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Building and Maintaning aircraft. Discussions by type of aircraft and also includes our informal aircraft register.
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  • Our Register
    An informal register and background to South African aircraft. Please take the time to read the 'Before you post', or your entry could be deleted.
    Topics: 149, Posts: 516
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    Last post Re: Mostly complete list of a…
    by paulw
    Sun Oct 20, 2019 7:47 pm
  • Building and Maintaining Aircraft
    General tips, techniques, hints, tools and the also where can I find it? We cover both construction and maintenance submissions.
    Topics: 481, Posts: 3330
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    Last post Re: INSPECTION, TEST AND REPA…
    by jacbot
    Sun Dec 01, 2019 11:17 am
  • A22 Foxbat
    A rugged go-anywhere aircraft. Designed by former Antonov design engineer, Yuri Yakovlev , the A-22 is one of a line of many aircraft produced by Aeroprakt in the Ukraine.
    Topics: 11, Posts: 109
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    Last post Re: Show us your Foxbat
    by Bearcat
    Sun Jul 21, 2019 9:20 am
  • Aeronca
    Aeronca has now become a division of Magellan Aerospace, producing aircraft, missile, and space vehicle components at the same location adjacent to Middletown’s Hook Field.
    Topics: 3, Posts: 89
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    Last post Re: Aeronca Pics
    by Bearcat
    Sun Jan 06, 2019 4:54 pm
  • Airdrome Aeroplanes
    Airdrome Aeroplanes - WW1 Replicas
    Topics: 7, Posts: 280
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    Last post Re: Rudi’s Fokker E-III ‘Eind…
    by Mike Wissing
    Sat Oct 26, 2019 12:55 am
  • American Champion / Bellanca
    Includes Citabria, Decathlon, and Scout Aircraft
    Topics: 9, Posts: 78
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    Last post Re: Citabria Decathlon Bellan…
    by Bearcat
    Sun Nov 10, 2019 5:14 am
  • Bat Hawk
    South African Bat Hawk has been designed and developed by Micro Aviation South Africa primarily for surveillance and is the most affordable light sport aircraft on the market.
    Topics: 7, Posts: 70
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    Last post Re: Bat Hawk Pics
    by Bearcat
    Thu Nov 28, 2019 9:59 pm
  • Bearhawk
    Designed by engineer Bob Barrows, the BEARHAWK is being built in many countries around the world.
    Topics: 7, Posts: 55
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    Last post Re: Bearhawk Pics
    by Bearcat
    Thu Nov 08, 2018 8:07 pm
  • Boeing Stearman
    Military trainer aircraft of the 1930s and 1940s
    Topics: 5, Posts: 82
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    Last post Re: Show us your Stearman!!
    by Bearcat
    Sat Jul 20, 2019 2:16 pm
  • Bosbok & Kudu
    Manufactured by Aermacchi in Italy, and named in South Africa.
    Topics: 28, Posts: 268
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    Last post Re: Bosbok Survivors
    by MCK
    Thu Jun 27, 2019 12:08 pm
  • Bowers Flybaby
    The Fly Baby is a single-seat, open cockpit, folding-wing monoplane powered by engines ranging from 65 to 100 HP
    Topics: 4, Posts: 70
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    Last post Flybaby Plans
    by FLYGUYS
    Fri Aug 21, 2015 9:02 am
  • Bushbaby
    South Africa's most successful kit aircraft. Three types - the 500, Explorer and Safari
    Topics: 63, Posts: 613
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    Last post Re: KFA EXPLORER UL 600 - Ger…
    by Flooi
    Tue Oct 22, 2019 5:24 am
  • CAMit Aero Engines
    CAMit is best known for the manufacture, assembly and testing of 4- & 6-cylinder, air-cooled, 4-stroke aircraft engines.
    Topics: 4, Posts: 31
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    Last post Re: CAMit Factory closes doors
    by Steve
    Fri Jan 20, 2017 9:52 pm
  • Canard
    Covering home built aircraft using the canard design
    Topics: 12, Posts: 273
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    Last post Re: Canard Pics
    by Bearcat
    Sun Nov 24, 2019 8:01 pm
  • Cessna
    The leading designer and manufacturer of light and midsize business jets, utility turboprops and single engine aircraft
    Topics: 88, Posts: 573
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    Last post Re: Cessna 170/172
    by Bearcat
    Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:24 pm
  • Cheetah
    The versatile 3-axis Microlight from Rainbow Aircraft, manufactured completetly in South Africa.
    Topics: 71, Posts: 722
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    Last post Re: Pictures of your Cheetah
    by Bearcat
    Wed Jul 17, 2019 10:07 pm
  • Cirrus
    The line of all composite personal aircraft - the SR20, SR22 and turbocharged SR22T
    Topics: 2, Posts: 38
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    Last post Re: Cirrus Pics
    by Bearcat
    Tue Oct 15, 2019 8:19 pm
  • Continental Motors
    Since 1905 has been a recognized world leader in the development of aviation products.
    Topics: 3, Posts: 12
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    Last post Re: Converting a C65 to C85
    by heisan
    Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:51 am
  • CT Aircaft
    Flight Design's CT, CTLS. CTSW range of Light Sport Aircraft.
    Topics: 3, Posts: 15
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    Last post Re: Pics of Flight Design CT …
    by Tonydc
    Sat Jan 12, 2019 9:23 pm
  • Cubby
    A 75% replica of the original J-3 Piper cub.
    Topics: 148, Posts: 1925
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    Last post Re: New model from Cubby Airc…
    by Jean Crous
    Mon Nov 25, 2019 9:57 pm
  • Evans Volksplane
    The Evans VP-1 Volksplane is an American designed aircraft for amateur construction designed by aeronautical engineer William Evans
    Topics: 7, Posts: 573
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    Last post Re: Show us your VP (Pictures)
    by P Pilot
    Wed Nov 27, 2019 3:59 pm
  • Evektor
    Evektor-Aerotechnik is a Czech aircraft manufacturer based in Kunovice. The company produces range of light sport aircraft, training and advanced ultralight aircraft.
    Topics: 2, Posts: 11
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    Last post Re: Evektor Aircraft Pics
    by Balloothebear
    Mon Jan 07, 2019 1:59 pm
  • FK-Lightplanes
    Germany (B&F Technik Vertriebs GmbH)
    Topics: 5, Posts: 21
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    Last post Re: FK131 Bücker Jungmann
    by RudiGreyling
    Mon May 01, 2017 6:34 pm
  • Ibis
    Factory-built ultra light aircraft
    Topics: 3, Posts: 38
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    Last post Re: Ibis Pics
    by Bearcat
    Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:10 pm
  • Jabiru
    Australian designed and manufactured Jabiru Aircraft/
    Topics: 1397, Posts: 26450
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    Last post Re: Twin Jabiru - Soon
    by Pegasus-Systems
    Mon Nov 18, 2019 4:51 pm
  • Jabiru Engines
    The Jabiru Engine which is used in many other aircraft.
    Topics: 21, Posts: 171
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    Last post Re: Failed blow-by on Cylinde…
    by TOFFS
    Mon Oct 21, 2019 10:55 am
  • Jodel
    Named from the designer Delemontez and his daughter Joly.
    Topics: 2, Posts: 122
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    Last post Re: Jodels in South Africa
    by Bearcat
    Mon Nov 11, 2019 10:10 pm
  • KIS
    Light Sport Aircraft now owned by Pulsar Aircraft.
    Topics: 3, Posts: 25
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    Last post Re: Calling on all KIS owners
    by micsa
    Wed Sep 04, 2013 8:57 pm
  • KR
    Kend Rand designed his KR-1 in 1972, he also pioneered a state-of-the-art foam-and-fiberglass composite construction method which has now become standard in homebuilt, commercial, and military aircraft.
