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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 choppergirl, Mar 21, 2019 at 3:52 AM
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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: what happened to HBA? cluttonfred, Mar 20, 2019 at 10:13 PM
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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: Rib stitching alternative Victor Bravo, Mar 21, 2019 at 3:19 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: Euro Fly-in Blois 2012 - GREAT video cluttonfred, Mar 21, 2019 at 9:29 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 davidb, Mar 21, 2019 at 10:17 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: sun-n-Fun 2019 davidb, Mar 16, 2019 at 9:14 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: KR2 and Taylormono plane don january, Mar 20, 2019 at 9:42 PM
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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: As Seen On BARNSTORMERS Daleandee, Mar 21, 2019 at 12:16 AM
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    9. Supplier / Manufacturer Announcements

      Manufactures - Please post product news and updates here.
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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: The engineer / designer mcrae0104, Mar 21, 2019 at 1:07 AM
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    2. Tests and Improvements

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      Latest: Lift distribution change for speed Himat, Mar 15, 2019 at 7:05 PM
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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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    4. Tube and Fabric

      Rag wing construction questions and answers are posted in this forum
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    5. Composites

      Anything and everything about composite construction.
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      Latest: RV-6 composite cowl repair materials gtae07, Mar 19, 2019 at 9:11 AM
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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: T88 epoxy question... MadProfessor8138, Mar 19, 2019 at 3:15 PM
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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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    9. Auto Conversions

      If it involves using an auto engine in your plane, post it here.
      Latest: Subaru EA81 Saskguy, Mar 18, 2019 at 11:10 PM
    10. 2-Stroke Aircaft Engines

      All 2-strokes, all the time.
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    11. Electric Propulsion

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      Latest: The state of the Art? John.Roo, Mar 17, 2019 at 7:07 AM
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    12. Instruments / Avionics / Electrical System

      Radios, altimeters, pitot tubes, static ports, batteries, GPS, etc....
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      Latest: FADEC with Garmin G3X Touch Scheny, Mar 13, 2019
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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: HVLP turbine for Poly-Tone? 13brv3, Mar 11, 2019
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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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    1. The light stuff area

      If your plane weighs less than you do, this is your area!
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      Latest: Weedhopper Reviews? pwood66889, Mar 21, 2019 at 1:17 AM
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    2. Warbirds / Warbird Replicas

      Building or flying a replica Warbird? Want to?
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      Latest: FW-190 - 50% AVI, Mar 16, 2019 at 2:46 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: New rotorcraft concepts EzyBuildWing, Feb 23, 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 DW1 Build VP1, Mar 5, 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: Todhunter Blue Wren motorglider BBerson, Mar 20, 2019 at 3:13 PM
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    1. Feedback and 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: Should HBA be searchable? admin, Mar 19, 2019 at 2:30 AM
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    2. Technical Problems

      If you’re having a problem getting something to work, or there is a specific problem happening in the forums, this is the place to post it.
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      Latest: Search admin, Mar 21, 2019 at 2:34 AM
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    3. 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: Time stamp test cluttonfred, Oct 9, 2018
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