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  • 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: 107
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    Last post Re: Price and where to get
    by redchillie
    Sun Jan 06, 2019 1:43 pm
  • 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: 269
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    Last post Re: Nieuport 24
    by Multirotordronepilot
    Thu Mar 07, 2019 5:18 pm
  • American Champion / Bellanca
    Includes Citabria, Decathlon, and Scout Aircraft
    Topics: 9, Posts: 62
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    Last post Re: Citabria Decathlon Bellan…
    by Bearcat
    Mon Dec 17, 2018 3:42 pm
  • 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: 6, Posts: 60
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    Last post Re: Life after Camit ?
    by apollo11
    Wed Jan 09, 2019 4:20 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: 80
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    Last post Re: Show us your Stearman!!
    by Bearcat
    Sat Dec 22, 2018 11:56 pm
  • Bosbok & Kudu
    Manufactured by Aermacchi in Italy, and named in South Africa.
    Topics: 28, Posts: 267
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    Last post Re: Bosbok Survivors
    by Bearcat
    Thu Feb 14, 2019 11:44 am
  • 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: 62, Posts: 594
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    Last post Re: KFA EXPLORER UL 600 - Ger…
    by Rotor kop
    Wed Feb 20, 2019 7:40 pm
  • 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: 271
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    Last post Re: Canard Pics
    by Bearcat
    Sun Jan 06, 2019 5:07 pm
  • Cessna
    The leading designer and manufacturer of light and midsize business jets, utility turboprops and single engine aircraft
    Topics: 86, Posts: 570
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    Last post Re: Cessna a/c for Hire and F…
    by markus_m2
    Fri Mar 15, 2019 6:29 pm
  • Cheetah
    The versatile 3-axis Microlight from Rainbow Aircraft, manufactured completetly in South Africa.
    Topics: 71, Posts: 720
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    Last post Re: Pictures of your Cheetah
    by V5 - LEO
    Sun Nov 25, 2018 3:00 pm
  • Cirrus
    The line of all composite personal aircraft - the SR20, SR22 and turbocharged SR22T
    Topics: 2, Posts: 29
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    Last post Re: Cirrus Pics
    by Bearcat
    Sun Jan 06, 2019 5:40 pm
  • Continental Motors
    Since 1905 has been a recognized world leader in the development of aviation products.
    Topics: 2, Posts: 4
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    Last post "Old Iron"
    by KZNChris
    Mon Mar 11, 2019 12:27 pm
  • 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: 143, Posts: 1867
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    Last post Re: First New Cubby Frame . N…
    by Jean Crous
    Mon Oct 08, 2018 7:41 pm
  • Evans Volksplane
    The Evans VP-1 Volksplane is an American designed aircraft for amateur construction designed by aeronautical engineer William Evans
    Topics: 6, Posts: 530
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    Last post Re: Reviving Volksplane VP1 -…
    by P Pilot
    Fri Mar 08, 2019 8:35 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: 37
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    Last post Re: Ibis Pics
    by Bearcat
    Tue Dec 02, 2014 10:18 pm
  • Jabiru
    Australian designed and manufactured Jabiru Aircraft/
    Topics: 1398, Posts: 26409
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    Last post Re: electrical problem SP120
    by Flooi
    Sun Mar 17, 2019 1:17 pm
  • Jabiru Engines
    The Jabiru Engine which is used in many other aircraft.
    Topics: 18, Posts: 157
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    Last post Re: Dynon D180 compass gone c…
    by Alan stewart
    Thu Feb 28, 2019 8:38 pm
  • Jodel
    Named from the designer Delemontez and his daughter Joly.
    Topics: 2, Posts: 119
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    Last post Re: Jodels in South Africa
    by Bearcat
    Wed Nov 28, 2018 7:53 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: 60, Posts: 2444
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    Last post Re: NAMIBIA KR2S - ex- ZS-WVL
    by V5 - LEO
    Wed Sep 05, 2018 4:53 pm
  • Lambada & Samba
    Aircraft for cross country, training or recreational soaring.
    Topics: 17, Posts: 71
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    Last post Re: Pics of Samba's
    by Bearcat
    Wed Nov 21, 2018 9:12 pm
  • Lancair
    With more than 2,100 Lancair kits sold in more than 34 countries, on 5 continents.
    Topics: 2, Posts: 27
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    Last post Re: Lancair Pics
    by Bearcat
    Sun Jan 06, 2019 6:57 pm
  • Lycoming Engines
    Since 1929. Lycoming claims to power 50% of the GA fleet.
    Topics: 2, Posts: 16
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    Last post Re: Lycoming TBO extension
    by alexvanwyk
    Wed Jul 04, 2018 1:54 pm
  • 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: 476
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    Last post Re: Looking for a J
    by Mooney PA
    Sat Jan 26, 2019 9:37 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: 8, Posts: 212
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    Last post Re: ZU-BJG Rebuild
    by DeanDJ
    Mon Nov 19, 2018 11:57 am
  • Piper
    Piper Aircfaft including the Rag and Tube Club. Discuss technical matters, parts and accessories, social gatherings, restoration tips and advice.
    Topics: 59, Posts: 297
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    Last post Re: Tri-Pacer 150/160
    by ACE MAN
    Wed Dec 19, 2018 4:50 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: 35, Posts: 595
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    Last post Free Raven Plans
    by brian121b
    Sun Mar 10, 2019 7:10 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: 847
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    Last post Re: Backwards Auto
    by psg
    Fri Jul 20, 2018 10:25 am
  • Rotax Aircraft Engines
    Since 1975, more than 170.000 units of Rotax aircraft engines have been sold.
    Topics: 3, Posts: 8
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    Last post Rotax 80hp engine wanted.
    by HeliPE
    Wed Nov 22, 2017 12:03 pm
  • Savannah
    Italian designed, all alumunium, STOL aircraft
    Topics: 18, Posts: 219
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    Last post Re: Savannah: Adventure Flying
    by sabackflipper
    Mon Mar 11, 2019 4:58 pm
  • Scheibe Falke
    The Scheibe Falke is a German touring motor glider
    Topics: 6, Posts: 55
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    Last post Re: Scheibe Pics
    by Bearcat
    Mon Dec 24, 2018 1:36 am
  • 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: 49, Posts: 447
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    Last post Re: Different aircraft compar…
    by Flooi
    Thu Jan 31, 2019 7:56 pm
  • 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
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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: 37
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    Last post Re: Taylor Monoplane ZS-UHG
    by Bearcat
    Sun Jan 27, 2019 4:51 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: 72
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    Last post Re: First, a little history
    by divesailfly
    Tue Sep 18, 2018 10:00 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: 445, Posts: 8222
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    Last post 3D Printed WHeel Chocks
    by Jan
    Thu Feb 28, 2019 11:46 am
  • Whisper Aircraft
    The ultimate in personalized, recreational aviation ccovering both the Whisper motor glider and the Whisper Express.
    Topics: 24, Posts: 304
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    Last post VHF Com aerials and composite…
    by Russell Phillips
    Fri Jan 04, 2019 10:40 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: 19, Posts: 118
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    Last post Re: Zenith Videos
    by TikkaT3
    Wed Sep 26, 2018 5:07 pm
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