    Topics: 62, Posts: 2451
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    Last post Re: Looking for KR
    by flypiper
    Mon Sep 30, 2019 9:16 pm
  • Lambada & Samba
    Aircraft for cross country, training or recreational soaring.
    Topics: 17, Posts: 72
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    Last post Re: Pics of Lambadas
    by Bearcat
    Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:22 pm
  • Lancair
    With more than 2,100 Lancair kits sold in more than 34 countries, on 5 continents.
    Topics: 2, Posts: 29
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    Last post Re: Lancair Pics
    by Bearcat
    Mon Nov 11, 2019 10:19 pm
  • Lycoming Engines
    Since 1929. Lycoming claims to power 50% of the GA fleet.
    Topics: 3, Posts: 20
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    Last post Re: Lycoming O-360-C1F and Ha…
    by FritzOdendaal28
    Tue Nov 12, 2019 7:55 am
  • Maule
    Models M4, M5, M6 & M7.A real bush aircraft, steel-tube & fabric high-wing taildragger with 4 to 5 seats.
    Topics: 4, Posts: 27
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    Last post Re: Maule Pics
    by Bearcat
    Wed Nov 08, 2017 3:31 pm
  • Mooney
    Founded in 1929, the Mooney Airplane Company has delivered more than 11,000 aircraft worldwide.
    Topics: 47, Posts: 479
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    Last post Re: Mooney Pics
    by Bearcat
    Fri Nov 22, 2019 9:59 pm
  • MT-03 Gyroplane
    The German manufactured MT-03 is offered in SA as a BCAR Section-T compliant factory built aircraft assembled in CAA approved workshops.
    Topics: 4, Posts: 42
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    Last post Re: RAF 2000 GTX SE FI (2.5) …
    by aiza
    Fri Aug 22, 2014 8:31 am
  • Pietenpol Air Camper
    A simple homebuilt aircraft designed by Bernard H. Pietenpol.
    Topics: 9, Posts: 231
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    Last post Re: Corvair engine for Pieten…
    by Mike Wissing
    Fri Nov 22, 2019 1:16 pm
  • Piper
    Piper Aircfaft including the Rag and Tube Club. Discuss technical matters, parts and accessories, social gatherings, restoration tips and advice.
    Topics: 62, Posts: 312
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    Last post Re: Short wing/ Rag & Tube Fl…
    by sumbloke
    Thu Nov 14, 2019 3:30 pm
  • Pipistrel
    High-performance, high-wing 2-seaters using various Rotax motors.
    Topics: 2, Posts: 9
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    Last post Pipistrel Pics
    by Bearcat
    Sun Feb 26, 2017 6:46 pm
  • RANS Aircraft
    Established in 1973 on the plains of western Kansas to build Sailtrikes*, RANS has evolved into a world leader in the ever grow ing recumbent bike and kit plane industries.
    Topics: 3, Posts: 89
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    Last post Re: Rans EWU
    by calliehamman
    Mon Sep 17, 2018 5:46 pm
  • Ravens
    The Raven type of aircraft.
    Topics: 37, Posts: 608
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    Last post Pics of Raven Aircraft
    by Bearcat
    Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:27 pm
  • Ravin Aircraft
    South African produced Ravin 500 aircraft.
    Topics: 1, Posts: 4
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    Last post Re: Ravin Aircraft Pics
    by Bearcat
    Mon Dec 10, 2018 8:46 pm
  • Remos Aircraft
    The success story of Remos began in an old Bavarian farmhouse near Munich in the early 1990`s, now based in Pasewalk, 100 kilometers north of Berlin. The production capacity is up to 200 airplanes a year.
    Topics: 3, Posts: 18
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    Last post Re: Remos Pics
    by Bearcat
    Fri Dec 12, 2014 8:54 pm
  • Robinson Helicopters
    Two-seat R22 and four-seat R44 helicopters.
