Accession Number:

ADA329477

Title:

Support of AIAA Student Aircraft Design/Fly Competition.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1 Apr-31 Dec 97,

Corporate Author:

AMERICAN INST OF AERONAUTICS AND ASTRONAUTICS NEW YORK

Report Date:

1997-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

481.0

Abstract:

This report is made up of the combined reports of eight separate teams of students who entered the 1997 Design, Build Fly Competition. The objectives of the competition were to have student teams design, build and fly unmanned remote control electric aircraft designed for maximum range on a limited battery. A fly-off took place on a private airstrip at Ragged Island, Md., in April 1997. Winners of the contest 1st place, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 2nd, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and University 3rd, Texas AM University. The Design, Build Fly Competition was supported by Cessna, the Office of Naval Research and the AIAA Foundation.

Subject Categories:

  • Pilotless Aircraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE