SportAir Workshops in Northern California


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Learn New Airplane Building Skills
Fremont, CA
Aviation Institute of Maintenance
March 23-24, 2019

Now’s your chance. If you’ve ever thought about building an airplane, now’s the time to make it happen. Why? Because EAA’s SportAir Workshops are coming to Fremont, CA. More than 20,000 homebuilders have successfully learned new aircraft building skills through these hands-on, in-depth courses.

These workshops are being hosted by the Aviation Institute of Maintenance – Fremont Campus. It’s part of a network of twelve Aircraft Mechanic schools located around the country that has been training Aviation Maintenance Technicians for over four decades. There’s no better setting to learn how to build your kit aircraft!

Workshops always fill fast, so you can’t afford to wait. Secure your spot today.

Electrical Systems & Avionics
We’ll teach you the clear, step-by-step process to install aircraft electrical systems, avionics and antenna systems, along with electrical system design tips. At the end of the course you will be thoroughly knowledgeable on aircraft electrical systems and have the confidence to build and install a system in your aircraft. Enroll Now →

Fabric Covering
Cover a wing section from start to finish and learn how to restore or finish your fabric covered airplane. We’ll go over surface prep, installing the fabric, coatings, rib stitching, finish, and painting and detail repair techniques. Our instructors have worked on everything from Piper Cubs to B-17 bombers and will provide the expert training you need for your fabric airplane. Enroll Now →

Van’s RV Fiberglass Techniques
This course will provide training in composite techniques required for completion of non-composite aircraft kits such as the Van’s RV series of aircraft and others. Projects are designed to showcase and develop skills required to finish the ever growing number of composite parts supplied by kit manufacturers. Enroll Now →

Sheet Metal
Don’t be intimidated about building a sheet metal aircraft kit. This two-day course will provide extensive hands-on experience and knowledge about the process, tools, and techniques for using them. One-on-one mentoring from our expert instructor will provide you with the experience and confidence to succeed. Enroll Now →