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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. Invested in the Raptor pictsidhe, Oct 17, 2019 at 2:52 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: Wing/paint protection film??? Marc Zeitlin, Oct 16, 2019 at 6:04 AM
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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: Brutality Today narfi, Oct 18, 2019 at 1:36 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 RSD, Oct 18, 2019 at 2:16 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: Plane Crazy Saturday 19 Oct KMHV Victor Bravo, Oct 13, 2019 at 5:29 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, Oct 17, 2019 at 11:31 PM
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    1. For Sale & Wanted

      Post plane ads, plane parts, wanted requests here.
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      Latest: Craigslist Derswede, Oct 18, 2019 at 2:38 PM
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    2. Supplier / Manufacturer Announcements

      Manufactures - Please post product news and updates here.
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      Latest: Hart Aero Zipster Plans as Low as $19.99 Topaz, Oct 16, 2019 at 11:00 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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    2. 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: Tube-O-Matic FritzW, Oct 12, 2019 at 9:44 PM
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    3. Tube and Fabric

      Rag wing construction questions and answers are posted in this forum
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      Latest: Tube and fabric microlight? 103, Oct 16, 2019 at 1:40 AM
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    4. Composites

      Anything and everything about composite construction.
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    5. Sheet Metal

      Interested in sheet metal construction? This is the place to be.
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      Latest: Sealant between aluminum SVSUSteve, Oct 18, 2019 at 6:07 AM
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    6. 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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    7. 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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    8. 2-Stroke Aircaft Engines

      All 2-strokes, all the time.
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      Latest: Rotax 582 exhaust jlcortex, Oct 16, 2019 at 10:07 PM
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    10. Instruments / Avionics / Electrical System

      Radios, altimeters, pitot tubes, static ports, batteries, GPS, etc....
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      Latest: Wire Gauge Sizing Toobuilder, Oct 14, 2019 at 3:47 PM
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    11. 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 at 9:39 PM
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    12. 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: Scale ME-262 Aerowerx, Oct 17, 2019 at 2:49 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: LeonGyro wanttobuild, Sep 12, 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 DW-1 build in NZ VP1, Oct 15, 2019 at 2:26 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"? henryk, Oct 18, 2019 at 9:37 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: 100LL and O2 sensors; your thoughts proppastie, Oct 18, 2019 at 2:21 AM
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    6. Latest: Model A Ford Engine for Aircraft Richard Roller, Oct 16, 2019 at 11:36 PM
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    7. Latest: VW Travel Tool Kit 103, Oct 14, 2019 at 4:50 AM
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    8. Half VW

      If it had 4 cylinders and now it has only 2.
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      Latest: 1/2 VW Valve/Cam Size skyblue515, Sep 22, 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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