The information below is summarized from the EAA Builder Resources pages. Many of the links open the FAA Document Information page or the referenced Form.
Step 1: Maintain a Builders Log
Step 2: Purchase an Amateur Built Certification Kit from the EAA. Order from the EAA store using the link above or call the EAA at 800-843-3612. Price is $12.99 for EAA members.
Step 3: Reserve an N-Number with the FAA
Step 4: Register your Aircraft (allow 90 days to complete)
- Step 5: Submit application for Special Airworthiness Certificate (allow 30 days to set up the inspection)
Step 6: Apply for your Repairman Certificate (apply at time of original certification)
Visit the EAA’s How to Register and Certify Your Homebuilt pages for additional information.