Participants will learn about the science involved in engineering an aircraft, as well as design and build a model of the F35 in the Youth Education Center’s science and fabrication labs.
Throughout the activity, pilots and engineers will be available to answer questions and share experiences from their careers in aviation!
The activity is completed in four 20-minute rotations which began at 9:00 AM. The last rotation begins at 10:30 AM. All times are CDT, Oshkosh time
Made possible by DATC, registration for AviationTech at EAA AirVenture is free! Registration is required and will open in early June.
AviationTech Tuesday and Thursday Lab Activities
Air Frame & Power Plant Lab
Learn about the varieties of airframe construction and powerplant applications.
Learn about circuitry and soldering and use your skills to complete the circuit for your aircraft model base. Install the board, switch, and light into the 3D-printed base.
Assemble the F35 model components, mount your model on the 3D-printed base, and light it up!
Flight Test Engineering Lab
Learn about flight test engineering and gain experience using Microsoft Flight Simulator to execute a series of flight tests.