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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: 140, Posts: 491
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post ZSILM C210T
    by tjop
    Sun Jun 17, 2018 5:51 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: 446, Posts: 3165
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post 6 bolt propeller
    by C170
    Sun May 27, 2018 3:36 pm
  • 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: 103
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Show us your Foxbat
    by Bearcat
    Tue May 08, 2018 9:10 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: 87
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Aeronca Pics
    by Bearcat
    Tue Oct 06, 2015 8:12 pm
  • Airdrome Aeroplanes
    Airdrome Aeroplanes - WW1 Replicas
    Topics: 6, Posts: 236
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Rudi’s Fokker E-III ‘Eind…
    by RudiGreyling
    Wed Jun 20, 2018 6:28 pm
  • American Champion / Bellanca
    Includes Citabria, Decathlon, and Scout Aircraft
    Topics: 8, Posts: 49
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Citabria Decathlon Bellan…
    by Bearcat
    Mon May 21, 2018 7:47 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: 6, Posts: 42
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Bathawk/Bantam rating
    by Goffel
    Sat May 26, 2018 10:01 pm
  • Bearhawk
    Designed by engineer Bob Barrows, the BEARHAWK is being built in many countries around the world.
    Topics: 7, Posts: 54
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Bearhawk Pics
    by Fransw
    Sat Oct 28, 2017 11:23 am
  • Boeing Stearman
    Military trainer aircraft of the 1930s and 1940s
    Topics: 5, Posts: 76
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Show us your Stearman!!
    by lodge
    Thu Mar 02, 2017 1:33 pm
  • Bosbok & Kudu
    Manufactured by Aermacchi in Italy, and named in South Africa.
    Topics: 28, Posts: 265
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Albatros Survivors
    by DumbleAviation1
    Tue Nov 21, 2017 6:22 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
    Moderator: Moderators
    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: 59, Posts: 548
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Bushbaby photos
    by V5 - LEO
    Sun Apr 29, 2018 8:06 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
    Moderator: Moderators
    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: 264
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Canard Pics
    by Bearcat
    Fri Jun 08, 2018 6:12 pm
  • Cessna
    The leading designer and manufacturer of light and midsize business jets, utility turboprops and single engine aircraft
    Topics: 84, Posts: 560
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Urgently looking for a C172 t…
    by chellarademan
    Mon Jun 04, 2018 1:38 pm
  • Cheetah
    The versatile 3-axis Microlight from Rainbow Aircraft, manufactured completetly in South Africa.
    Topics: 71, Posts: 712
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Pictures of your Cheetah
    by Tonydc
    Sat May 26, 2018 9:40 am
  • Cirrus
    The line of all composite personal aircraft - the SR20, SR22 and turbocharged SR22T
    Topics: 2, Posts: 22
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Cirrus Pics
    by Bearcat
    Sun May 20, 2018 8:02 pm
  • Continental Motors
    Since 1905 has been a recognized world leader in the development of aviation products.
    Topics: 1, Posts: 3
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Rebuild after Continental…
    by boneman
    Mon Oct 26, 2015 8:39 pm
  • CT Aircaft
    Flight Design's CT, CTLS. CTSW range of Light Sport Aircraft.
    Topics: 2, Posts: 12
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: New CTLS price .
    by Oracle
    Fri Mar 04, 2016 10:46 pm
  • Cubby
    A 75% replica of the original J-3 Piper cub.
    Topics: 143, Posts: 1854
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: First New Cubby Frame . N…
    by Jean Crous
    Mon Jun 18, 2018 6:51 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: 499
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Show us your VP (Pictures)
    by FLYGUYS
    Thu May 24, 2018 7:55 am
  • 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: 8
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Evektor Aircraft Pics
    by Bearcat
    Mon May 28, 2018 7:52 pm
  • FK-Lightplanes
    Germany (B&F Technik Vertriebs GmbH)
    Topics: 5, Posts: 21
    Moderator: Moderators
    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
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Ibis Pics
    by Bearcat
    Tue Dec 02, 2014 10:18 pm
  • Jabiru
    Australian designed and manufactured Jabiru Aircraft/
    Topics: 1384, Posts: 26289
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Twin Jabiru - Soon
    by richard C
    Tue Jun 19, 2018 8:55 am
  • Jabiru Engines
    The Jabiru Engine which is used in many other aircraft.
    Topics: 16, Posts: 116
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: D-motor as replacement fo…
    by heisan
    Mon May 21, 2018 1:25 pm
  • Jodel
    Named from the designer Delemontez and his daughter Joly.
    Topics: 2, Posts: 115
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Jodels in South Africa
    by happyskipper
    Thu Dec 29, 2016 9:26 pm
  • KIS
    Light Sport Aircraft now owned by Pulsar Aircraft.
    Topics: 3, Posts: 25
    Moderator: Moderators
    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: 2442
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Looking for a KR2 engine mount
    by P Pilot
    Wed May 16, 2018 5:39 pm
  • Lambada & Samba
    Aircraft for cross country, training or recreational soaring.
    Topics: 17, Posts: 69
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Type ratd Instreuctors
    by Goose1
    Tue Aug 29, 2017 6:30 am
  • Lancair
    With more than 2,100 Lancair kits sold in more than 34 countries, on 5 continents.
    Topics: 2, Posts: 23
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Lancair Pics
    by Bearcat
    Wed May 30, 2018 8:51 pm
  • Lycoming Engines
    Since 1929. Lycoming claims to power 50% of the GA fleet.
    Topics: 1, Posts: 13
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Engine condition analysis
    by KEO
    Wed Feb 28, 2018 1:58 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
    Moderator: Moderators
    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: 472
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Looking for a J
    by flashfly
    Sun May 13, 2018 6:57 am
  • 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
    Moderator: Moderators
    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: 208
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Pietenpol wood kit for sale
    by JONAHFLYHIGH
    Fri May 25, 2018 1:09 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: 294
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Urgently looking for Cherokee…
    by chellarademan
    Mon Jun 04, 2018 1:37 pm
  • Pipistrel
    High-performance, high-wing 2-seaters using various Rotax motors.
    Topics: 2, Posts: 9
    Moderator: Moderators
    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: 88
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: any RANS drivers out ther…
    by bluesmancoops
    Sat Jun 09, 2018 10:49 am
  • Ravens
    The Raven type of aircraft.
    Topics: 34, Posts: 594
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: ZU-FKY - 912 Engine Mount
    by johannvanniekerk
    Wed May 23, 2018 6:54 pm
  • Ravin Aircraft
    South African produced Ravin 500 aircraft.
    Topics: 0, Posts: 0
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  • 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
    Moderator: Moderators
    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: 843
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Where did you go in your …
    by bell pilot
    Sun Jan 21, 2018 10:24 pm
  • Rotax Aircraft Engines
    Since 1975, more than 170.000 units of Rotax aircraft engines have been sold.
    Topics: 3, Posts: 8
    Moderator: Moderators
    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: 214
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Pictures of your Savannah
    by John Waterson
    Tue Sep 19, 2017 7:14 am
  • Scheibe Falke
    The Scheibe Falke is a German touring motor glider
    Topics: 6, Posts: 51
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Scheibe Pics
    by Bearcat
    Fri Nov 24, 2017 7:26 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
    Moderator: Moderators
    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: 45, Posts: 424
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Sling 4 build Morningstar
    by lessersg
    Sat Apr 21, 2018 3:26 pm
  • Sonex
    The Monnet Family Business including Sonerai, Monerai sailplane, Moni motorglider, Monex racer, along with numerous other homebuilt aircraft.
    Topics: 15, Posts: 339
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Sonex Pics
    by Bearcat
    Wed May 16, 2018 8:57 pm
  • 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: 28
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Taylor Monoplane ZS-UHG
    by Mike Wissing
    Fri May 25, 2018 5:10 pm
  • 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: 71
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Taylorcraft Pics
    by Bearcat
    Sun Dec 11, 2016 9:18 am
  • UL Power Aero Engines
    Direct drive, air cooled engines for light aviation.
    Topics: 2, Posts: 11
    Moderator: Moderators
    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: 430, Posts: 7984
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: RV Pics
    by Bearcat
    Sun Jun 17, 2018 8:40 pm
  • Whisper Aircraft
    The ultimate in personalized, recreational aviation ccovering both the Whisper motor glider and the Whisper Express.
    Topics: 23, Posts: 302
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Another X350 maiden!
    by douw
    Sat Mar 17, 2018 9:33 pm
  • Yak
    The Yak Aircraft Corporation (formerly the A.S. Yakovlev Design Bureau JSC) is a Russian aircraft designer and manufacturer.
    Topics: 12, Posts: 35
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Yak 52 Rating
    by michael_v
    Wed Feb 14, 2018 1:47 pm
  • Zenith and Zenair
    The Zenith and Zenair aircraft covering some 22 different models
    Topics: 19, Posts: 117
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Zenair Pics
    by Bearcat
    Thu May 24, 2018 9:41 pm
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