Design/Build/Fly Competition 2018

12 Jun, 2018
ISE AERO students : Kasidis Sangkitporn, Shinaphadh Damrongsiri, Thanapat Kosiumnuay, Panin Ananwatanyoo, Raj Sondhi, Supakrid Kreecharoen, Supharada Viboonyaron, Somprasong Hanpaiboonsuk, Arachaporn Phucharoen, Narueporn Limprasutr were ranked 19th from 91 teams all around the world in the Cessna Aircraft and Raytheon Missile Systems AIAA Design/Build/Fly Competition 2018, which was held at Cessna East Field in Wichita, KS, USA.

In this competition, student teams will design, fabricate, and demonstrate the flight capabilities of an unmanned, electric powered, radio controlled aircraft that can best meet the specified mission profile. The goal is a balanced design possessing good demonstrated flight handling qualities and practical and affordable manufacturing requirements while providing a high vehicle performance.

The contest theme this year was a Regional and Business Aircraft. The aircraft was required to fly 3 flight missions with a combination of passengers and payload as well as demonstrate the ability to conduct LRU replacement in the field.