Introduction to Homebuilt Aircraft Construction (the Pre-build Course)

Technical Courses. At Marlborough Aero Club , Omaka Airfield, 121 Aerodrome Road, Blenheim, Blenheim. New Zealand.

Saturday August 2 2014, 09:00 until August 3 2014, 15:00

The Sport Aircraft Association NZ Inc. is pleased extend a warm invitation to anyone interested in attending this course – you do not have to be a SAANZ member to attend. The course is being held at the Marlborough Aero Club, Omaka Airfield, Blenheim. The Marlborough region offers a huge variety of interesting activities for families and partners, and the airfield itself is home to the superb Aviation Heritage Centre.

 Registration is essential; please see below for the contact details.

 Constructing a homebuilt aircraft is a serious undertaking – but also an extremely rewarding endeavour. If you are considering the leap into homebuilding, this is the course for you. This is an intensive but fun 1.5 day course covering all the useful things to get you enthused and ready to cut metal or wood. This covers factors to consider when starting a project, aviation best practice, hardware conventions, what you are allowed to do, setting up your workshop, documentation and dealing with CAA. In addition specialist workshop session with experienced builders will introduce you to the fundamental techniques of the main construction methods. This is strongly practical and will use some of the great projects underway at Omaka as examples. There will be plenty of time for asking questions of our experienced presenters. Be warned – you will come out with a strong desire to start building!

Cost $120.00 (SAA Members $100.00)

Courses start 9am Saturday and finish early – Mid afternoon Sunday. Bring writing materials. Tea and coffee facilities on site. Lunches can be purchased on the day.

For more info and to register: e-mail admin@saa.org.nz or phone 09-4050553

Prior registration is essential – places may be limited.