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    AIAA Foundation Announces Winners of Its 2012–2013 Undergraduate Individual Aircraft Design Competition

    October 10, 2013 – Reston, Va. – Raphael Klein, TU Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands, has won first prize in the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Foundation’s annual Undergraduate Individual Aircraft Design Competition, for his design “H.E.L.P. – High Endurance Lightweight Program.” Klein was advised by Dr. Roelof Vos and Dr. Ron Barrett.

    The 2012–2013 competition challenged participants to design an extremely light-weight, unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).

    Additional winners were:

    • Second Prize: Joshua Holland, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kan., and Steven Brust, TU Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands, for their design “Extremely Flexible Light-Weight Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Wing: For the Rukh HALE UAV.” Dr. Ron Barrett faculty advisor.


    • Third Prize: Malcolm T. H. Brown, TU Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands, for his design “Sky-i.” Dr. Roelof Vos and Dr. Ron Barrett, faculty advisors.


    For more information on the AIAA Foundation Undergraduate Individual Aircraft Design Competition, please contact Rachel Andino at 703.264.7577 or rachela@aiaa.org.

    The AIAA Foundation seeks to “make it exciting, make it empowering, and make it fun.” That simple, compelling philosophy drives the Foundation’s commitment to math, science, and technology education. The AIAA Foundation offers a wealth of resources to support educators from K–12 through the university level: scholarships, classroom grants, design competitions, and student conferences, improving scientific literacy and advancing the arts and sciences of aerospace. For more information on the AIAA Foundation and its programs for students, teachers, and professionals, please visit www.aiaafoundation.org.

     

     

    AIAA is the largest aerospace professional society in the world, serving a diverse range of more than 35,000 individual members from 80 countries, and 100 corporate members. AIAA members help make the world safer, more connected, more accessible, and more prosperous. For more information, visit www.aiaa.org.


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