Flight MS

Academic Level

Middle School





# Description

Participants study the principles of flight and design in order to fabricate a glider that stays in flight for the greatest elapsed time. The glider must be designed to be launched from a catapult that is provided on-site. The design process is documented in a portfolio that is submitted for evaluation.

Careers Associated
  • Aeronautical Engineer

  • Aircraft Systems Engineer

  • Physics Instructor

# Oklahoma Eligibility

Entries are limited to two (2) participants per chapter.

# State Competition Information

Participants are required to provide and wear safety glasses during this event.

​Participants must provide their own toolbox and building material for the on-site construction portion.

# Coordinators

Chris Eckler


Event Coordinator

Paul Wollenberg


Event Manager