I’m sure this will apply to at least a few of you out there. Here’s a nifty benefit if you’re an EAA member (Experimental Aircraft Association):
There is an “EAA Maker Edition” of Solidworks. I believe it is identical to the educational version, with the same “no commercial use” limits, and the “academic-use only” watermarks. Does not time out after 60 days like the trial does, you get a real license.
Log in to your EAA online account, then go here:
You’ll need your member number and fill out a couple forms.
Wish I had this 10 years ago when I was building…