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Engineering Competition

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Overview

The Engineering Competition is a 4 week competition starting today and ending on Oct. 18 where teams of 1-4 people will see who can build the best glider.

Rules

  1. Build a glider that fits our requirements

  • Less than 1 pound

  • Wingspan less than 5 feet

  • Labeled with team name

  • Hook (provided) attached securely to nose of glider (this part will latch onto the launcher like a slingshot)

  • Must exhibit basic understanding and usage of aerodynamic components

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