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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: 136, Posts: 480
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    Last post ZSNDO C177RG II
    by tjop
    Sun Nov 12, 2017 7:52 am
  • 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: 433, Posts: 3117
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Lycoming IO360 for RV7 fo…
    by Sleepie
    Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:52 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: 102
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Show us your Foxbat
    by Bearcat
    Sat Nov 18, 2017 9:26 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: 164
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Rudi’s Fokker E-III ‘Eind…
    by bladerunner
    Tue Nov 14, 2017 12:21 pm
  • American Champion / Bellanca
    Includes Citabria, Decathlon, and Scout Aircraft
    Topics: 8, Posts: 38
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Citabria Decathlon Bellan…
    by JoziFlyer
    Thu Nov 09, 2017 7:40 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: 5, Posts: 41
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Bat Hawk Pics
    by Fransw
    Fri Nov 17, 2017 12:24 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: 541
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Bushbaby photos
    by Jean Crous
    Sat Sep 16, 2017 10:29 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
    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: 261
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Canard Pics
    by Bearcat
    Mon Nov 20, 2017 1:30 am
  • Cessna
    The leading designer and manufacturer of light and midsize business jets, utility turboprops and single engine aircraft
    Topics: 83, Posts: 553
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Looking for a project
    by SaraLima
    Thu Nov 23, 2017 10:21 am
  • Cheetah
    The versatile 3-axis Microlight from Rainbow Aircraft, manufactured completetly in South Africa.
    Topics: 71, Posts: 709
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Pictures of your Cheetah
    by Bearcat
    Wed Nov 22, 2017 7:30 pm
  • Cirrus
    The line of all composite personal aircraft - the SR20, SR22 and turbocharged SR22T
    Topics: 2, Posts: 10
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Cirrus Pics
    by Bearcat
    Mon Nov 28, 2016 8:55 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: 1825
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: First New Cubby Frame . N…
    by Jean Crous
    Tue Oct 17, 2017 10:04 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: 470
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Reviving Volksplane VP1 -…
    by Jean Crous
    Wed Nov 15, 2017 9:57 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: 1372, Posts: 26018
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Hot running engine
    by dak
    Wed Nov 22, 2017 10:07 pm
  • Jabiru Engines
    The Jabiru Engine which is used in many other aircraft.
    Topics: 14, Posts: 67
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Jabiru engine to swap/sell
    by HeliPE
    Wed Nov 22, 2017 12:10 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: 59, Posts: 2434
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: NAMIBIA KR2S - ex- ZS-WVL
    by heinrich
    Fri Nov 17, 2017 4:35 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: 21
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Lancair Pics
    by Bearcat
    Sun Jun 18, 2017 10:23 pm
  • Lycoming Engines
    Since 1929. Lycoming claims to power 50% of the GA fleet.
    Topics: 1, Posts: 1
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Engine condition analysis
    by Beech Bum
    Thu Oct 26, 2017 6:47 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: 46, Posts: 466
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Mooney Buyers Kit Wanted
    by Sundownerman
    Wed Jun 21, 2017 11:58 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: 7, Posts: 203
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Pietenpol project
    by Jayson v Schalkwyk
    Thu Oct 05, 2017 12:07 pm
  • Piper
    Piper Aircfaft including the Rag and Tube Club. Discuss technical matters, parts and accessories, social gatherings, restoration tips and advice.
    Topics: 57, Posts: 291
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Looking for a project
    by flypiper
    Sat Nov 18, 2017 7:51 am
  • 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: 76
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Rans Pics
    by Bearcat
    Wed Nov 15, 2017 8:51 pm
  • Ravens
    The Raven type of aircraft.
    Topics: 33, Posts: 589
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Raven Kit or other
    by Keep them level
    Wed Sep 13, 2017 7:10 am
  • 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: 829
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Potential Wire Strike Haz…
    by echodelta
    Wed Oct 25, 2017 11:50 am
  • 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: 50
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Scheibe Pics
    by Bearcat
    Sat Nov 18, 2017 8:39 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: 414
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Sling 4 Cape Town
    by V5 - LEO
    Thu Nov 16, 2017 12:23 pm
  • Sonex
    The Monnet Family Business including Sonerai, Monerai sailplane, Moni motorglider, Monex racer, along with numerous other homebuilt aircraft.
    Topics: 14, Posts: 337
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Onex Is Ordered
    by Jean Crous
    Thu Oct 26, 2017 7:23 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: 418, Posts: 7825
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post RV-8 wing &/or fuselage kit w…
    by lampiesJR
    Mon Nov 20, 2017 11:13 am
  • Whisper Aircraft
    The ultimate in personalized, recreational aviation ccovering both the Whisper motor glider and the Whisper Express.
    Topics: 22, Posts: 298
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Whisper Pictures
    by Bearcat
    Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:46 pm
  • Yak
    The Yak Aircraft Corporation (formerly the A.S. Yakovlev Design Bureau JSC) is a Russian aircraft designer and manufacturer.
    Topics: 11, Posts: 34
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Voltage Regulator
    by Marty
    Mon May 18, 2015 8:35 am
  • Zenith and Zenair
    The Zenith and Zenair aircraft covering some 22 different models
    Topics: 18, Posts: 104
    Moderator: Moderators
    Last post Re: Zenair Pics
    by Bearcat
    Tue Nov 07, 2017 10:31 pm
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