Flight MS

Overview

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.

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.

Contact Information

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

Chris Eckler

ecklerc@adapss.com

Event Coordinator

Paul Wollenberg

wollep@purcellps.org

Event Manager

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Careers Associated

  • Aeronautical Engineer

  • Aircraft Systems Engineer

  • Physics Instructor

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