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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: 110
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    Last post Re: Show us your Foxbat
    by Bearcat
    Sun Jul 04, 2021 9:29 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: 95
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    Last post Re: Aeronca Pics
    by Bearcat
    Tue Mar 23, 2021 6:49 pm
  • Airdrome Aeroplanes
    Airdrome Aeroplanes - WW1 Replicas
    Topics: 7, Posts: 476
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    Last post Re: Rudi’s Fokker E-III ‘Eind…
    by RudiGreyling
    Wed Oct 06, 2021 10:26 am
  • American Champion / Bellanca
    Includes Citabria, Decathlon, and Scout Aircraft
    Topics: 9, Posts: 96
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    Last post Re: Citabria Decathlon Bellan…
    by Bearcat
    Sun Oct 31, 2021 5:54 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: 7, Posts: 78
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    Last post Re: Bat Hawk Pics
    by Bearcat
    Sun May 09, 2021 11:56 pm
  • Bearhawk
    Designed by engineer Bob Barrows, the BEARHAWK is being built in many countries around the world.
    Topics: 7, Posts: 58
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    Last post Re: Bearhawk Pics
    by Goose1
    Sun Jul 04, 2021 1:34 pm
  • Beechcraft
    Beechcraft is a brand of Textron Aviation since 2014. Originally, it was a brand of Beech Aircraft Corporation, an American manufacturer of general aviation, commercial, and military aircraft.
    Topics: 2, Posts: 2
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    Last post Bonanza Carry Through Spar We…
    by echodelta
    Tue Jul 06, 2021 5:44 pm
  • Boeing Stearman
    Military trainer aircraft of the 1930s and 1940s
    Topics: 5, Posts: 84
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    Last post Re: Show us your Stearman!!
    by Bearcat
    Wed Nov 11, 2020 8:18 pm
  • Bosbok & Kudu
    Manufactured by Aermacchi in Italy, and named in South Africa.
    Topics: 28, Posts: 273
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    Last post Re: DC-3 Survivors
    by VortexRAP
    Fri Sep 10, 2021 7:53 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: 69, Posts: 742
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    Last post Re: Bushbaby photos
    by stefan
    Wed Nov 17, 2021 10:49 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: 280
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    Last post Re: Canard Pics
    by Bearcat
    Sun Mar 14, 2021 9:56 pm
  • Cessna
    The leading designer and manufacturer of light and midsize business jets, utility turboprops and single engine aircraft
    Topics: 93, Posts: 590
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    Last post Looking for a C152 or C172
    by AirBusBoy
    Mon Jul 19, 2021 10:07 am
  • Cheetah
    The versatile 3-axis Microlight from Rainbow Aircraft, manufactured completetly in South Africa.
    Topics: 71, Posts: 735
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    Last post Re: Pictures of your Cheetah
    by Bearcat
    Tue Nov 02, 2021 10:31 pm
  • Cirrus
    The line of all composite personal aircraft - the SR20, SR22 and turbocharged SR22T
    Topics: 2, Posts: 40
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    Last post Re: Cirrus Pics
    by Greg R-S
    Wed May 06, 2020 4:04 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: 150, Posts: 2004
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    Last post Re: Building the new Cubby Re…
    by Goose1
    Sun Nov 14, 2021 2:23 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: 580
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    Last post Re: Show us your VP (Pictures)
    by Bearcat
    Fri Apr 09, 2021 11:09 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
  • Glasair
    Founded in 1980 and was a revolution as the first pre-molded composite kitplane.
    Topics: 1, Posts: 1
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    Last post Glasair Sportsman
    by WagAero
    Tue Oct 26, 2021 10:51 am
  • 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: 1407, Posts: 26499
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    Last post Re: New Tempe or Bloemfontein
    by Jeandup
    Fri May 28, 2021 8:24 am
  • Jabiru Engines
    The Jabiru Engine which is used in many other aircraft.
    Topics: 22, Posts: 179
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    Last post Re: Engine Cooling for the Ja…
    by flypiper
    Fri Aug 06, 2021 10:25 pm
  • Jodel
    Named from the designer Delemontez and his daughter Joly.
    Topics: 2, Posts: 130
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    Last post Re: Jodels in South Africa
    by Bearcat
    Wed Oct 20, 2021 9:34 pm
  • KIS
    Light Sport Aircraft now owned by Pulsar Aircraft.
    Topics: 4, Posts: 74
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    Last post Re: ZU-AOJ Revamp
    by Goose1
    Thu Nov 11, 2021 8:43 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: 67, Posts: 2478
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    Last post Re: Photo’s of South African …
    by Christian58
    Fri Oct 29, 2021 8:11 pm
  • Lambada & Samba
    Aircraft for cross country, training or recreational soaring.
    Topics: 17, Posts: 75
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    Last post Re: Pics of Samba's
    by Bearcat
    Sun May 09, 2021 10:07 pm
  • Lancair
    With more than 2,100 Lancair kits sold in more than 34 countries, on 5 continents.
