2012-2013 Aero Team
2012–13 Aero Team

SAE Aero Design Series

This Design Competition is a relatively unique one. Each team is required to design and build a remote controlled plane with a combined wingspan, height, and length that may not exceed 175 inches. The competition consists of three events, a takeoff event, a 360 degree flight circuit, as well as a payload flight. The 2013 competition was held in Van Nuys, Calif. The 2014 competition will be held in Fort Worth, Texas. For more information on the Aero Design Series, please visit: SAE Aero Design Series.

Platteville's Aero team

The team consists of a group of dedicated engineering students who design aircraft structures and aerodynamics to build an airplane that can lift a large amount of payload, with the lightest and strongest possible structure. The Platteville branch came alive again in 2012. In 2013, UW-Platteville flew its first competition in Van Nuys, Calif., where they placed 22nd out of 34 teams. With this great achievement, the group is moving forward with designs for the 2014 competition with high hopes.

SAE: Aero Events

Upcoming Events

Date: Every Tuesday Night
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Engineering Hall 127

Work Nights
Date: Every Friday Night
Time: 5:00 pm - Close
Location: Engineering Hall 126 and Engineering Hall 127

Aero SAE  West Competition
Dates: TBA
Location: TBA

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