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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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Off-topic forum for HBA Supporting Members only.
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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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Specialty Areas

The Light Stuff - Ultralight Forum

If your plane weighs less than you do, this is your area!
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Warbirds / Warbird Replicas

Building or flying a replica Warbird? Want to?
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Rotorcraft

Helicopters, Gyroplanes, etc. Every aspect of the world of rotorcraft can be discussed in here.
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Bush / Float Flying

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Classics

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Soaring

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Aircraft design, structures, and emerging technology that may or may not revolutionize our sport.
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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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Wood Construction

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Tube & Fabric

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All 2-strokes, all the time.
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Workshop Tips & Secrets / Tools

Let’s discuss tools, setting up a workshop, or ways to make building more efficient.
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Sheet Metal

Interested in sheet metal construction? This is the place to be.
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Instruments / Avionics / Electrical System

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Finishing Techniques

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Tests & Improvements

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