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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! Charlie Webber, Aug 23, 2019 at 7:39 AM
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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: Mogas vs. 100LL? TXFlyGuy, Aug 23, 2019 at 6:21 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: Steps to scratch build a VW blane.c, Aug 23, 2019 at 6:19 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: The existential flying question Gregory Perkins, Aug 23, 2019 at 5:23 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: Arlington 2019 Fly-in BJC, Aug 18, 2019 at 3:39 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: Snoshoo SR-1 Reno Formula 1 Racer Tantrum1, Aug 23, 2019 at 10:46 AM
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    1. For Sale & Wanted

      Post plane ads, plane parts, wanted requests here.
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      Latest: Ebay Today delta, Aug 23, 2019 at 2:05 PM
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    2. Supplier / Manufacturer Announcements

      Manufactures - Please post product news and updates here.
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      Latest: New Stand Alone Electronic Ignition System rv6ejguy, Aug 20, 2019 at 11:44 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: Could floats be this simple in an UL ? Speedboat100, Aug 23, 2019 at 6:39 PM
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    2. Latest: About the Monster Bill-Higdon, Jun 9, 2019
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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: Control Stick for 3 axis push pull tube. blane.c, Aug 17, 2019 at 6:49 PM
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    5. Composites

      Anything and everything about composite construction.
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      Latest: AMWC @ CAMX AGENDA blane.c, Aug 22, 2019 at 4:43 PM
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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: The answer to Gorilla glue ??? Rockiedog2, Aug 20, 2019 at 2:30 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: Are dual spark plugs still needed? pictsidhe, Aug 23, 2019 at 5:53 PM
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    9. 2-Stroke Aircaft Engines

      All 2-strokes, all the time.
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      Latest: Does Anyone recognise this piece? n3puppy, Aug 23, 2019 at 1:07 AM
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    10. Latest: Ranger electrically powered?!? Speedboat100, Aug 23, 2019 at 6:10 PM
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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: Vinyl Decals fly2kads, Aug 19, 2019 at 4:19 AM
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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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      Latest: Mr. Funster pusher FritzW, Aug 22, 2019 at 5:00 PM
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    2. Warbirds / Warbird Replicas

      Building or flying a replica Warbird? Want to?
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      Latest: Titan Aircraft Fly In / Open House TXFlyGuy, Aug 19, 2019 at 5:20 PM
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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: where to start learning about Gyros? PW_Plack, Aug 21, 2019 at 7:37 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: Float springs a leak... Pops, Aug 21, 2019 at 2:22 AM
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    5. Classics

      Classic aircaft chit chat.
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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. General Auto Conversion Discussion

      Here is where we can discuss issues common to all auto conversions.
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      Latest: GM 3.6L variants FYI Winginitt, Aug 22, 2019 at 10:22 PM
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    2. Latest: Aeromomentum RV-12 poormansairforce, Aug 22, 2019 at 10:45 PM
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    6. Latest: MoTeC USA TXFlyGuy, Aug 14, 2019
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    8. Latest: Re-Drive, 95+ HP VW Engines? don january, Aug 23, 2019 at 6:23 PM
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    9. Half VW

      If it had 4 cylinders and now it has only 2.
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      Latest: 1/2 VW gaskets Hot Wings, Aug 12, 2019
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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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