SAE Aero Design – Advanced Class

Hosted By Society of Automotive Engineers  International (SAE International)
Date March 11-13, 2016
Location Fort Worth, TX
Rulebook Check out the official rulebook! (2016 rules coming soon)
Website Official Website


In 2016, AERO McGill will also compete in the Advanced Class of the SAE Aero Design Series. The objecitve is to design, build, and assemble a remote-controlled or autonomous aircraft. Points are earned for executing missions that are changed annually. In 2015, the mission was to fly the aircraft around a course and drop a 2.27kg (5.0lb) package in a designated drop-zone. A definitive constraint of this competition is that the aircraft must have an empty weight no more than 3.63kg (8lbs) and the sum of the length, width, and height must not exceed 444.5cm (175in).

For more information about the vehicles used in this competition, please visit the Vehicle’s page!