    Topics: 79, Posts: 848
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    Last post Re: Where did you go in your …
    by ARFFSA
    Mon Mar 18, 2019 6:11 pm
  • Rotax Aircraft Engines
    Since 1975, more than 170.000 units of Rotax aircraft engines have been sold.
    Topics: 4, Posts: 10
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    Last post Re: Rotax 503
    by Multirotordronepilot
    Thu May 02, 2019 6:28 am
  • Savannah
    Italian designed, all alumunium, STOL aircraft
    Topics: 19, Posts: 232
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    Last post Re: Pictures of your Savannah
    by Bearcat
    Fri Sep 27, 2019 7:30 pm
  • Scheibe Falke
    The Scheibe Falke is a German touring motor glider
    Topics: 6, Posts: 61
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    Last post Re: Scheibe Pics
    by Bearcat
    Sat Sep 28, 2019 5:11 pm
  • Skyleader series
    Ultra-light, all-aluminium low-wing side-by-side 2-seater with Rotax 912 motor & VP prop. Named the Rapid-Sabre in SA by it's importer
    Topics: 1, Posts: 3
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    Last post Re: A very useful trainer!
    by Magg45
    Fri Jul 05, 2013 8:41 am
  • Sling
    The Airplane Factory, manufacturers of the Sling aircraft, a practical and desirable light sport aircraft (LSA)
    Topics: 50, Posts: 449
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    Last post Re: Sling Pics
    by SlingPilot
    Sat Nov 30, 2019 1:00 am
  • Sonex
    The Monnet Family Business including Sonerai, Monerai sailplane, Moni motorglider, Monex racer, along with numerous other homebuilt aircraft.
    Topics: 15, Posts: 349
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    Last post Re: Sonex Pics
    by FLYGUYS
    Mon Jan 07, 2019 3:07 pm
  • Spitfire Replicas
    Topics covering Spitfire Replicas
    Topics: 0, Posts: 0
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  • Taylor Monoplane and Titch
    Aircraft designed by John F. Taylor (A.M.I.E.D), with the legacy now looked after by his son Terry Taylor.
    Topics: 3, Posts: 43
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    Last post Re: Taylor Monoplane ZS-UHG
    by Bearcat
    Thu May 23, 2019 7:52 am
  • Taylorcraft
    The Taylorcraft Auster was a British military liaison and observation aircraft produced by the Taylorcraft Aeroplanes (England) Limited company during the Second World War.
    Topics: 7, Posts: 77
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    Last post Re: BC12D ZS-VHL rebuild
    by Zak
    Wed Oct 23, 2019 8:34 am
  • UL Power Aero Engines
    Direct drive, air cooled engines for light aviation.
    Topics: 2, Posts: 11
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    Last post Re: UL Power aero Engines gen…
    by Flooi
    Mon Oct 19, 2015 8:30 am
  • Van's Aircraft
    The popular range of RV kitplanes
    Topics: 454, Posts: 8378
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    Last post Re: RV Pics
    by Bearcat
    Sun Dec 01, 2019 11:20 pm
  • Whisper Aircraft
    The ultimate in personalized, recreational aviation ccovering both the Whisper motor glider and the Whisper Express.
    Topics: 26, Posts: 308
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    Last post Re: Whisper Pictures
    by Bearcat
    Sat Jul 20, 2019 2:09 pm
  • Yak
    The Yak Aircraft Corporation (formerly the A.S. Yakovlev Design Bureau JSC) is a Russian aircraft designer and manufacturer.
    Topics: 12, Posts: 36
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    Last post Re: Yak Pics
    by Bearcat
    Fri Dec 07, 2018 7:46 pm
  • Zenith and Zenair
    The Zenith and Zenair aircraft covering some 22 different models
    Topics: 20, Posts: 135
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    Last post Re: Zenair Pics
    by Bearcat
    Mon Nov 11, 2019 10:11 pm
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