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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: Move to Xenforo akwrencher, Apr 21, 2019
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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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      Latest: Hello from NZ! RCBinChicken, May 21, 2019 at 3:48 AM
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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: Wing weight TFF, May 21, 2019 at 3:36 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: Breezy first flight video Little Scrapper, May 20, 2019 at 4:23 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: Crashes in the News - Thread radfordc, May 21, 2019 at 3:50 AM
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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: Local fly-in Dana, May 6, 2019
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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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    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: Jurca P-40 plans bruce, May 21, 2019 at 3:42 AM
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    9. Supplier / Manufacturer Announcements

      Manufactures - Please post product news and updates here.
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      Latest: Lighweight opposite 2-stroke engines proppastie, May 18, 2019 at 2:56 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: Attention Tailless Nerds! RCBinChicken, May 21, 2019 at 4:30 AM
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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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    3. Tube and Fabric

      Rag wing construction questions and answers are posted in this forum
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      Latest: Sonerai-esque, side-by-side poormansairforce, May 18, 2019 at 3:09 AM
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    4. Composites

      Anything and everything about composite construction.
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      Latest: CF tubeing ...info overload pictsidhe, May 20, 2019 at 9:21 PM
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    5. Sheet Metal

      Interested in sheet metal construction? This is the place to be.
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      Latest: thinning down from 6061 to 2024 Norm Langlois, May 18, 2019 at 2:15 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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      Latest: Volksplane VP-2 Mk2 wing project TFF, May 18, 2019 at 1:50 AM
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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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      Latest: Cont 90hp ground power unit TFF, May 21, 2019 at 2:07 AM
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    8. Auto Conversions

      If it involves using an auto engine in your plane, post it here.
      Latest: O2 sensor/air fuel meter with 100LL? TFF, May 21, 2019 at 3:38 AM
    9. 2-Stroke Aircaft Engines

      All 2-strokes, all the time.
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      Latest: Electronic Fuel Injection for 2-stoke Armilite, May 16, 2019 at 2:13 AM
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    10. Latest: Electric and Counter Rotation Toobuilder, May 21, 2019 at 1:40 AM
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    11. Instruments / Avionics / Electrical System

      Radios, altimeters, pitot tubes, static ports, batteries, GPS, etc....
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      Latest: Grand Rapids vs Dynon Avionics Lucrum, Apr 21, 2019
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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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      Latest: Vinyl Decals TXFlyGuy, May 18, 2019 at 1:08 PM
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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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    1. The light stuff area

      If your plane weighs less than you do, this is your area!
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      Latest: Consensus on Lightest FAR 103 Wing Design RCBinChicken, May 20, 2019 at 1:56 PM
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    2. Warbirds / Warbird Replicas

      Building or flying a replica Warbird? Want to?
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      Latest: Rides Available TFF, May 21, 2019 at 3:44 AM
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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: Let's go fly a drone! FritzW, May 4, 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 Dillpickle, May 20, 2019 at 9:37 PM
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    5. Classics

      Classic aircaft chit chat.
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      Latest: Volksplane History Video FritzW, May 13, 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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    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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    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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      Latest: Test Latex mcrae0104, Apr 16, 2019
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