Accession Number : ADA361001


Title :   D/B/F 98: Final Report Of the AIAA Student Aircraft Design, Build & Fly Competition


Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Apr-31 Dec 98


Corporate Author : AMERICAN INST OF AERONAUTICS AND ASTRONAUTICS RESTON VA


Personal Author(s) : Page, Gregory ; Bovias, Chris ; Selig, Michael ; Paczula, Robert


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a361001.pdf


Report Date : 17 JAN 1998


Pagination or Media Count : 778


Abstract : This report is made up of the combined reports of 17 separate teams of students who entered the 1998 Design, Build & Fly Competition. The objectives of the Design. Build & Fly Competition were to have students teams design, build and fly unmanned remote control electric aircraft designed for maximum range on a limited battery. A "fly off" took place on the Westport Airport near Wichita, KS. in April 1998. Winners of the contest: 1st place. University of Southern California; 2nd, Texas A&M University; 3rd, Syracuse University. The Design, Build & Fly Competition was supported by Cessna the Office of Naval Research and the AIAA Foundation.


Descriptors :   *AIRCRAFT DESIGN , COMPETITION , STUDENTS , TEAMS(PERSONNEL) , CALIFORNIA , UNIVERSITIES , AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING.


Subject Categories : AIRCRAFT


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE