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9/1/2016 Member Benefit Spotlight
From taking that dream sketched on a napkin at your dinner table to first flight and beyond, EAA has been there for you. Aircraft design has evolved well beyond pencil and paper—and so have your EAA benefits! EAA members now have free access to the SolidWorks Student Design Kit – EAA Maker Edition for personal, educational use. Members can access the following benefits: hardware requirements and instructions to download the software, guest access to MySolidWorks (includes the manufacturing network, tutorials, webinars, and forums), a place to store and share designs, and much more! Visit the SolidWorks Resource Center for more information and program updates.
Get Sheet Metal Savvy with SportAir Workshops
EAA is hosting a series of sheet metal boot camps this fall at the EAA Aviation Center in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, as part of the SportAir Workshops program.
The boot camps are an immersive two-day experience taught by SportAir Workshop director Mark Forss where attendees will receive extensive hands-on practice working with the tools and techniques needed to build a sheet metal airplane.
The course also offers special opportunities for behind the scenes tours at EAA’s Kermit Weeks Flight Operations Center, the EAA AirVenture Museum, and the Sonex Aircraft facilities. Attendees also receive complimentary copies of EAA’s Sheet Metal Building Basics book and Sheet Metal for Kit Aircraft DVD.
Upcoming camps in Oshkosh run September 27-28 and November 1-2.
Free Museum Admission for First Responders on September 11
As a thank you to our local heroes, the EAA AirVenture Museum is offering free admission to all police officers, fire fighters, and EMTs/paramedics on the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Admission includes access to Pioneer Airport and the World War II nose art display.