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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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      Latest: Member Upgrades pwood66889, Jun 16, 2019 at 10:48 PM
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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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      Latest: Contra rotating propellers henryk, Jun 18, 2019 at 10:12 AM
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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: Optimum Plans Pricing BJC, Jun 18, 2019 at 11:10 AM
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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: Flight Helmets? Riggerrob, Jun 17, 2019 at 5:40 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 dragon2knight, Jun 17, 2019 at 1:40 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: Snoshoo SR-1 Reno Formula 1 Racer Tantrum1, Jun 17, 2019 at 11:39 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: Mystery Homebuilt Glider $500 Craigslist Victor Bravo, Jun 18, 2019 at 7:56 AM
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    9. Supplier / Manufacturer Announcements

      Manufactures - Please post product news and updates here.
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      Latest: Fauvel AV-36, 361 and 362 Hot Wings, Jun 16, 2019 at 6:33 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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      Latest: P-51C at ~70% scale as ultralight? BJC, Jun 18, 2019 at 11:13 AM
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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: Aircraft Lift? pwood66889, Jun 16, 2019 at 10:11 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: Who Sells Aluminium End Plugs for Tubing? pwood66889, Jun 16, 2019 at 10:20 PM
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    5. Composites

      Anything and everything about composite construction.
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      Latest: CriCri Composite Hephaestus, Jun 17, 2019 at 3:31 AM
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    6. Sheet Metal

      Interested in sheet metal construction? This is the place to be.
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      Latest: 1/3rd scale Cessna 152 rc Aviation geek, Jun 13, 2019 at 9:03 AM
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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: Measuring engine torque Vigilant1, Jun 18, 2019 at 3:39 AM
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    9. Auto Conversions

      If it involves using an auto engine in your plane, post it here.
      Latest: Propeller for the CX4 pictsidhe, Jun 18, 2019 at 4:45 AM
    10. 2-Stroke Aircaft Engines

      All 2-strokes, all the time.
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      Latest: Possibility of single stroke engine. Swampyankee, Jun 18, 2019 at 11:07 AM
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    12. Instruments / Avionics / Electrical System

      Radios, altimeters, pitot tubes, static ports, batteries, GPS, etc....
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      Latest: Interesting affordable VFR GPS solution 103, Jun 18, 2019 at 4:49 AM
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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: Latex on a Micro Mong John wadman, Jun 12, 2019 at 8:37 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: ULF-1 finished summer 2018! TFF, Jun 16, 2019 at 10:44 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 at 10:38 PM
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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 Vlad, Jun 10, 2019
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    5. Classics

      Classic aircaft chit chat.
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      Latest: Chilton DW1 plans? Chilton, Jun 11, 2019
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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: Blanik L-13 tow release simflyer, Jun 2, 2019
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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: Full Size Pictures Slows Loading Thread pictsidhe, Jun 18, 2019 at 4:35 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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