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.
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.
The people listed below are familiar with the event and available to give guidance. Please email them if you have questions regarding this event.
Aircraft Systems Engineer