EAA’s continuing “how-to” series of educational materials for building your own aircraft now includes, Sheet Metal Building Basics, written by longtime builder and SportAir instructor Jack Dueck.
Jack is a sheet metal construction expert and serves on the EAA Homebuilt Council, the EAA Canadian Council, and is an EAA Technical Counselor for his home Chapter 1410 in High River, Alberta, Canada.
Joe Norris, EAA homebuilders community manager, commented, “We are making a long-term effort to revitalize our core building materials for our members. This book and our recently released sheet metal DVD are just the first examples of this plan.” Sheet Metal Building Basics covers the fundamentals that everyone starting a sheet metal project should know, plus some advanced material on stress and fatigue.
Excellent book. I had a lot of questions and the book answered them. I know I can review the FAA manuals and get some of this or all of this. However, the book read well. I am building an aluminum airplane. I have several sets of plans now and it looks like I will be going with a kit. It was the help of these books that made it possible for me to come to that determination. I am able to save myself thousands of dollars due to the increased knowledge I found in the books along with my personal skills. The book really helped with my confidence level.
All that I expected an thank you
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Front cover and back cover are color. The first page of each section are in color. All other pages are black and white.