Join us on January 22-26, 2024, during the fourth-annual EAA Homebuilders Week online event. Experts from every corner of the homebuilt aircraft community will bring their knowledge and information to builders everywhere through free and interactive webinars.
Homebuilders Week is a tremendous learning opportunity that celebrates the legacy of EAA founder Paul Poberezny. As he often said, using hand and mind to create aircraft that allow us to enjoy the personal freedom of flight!
January 29, 2024 | 156 Views
Vic Syracuse will discuss the errors he sees repeatedly on pre-buy & DAR inspections. Vic is a nationally recognized expert in pre-buy examinations, condition inspections, and DAR services for amateur-built aircraft.
January 29, 2024 | 152 Views
This presentation will look at the pros and cons of scratch building from plans in the era of quick build kits. Marty Feehan will present this through the lens of his scratch-built Wag Aero 2+2 and yes, it's 90% done and 90% to go!
January 29, 2024 | 149 Views
Zenith Aircraft offers kits that are fun to fly and easy to build. They also offer plans for those on a tight budget. In this session, Sebastien Heintz will discuss their designs and engine options to help you decide if this is the kit to build.
January 26, 2024 | 203 Views
Join EAA’s Jack Pelton, Sean Elliott and Rob Hackman as they discuss current issues for owners and builders of amateur-built aircraft and challenges to the aviation industry.
January 26, 2024 | 154 Views
Steve Boser from Sensenich Propeller will discuss how to choose the right propeller for your experimental aircraft. He will explain the black art of propeller design and how to make good choices for your homebuilt.
January 26, 2024 | 116 Views
Get an overview of all Sonex and AeroConversions products! Sonex offers basic, economical, easy-to-build aircraft. Single and two-place aircraft are available. Two models, the Sonex and Sonerai, are available as plansbuilt aircraft.
January 26, 2024 | 117 Views
George Happ from MATCO Aircraft Landing Systems will guide you through proper selection of your wheels and brakes for your experimental. In addition there will be discussion of maintenance and inspection procedures for Matco wheel and brake systems.
January 26, 2024 | 170 Views
Brad Brensing, Garmin Experimental/LSA Sales Manager, will discuss screen selection, panel and remote mount avionics options, interface capabilities, and additional resources to help you in your homebuilt project planning journey!
January 25, 2024 | 152 Views
When comparing the accident rate of homebuilt aircraft with that of production aircraft, inaccuracies arise. Ron Wanttaja will compare homebuilt accident statistics with those of the Cessna 172, and explain how these issues affect the results.
January 25, 2024 | 142 Views
Dave Prizio, author of the book Lycoming Engine Installation, will cover the things to consider when installing a Lycoming engine on your homebuilt. Dave is an experienced aircraft builder A&P mechanic and former FAA DAR.
January 25, 2024 | 126 Views
Every homebuilder faces the question of how to break in their engine. In this presentation, Mike Busch of Savvy Maintenance, an A&P mechanic with inspection authorization, goes back to first principles to take the mystery out of how to do it right.
January 25, 2024 | 173 Views
Vic Syracuse will share with you the things you need to know before buying a finished and flying RV. Vic is a nationally recognized expert in pre-buy examinations, condition inspections, and DAR services for amateur-built aircraft.
January 24, 2024 | 148 Views
Join FAA Designated Airworthiness Representative Joe Norris as he explains what a builder needs to do to successfully navigate the FAA’s required processes.
January 24, 2024 | 195 Views
Craig Barnett, CEO of Scheme Designers, will cover the elements and concepts of a great paint scheme, and its impact on cost and ease of application. Ken Reese, owner of KD Aviation, will discuss tips to prepare your aircraft for paint.
January 24, 2024 | 140 Views
After hundreds of hours working on your airframe, it's time to decide how to equip your panel. In this webinar, we'll cover considerations such as matching your avionics to your flying and budget, choices, and configurations from Dynon Avionics.
January 24, 2024 | 57 Views
EAA Government Relations Director Tom Charpentier breaks down the rules and regulations of homebuilts, discusses transition training, and offers resources for prospective buyers.
January 23, 2024 | 143 Views
Jim Scott will teach you how to work with sheet metal in this session. Jim is the instructor for the EAA SportAir Workshops sheet metal course. He is a pilot and aircraft owner and has been an EAA member for more than 36 years.
January 22, 2024 | 202 Views
Join EAA Homebuilt Community Manager Charlie Becker to learn the things every builder should know about building your own aircraft.