Abstract Title

AIAA Design Build Fly

Faculty Mentor Name

William Crisler, David Lanning, Bill Zwick

Format Preference

Poster

Abstract

Design-Build-Fly is an annual contest hosted by the American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), and sponsored by Cessna Aircraft Company and Raytheon Missile Systems. Design-Build-Fly challenges college students to create a small aircraft to meet a set of requirements. During the 2016-2017 academic year, more than 100 undergraduate student teams from around the world have been challenged to design, build, and flight test an aircraft which can carry a payload of hockey pucks and which can be folded to fit into a small storage tube. Eight months of designing and building will culminate in a 4-day fly-off in April in Tucson, AZ. This competition enables students to extend and demonstrate technical skills learned in the classroom, as well as develop practical teamwork skills.

Eagle Prize Award

Location

AC1-ATRIUM

Start Date

3-31-2017 11:00 AM

End Date

3-31-2017 3:00 PM

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AIAA Design Build Fly

AC1-ATRIUM

Design-Build-Fly is an annual contest hosted by the American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), and sponsored by Cessna Aircraft Company and Raytheon Missile Systems. Design-Build-Fly challenges college students to create a small aircraft to meet a set of requirements. During the 2016-2017 academic year, more than 100 undergraduate student teams from around the world have been challenged to design, build, and flight test an aircraft which can carry a payload of hockey pucks and which can be folded to fit into a small storage tube. Eight months of designing and building will culminate in a 4-day fly-off in April in Tucson, AZ. This competition enables students to extend and demonstrate technical skills learned in the classroom, as well as develop practical teamwork skills.

Eagle Prize Award