      Interested in sheet metal construction? This is the place to be.
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      Latest: Learning how to "back drill"? Angusnofangus, Sep 17, 2019 at 6:30 PM
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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: Wooden Single Seat Aircraft Plans FritzW, Sep 18, 2019 at 3:42 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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      Latest: O-100-- interesting new engine Winchester, Sep 18, 2019 at 8:00 PM
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    9. 2-Stroke Aircaft Engines

      All 2-strokes, all the time.
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      Latest: ROTAX 503ul DUCATI MadProfessor8138, Sep 16, 2019 at 2:36 AM
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    10. Latest: Interesting Electric Pipistrel GeneG, Aug 29, 2019
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    11. Instruments / Avionics / Electrical System

      Radios, altimeters, pitot tubes, static ports, batteries, GPS, etc....
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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: HVLP turbine for Poly-Tone? BJC, Sep 14, 2019 at 3:01 PM
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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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    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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      Latest: Paint Booth! Mark Z, Sep 2, 2019
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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: LeonGyro wanttobuild, Sep 12, 2019 at 3:07 AM
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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: Draco died today Turd Ferguson, Sep 18, 2019 at 10:44 PM
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    5. Classics

      Classic aircaft chit chat.
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      Latest: Got my Chipmunk badge! PTAirco, Sep 14, 2019 at 10:45 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: What do you thing about "e-soaring"? henryk, Sep 18, 2019 at 8:12 AM
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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: Using motorcycle drive belts from BEHIND an engine Rik-, Sep 18, 2019 at 10:45 PM
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    9. Half VW

      If it had 4 cylinders and now it has only 2.
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      Latest: Better Half VW Ignition skyblue515, Sep 17, 2019 at 8:37 PM
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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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