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    1. Rules of Conduct / HBA News and Announcements

      In an effort to keep HBA a fun and inviting place, please read the Rules of Conduct thread prior to posting here on HBA.
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    2. New Member Introductions

      A place to introduce yourself to the rest of us. We want to hear from you!
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    3. 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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    4. 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: The big video topic robertl, Jul 16, 2019 at 2:30 PM
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    5. 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 wktaylor, Jul 16, 2019 at 3:49 PM
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    6. Upcoming Events and Trip Reports

      Fun things to do or places to go with our completed aircraft.
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      Latest: Oshkosh 2019 plncraze, Jul 15, 2019 at 11:35 PM
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    7. 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: Ragwing RW1 Ultra Piet cdlwingnut, Jul 16, 2019 at 1:01 AM
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    8. For Sale / Wanted

      List everything you may want to buy, sell, or trade. Kits, tools, jigs, completed aircraft, etc....
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      Latest: For Sale / Wanted Winginitt, Jul 16, 2019 at 3:50 PM
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    9. Supplier / Manufacturer Announcements

      Manufactures - Please post product news and updates here.
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      Latest: Belite facility destroyed by fire bmcj, Jul 16, 2019 at 6:21 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: Flaps definitions in theory vs. reality TFF, Jul 16, 2019 at 3:42 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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      Latest: CNC tweaks pictsidhe, Jul 16, 2019 at 2:44 AM
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    4. Tube and Fabric

      Rag wing construction questions and answers are posted in this forum
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      Latest: Busa Powered Bearhawk LSA MadProfessor8138, Jul 11, 2019 at 1:45 PM
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    5. Composites

      Anything and everything about composite construction.
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      Latest: Matty's Marvelous Modular Monstrosity pictsidhe, Jul 16, 2019 at 3:48 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: Vertical bonding joints. MadProfessor8138, Jul 10, 2019 at 1:54 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: Cont 90hp ground power unit Victor Bravo, Jul 16, 2019 at 3:26 AM
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    9. Auto Conversions

      If it involves using an auto engine in your plane, post it here.
      Latest: LS3 Powered Murphy Moose rv6ejguy, Jul 16, 2019 at 12:48 PM
    10. 2-Stroke Aircaft Engines

      All 2-strokes, all the time.
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      Latest: 2 stroke alternative ? Sockmonkey, Jul 13, 2019 at 1:53 AM
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    11. Latest: Electric power for dummys...... flyinut, Jul 13, 2019 at 2:05 AM
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    12. Instruments / Avionics / Electrical System

      Radios, altimeters, pitot tubes, static ports, batteries, GPS, etc....
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    13. Finishing Techniques

      Sanding, painting, polishing, pin striping, upholstering or anything to do with dolling up your plane.
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      Latest: Why the wait and hesitation? pictsidhe, Jul 15, 2019 at 7:07 PM
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    14. 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: Lil' Hopper Leagle Eagle Complete dragon2knight, Jul 12, 2019 at 3:05 PM
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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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    3. Rotorcraft

      Helicopters, Gyroplanes, etc. Every aspect of the world of rotorcraft can be discussed in here.
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      Latest: Ranger Autogyro Hot Wings, Jun 15, 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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      Latest: Light Touring Amphibian - LTA-9 stanislavz, Jul 16, 2019 at 12:23 PM
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    5. Classics

      Classic aircaft chit chat.
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      Latest: Vintage Aircraft Association magazine online FritzW, Jul 16, 2019 at 2:41 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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    1. HBA Help, Feedback & Suggestions

      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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      Latest: Site much improved on mobile admin, Jul 16, 2019 at 4:53 AM
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    2. Test Forum

      If you’re using a feature such as smiles, avatars or links for the first time, try posting them here first to make sure they work.
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