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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: Hello from VT! crusty old aviator, Jan 27, 2020 at 4:41 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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    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: Can anyone identify this airplane? Angusnofangus, Jan 27, 2020 at 4:26 AM
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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 TFF, Jan 27, 2020 at 10:27 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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    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, Jan 27, 2020 at 5:38 PM
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    1. For Sale & Wanted

      Post plane ads, plane parts, wanted requests here.
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      Latest: M19 Flying squirrel plans mullacharjak, Jan 27, 2020 at 6:19 AM
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    2. Supplier / Manufacturer Announcements

      Manufactures - Please post product news and updates here.
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      Latest: aluminum square tube in california jany77, Jan 24, 2020 at 3:08 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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    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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    5. Composites

      Anything and everything about composite construction.
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      Latest: Avionic Antenna and Carbon?? BJC, Jan 27, 2020 at 10:38 PM
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    6. Sheet Metal

      Interested in sheet metal construction? This is the place to be.
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      Latest: Revisting thicker skins for laminar flow pfarber, Jan 23, 2020 at 8:33 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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    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: Prop pitch measurement, pitch=2 π r tan a dog, Jan 27, 2020 at 9:59 PM
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    9. 2-Stroke Aircaft Engines

      All 2-strokes, all the time.
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      Latest: Anyone deviate with their engine choice? Aviacs, Jan 27, 2020 at 5:43 PM
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    11. Instruments / Avionics / Electrical System

      Radios, altimeters, pitot tubes, static ports, batteries, GPS, etc....
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      Latest: Aircraft wiring with 12v ignition? Markproa, Jan 27, 2020 at 10:40 PM
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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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    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: Eagle’s Nest Project Mark Z, Dec 28, 2019
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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: 1/2 scale warbirds ScaleBirdsScott, Jan 23, 2020 at 6:19 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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    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
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    5. Classics

      Classic aircaft chit chat.
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      Latest: Can anyone shed light on this little shrimp? hosscara, Jan 22, 2020 at 10:36 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 think about "e-soaring"? henryk, Jan 27, 2020 at 8:52 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: 4500rpm propeller to negate the PSRU Himat, Jan 27, 2020 at 10:04 PM
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    4. Latest: Specific Fuel Flow - LS Series TXFlyGuy, Jan 25, 2020 at 3:07 AM
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    6. Latest: FWF Weight of Full Dress VW Theodore959, Jan 27, 2020 at 4:21 PM
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    7. Half VW

      If it had 4 cylinders and now it has only 2.
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      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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