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    The United Parcel Service

    My Fellow HBA Member, I bought an engine from a gentleman in Arkansas. It is an HKS 700E. Both the seller and myself made a point to document every single step of the sale and transfer to include the chain of custody. He took pictures of the crate that he made himself, also took pictures of...
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    Lancair KIt for Sale

    LANCAIR 320/360 • $14,900 • FOR SALE • Fast build kit. Fuselage on center section with main gear installed. Call for info. • Contact Lanny Rundell , - located Winnsboro, LA United States • Telephone: 318 237 4183 I saw this today on the weekly newsletter I get from Louisiana Aviation News...
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    Need Help in Finding the Right Material

    Greetings Friends, I hope you all are doing well and in good health. Some of you may be aware that I am currently building a Pulsar I kit from Aero Designs. Aero Designs is no longer in operation so factory support is non existent. I am looking for the specific type of "foam boards" they...
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    The A-4 Skyhawk

    Greetings Friends, I would like to start by saying that the A-4 Skyhawk is my favorite aircraft of all time. I cant get enough of the 'Scooter". With all the talk about scale warbirds lately I have, for a long time, always wanted to create a replica A-4. Only recently has there been jet...
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    Acceptable Fiberglass Suppliers for Aircraft Construction

    Greetings Friends, I have a question about a manufacturer / supplier (outside of ACS) of Fiberglass fabrics. The manufacturer / supplier is U.S. Composites. I like the fact that they supply fabric in 50 inch widths. They also sell a Biaxial fabric along with fiberglass tapes from 1 inch to...
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    The "Model T" of Airplanes

    Greetings Friends, I found this today on the Homemade Tools Forum I am a member of. I thought I would post it on here to share with everyone that may have not seen it before. A very interesting aircraft indeed. Especially for the time period it was flown. Sincerely, Yellowhammer...
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    New Engine Manufacturer in Germany

    Greetings Everyone, I need some help in finding out the name of an engine manufacturer in Germany that uses the VW format. They make a V twin using the VW parts and I cannot for the life of me remember what their name is. I do know it started with a V. If someone could point me in the right...
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    Veterans Day

    To All Fellow Veterans, I meant to post this yesterday. However, I was extremely bogged down at work so please forgive this belated message. I wanted to thank each and every Veteran that we have on the Homebuilt Airplanes forum. Thank you for your sacrifices that you and your families have...
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    Economical Fuel Gauge and Sender Options Advice

    Dear Fellow Homebuilders, I have a question that has been plaguing me for some time now. I am looking for a fuel sender and gauge for my composite header tank. I am looking for a bendable sender that can be mounted on the upper, center, rear section of the backside panel of my fuel tank. This...
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    Pulsar Aircraft Assets For Sale

    Greetings All, I read in the back of my most recent Kitplanes Magazine that the assets of the Pulsar Aircraft Company are for sale. This includes the Pulsar XP, KRS-100, Super Pulsar 100, and Pulsar 600. This includes the molds, demonstrator aircraft along with all the required tooling. Two...
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    Forward Tilting Canopy Hinges

    Greetings All, I am trying to locate two hinges for my canopy. The original design on my Pulsar calls for the canopy to open and close by sliding it forward and backwards on rails. The canopy has nylon rollers that ride the rails. I do not like the design as it doesn't allow for enough room for...
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    Wrapping Fiberglass around Aluminum t increase strength?

    Greetings Fellow Enthusiasts, I was curious to find out if fiberglass were applied to an aluminum or even steel strut/tube, would it help the integrity of the strength enough to make it worth while? I know one of the main factors in attempting such an application would be the preparation of...
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    Fiberglass Fabric Question

    Greetings, I have a question regarding fiberglass cloth and tapes. Is there a separate type or grade for aircraft applications or are all fiberglass cloth and tapes made the same? I just want to make sure that if I order fiberglass from any other supplier than Aircraft Spruce it will be...
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    Rotax 582 Alternative Possibility

    Greetings, I have been searching high and low for an affordable, viable alternative for the Rotax 582 two stroke engine. I am certain that this topic has been covered time and time again but I would like to see what you all think about my possible alternative four stroke engine. Also, I am...
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