    Topics: 2, Posts: 30
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    Last post Re: Lancair Pics
    by Bearcat
    Fri Jan 10, 2020 11:30 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: 28
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    Last post Re: Maule Pics
    by Bearcat
    Mon Nov 09, 2020 8:06 pm
  • Mooney
    Founded in 1929, the Mooney Airplane Company has delivered more than 11,000 aircraft worldwide.
    Topics: 49, Posts: 484
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    Last post Re: Finally, I have my new wi…
    by Bearcat
    Sun Nov 28, 2021 12:20 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
  • North American P-51 Mustang
    Designed and built in 1940 by North America Aviation. Today some replica kits are also available of this iconic aircraft.
    Topics: 1, Posts: 0
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    Last post That SOUND, That WHISTLE, Tho…
    by Featured Articles
    Mon Oct 11, 2021 1:16 pm
  • Orion Cub
    Building the worlds next best bush plane.
    Topics: 1, Posts: 23
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    Last post Re: Building the Orion Cub
    by Eddie
    Fri Nov 05, 2021 6:09 am
  • Pietenpol Air Camper
    A simple homebuilt aircraft designed by Bernard H. Pietenpol.
    Topics: 10, Posts: 251
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    Last post Re: Pietenpol Pics
    by Sailor
    Mon Aug 02, 2021 10:39 am
  • Piper
    Piper Aircfaft including the Rag and Tube Club. Discuss technical matters, parts and accessories, social gatherings, restoration tips and advice.
    Topics: 65, Posts: 502
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    Last post Re: Super 21 Rebuild (Piper L…
    by Yakpilot
    Thu May 13, 2021 11:33 am
  • 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: 92
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    Last post Re: any RANS drivers out ther…
    by Faraway
    Fri Jul 17, 2020 8:45 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
  • Ravens
    The Raven type of aircraft.
    Topics: 38, Posts: 620
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    Last post Re: Farley's Raven ZU-IPR
    by Farley
    Wed Jun 23, 2021 12:32 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: 850
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    Last post Re: Where did you go in your …
    by Rotor Mad
    Wed Oct 06, 2021 4:52 pm
  • Rotax Aircraft Engines
    Since 1975, more than 170.000 units of Rotax aircraft engines have been sold.
    Topics: 5, Posts: 15
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    Last post Re: Flange bolt holes and Hub…
    by CharlesDavis
    Wed Nov 17, 2021 7:15 am
  • Savannah
    Italian designed, all alumunium, STOL aircraft
    Topics: 20, Posts: 245
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    Last post Re: Pictures of your Savannah
    by Bearcat
    Sat Oct 23, 2021 5:27 pm
  • Scheibe Falke
    The Scheibe Falke is a German touring motor glider
    Topics: 6, Posts: 65
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    Last post Re: Scheibe Pics
    by Bearcat
    Mon Aug 09, 2021 8:53 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: 52, Posts: 467
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    Last post Re: Sling 4 vs Mooney M20C or…
    by Mrb13676
    Thu Aug 27, 2020 9:30 pm
  • Sonex
    The Monnet Family Business including Sonerai, Monerai sailplane, Moni motorglider, Monex racer, along with numerous other homebuilt aircraft.
    Topics: 16, Posts: 397
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    Last post Re: Sonex Pics
    by Induna
    Sat Nov 28, 2020 5:46 am
  • 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: 6, Posts: 59
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    Last post Re: Taylor Monoplane ZS-UHI
    by JvTonder
    Thu Jun 18, 2020 10:47 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: 80
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    Last post Re: Taylorcraft Pics
    by Bearcat
    Sun Jul 05, 2020 6:08 pm
  • Tucano Replica
    The Flying Legend Tucano Replica is an Italian light-sport aircraft, designed and produced by Flying Legend of Caltagirone and introduced at the AERO Friedrichshafen show in 2011.
    Topics: 1, Posts: 5
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    Last post Re: Tucano Replica ZU-TUK
    by 87Juliet
    Wed Jun 09, 2021 1:53 pm
  • 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: 475, Posts: 8773
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    Last post Re: RV Pics
    by Bearcat
    Mon Nov 15, 2021 12:38 am
  • Whisper Aircraft
    The ultimate in personalized, recreational aviation ccovering both the Whisper motor glider and the Whisper Express.
    Topics: 29, Posts: 315
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    Last post Re: looking for parts
    by CharlesDavis
    Fri Oct 30, 2020 5:53 pm
  • Yak
    The Yak Aircraft Corporation (formerly the A.S. Yakovlev Design Bureau JSC) is a Russian aircraft designer and manufacturer.
    Topics: 13, Posts: 46
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    Last post Re: Yak Tyres
    by Ed
    Mon Mar 29, 2021 5:01 pm
  • Zenith and Zenair
    The Zenith and Zenair aircraft covering some 22 different models
    Topics: 22, Posts: 147
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    Last post Re: Zenith CH750 STOL and CH7…
    by Rudi Scholtz
    Tue Sep 14, 2021 8:06 pm
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    by Goose1 » Wed Dec 02, 2020 6:57 pm
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