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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 member from Dayton Ohio area. proppastie, Dec 5, 2019 at 9:27 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: Minimax wings on an Affordaplane Turd Ferguson, Dec 6, 2019 at 7:01 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: Nothing Aerowerx, Dec 6, 2019 at 9:17 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: Boeing - Design Issues... trimtab, Dec 6, 2019 at 5:06 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: My extraordinary plane build ... cheapracer, Dec 4, 2019 at 9:30 AM
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    1. For Sale & Wanted

      Post plane ads, plane parts, wanted requests here.
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    2. Supplier / Manufacturer Announcements

      Manufactures - Please post product news and updates here.
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      Latest: Ace Aviation Redrive: New model Armilite, Dec 3, 2019 at 12:05 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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      Latest: Raptor Composite Aircraft Rik-, Dec 6, 2019 at 7:25 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. Armilite, Dec 5, 2019 at 4:55 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: Carbon fibre tube trusses cheapracer, Dec 6, 2019 at 8:33 PM
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    5. Composites

      Anything and everything about composite construction.
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      Latest: vacuum bagging set up recomendation Jay Kempf, Dec 6, 2019 at 9:16 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: FP404 fusellage main spar replace Orsovolante, Dec 1, 2019 at 10:29 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: New diesel engine dino, Dec 6, 2019 at 8:56 PM
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    9. 2-Stroke Aircaft Engines

      All 2-strokes, all the time.
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      Latest: Rotax options...are there any ? dino, Dec 6, 2019 at 8:54 PM
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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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    1. The light stuff area

      If your plane weighs less than you do, this is your area!
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      Latest: New sauce of the Winton Opal?! Urquiola, Dec 6, 2019 at 7:46 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: 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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    5. Classics

      Classic aircaft chit chat.
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      Latest: Chilton DW1 Build Tiger Tim, Dec 3, 2019 at 2:37 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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      Latest: What do you thing about "e-soaring"? BJC, Dec 5, 2019 at 2:54 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: importing auto engine to US delta, Nov 27, 2019
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    2. Latest: Suzuki E08A 800cc Two-Cylinder Aluminum Diesel sming, Dec 2, 2019 at 9:30 AM
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    3. Latest: Neil Unger's PSRU -> running Staggermania, Dec 4, 2019 at 9:17 AM
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    5. Latest: Burnt Valves? TXFlyGuy, Dec 6, 2019 at 5:22 PM
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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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